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Driving Experience

The Ford Edge is equipped with many innovative technologies. You’ll wonder how you ever managed without some of them. They all ensure you can concentrate on driving, and that far-reaching view of the road ahead.

Features shown on this page may only be available on selected models. Where available, these features may be optional extras at additional cost. For more info, download price list to view current UK specifications.

More fun. Less steering.

Adaptive Steering enables effortless driving at all times, in all conditions - and even when parking. At lower speeds, such as maneuvering in a car park, reduced wheel turning is required. At higher speeds, it automatically becomes more agile, precise and fun to drive. There’s also a Sport Mode. When activated, it makes driving on sweeping and curving roads more rewarding by requiring reduced steering input to negotiate the bends.

Ford SYNC 3. Advanced hands-free and touchscreen technology

Ford SYNC 3 allows you to wirelessly connect your mobile and MP3 player. You can control your music, phone, navigation system, and climate control using simple, intuitive voice commands or via the 8" colour touchscreen. You can even call up a list of local restaurants just by saying “I’m hungry”, or access the Michelin Guide to help you choose and book. Wi-Fi connectivity is available via hotspots, with a USB modem.

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Sees what’s coming, from either side

A tiny panoramic camera, on the front of the Edge, relays a split-screen image to your car’s multi-function display so you can see vehicles, cyclists or pedestrians coming from either side. This Front Wide-View Camera is invaluable if you’re edging out of a narrow parking space, or on to a busy road where your view is obstructed.

Cruise control that can adapt automatically

With the optional Adaptive Cruise Control technology, you choose the speed you want to drive at and the system will maintain it. If the built-in RADAR sensor detects a vehicle ahead, it will slow your vehicle to maintain a pre-set distance. Once the road in front is clear, the system will accelerate to your chosen speed. Forward Alert is a technology that comes as part of Adaptive Cruise Control and is designed to warn you if you accidentally get too close to the vehicle in front.

Technology that sees what you can’t see

The Blind Spot Information System uses RADAR sensors to see vehicles that may be hidden in your blind spot. They’re situated on either side of your Edge and alert you with an orange light, clearly displayed in the side door mirror.

Edge accident system

A system that can help protect pedestrians

Pre-Collision Assist detects vehicles and pedestrians in the road ahead, or who could cross the vehicle’s path, and warns you of their presence. If you don’t respond, the system automatically applies the brakes. This technology is designed to help reduce the severity of accidents, or help avoid them altogether, and functions at speeds of up to 50 mph.

Driver Alert System tells you when you’re getting tired

Driver Alert System constantly monitors your driving behaviour and is designed to detect any changes that could be caused by fatigue. If the system identifies you’re becoming less vigilant, a warning icon appears in the display, suggesting you take a break. If your driving alertness further declines, the message is repeated and combined with a chime.

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Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance

An important and potentially life-saving part of Ford SYNC is Emergency AssistanceFord Emergency Assistance - updated. In the unlikely event of an accident, where the airbag is deployed or the fuel-pump deactivated, the technology can use a Bluetooth®-paired and connected mobile phone to automatically make a direct call to the Emergency Services for you. You can choose to stop the call, or talk to those services if you need to. Crucially, the system will supply vital information, such as your GPS coordinates, even if you are unconscious.

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