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Selected Style 4-Door SE FWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD SE 19 27 $26,323 $27,770
4-Door FWD SEL 19 27 $29,057 $31,080
4-Door AWD SEL 18 25 $30,741 $32,930
4-Door FWD Limited 19 27 $32,566 $34,935
4-Door AWD Limited 18 25 $34,250 $36,785
4-Door FWD Sport 19 26 $34,545 $37,110
4-Door AWD Sport 17 23 $36,229 $38,960
FWD 4-Door SLE-1
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door SLE-1 22 32 $24,282 $25,560
FWD 4-Door SLE-2 22 32 $25,612 $26,960
FWD 4-Door SLT-1 22 32 $27,084 $28,510
FWD 4-Door SLT-2 22 32 $29,697 $31,260
AWD 4-Door SLE-1 20 29 $25,944 $27,310
AWD 4-Door SLE-2 20 29 $27,274 $28,710
AWD 4-Door SLT-1 20 29 $28,747 $30,260
AWD 4-Door SLT-2 20 29 $31,359 $33,010
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,323
$24,282
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,770
$25,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$463 / month
$426 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Ford Edge rises to the top of the five-seat crossover niche with forward-thinking technology and a gas-saving EcoBoost option. Excellent fuel economy and a comfortable cabin are a big contrast to the 2012 GMC Terrain's boxy shape.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification FWD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 41.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 39.6 39.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 55.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.4 99.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 184.2 185.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 67.0 66.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.2 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 112.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.0 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 65.4 62.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.2 31.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 68.9 63.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.9 x 0.8
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.6 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.3 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable power assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7 18.1
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/65R17 P235/60R17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QMU
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R17 P235/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA QMU
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4056 3853
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 120
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.4/146.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 285 @ 6500 182 @ 6700
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 253 @ 4000 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code 99C LEA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 32
Transmission
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87 2.96
Trans Order Code 44J MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.45
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48 4.58
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.91
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Ford Edge GMC Terrain
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.3 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Trailing arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.9 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 (2011) 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.5 7.2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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