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Driving Experience

The New Ford Edge incorporates a host of advanced technologies that exist solely to enhance your driving experience. State-of-the-art systems include Ford Co-Pilot360, which incorporates Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go and Lane Centering. These systems work together seamlessly, enabling you to enjoy every journey and concentrate on the more important things in life.

Your personal driving assistant

Ford Co-Pilot360 is a collection of advanced driver assist technologies that work together to make your driving experience more comfortable and more enjoyable than ever. For example, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go automatically adjusts your cruise control speed based on the vehicle ahead. If traffic slows to a standstill, the engine will automatically stop and restart when the road clears. The system can even recognise speed signs and adjust your cruise control speed accordingly. Lane Centering technology can also provide steering assistance by following road markings to help keep you positioned in the middle of your lane.

Effortless control

Adaptive Steering enables responsive steering at all times and in all conditions. At lower speeds, such as manoeuvring in a car park, less steering input is required. Whilst at higher speeds, steering becomes more agile and precise. And the addition of a Sport Mode reduces the steering effort required on bends, making driving on sweeping and curving roads more rewarding.

Confidence in changeable conditions

The updated Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system can determine how much grip, cornering balance and responsiveness is required in wet, dry or icy conditions and on varying terrain. The technology only runs in front-wheel-drive when four-wheel-drive isn’t required, and then switches back depending on requirements. This delivers exceptional handling and greatly improved efficiency.

Ford Edge in the mountains with snow and people
Ford Edge driving in country with trees next to road

An advanced system to help you stay in your lane

The Lane Keeping System uses a forward-looking camera to detect if you’re unintentionally drifting out of lane. Lane Keeping Aid provides gentle steering torque assistance to help guide you back into your lane. If your wheel touches the line or edge of the road, Lane Keeping Alert vibrates the steering wheel and displays a visual warning. The technology automatically deactivates at speeds below 43 mph (64 kph), or can be turned off manually.

Stress-free parking

Active Park Assist can steer you into parallel parking spaces just 20% longer than your vehicle. Simply push a button and the sensors of this innovative system locate a suitable space as you drive past. Then it automatically steers you in, while all you do is operate the accelerator, gears and brake, as directed by the on-screen instructions.

Ford Edge detail of a driving wheel and two hands
Ford Edge dashboard detail

Sees the road signs you might miss

Whether the signs are at the side of the road or above it, permanent or temporary, Traffic Sign Recognition can identify them. Icons for speed limits and no-overtaking signs are displayed on the instrument cluster, alerting you to changing restrictions. 

Helping to keep you inside the speed limit

Intelligent Speed Assist is designed to aid your speed control, enabling you to concentrate on the road. First, a front-facing camera automatically detects the current speed limit. If activated, the system adjusts your maximum speed setting to that limitIntelligent Speed Assist - Legal.

Ford Edge driving on a bridge
Ford Edge parking up hill

Extra control during hill starts

Hill Start Assist temporarily stops you rolling backwards or forwards when making a hill start. The system works by maintaining pressure to the braking system for an extra 2-3 seconds, giving you more time and control as you move your foot from brake pedal to accelerator. It’s also useful when you’re stopping and starting on slippery surfaces.

Ford SYNC Emergency Assistance

In the event of an accident, where the airbag is deployed or the fuel-pump deactivated, Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance can use a Bluetooth-paired and connected mobile phone to help you make a direct call to the Emergency Services. You can choose to stop the call, or talk to those services if you need to. The system is designed to supply vital information, such as your GPS coordinates, even if you are unable to.

Ford SYNC Emergency Assistance
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