2011 Ford Edge Priced at $27,220
The new 2011 Ford Edge, with its significant upgrades, comes in at $200 less than last year, at $27,220 � but don't be surprised when the price creeps up like bad underwear when option packages are factored in.
The Edge is available in four trim levels: SE, SEL, Limited and Sport. The SE, SEL and Limited come with a 285-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Sport boasts a 305-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 with upgraded paddle shifter transmission.
The SE trim offers just the basics: power windows, locks and mirrors, keyless entry, AC and 17-inch aluminum wheels.
The SEL, at $30,220, buys you dual-zone automatic climate control, particulate air filter, leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering wheel-mounted audio controls and 18-inch aluminum wheels.
The Limited costs $34,220 and includes heated front seats, 12-speaker Sony sound system and HD radio.
For an added $395, SEL and Limited models have an available Class II towing hitch that tows up to 3,500 pounds.
The Sport, priced at $36,220, comes with the more powerful 3.7-liter V-6, a unique set of 22-inch aluminum wheels and a sport-tuned suspension. Loaded with every available option, including rear-seat LCD screens, the Edge Sport tops out at $44,330.
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- Gregg Fidan
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Gregg Fidan is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.
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