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Ford Edge Wins’s Reader’s Choice Utility of the Year

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2015 Edge

From left to right: 2015 Edge Sport, 2015 Edge Titanium

Ford is looking to capitalize on the consumer shift from sedans and small cars to SUVs and crossovers, a fact evident in today’s reveal of the all-new 2017 Escape. Arguably the first step in Ford’s quest to revamp its SUV lineup was the new-and-improved 2015 Ford Edge, which the automaker called “a better vehicle by ever measure” upon its debut.

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Now, the new Ford Edge has been dubbed the 2016 Reader’s Choice Utility of the Year, getting more votes than the Fiat 500X, Honda HR-V, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Renegade, Kia Sorento, Mazda CX-3, and Mitsubishi Outlander.

In its review of the 2015 Ford Edge, called the new model “more robust than the model it replaces…more stylish, better packaged and…positioned to continue as a segment leader. Accordingly, readers of the website took notice and voted the Edge their choice for utility of the year.

Ford’s quest to make the Edge even better continued into the 2016 model year with the introduction of Advanced Adaptive Steering, which is standard for Edge Sport and available for Edge Titanium. also announced that the Ford Shelby GT350 was named its Reader’s Choice Car of the Year award-winner.

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