Ford Edge for Sale in Nigeria
The Ford Edge is a mid-size crossover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) manufactured by Ford Motors Co. Ford started manufacturing the Ford Edge in 2006 and it has proved very popular in North America as well as other export markets. The Ford Edge became very popular that Ford Motors had to replace the Ford CD3. Through its 9 years of production, the Ford Edge has already been released in 2 generations. Ford decided to continue the Ford Edge for an indefinite period of time after their annual performance review of their vehicles in 2014. A wide array of Ford Edge for sale in Nigeria can be found at Carmudi, Nigeria’s leading online premium vehicle marketplace.
What to know when Buying Ford Edge
Performance and Specifications of Ford Edge
After replacing the Ford CD3, the Edge comes with similar specifications of its predecessor. The majority of Ford Edge vehicles found on the Nigerian automobile market have the following technical specifications:
- The Ford Edge is available in SUV styles five doors and five seater with an impressive boot size.
- Available in 3 different engine specs, there is a 3.5 Litre inline four cylinder engine and the 3.7 Litre and 4.0 Litre engine for more power which is also in a 4 cylinder configuration.
- The Ford Edge engines are available in both diesel and petrol versions.
- It has both a transverse front engine front wheel drive and a full wheel drive version.
- The Ford Edge is available in only six speed automatic transmission.
The electrically powered steering gives a comfortable and convenient driving experience.
How is the design of Ford Edge
The first generation Ford Edge is based on the Ford CD3 platform shared with the first generation Ford Fusion, first & second generation Mazda 6 and Lincoln MKX. Along with a rebadged premium variant, the Lincoln MKX, the Ford Edge is similar in terms of exterior design with the previously mentioned vehicles. The interior is straightforward with a clean layout and easy to use controls. Front seats are four way adjustable and rear seats offer sufficient head and legroom.
What are the best features of the Ford Edge?
The standout feature of Ford Edge is certainly its safety design. Safety equipment includes standard dual front airbags, front side-impact airbags, side curtain airbags, anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic stability control, and a tire-pressure monitoring system. It scored more than eighty percent on the National Highway Traffic Administration Crash Testing Ratings and became one of the first vehicles to be certified in their first year on the market.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Ford Edge in Nigeria
The Ford Edge is one of the vehicles people actually purchase as brand new. In the event that they are not buying a brand new one, they are looking to purchase a fairly used Ford Edge. These fairly used Ford Edge vehicles are in most cases imported from foreign countries such as United States of America, Canada, South Africa or United Arab Emirates. There are other countries which these vehicles are imported from, and they all have one common nickname Tokunbo. Asides from tokunbo Ford Edge vehicles, Nigerians also purchase the ones which have been used locally, and those are known as Nigerian used or Registered. When buying a tokunbo or registered Ford Edge, you have to ensure the vehicle has no major damages, hence the use of a trusted automobile mechanic comes into play to verify that the vehicle checks out. If you are looking for Ford Edge SUVs listings from local dealer near you, check out Carmudi's wide range of Ford Edge vehicles for sale;
The Best Ford Edge year to Buy
With the release of the second generation model beginning with the Ford Edge 2015, this would present the best Ford Edge year to purchase at the moment. But, as the second generation is not readily available in the Nigerian automobile market, people would look to the years of production within the first generation. Other notable Ford Edge year models would be the Ford Edge 2014, Ford Edge 2012 and Ford Edge 2010. Previous years of production are equally brilliant, and would please buyers.
Ford Edge Price in Nigeria
A very popular car in the Nigerian automobile market, people looking to purchase a brand new Ford Edge would be ready to spend a minimum of ₦13,000,000 for the 2015 year of production. As the 2015 Ford Edge is not fully available in the Nigerian automobile market, buyers would be looking to purchase cheaper options such as the foreign used and the Nigerian used variants. Below are an estimated price range of the used Ford Edge vehicles in the Nigerian automobile market.
- 2000 Ford Edge – 2005 Ford Edge: ₦2,700,000 – ₦2,800,000
- 2008 Ford Edge – 2010 Ford Edge: ₦2,950,000 – ₦3,350,000
- 2011 Ford Edge – 2014 Ford Edge: ₦5,000,000 – ₦5,900,000
Overall impression of Ford Edge
After the first generation of the Ford Edge debuted, it was recognised as one of the “best family cars” in the world. Since then, the Ford Edge has not disappointed people, by providing them with the space and comfort they desire in a vehicle. In Nigeria, the Ford Edge faces competition from vehicles such as the Toyota Venza, Hyundai Tucson and Chevrolet Equinox. Nonetheless, the Ford Edge has proven to be a unique Crossover, which can match up to any competition, and with the release of the second generation model in 2015, it is definitely ready to rival any other vehicle in that line.