2008 Ford Edge

Performance


$4,642 - $6,237

2008 Ford Edge Performance Review

Note: This performance review was created when the 2008 Ford Edge was new.

Scorecard

Performance: 7.6

The Ford Edge provides an impressively smooth ride and generally good acceleration, though the brakes and non-sporty handling disappoint some test drivers.

  • "Softer than some, stiffer than others, the 2008 Ford Edge hits the mass-appeal sweet spot in ride and handling. Coupled with a refined, eager powertrain and notably quiet highway cruising, the roomy, comfortable, versatile Edge is an extraordinarily well-rounded way to move throughout the world." -- Kelley Blue Book
  • "The Ford Edge is based on the Mazda6 platform. It has a good ride and strong powertrain, but lacks refinement. The Edge isn't particularly agile but handling is ultimately secure." -- MSN
  • "Unfortunately, the Edge's EPA-estimated gas mileage isn't what one might expect from a car-based vehicle of this size with a V-6 and a six-speed transmission." -- Cars.com
  • "As for driving dynamics, the Edge is reasonably cooperative and agile at moderate speeds but with little appetite for aggressive driving." -- Los Angeles Times

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