TTAC Rewind: 2019 Ford Edge ST First Drive

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey
ttac rewind 2019 ford edge st first drive

For your perusal this fine fall evening, we present a first drive from the autumn of 2018.

We sent Mr. Posky to Utah to drive this Ford, and his thoughts are linked here. Make some cider, spiked or not, or a cup of hot cocoa, and give this a read.

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  • FreedMike FreedMike on Oct 23, 2022

    Is this the infamous engine with the water pump built into the engine block?

    • MaintenanceCosts MaintenanceCosts on Oct 24, 2022

      I think this one is external but still a major pain to get at. It was the naturally aspirated 3.5 and 3.7 and the first-gen 3.5 turbo that had the internal pumps.

  • ToolGuy ToolGuy on Oct 23, 2022

    • "I predict they sell about 127 of them." - FreedMike, Oct 9, 2018

    • "...Ford sold roughly 18,000 units of the Edge ST in 2019..."

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    • EBFlex EBFlex on Oct 25, 2022


  • MaintenanceCosts MaintenanceCosts on Oct 24, 2022

    I liked the first-gen Edge better. The styling was more coherent, the interior was less cost-cut, and all trims had a nice-sounding 3.5 or 3.7 V6 rather than the two point oh tee that comes in everything but the ST.

  • Jkross22 Jkross22 on Oct 24, 2022

    The 2022 version of this has the same dashboard, but the infotainment screen is now long like a Tesla and they swapped out the v6 for 2.0 4 banger.

    • FreedMike FreedMike on Oct 24, 2022

      You might be thinking about the "ST-line" model. The ST still has the 2.7T.