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Discover the 2016 Ford Edge: A Must-Read Review from Auto Solutions

At Auto Solutions in O'Fallon, Illinois, we know that choosing the right vehicle is crucial. That's why we're diving deep into the 2016 Ford Edge, a standout in the mid-size crossover market. Whether you're commuting from Scott AFB or planning a family trip from Lebanon, the Edge offers a blend of style, performance, and technology that's hard to beat.

2016 Ford Edge at Auto Solution

Evolution of the Ford Edge: Style Meets Substance

Design and Performance

The Ford Edge has long been celebrated for its sleek aesthetics and robust performance, and the 2016 model is no exception. Here's what you can expect under the hood:

  • A fuel-efficient 245-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine perfect for the cost-conscious driver.

  • A powerful 280-hp 3.5-liter V-6 engine for those who crave a bit more punch.

  • The premier 315-hp twin-turbocharged 2.7-liter V-6 engine, delivering exhilarating performance that makes every drive a joy, whether you're navigating the streets of Mascoutah or the highways around Trenton.

With standard front-wheel drive for better fuel economy and available all-wheel drive for those snowy Illinois winters, the Edge is tailored to diverse driving needs.

Technological Enhancements

The 2016 Edge is a tech-lover's dream, especially with the introduction of the advanced Ford Sync 3 infotainment system. This system is a significant step up from the previous MyFord Touch, offering enhanced responsiveness and an intuitive interface. Whether you’re tuning in from Shiloh or Carlyle, staying connected is easier than ever.

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Understanding Your Vehicle Purchase

When you're considering a vehicle purchase at Auto Solutions, it's important to keep a few key factors in mind to ensure you make an informed decision that aligns with your needs and budget. Here's a quick guide to help you navigate through the essential aspects such as monthly payment estimates, payment details, safety ratings, and vehicle features like ABS brakes.

Monthly Payment Estimates: Before you commit to any vehicle, understanding your monthly payment estimates is crucial. These estimates provide a clear picture of what you can expect to spend each month, helping you budget effectively. At Auto Solutions, we provide detailed payment details for each vehicle, ensuring there are no surprises.

Payment Details: Knowing the ins and outs of your payment options can significantly influence your buying decision. We strive to make these details transparent and easy to understand, so you feel confident when you decide to proceed with your vehicle purchase. Whether it's the down payment, interest rates, or duration of the loan, we've got you covered.

Safety Rating: Safety is paramount, and the safety rating of a vehicle can be a dealbreaker. Vehicles equipped with top safety features, such as ABS brakes, not only offer better protection but also can lead to savings on insurance premiums. We always highlight the safety ratings and features of our vehicles, helping you choose a safe and reliable car.

ABS Brakes: Anti-lock braking systems (ABS) are an essential safety feature that prevents the wheels from locking up during an emergency stop, allowing you to maintain steering control. When exploring vehicles, especially if you're focused on safety, consider models equipped with ABS brakes to enhance your driving security.

At Auto Solutions, we believe in making your vehicle purchase experience as informative and enjoyable as possible. By focusing on these key areas, you can drive off our lot not just with a new car, but with peace of mind and a plan that fits your financial goals. Dive deeper into our inventory or speak with our team today for personalized assistance tailored to your needs.

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What Sets the 2016 Ford Edge Apart?

Driving Dynamics and Comfort

The Edge handles like a dream. The Sport model, with its potent twin-turbo V-6, marries power with finesse, providing a smooth yet responsive driving experience. The spacious interior ensures comfort for both drivers and passengers, making it a great choice for families throughout the O'Fallon area.

Interior Space and Quality

In terms of space, the Edge excels, offering ample room for both passengers and cargo—ideal for everything from daily errands around Aviston to adventurous weekends out of Albers. The high-quality materials used throughout the cabin underscore Ford’s commitment to durability and comfort.

Areas for Improvement

While the Edge scores high in many areas, it's not without its flaws. Some drivers find visibility somewhat limited, and the adaptive steering can feel overly sensitive in certain settings. Furthermore, the innovative rear seatbelts with integrated airbags, while safe, are a tad bulky.

Frequently Asked Questions

What engines are available in the 2016 Ford Edge?

The Edge offers three engine choices: a 245-hp turbocharged four-cylinder, a 280-hp V-6, and a 315-hp twin-turbo V-6.

Is all-wheel drive available on the 2016 Ford Edge?

What are the major tech updates in the 2016 model?

Inside 2016 Ford Edge at Auto Solutions


For those in and around O'Fallon, the 2016 Ford Edge represents a balanced mix of style, performance, and advanced technology. It’s not just about getting from point A to B; it’s about enjoying the journey in comfort and style. Visit Auto Solutions today to see why the Ford Edge might just be the perfect addition to your life.

Financing Options and Vehicle Sourcing at Auto Solutions

At Auto Solutions, we understand that financing a vehicle is as important as choosing the right one. That's why we offer flexible financing options tailored to all credit situations. Whether you're in New Baden, Trenton, or right here in O'Fallon, we work with you to secure a financing plan that fits your budget and lifestyle.

Looking for a Specific Vehicle?

Don't worry if you don't see the 2016 Ford Edge—or any other model—in our current inventory. At Auto Solutions, we're committed to helping you find the perfect vehicle. Thanks to our extensive network of dealers and auctions across the country, we have the capability to locate exactly what you're looking for. Just let us know your preferences, and we'll handle the search for you.

Take the Next Step

Ready to find your next vehicle or explore financing options? Visit our website today to view our latest inventory and learn more about how we can help you drive away in the car of your dreams. At Auto Solutions, we're here to make your car buying experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Join the many satisfied customers across O'Fallon and beyond who have made their automotive dreams a reality with us.

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About The Author

Kevin Schingeck, born and raised in the heart of Missouri, has established himself as a trusted authority in automotive sales and financing over an illustrious 13-year career. As the General Manager of several dealerships throughout the years, Kevin's extensive knowledge extends beyond just sales, excelling in connecting customers with ideal financing solutions tailored to their needs. His knack for pairing clients with the right lenders stems from a rich blend of local insights and industry expertise. For anyone seeking comprehensive guidance in the realm of vehicle sales and financing, Kevin's unparalleled experience and leadership at our dual locations stand as a testament to his dedication and proficiency.


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