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2015 Ford Edge

Midsize SUV

Crashworthiness
Front crash
prevention
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
with optional
equipment
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  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Side
    G
1
Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
2
Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
3
Electronic stability control; includes roll stability control to minimize the possibility of rollover
4
Antilock brakes
Model year Front overlap SideRoof strengthHead restraints & seatsFront crash prevention
SmallModerate
2015
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
2014
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
2013
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
2012
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2011
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2010
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
2009
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
2008
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
2007
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2015 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Ford Edge was redesigned for the 2015 model year. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Ford as part of frontal crash test verification.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. The driver side curtain and side torso airbags deployed during the crash.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2015 Ford Edge SEL 4-door 4wd
Weight 4,060 lbs.
Side airbagsfront and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase112 in.
Length188 in.
Width76 in.
Engine3.5 L V6
EPA ratings17 mpg city / 25 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)3
Left (cm)5
Center (cm)3
Right (cm)6
Brake pedal (cm)9
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)0
Right (cm)-1
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)0
Rearward (cm)5
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)0

Driver injury measures

Test ID
Head
HIC-15189
Peak gs at hard contactno contact
Neck
Tension (kN)1.1
Extension bending moment (Nm)9
Maximum Nij 0.25
Chest maximum compression (mm)26
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)0.8
Femur force - right (kN)1.2
Knee displacement - left (mm)3
Knee displacement - right (mm)1
Maximum tibia index - left0.24
Maximum tibia index - right0.36
Tibia axial force - left (kN)1.2
Tibia axial force - right (kN)2.3
Foot acceleration (g)
Left39
Right61

Applies to 2015 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Side crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

The Ford Edge was redesigned for the 2015 model year. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Ford as part of side crash test verification.

Injury measures

Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Head protection

Driver — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof and a side airbag that deployed from the seat.

Passenger — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2015 Ford Edge SEL 4-door 4wd
Weight 4,060 lbs.
Side airbagsstandard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase112 in.
Length188 in.
Width76 in.
Engine3.5 L V6
EPA ratings18 mpg city / 25 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDVTS1418
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm)
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.
19.0

Driver injury measures

Test IDVTS1418
Head HIC-1589
Neck
Tension (kN)0.7
Compression (kN)0.4
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)37
Lateral force (kN)1.5
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)30
Average deflection (mm)24
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)2.74
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.30
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)1.0
Acetabulum force (kN)1.5
Combined force (kN)2.4
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.7
L-M moment (Nm)13
A-P moment (Nm) 90

Passenger injury measures

Test IDVTS1418
Head HIC-1568
Neck
Tension (kN)0.2
Compression (kN)0.3
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)35
Lateral force (kN)1.8
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)28
Average deflection (mm)21
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)3.27
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.32
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)0.2
Acetabulum force (kN)1.8
Combined force (kN)1.8
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.7
L-M moment (Nm)28
A-P moment (Nm) 107

Applies to 2014-15 models

System details

  • Optional Collision Warning

Package name

  • Optional 302A + Adaptive Cruise Control for 2014 models
  • optional Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning for 2015 models

Overall evaluation

Crash avoidance rating
Basic
with optional
equipment
1 point total

Forward collision warning

This system meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's criteria for forward collision warning.
1 point

Low-speed autobrake

Not available.
0 points

High-speed autobrake

Not available.
0 points

How this rating is determined

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