Top Safety Pick

2013 Ford Edge

midsize SUV / 4-door SUV

2013 Ford Edge 4-door SUV
2011 Ford Edge shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Front crash prevention
Optional system
Basic

Other available safety features

  • Optional blind spot detection

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2007-14 models

Tested vehicle: 2007 Ford Edge 4-door 2WD

The Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX were introduced in the 2007 model year and restyled for the 2011 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test.

The dummy's position in relation to the steering wheel and instrument panel after the crash test indicates that the driver's survival space was maintained very well.

A high head acceleration occurred when the dummy's head hit the steering wheel through the airbag.

Intrusion into the driver's space was minimal, and all leg and foot injury measures were low.

Side

Rating applies to 2007-14 models

Tested vehicle: 2007 Ford Edge 4-door 2WD with standard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags

The Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX were introduced in the 2007 model year and restyled for the 2011 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection

View of the vehicle and barrier just after the crash test.

View of the vehicle after the crash with doors removed, showing the side airbags and damage to the occupant compartment.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the driver dummy's head was protected from being hit by hard structures by the side curtain airbag.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the rear passenger dummy’s head was protected by the side airbag.

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2011-14 models built after February 2011

Tested vehicle: 2011 Ford Edge SEL 4-door 4wd

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 4,330 lbs
Peak force 20,347 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.70

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2012-14 models built after October 2011

Seat type: Power leather seat with 4-way head restraint built after Oct 2011

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry

Front crash prevention

System details

  • Optional Collision Warning

Package name

  • Optional 302A + Adaptive Cruise Control

Applies to 2013-14 models

Overall evaluation

  • This system meets the requirements for forward collision warning.
  • Autobrake not available.
Basic
Basic
with optional equipment

How front crash prevention is evaluated