2019 Ford Edge ST Configurator Launches, With Available ‘Ford Performance Blue’ Paint

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Ford’s first-ever utility vehicle to wear the coveted Street Technologies badge – the 2019 Ford Edge ST – is nigh, and Ford has launched an online Build & Price tool for the new model. The web-based configurator confirms the ST’s $43,350 base price (with destination), and reveals that the performance-oriented hot crossover will be available with “Ford Performance Blue” exterior paint, which is similar to the “Liquid Blue” paint used on many a Ford Performance concept car – like this one-of-a-kind Fiesta ST.

Each and every Ford Edge ST will ship with the automaker’s high-output 2.7L EcoBoost V6, but there’s bad news if you want braking performance to match; the “ST Performance Brake Package” is an optional extra that will cost $2,695 on its own, according to the configurator. What’s worse, in order to option it, customers will need to spring for the $5,585 401A Equipment Group first, meaning the total price for the upgraded brakes – if you forget about all the extra content that comes as part of 401A – is a whopping $8,280. Those two options alone transform the crossover into a $51,630 machine.

2019 Ford Edge ST configurator - interior

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The ST Performance Brake Package includes upsized 21-inch wheels in gloss black; vented brake rotors front and rear, with big, 13.6-inch-diameter discs up front; red painted brake calipers; summer tires; a brushless radiator cooling fan; high-performance pads; and vented brake shields. Equipment Group 401A tosses in a bunch of completely unrelated kit, like voice-activated infotainment with navigation; heated and cooled rear seats; a front 180-degree camera; Enhanced Active Park Assist; and Ford Co-Pilot360+ active safety suite.

In other words, in order to have the good brakes, you first need to add a bunch of unnecessary weight in the form of superfluous high-tech features. Because performance.

Check all the available boxes and you’re looking at a $55,005 MSRP, including destination. Paradoxically, this results in a performance-oriented crossover with both high-performance “summer only” tires and a Cold Weather Package. Just try to make sense of that.

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You can spec your own 2019 Ford Edge ST just the way you want right here.

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Written by Aaron Brzozowski

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