DEARBORN – Ford Motor Co. ups the ante in the industry’s most populous segment by boosting the horsepower and fuel-economy numbers of its ’11 Edge cross/utility vehicle. The 3.5L V-6 in the SEL and Limited models matches the 22-mpg (10.7 L/100 km) rating achieved by the class-leading ’10 Toyota Venza. But its 285-hp output bests all comers, according to Ward’s ’10 model-year segmentation. The nearest competitor is the Hyundai Santa Fe with its optional 271-hp 3.5L V-6. Outgoing Edge SEL ...

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