2015 Ford Edge (FWD/4WD) crash test.
Results also applicable to: 2016 Lincoln MKX
NHTSA Side Pole Crash Test
Overall Safety Rating: 5 Stars
NHTSA – New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) Side Pole Test:
A small-sized adult female crash test dummy is placed in the driver’s seat and is secured with a seat belt. The test vehicle, angled at 75 degrees, is then pulled sideways at 20 mph (32km/h) into a 25-cm diameter pole at the driver’s seating location. This test mimics a side impact crash involving a narrow, fixed object like a utility pole or tree.
Frontal Crash Rating: 5 Stars (Driver: 5, Passenger: 5)
Side Crash Rating: 5 Stars (Driver: 5, Passenger: 5)
Side Pole Crash Rating: 5 Stars
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Rating: (Front Seat: 5, Rear Seat: 5)
Rollover Rating: 4 Stars
Risk of Rollover: 15.4%