Ford EcoSport vs Ford Edge

When you've got your sights set on a Ford crossover and you're contemplating the 2018 Ford EcoSport or the 2018 Ford Edge, you've got a tough choice to make. Luckily, these models have some significant differences on top of their unique similarities. At Richmond Ford Lincoln, we're going to help our friends in Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland learn more about how these two crossovers compare.

Keep reading our Ford EcoSport vs. Ford Edge comparison to see which one of these Ford crossovers is the one for you!

Ford EcoSport vs Ford Edge Performance & Efficiency

Both of these crossovers come with unique engines. The 2018 EcoSport features a 1.0L EcoBoost® 3-cylinder engine, with the option of upgrading to a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. The Ford Edge comes with the Twin-Scroll 2.0L 4-cylinder EcoBoost® engine, but offers a 3.5L V6 engine for drivers looking for a little more bite. Each of these vehicles has their own advantages in terms of power and fuel economy.

  • The standard EcoSport engine delivers 123 horsepower and 125 lb-ft of torque.
  • The Edge, with its Twin-Scroll engine, can produce 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque.
  • The 2018 EcoSport gets an EPA estimated 27/29/28 MPG city/highway/combined.
  • The 2018 Edge gets an EPA-estimated 21/29/24 MPG city/highway/combined.

Ford EcoSport vs Edge Cargo Space

There are some pretty significant differences with the respective cabins of the Ford EcoSport vs. Edge. The EcoSport opens with 91.1 cubic feet, while the Edge offers 113.9 cubic feet of cabin space. The differences lie with the individual passenger space and the designated cargo areas.

  • The Ford EcoSport has a slight lead in front legroom with 42.9 inches vs. the Edge and the 42.6 inches of front legroom it offers.
  • The Ford Edge has the advantage with headroom, with 40.2 inches in the front and 40.3 inches in the rear vs. the 39.6 inches in the front and 37.5 inches in the rear of the EcoSport.
  • The EcoSport offers 20.9 cubic feet of cargo space, or 50 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded.
  • The Edge includes 39.2 cubic feet of cargo room, which expands to 73.4 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down.

Style & Appearance

The Ford EcoSport and Edge models have their own unique style. They both encompass the iconic Ford grille and emblem with their respective fronts, but from the profile view, their differences become clearer.

The Ford Edge features a longer body, performance-based tires, and side-door indentations. The Ford EcoSport has its distinct style, but it's much more compact than the Edge, and it almost resembles a taller hatchback.

Deciding Between the 2018 Ford EcoSport vs 2018 Ford Edge

In this comparison, you got a strong sense of each crossover and what they offer to their respective drivers. At Richmond Ford Lincoln, we hope this comparison helped you determine which of these crossovers seems like the better fit for you. Of course, you're always welcome to come by and see them for yourself by browsing our entire inventory of 2018 Ford Edge and EcoSport models online.

Contact our team for your test drive at Richmond Ford Lincoln. We're here to help our friends in Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland find the vehicle that's right for them!

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