Ford Escape vs Edge

Ford continues to churn out versatile SUVs that complement the evolving lifestyles of families around Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland. If you're trying to decide which model is right for your daily travels, check out this informative Ford Escape vs. Ford Edge comparison. We'll be highlighting a range of worthwhile traits in the coming sections, including the performance specifications of both vehicles and the safety and driver-assistance technology, plus interior measurements like passenger and cargo space.

If you have additional questions about the 2019 Ford Escape and how it differs from the Ford Edge, reach out to our team at Richmond Ford Lincoln!

Ford Edge vs Ford Escape Specs

You'll be presented with a bevy of engine choices when you start building your ideal Ford Escape or Ford Edge.

The Escape differs from the Ford Edge due to it offering three distinct options versus the Ford Edge, which offers two.

The first engine option in the 2019 Escape is a 2.5L 4-cylinder that generates 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. After that, there's an available 1.5L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder that produces 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. Lastly, there's the 2.0L 4-cylinder that generates 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque.

Although the 2019 Ford Edge only offers two engine options, it is more powerful. Standard is the 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that generates 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. The alternative and more powerful option would be an energetic 2.7L V6 that produces 335 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque.

Which is Bigger: Ford Escape or Ford Edge?

You'll find that the Ford Escape and Ford Edge are both spacious SUVs that can be adjusted to support either passengers, cargo, or both.

The Ford Escape is the smaller SUV of the two, offering less interior room than the Ford Edge. If we look at interior dimensions of the 2019 Escape, you'll notice that they are still favorable and comfortable for both front and rear passengers alike. The new Escape offers:

  • 43.1 inches of front legroom
  • 37.3 inches of rear legroom
  • 54.5 inches of front hip room
  • 52.4 inches of second-row hip room

The new Escape also offers ample cargo space with 34 cubic feet behind the second row and 68 cubic feet if you fold that second row flat.

As for the Ford Edge, you'll find more generous interior proportions, including:

  • 42.6 inches of front-row legroom
  • 40.6 inches of second-row legroom
  • 55.9 inches of front-row hip room
  • 57.5 inches of second-row hip room

Cargo space is also greater in the Ford Edge. You'll have 39.2 cubic feet behind the second row and 73.4 cubic feet behind the first row.

Safety & Driver-Assistance Technology

The 2019 Ford Edge and 2019 Ford Escape work tirelessly to keep you and your passengers protected no matter the driving scenario.

To do this, the Ford Escape flaunts a range of intuitive features such as Enhanced Active Park Assist with parallel parking, park out assist, reverse perpendicular parking, plus Forward and Side Sensing Systems.

As for the Ford Edge, you'll find the Ford Co-Pilot360™ system is extremely useful, given its various features like Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert, and a Lane-Keeping System, plus a Rear View Camera and auto high-beam headlamps.

Ford Edge vs Ford Escape: What's the Difference?

The 2019 Ford Escape offers more engine options than the Ford Edge. If you're looking for a more spacious SUV, the Ford Edge offers more room than the Escape. No matter the choice, you'll be driving a safe, athletic, and versatile SUV with either Ford SUV. The best way to see which vehicle is your perfect fit is to stop into our dealership for a test drive.


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