Compare 2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Ford Edge

Specs at a Glance

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Escape

  • Standard Engine2.5L I4
  • Horsepower168
  • MPG (city/hwy) *21 / 29
  • Transmission6-speed automatic

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Edge

  • Standard Engine2.0L I4
  • Horsepower245
  • MPG (city/hwy) *21 / 29
  • Transmission6-speed automatic

2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Ford Edge

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If you're in the market for an SUV, then the 2018 Ford Edge and 2018 Ford Escape both come to mind. In order to help drivers decide between the two vehicles, we've compared the Escape to the Edge in terms of performance, appearance and features. For greater power, drivers should choose the Ford Edge. It's powered by a 245 horsepower Ecoboost® 2.0-liter engine. For even more power, drivers can opt for the Edge Sport that utilizes a twin-turbo V6 engine, making it a top-performing vehicle on the road. This engine option boasts 315 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. If you're in the market for a smaller crossover SUV then consider the 2018 Ford Escape. This SUV is equipped with a four-cylinder engine that puts out 185 horsepower, but can be upgraded to a 245 horsepower Ecoboost® engine.

Performance

For greater power, drivers should choose the Ford Edge. It's powered by a 245 horsepower Ecoboost® 2.0-liter engine. For even more power, drivers can opt for the Edge Sport that utilizes a twin-turbo V6 engine, making it a top-performing vehicle on the road. This engine option boasts 315 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. If you're in the market for a smaller crossover SUV then consider the 2018 Ford Escape. This SUV is equipped with a four-cylinder engine that puts out 185 horsepower, but can be upgraded to a 245 horsepower Ecoboost® engine.

Appearance

From a distance, drivers will notice that the Ford Edge is larger than the 2018 Ford Escape. Although the Escape may not seem as muscular as the Edge, both vehicles share an aerodynamic exterior and grille with two lengthy horizontal bars across the front. The 2018 Ford Edge is taller and wider than the Escape and therefore offers a bigger cabin. However, drivers will be impressed that the Escape offers a generous amount of space for vehicles in the compact SUV market. It can hold up to 34 cubic feet compared to 39.2 cubic feet in the Ford Edge. Regardless of which SUV you choose, you will notice a modern and luxurious interior in both vehicles and special attention to detail.

Features

Take the 2018 Ford Edge for a test drive and you will notice premium materials and an especially quiet interior thanks to advanced noise reduction technology. This SUV offers some of the most up-to-date tech features such as the Sync 3 Touchscreen infotainment system equipped with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. Upgrade to the SE edition and you will notice an audio display screen, standard rearview camera, push button start, and Ford MyKey™ technology. The SEL trim gets the added benefit of power-adjustable seats and dual-zone automatic climate control. The EasyFold® rear seats have a simple one-button operation making it convenient to access the cargo area. Titanium and Sport models are equipped with leather upholstery. The second row offers reclining seats and outboard rear heated seats. You can expect a hands-free liftgate, Sync 3 infotainment system and 12-speaker Sony® surround sound system. SEL and Titanium editions of the Escape also offer leather upholstery, but are equipped with a 10-speaker Sony® audio system. With either the Escape or Edge, you will have condifence on the road. Both SUVs earned a 5-star crash test rating from the IIHS, and both can be equipped with Forward Collision Warning, Blind SPot Monitor, Lane Departure Alert, Mitigation Braking System, and Park Assist.

If you're interested in the 2018 ford Edge or Escape, then visit Fort Mill Ford. We are proud to provide customers with one of the largest selections of new and used Escape and Edge in the region. Our friendly and professional sales staff will help you compare the two vehicles as well as trim levels in order to ensure that you drive off of our lot with the vehicle that suits your driving needs and lifestyle best.


* EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg for the model indicated. See fueleconomy.gov for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary. On plug-in hybrid models and electric models, fuel economy is stated in MPGe. MPGe is the EPA equivalent measure of gasoline fuel efficiency for electric mode operation.

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