2017 Ford Edge vs 2017 Ford Escape
No one does crossover SUVs quite like Ford. Over the years, Ford has created and released some of the most powerful, efficient, comfortable, popular and fun-to-drive crossover SUVs on the market. Two of our favorites here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, Georgia, are the 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Ford Escape. And it’s not hard to see why.
Both the new Ford Edge and the new Ford Escape feature powerful and efficient engine choices, a roomy and comfortable interior and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. So, the question then becomes, which of these two impressive crossover SUV models will you choose? Let’s take a look at the 2017 Ford Edge versus the 2017 Ford Escape in a head-to-head comparison to find out which model is right for you.
|2017 Ford Edge||VS||2017 Ford Escape|
|245 HP||Horsepower||168 HP|
|275 lb-ft.||Torque||170 lb-ft.|
|21/29 MPG||City/Highway Gas Mileage||21/29 MPG|
|153.1 cu. ft.||Interior Volume||132.7 cu. ft.|
Advantages of the 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Ford Escape
What jumps out right away in the table above is that both the 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Ford Escape get 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway. The difference between the two models comes in terms of power and interior space. The new Ford Edge can pump out 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque with its base engine, while the base engine for the new Ford Escape can provide you with 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque.
The 2017 Edge also has a slightly larger interior, with 153.1 cubic-feet of interior volume compared to 132.7 cubic-feet of interior volume for the 2017 Escape. But what’s not shown in the table is that the starting price for the new Escape is a bit over $5,000 less than the starting price for the new Edge.
In all honesty, you can’t go wrong choosing either one of these Ford crossover SUVs. If you’d like to know more about what the 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Ford Escape bring to the table, please reach out to our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.