2018 Ford Edge vs 2018 Chevy Traverse

2018 Ford Edge vs 2018 Chevy Traverse

Ford has long been known as America’s Truck Leader, but trucks aren’t the only models Ford does best. In fact, Ford’s 2018 SUV lineup is easily the most impressive SUV lineup ever created – and we’ve got it all right here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA. From the all-new 2018 Ford EcoSport to the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition, the new Ford SUV lineup has something for everyone. And if you need something bigger than the new EcoSport, but not quite as large as the new Expedition, then you’re going to want to go with the 2018 Ford Edge.

Honestly, the new Ford Edge is the perfect choice for anyone looking for a new SUV. That’s because it’s spacious enough to comfortably fit everyone and everything you want to bring along for the ride and powerful enough to get the job done, while still being efficient enough to save you money at the pump and maneuverable enough to handle like a dream. But we’re not going to just tell you how great the 2018 Edge lineup is, we’re going to show you. And since everyone always compares Ford to Chevy, we’re going to show you with this 2018 Ford Edge vs 2018 Chevy Traverse head-to-head model comparison.

2018 Ford Edge


2018 Chevy Traverse

3 Engine Options 2
315 HP Max Horsepower 310 HP
350 lb-ft. Max Torque 295 lb-ft.
21/29 MPG Max City/Highway Gas Mileage 20/27 MPG

2018 Ford Edge: More Engine Options, More Horsepower, More Torque and Better Gas Mileage than the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Ford Edge lineup completely and utterly outperforms, outclasses and outmatches the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse lineup in every possible way. For starters, you get to choose between three impressively capable, powerful and efficient engine options when you purchase a new Ford Edge, whereas you only have two engines to choose from when you purchase a new Chevy Traverse.

Those new Edge engines are also more powerful and more efficient than the new Traverse engines. The most powerful 2018 Ford Edge engine offers 315 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque while the most efficient new Ford Edge engine gets 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway. The 2018 Chevy Traverse is a different situation all together. That’s because it’s maximum horsepower rating (310 HP) comes from one engine and its maximum torque rating (295 lb-ft.) comes from the other. The same is true for its maximum fuel efficiency ratings.

As you can see, the 2018 Ford Edge is the clear choice and easy winner. If you’d like to learn more, please contact our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

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