Finding a great new crossover SUV starts with defining your needs. If spacious seating for five and energetic performance are one your list of must-haves, the Ford Edge and the Toyota RAV4 are fitting contenders. In this comparison, we’ll take a close look at some of the biggest considerations that could tip the scale when it comes to choosing your next crossover.
So, which crossover will prove the best suitor for you and your ever-growing family? To start, the comparison table below explores some key differences buyers might consider when cross-shopping the 2021 Ford Edge and 2021 Toyota RAV4 lineups.
2021 Ford Edge
2021 Toyota RAV4
|250 - 335 horsepower||Horsepower||203 - 302 horsepower|
|Up to 29 mpg highway||Fuel Economy||Up to 35 mpg highway|
|113.9 cubic feet||Passenger Volume||98.9 cubic feet|
|12-inch touchscreen||Infotainment Center||7- or 8-inch touchscreen|
The comparison table tells us that the 2021 Toyota RAV4 has the advantage for fuel efficiency, but the 2021 Ford Edge has more powerful engines, a roomier interior, and a more attractive technology package. In the analysis below, we continue to burrow deeper into the various advantages that make the Ford Edge an attractive choice for modern buyers.
Among many conclusions, our comparison has shown that the 2021 Ford Edge features notably more interior space than what the 2021 Toyota RAV4 can provide. The difference in space carries over into the seating dimensions, meaning passengers will enjoy more headroom and more legroom from any seat in the Edge than they would in the RAV4. On top of the extra stretching space, the 2021 Ford Edge also provides 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space, putting it 2.7 cubic feet ahead of the RAV4 in storage capacity.
Even with its athletic demeanor, the interior of the Ford Edge is even more comfortable, quiet, and well-equipped than your typical midsize crossover SUV. And this year the Edge becomes more tech-savvy with a new standard 12-inch central touchscreen display. That’s the largest display available on anything in its class. The new display runs the new SYNC® 4A software, which features optional Connected Built-in Navigation and cloud connectivity with conversational voice recognition.
You can experience the advantages of the 2021 Ford Edge for yourself when you test drive the lineup here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA. We hope to see you soon!