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Which Ford crossover should you buy?

By Product Expert | Posted in 2018 Ford Escape, Ford Edge on Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 4:31 pm
2018 Ford Escape positioned next to 2018 Ford Edge in comparison image

2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Ford Edge 

Some may call the Ford family’s entries into the automotive market a bit oversaturated, but in our eyes, each model in the line offers something different for every type of driver. When you’re looking for the performance, interior space and high-tech advancement that only comes from a crossover, Ford has just what you need, and we invite you to join Kovatch Ford today as we take you through our 2018 Ford Escape vs. 2018 Ford Edge comparison – we hope you find something you like with these market kings! 

Comparison between 2018 Ford Escape and Edge models 

The crossover designation doesn’t really tell the whole story about what the 2018 Escape and Edge really have to offer. We’ve listed some of their essentials in the table below:  

2018 Escape vs 2018 Edge
$23,940 Starting MSRP $29,315
1.5-liter Inline 4 / 2.0-liter Inline 4 / 2.5-liter Inline 4 Engine Options 2.0-liter Inline 4 / 2.7-liter V6 / 3.3-liter V6
245 horsepower / 275 pound-feet Maximum Horsepower / Torque Output 315 horsepower / 350 pound-feet
67.8 cubic feet Interior Cargo Volume 73.4 cubic feet
23 miles per gallon city / 30 highway Top City / Highway Fuel Economy 21 miles per gallon city / 29 highway

As you can see, the Escape and Edge are quite competitive with one another when it comes to the amount of fuel economy and cargo space that you can expect to achieve and receive. However, if your budgetary needs are more constrained, the Escape’s lower price tag is certainly an appealing proposition.  


White 2018 Ford Escape driving on rainy city road

White 2018 Ford Edge driving on tree-lined street


Similar features of the 2018 Ford Escape and Edge 

For the differences that they tout, Ford’s stellar crossover SUVs both have much in common for you waiting inside and throughout their powertrains. You can connect your smartphone to the SYNC®3 infotainment hotspot on both models, and each also has Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, Torque Vectoring Control and a healthy dose of safety features to keep you secure and safe every step of the way. Either way you look at it, a Ford crossover vehicle is never a bad decision!   


More Ford Crossover Information: 2019 Ford Edge new technology and performance features


Test drive a Ford crossover in Carbon County PA 

The Ford Escape and Edge are both readily available on our Kovatch Ford lot, and we’re happy to accommodate if you’re ready to sign off or need some time behind the wheel before making your final purchasing decision. Contact us today to schedule a test drive or get pre-approved for credit financing! 

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