Ford Escape vs Edge

The 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Ford Edge are both popular options in the lineup for drivers near Stroudsburg, Lehigh Valley, and Nazareth. In fact, looking at the two side by side is an excellent way to decide whether you need a compact or midsize SUV in terms of size, performance, and feature availability. 

Let's take a closer look at the two to see how they differ in this 2017 Ford Escape vs Ford Edge comparison from the team at Ray Price Stroud Ford. 

Difference in Dimensions in the Escape vs. Edge 

The biggest difference between the 2017 Ford Escape vs Ford Edge is size. The Escape has a total wheelbase of 105.9 inches and a total overall length of 178.1 inches. On the inside, that translates to 98.1 cubic feet of passenger volume, including 43.1 inches of front legroom and 36.8 inches of rear legroom. 

The 2017 Ford Edge is larger with a total wheelbase of 112.2 inches and a total overall length of 188.1 inches. On the inside, that translates to 113.9 cubic feet of passenger volume, including 42.6 inches of front legroom and 40.6 inches of rear legroom. 

Both options are spacious and comfortable, with seating for up to five passengers in the base trim level, with enough room for everyone to have plenty of elbow space.

Mechanical Differences between 2017 Ford Edge and 2017 Ford Escape 

Another major difference between the two vehicles is in the engines they offer in the standard trim level. The 2017 Ford Escape is a smaller vehicle and has a less powerful engine. That means it offers excellent fuel economy and highway pickup. 

The standard 2.5L I-4 engine the vehicle is equipped with produces up to 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 Ford Edge is larger and requires a more powerful engine. The vehicle comes with a 2.0L I-4 turbo engine that produces up to 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. 

While they differ in power production, both vehicles offer an EPA-estimated 21 MPG in the city and 29 MPG on the highway. The Ford Edge is available with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, while the 2017 Ford Escape is offered in either front-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive. 

Schedule a Test Drive of Your Favorite Model Today 

Both the 2017 Ford Escape and 2017 Ford Edge are available right now at your local Ford dealership near Nazareth, Stroudsburg, and Lehigh Valley. Ray Price Stroud Ford has a huge inventory of new, used, and certified pre-owned Ford vehicles to choose from. Check them out now in our convenient online inventory, then schedule a test drive of your favorite model at your local dealership. 

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