What are the differences between the 2018 Ford Escape vs. Ford Edge vs. Ford Explorer? | Youngstown, OH

Do you know you want the power, dependability, and comfort of a Ford SUV, but haven't made the final decision between the 2018 Ford Escape, Edge, or Explorer? To help you reach your conclusions, the automotive experts at Fred Martin Ford in Youngstown, OH have created the following page to compare the key aspects of the three most popular Ford SUVs. Learn more about important performance, technology, and design features of the 2018 Ford Escape, Edge, and Explorer below. If you'd like to speak to a product specialist before continuing, call our Ford dealership in Youngstown, OH  at 888-853-0469

 



2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Escape vs. Edge vs. Explorer: Model Overview

Before delving into the specific features of the 2018 Ford Escape, Edge, and Explorer, it is important to go over the basics like starting MSRP and interior dimensions. Learn more information about each below.

MSRP

Price an important factor when choosing your new Ford SUV. The table below details the starting MSRP for the Ford Escape, Edge, and Explorer.

Ford SUV

Starting MSRP

2018 Ford Escape

$23,940

2018 Ford Edge

$29,315

2018 Ford Explorer

$32,140

Dimensions

What are your needs from your new Ford SUV when it comes to interior space and capacity? Both the 2018 Ford Escape and Ford Edge seat five passengers comfortably, although you'll have slightly more interior space in the Edge. If you have a large family, the Ford Explorer has room for seven passengers, offering the most interior space of the three. Check out specific dimensions for each SUV in the table below.

Ford SUV

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Explorer

Passenger Capacity

5

5

7

Passenger Volume

98.7 cu.-ft.

113.9 cu.-ft.

151.5 cu.-ft.

Cargo behind first row

68 cu.-ft.

73.4 cu.-ft.

81.7 cu.-ft.

Cargo behind second row

34 cu.-ft.

39.2 cu.-ft.

43.9 cu.-ft.

Cargo behind third row

N/A

N/A

21 cu.-ft.


2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Escape vs. Edge vs. Explorer: Performance

Whether you plan to use your Ford SUV to tow your boat to the lake or run your daily errands, you'll want ample power for any driving situation. The most fuel efficient SUVs are the Ford Escape and the Edge, which both offer up to 29 MPG on the highway. However, the Ford Edge can tow significantly more with a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. If you need supreme towing capability, the Explorer is the right choice for you with a 5,000 lbs. maximum towing capacity. The table below details engine specs for the 2018 Ford Escape, Edge, and Explorer.

Ford SUV

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Explorer

Engine

2.5L I4 Duratec

2.0L EcoBoost® I4

3.5L V6

Horsepower

168 HP

245 HP

290 HP

Torque

170 lb.-ft.

275 lb.-ft.

255 lb.-ft.

MPG city/hwy

21/29

21/29

17/24

Max. Towing

1,500 lbs.

3,500 lbs.

5,000 lbs.


2018 Ford Escape, Ford Edge & Ford Explorer Interior side by side comparison

2018 Ford Escape vs. Edge vs. Explorer: Interior Comfort and Technology

The 2018 Ford Escape, Edge, and Explorer all share key interior features like the available 8-in. touchscreen and SYNC® infotainment. However, there are some differences you'll want to know about before making your final decision. Take a look at the table below for more information.

Model

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Explorer

Seating

6-way manually adjustable driver's seat

6-way manually adjustable driver's seat

8-way power adjustable driver's seat

Audio

Sony® 10-speaker system

Sony® 12-speaker system

Sony® 12-speaker system

Heated seats

Front only

Front and second-row optional

Front and second-row

Heated steering wheel

N/A

Optional

Available

SYNC® Connect Wi-Fi

Available

N/A

Available


2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Escape vs. Edge vs. Explorer: Exterior Design

What do you expect when it comes to show stopping exterior design? Determine which Ford SUV has the exterior features you want in the table below.

Model

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Explorer

Headlights

Halogen projector-beam

LED

LED

Exterior mirrors

Power adjustable

Power adjustable

Power adjustable and heated

Fog lamps

Available

N/A

Available LED

Liftgate

Hands-free foot activated

Hands-free foot activated

Hands-free foot activated

Moonroof

Optional

N/A

N/A


2018 Ford Escape, Edge, and Explorer Inventory and Specials

Have you decided which 2018 Ford SUV is the perfect match for your daily needs? Find the model with all the features you want to make the most of each ride in our new inventory. Schedule your test drive today by calling our Ford dealership at (888) 538-8577.

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