Ford Escape vs Ford Edge

Ford Escape


Ford Edge

Ford Escape


Ford Edge

Starting MSRP

S, SE, SE Hybrid, SE Plug-In Hybrid, SEL, SEL Hybrid, SEL Plug-In Hybrid, Titanium, Titanium Hybrid, Titanium Plug-In Hybrid


SE, SEL, ST-Line, Titanium, ST
28 City / 34 Hwy

Fuel Economy

21 City / 28 Hwy

Ford Escape vs. Edge: Compare Pricing, Trims & MPG

“Compact SUV. Full Size Capabilities. An available 2.0L EcoBoost engine. An NHTSA 5-Star Crash Safety Rating. Escape is one SUV that lets you navigate any road in style and comfort.” “The New Era of Edge. With the bold design and impressive performance of the Ford Edge, you’ll never have to sacrifice substance for style again. Plus, the Edge you love now gives you even more with standard all-wheel-drive on every model.”

Performance and Handling

Both the Escape and the Edge offer Ford’s tried and true performance. However, the Edge outpaces the Escape with more horsepower and torque. But, if you’re searching for a more efficient SUV, the Ford Escape is the one for you with both hybrid and plug-in hybrid trims.

The Escape also offers FWD and Intelligent AWD, whereas the Edge only offers Intelligent AWD capabilities.

Ford Escape


Ford Edge
2.5L hybrid, 2.5L plug-in hybrid, 1.5L EcoBoost, 2.0L EcoBoost

Engine Options

Twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 turbocharged, 2.7L EcoBoost V6 twin-turbocharged
eCVT, 8-speed Automatic, 8-speed Automatic Transmission with SelectShift


8-Speed Automatic, 7-Speed Automatic
165 - 250 HP


250 - 335 HP
FWD, Intelligent AWD


Intelligent AWD
155 - 280 lb-ft.


280 - 380 lb-ft.


Exterior Features

The Edge is slightly bigger than the Escape from all angles. However, the SUVs’ designs could not be more unique. The Escape’s exterior features a sleek design with head-turning lines and modern features. The Edge is dynamic and bold with sharp lines and features similar to the Escape.

In terms of color customization, you can choose between nine color options in the Escape and the Edge. Both SUVs can also be upgraded to change the standard wheel designs and through design packages, you can unlock exclusive details and features.

Ford Escape


Ford Edge

Length (in.)


Width (w/out mirrors) (in.)


Height (in.)


Curb Weight (lbs.)



Interior & Technology

While the Edge offers more space overall, both Fords can comfortably seat up to five occupants and easily store cargo. Both SUVs also offer an array of comfort and convenience features.

The Escape offers Second-Row Sliding Seats, a Rotary Gear Shift Dial, and a Center Console with Convenient Media Bin. The Edge comes with features such as a Cargo Management System, Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start, and Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control. Technology includes the Escape’s SYNC infotainment system and Edge’s SYNC 4A system. Both systems feature Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Bluetooth.

Ford Escape


Ford Edge

Cargo Volume (ft³)


Passenger Volume (ft³)


Rear Legroom (in.)


Rear Headroom (in.)


Seating Capacity




Ford has stepped up their safety technology in recent years, providing occupants with a more secure driving experience. And with driver assistance features through Ford Co-Pilot360, both SUVs earned 5 stars from the NHTSA.

They also received a Crashiworthiness rating of ‘Good’ from the IIHS, which is the highest rating a vehicle can obtain.

Ford Escape


Ford Edge
5 / 5

NHTSA Safety Rating

5 / 5
Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, Pedestrian Detection, Forward Collision Warning and Dynamic Brake Support


BLIS with Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane-Keeping System, Post-Collision Braking

IIHS Crashworthiness Score



Your Questions, Answered:

Does the Ford Escape have remote start?

Yes! The Ford Escape offers a Remote Start System that is easy to operate and enjoy.

What’s the towing capacity of the Ford Escape?

When properly equipped, the Ford Escape can tow anywhere between 1,500 pounds to 3,500 pounds.

Is the Ford Escape good in snow?

The Ford Escape is built with Selectable Drive Modes that help deliver top-notch performance in any weather.

How much does the Ford Escape cost?

The Ford Escape starts at $27,025. From there, you can choose between nine different trim levels with MSRP ranging from $28,360 to $40,700.

What colors does the Ford Escape come in?

You can choose between eight color options, including Atlas Blue Metallic, Star White Metallic, Rapid Red Metallic, Stone Blue, Iced Blue Silver, Iconic Silver, Carbonized Gray, and Agate Black.

Why Choose Five Star Ford of Stone Mountain?

The incredible factory-certified service team at Five Star Ford of Stone Mountain is honored to help you find the perfect SUV for your unique lifestyle. We take pride in treating every customer as diligently as our own family. That is why we offer amazing ways to go through the car-buying process from the comfort and safety of your own home. Browse our online inventory, and when you find the perfect Ford, you can value your trade-in online and get delivery on your new purchase!


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