2017 Ford Escape vs 2017 Ford Edge In Shelby, OH


Two of the best SUVs from one of America's most trusted brands, the 2017 Ford Escape and the 2017 Ford Edge have earned high critical and consumer acclaim as well as five-star safety ratings from the NHTSA. In order to help you decide which model has the interior, performance, and technology features you've been looking for, the specialists at our Ford dealership in Shelby, OH have put together the comprehensive comparison article below. Read on to learn everything there is to know about each of these outstanding sport utility vehicles.

If you have any questions before you continue on with the comparison article below, take a moment to give us a call at (888) 323-6154 and we'll be more than happy to provide answers.

2017 Ford Escape vs. 2017 Ford Edge: Performance

The 2017 Ford Escape and the 2017 Ford Edge both offer three engine options. However, the only choice they have in common is the impressive 2.0L Twin-Scroll EcoBoost® engine. Take a look at the tables below for details on all of the engine models available with the 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Ford Escape.

Ford Escape engine specifications:

Engine2.5L iVCT I41.5L EcoBoost® I42.0L Twin-Scroll EcoBoost® I4
Horsepower168 HP @ 6,000 RPM179 HP @ 6,000 RPM245 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Torque170 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 RPM177 lb.-ft. @ 2,500 RPM275 lb.-ft. @ 3,000 RPM
MPG City/Highway FWD21/29 MPG23/30 MPG22/29 MPG
MPG City/Highway 4WDN/A22/28 MPG20/27 MPG

Ford Edge engine specifications:

Engine2.0L Twin-Scroll EcoBoost® I42.7L EcoBoost® V63.5L Ti-VCT V6
Horsepower245 HP @ 5,500 RPM315 HP @ 4,750 RPM280 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Torque275 lb.-ft. @ 3,000 RPM350 lb.-ft. @ 2,750 RPM250 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 RPM
MPG City/Highway FWD20/29 MPGN/A17/26 MPG
MPG City/Highway AWD20/27 MPG17/24 MPG17/24 MPG

2017 Ford Escape vs. 2017 Ford Edge: Capacity


Whether you choose the Ford Escape or the Ford Edge, you'll be able to easily tow and haul thousands of pounds behind you, making both SUVs great for weekend adventures with your trailer or ATV. Since the Escape offers 60 cubic feet of cargo space and the Edge 73.4 cubic feet, the Escape and the Edge will comfortably fit everyone and their gear.

Ford Escape towing specifications:

Engine2.5L I41.5L EcoBoost® I42.0L EcoBoost®
Max. Towing Capacity1,500 lbs.2,000 lbs.3,500 lbs.

Ford Edge towing specifications:

Engine2.0L EcoBoost® I42.7L EcoBoost® V63.5L V6
Max. Towing Capacity3,500 lbs.2,000 lbs.3,500 lbs.

2017 Ford Escape vs. 2017 Ford Edge: Interior


Well-appointed and extremely relaxing, the 2017 Ford Escape and the 2017 Ford Edge are both designed to be extremely comfortable on rides of any duration. The Escape and Edge feature dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control designed to ensure and your passengers are comfortable in any outside conditions. Upgrade to the Titanium trim level for either the Escape or the Edge and experience leather-trimmed front bucket seats that have ten-way power adjustments and driver's seat memory.

Additional Ford Escape interior features include:

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with mounted paddle shifters
  • Ice Blue® instrument panel lighting
  • Ambient lighting
  • Intelligent access with push-button start

Additional Ford Edge interior features include:

  • Ambient lighting
  • Cargo management system
  • Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor®
  • Cabin particulate air filter
  • Second Row EasyFold® seat
  • Heated front seats

2017 Ford Escape vs. 2017 Ford Edge: Technology

With available SYNC® technology, the Ford Escape and the Ford Edge provide next-level smartphone connectivity that seamlessly integrates with both vehicle's interfaces and lets you control your favorite applications using Bluetooth® wireless systems and highly responsive voice-recognition technology.

Additional Ford Escape technology features include:

  • Ten-speaker audio system from Sony®
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • SYNC® 3 and SYNC® Connect

Additional Ford Edge technology features include:

  • 12-speaker audio system from Sony®
  • SYNC® 3
  • Audio input jack
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio

Schedule a Test-Drive in Shelby, OH Today!

The best way to determine whether the Ford Escape or the Ford Edge is the right SUV for your transportation needs is to take it for a test drive at our Ford dealership in Shelby, OH. Before you do, head over to our new vehicle inventory or trim package pages to see what each model has to offer.

For more information on the 2017 Ford Edge or the 2017 Ford Escape, don't hesitate to contact Donley Ford using the form on our website. You can also give us a call at (888) 323-6154 to speak directly with one of our representatives.

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