Family Ford SUVs Comparison: Escape, Edge, Explorer, and Expedition

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2018 Ford ExplorerFord has an impressive lineup of SUVs for you to choose for your everyday drive. Providing you with the space, technology, and capability you need, you can't lose picking a 2018 Ford SUV. But, how are you supposed to decide? That's where the experts at Donley Ford of Shelby come in! We've put together this comparison detailing the performance, technology, and design differences between the 2018 Ford Escape, Edge, Explorer and Expedition. As soon as you've settled on a new SUV, contact us by calling (888) 323-6154 to schedule a test drive.

Ford SUVs: Interior and Exterior Design

While optional features such as ambient lighting, cargo management systems, and leather-appointed upholstery make your SUV as luxurious or convenient as you desire, the following outlines what's standard for the Ford SUV lineup.

Ford SUV

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Expedition

2018 Ford Expedition

Exterior Lighting

LED Taillamps

Halogen Projector-style Headlamps / LED Taillamps / Auto Wiper-Activated Headlamps / Configurable Daytime Running Lamps

LED Taillamps / Auto LED Low Beams / Halogen Reflector High Beams

Quad-Beam Reflector Headlamps / Halogen Projector-Beam Headlamps / Halogen Fog Lamps

Power Windows and Door Locks

Power windows standard, Manual door locks

Standard

Standard

Standard

Wheels

17-in. Sparkle Silver-Painted Steel Wheels

18-in. Sparkle Silver-Painted Aluminum Wheels

18-in. Five-Spoke Painted Aluminum Wheels

18-in. Machined-Face Aluminum Wheels with Magnetic-Painted Pockets

Seating

Cloth front bucket seats / 60/40 split fold-flat rear seat backs

Reclining front bucket seats / 60/40 split fold-flat and reclining bench with armrest

Cloth seating / 60/40 split fold-flat bench second row / 50/50 split-fold bench seat

Cloth front bucket seat / reclining 40/20/40 split flat-fold bench with CenterSlide® and outboard slide seat \ 60/40 split bench fold-flat third row


Ford SUVs: Safety and Technology

2018 Ford Edge Interior In all four Ford SUVs, the SYNC® or SYNC® 3 infotainment system is available to help keep you entertained. With either system, Bluetooth® audio and hands-free calling are standard. Advanced technology will also help keep you safe. An array of driver assistance features will help you prevent collisions in the 2018 Escape, Edge, Explorer, or Expedition. Check out the available features you can find on Ford Escape, Edge, Explorer, or Expedition models below.

  • SYNC®
    • Complimentary 911 Assist®
    • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
    • Hands-free calling
    • LCD screen
    • Voice Recognition
    • SYNC® AppLink®
  • SYNC® 3
    • Enhanced voice-recognition
    • Capacitate touch screen
    • SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link®
    • SYNC Connect®
    • WiFi® hotspot
    • FordPass™
  • Safety Features
    • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®)
    • 180-degree camera
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • Enhanced Active Park Assist
    • Lane-Keeping System
    • Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection
    • Forward Sensing System

Ford SUVs: Seating and Cargo Capacity

2018 Ford Explorer Interior Seating What's your lifestyle like? If you have a small family that mostly runs errands and takes occasional road trips, the 2018 Escape will suit you fine. The Edge is a great choice for small families with an active lifestyle since it provides room to grow into. For larger families, consider the Explorer or Expedition.

Ford SUV

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Expedition

2018 Ford Expedition

Max. Seating Capacity

5

5

7

8

Passenger Volume

98.7 cu. ft.

113.9 cu. ft.

151.5 cu. ft.

172 cu. ft.

Cargo Volume behind rear seats

34 cu. ft.

39.2 cu. ft.

21 cu. ft.

36 cu. ft.

Cargo Volume behind first row

68 cu. ft.

73.4 cu. ft.

81.7 cu. ft.

121.5 cu. ft.


Ford SUVs: Towing Capacity

2018 Ford Expedition towing a trailer The 2018 Expedition offers ample towing capability while the Explorer comes in a close second.

Ford SUV

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Edge

2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Expedition

2018 Ford Expedition

Max. Towing Capacity

3,500 lbs.

3,500 lbs.

5,000 lbs.

9,300 lbs.*

*Best-in-class


Ford SUVs: Incentives and Price

Check out Ford incentives to see if you qualify for any lease deals or finance specials. If you do, be sure to let a team member at our Ford dealership in Shelby, OH know before you sign on the dotted line. Check out pricing details for each Ford model below.

  • 2018 Ford Escape: $23,850 starting MSRP
  • 2018 Ford Edge: $29,220 starting MSRP
  • 2018 Ford Explorer: $31,990 starting MSRP
  • 2018 Ford Expedition: $51,695 starting MSRP

Schedule a Test Drive in Shelby, OH

Get behind the wheel of the 2018 Ford Escape, Edge, Explorer, or Expedition with a test drive at Donley Ford of Shelby. After you browse our new vehicle inventory, schedule your test drive by completing our online form or calling the team directly at (888) 323-6154.

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