2019 Ford Escape vs. Ford Edge

Escape vs Edge

Are you debating on getting the all-new 2019 Ford Escape or Ford Edge, but don't know what the differences are? We've got you covered! Our team at Zeigler Ford of North Riverside, IL, highlighted the similarities and differences between the 2019 Ford Escape, with a starting MSRP of $24,105, and the 2019 Ford Edge, with a starting MSRP of $29,995. Continue reading to learn more.

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Performance & Handling

2019 Ford Escape vs. Ford Edge on road

No matter which model you like better, the Ford Escape and Edge both provide robust engines that give you a smooth driving experience. Depending on the trim, the Ford Escape has three engine options, and the 2019 Ford Edge has two different engine options.

Model

Key Performance Specs

2019 Ford Escape

  • 2.5L iVCT I4 engine
    • 168 HP
    • 170 lb.-ft. torque
    • 21/29 MPG (city/hwy)
  • 1.5L EcoBoost® I4 engine
    • 179 HP
    • 177 lb.-ft. torque
    • 22/28 MPG (city/hwy)
  • 2.0L EcoBoost® I4 engine
    • 245 HP
    • 275 lb.-ft. torque

2019 Ford Edge

  • Twin-Scroll 2.0L EcoBoost® I4 engine
    • 250 HP
    • 280 lb.-ft. torque
    • Front-wheel drive
    • 22/29 MPG (city/hwy)
  • 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 engine
    • 335 HP
    • 380 lb.-ft. torque
    • All-wheel drive
    • 19/26 MPG (city/hwy)

Exterior

Regardless of which model you enjoy better, you'll be turning heads in either the 2019 Ford Escape or Ford Edge. The Escape boasts a polished and modest appearance, whereas the Edge has more, well, edge. With a sporty and aggressive exterior, the Edge has drivers taking command of the road. The Escape, while a little bit smaller than the Edge, still proves itself to be a capable crossover that's perfect for someone who loves a sleek presentation.

Interior

While the Escape and Edge have several similarities, each is unique in its own way. One key difference is that the Edge has a rotary gear shift, whereas the Escape has a traditional in-console gear shift. Both cabins provide plush cloth bucket seats, with leather-trimmed upholstery available on select models. When the rear seats are folded down, the Escape offers a maximum of 68 cu.-ft. of cargo volume, and the Edge has 73.4 cu.-ft. of cargo space. No matter where you go, you'll enjoy the comfort and convenience of the Escape or Edge.

2019 Ford Escape

2019 Ford Escape interior

2019 Ford Edge

2019 Ford Edge interior

Safety Features

When it comes down to it, Ford understands that safety is a top priority. That's why the 2019 Ford Edge and Escape come equipped with top of the line safety features that are standard on many of their trims. Check out some of the key protective features in the table below.

Model

Key Safety Features

2019 Ford Escape

  • Personal Safety System™
  • AdvanceTrac® w/ RSC® (Roll Stability Control®)
  • Rear view camera
  • SecuriLock® Passive Anti-Theft System
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Available Ford Safe & Smart™ Package

2019 Ford Edge

  • Personal Safety System™
  • AdvanceTrac® w/ RSC® (Roll Stability Control®)
  • Rear view camera
  • SecuriLock® Passive Anti-Theft System
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Available Ford Co-Pilot360™ Assist+ Package
  • Available Equipment Group 301A
  • Available Equipment Group 401A

Technology

2019 Ford Escape vs. Ford Edge technology

The 2019 Ford Escape and Ford Edge pride themselves on having up-to-date technology in each vehicle. While they are very similar, the 2019 Ford Edge provides extra amenities, such as the B&O® Sound System. Take a look at the other features below.

Model

Key Technology Features

2019 Ford Escape

  • SYNC® 3 w/ Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ capability
  • 911 Assist®
  • Applink®
  • FordPass Connect™ w/ 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • Available SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

2019 Ford Edge

  • Standard SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • SYNC® 3 w/ Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™
  • 911 Assist®
  • B&O® Sound System
  • 12 speakers and HD Radio®

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