Which Ford SUV is Right for You?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Edge, Ford Escape, Ford Explorer, Tips & Tricks on Monday, February 19th, 2018 at 4:34 pm
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There are plenty of vehicles on the road for all kinds of Ford enthusiasts. While a practical pickup truck like the 2018 Ford F-150 fits the needs of many drivers, for some a crossover SUV offers the perfect combination of interior space and comfortable driving. In this 2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Edge vs 2018 Explorer comparison we are going to look at three Ford crossovers that fall in the middle of the Ford lineup.

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2018 Ford Escape vs 2018 Edge vs 2018 Explorer

red 2018 Ford Escape on a curved road
grey 2018 Ford Edge on an orange background
blue 2018 Ford Explorer driving in the country

2018 Ford Escape

  • Starting MSRP: $23,850
  • Cargo Space: 67.8 cubic feet
  • Base Engine: 2.5-liter four-cylinder (168 hp, 170 lb-ft)
  • Towing Capacity: 1,500-2,000 pounds

The 2018 Ford Escape offers five-passenger seating, and a responsive four-cylinder engine. Though it has similar towing capacity to the larger 2018 Ford Edge it can still deliver the best fuel economy in this comparison. This model is perfect for daily commuting and casual weekend vacationing for families or individuals.

2018 Ford Edge

  • Starting MSRP: $29,220
  • Cargo Space: 73.4 cubic feet
  • Base Engine: 2.0-liter four-cylinder (245 hp, 275 lb-ft)
  • Towing Capacity: 1,500-2,000 pounds

The midsize 2018 Ford Edge has more interior space than the compact Escape, while significantly increasing engine output for a more engaging driving experience. It seats five passengers and is ideal for families or individuals who want the flexibility of a midsize crossover without committing to the larger Explorer.

2018 Ford Explorer

  • Starting MSRP: $31,990
  • Cargo Space: 80.7 cubic feet
  • Base Engine: 3.5-liter V-6 (290 hp, 255 lb-ft)
  • Towing Capacity: 2,000-5,000 pounds

With seven-passenger seating and up to 2,000 pounds of towing capacity, the 2018 Ford Explorer is great for bold individuals and larger families that need plenty of space and power. While this model offers less mileage than the smaller models, it makes up for it in a spacious interior for people and cargo.

If you would like to learn more about compact and midsize Ford SUV options in the Brainerd MN area, contact a member of the Houston Ford sales team today or explore our new Ford inventory to see all our SUV options.

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One Response to “Which Ford SUV is Right for You?”

  1. Helen says:

    What is the SUV smaller than the Escape?

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