2019 Ford Edge vs 2019 Subaru Outback

2019 Ford Edge vs 2019 Subaru Outback comparison image

When drivers go looking for a confident midsize crossover with the guts to go anywhere, where can they turn? In this 2019 Ford Edge vs 2019 Subaru Outback comparison we are going to look at two attractive models to see which can dominate the field. Both of these option can appeal, but we like the premium standard features of the 2019 Edge.

Each of these models offers cutting-edge safety technology that can help drivers stay more aware of changing traffic conditions. The 2019 Ford Edge is the first Ford model to come with the Ford Co-Pilot360 suite of safety features, which includes Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go, Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, the Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert, and a lane-keeping system. The Subaru EyeSight suite of features includes adaptive cruise control, lane assist, and pre-collision braking, but does not include blind spot monitoring or Stop-and-Go functionality.

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2019 Ford Edge vs 2019 Subaru Outback

2.0-liter four-cylinder

2.7-liter V-6

Engine Options

2.5-liter flat four-cylinder

3.6-liter six-cylinder BOXER

Ford Co-Pilot360 Standard Safety EyeSight Driver Assist
3,500 pounds Max. Towing 2,700 pounds
73.4 cubic feet Cargo Space 73.3 cubic feet

Powertrain Option on the 2019 Ford Edge

When it comes to powertrain options, the Ford midsize crossover also stands out in this 2019 Ford Edge vs 2019 Subaru Outback comparison. Both of these model offer two engine options, but whether you choose the base engine or the advanced model, the 2019 Edge excels. Most models come with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine rated for 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque, but the elite 2019 Ford Edge ST model can deliver up to 335 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque with its 2.7-liter V-6.

In contrast the base 2.5-liter four-cylinder on the 2019 Subaru Outback offers just 175 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque, and its 3.6-liter BOXER six-cylinder is rated for 256 horsepower and 247 pound-feet of torque. When properly equipped the 2019 Ford Edge can also tow considerably more.

Would you like to learn more about the 2019 Ford Edge in the Brainerd MN area? Contact a member of the Kimber Creek Ford team in Pine River MN to learn more.


front view of a red 2019 Ford Edge
side view of the 2019 Ford Edge
front seats of the 2019 Ford Edge ST
2019 Ford Edge wheel close-up