Ford Explorer vs Ford Edge Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,722
Average Price Paid
$33,383
35 listings nationwide

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2019 Ford Edge
SE AWD
MSRP
$31,990
Invoice
$31,031
Average Price Paid
$30,285
364 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Fair Price
$33,793
Good Price
$32,365
Great Price
$31,549
2019 Ford Edge
SE AWD
Fair Price
$30,896
Good Price
$29,615
Great Price
$28,883

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,448
2019 Ford Edge
SE AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,705
27 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

2019 Ford Edge
SE AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

The Edge was a key vehicle in the evolution of the family SUV market when Ford first introduced it for the 2007 model year. Back then, automakers were experimenting with just what a “c...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
40
writes:
Good vehicle... very roomy... almost too roomy... still kinda loose on the handling
2019 Ford Edge
SE AWD
writes:
Best all around vehicle for our needs - we did buy one
Handling Ranked 2019 GMC Acadia SLT-2 AWD worse.
"we both felt like the Edge was more responsive."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 GMC Acadia SLT-2 AWD worse.
"without measuring. the Edge felt wider, deeper and taller than the Acadia. "
10
writes:
Not impressed
140
writes:
Didnt have the bells and whistles the Rogue SV premium package had even though it was priced higher than the R...
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Nissan Rogue better.
"Like sitting in a living room seat compared to the Ford"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Nissan Rogue better.
"The Rogue SV with the premium package had way more amenities, bells and whistles but was priced several thousands less. The ride, everything about the Rogue was better. All the arrangements have been made and well be picking up our new Rogue 3/9/19."

Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2019 Ford Edge
SE AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
--
250 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
--
--
280 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 39 in 40.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 39.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,224 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 188.8 in
Width 89.3 in 85.8 in
Height 69.9 in 68.3 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
2019 Ford Edge
SE AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Stone Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System

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