Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Ford Edge than the Ford Explorer. The Ford Explorer offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Ford Edge, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.
The Ford Edge requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Explorer, making it more convenient to drive.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Edge will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford Explorer. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Ford Edge and the Ford Explorer have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Ford Edge is much slimmer than the Ford Explorer, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Ford Edge, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Explorer.
With similar torque, the Ford Edge and the Ford Explorer are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.
The Ford Edge has the same turning radius as the Ford Explorer, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.
If you've got something you need to pull, the Ford Edge will do just as well as the Ford Explorer, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford Edge and the Ford Explorer.
The Ford Edge has less seating than the Ford Explorer, making the Ford Explorer the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Ford Edge has less cargo space than the Ford Explorer, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Ford Edge comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Explorer.
Compare the 2014 Ford Edge and the 2014 Ford Explorer.
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MSRP*: $28,100 - $39,550
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MSRP*: $30,015 - $41,675
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $1,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 5.63%||As low as 5.63%|
|City MPG:||17 - 19||16 - 17|
|Highway MPG:||23 - 27||22 - 24|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||7 - 7|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$26,484 - $36,881||$28,288 - $38,862|
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