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2014 Ford Edge vs. 2014 Ford Flex Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Ford Edge, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Flex will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Edge.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Edge as you will with the Ford Flex, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
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). Whether you pick the Ford Edge or the Ford Flex, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Flex have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford Edge is about the same width as the Ford Flex. 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 Flex.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Ford Edge and the Ford Flex are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Ford Edge has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Flex, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Ford Edge will do just as well as the Ford Flex, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford Edge and the Ford Flex.

Utility
The Ford Edge has less seating than the Ford Flex, making the Ford Flex the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Ford Edge has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Flex.

Warranty
The Ford Edge comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Flex.


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2014 Ford
Edge

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MSRP*: $28,100 - $39,550

2014 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*: $29,015 - $42,375
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: -- --
City MPG: 17 - 19 16 - 18
Highway MPG: 23 - 27 23 - 25
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $26,484 - $36,881 $27,346 - $39,515

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