Should you buy the 2019 Ford Escape or 2019 Ford Edge?

2019 Ford Edge vs. 2019 Ford Escape model comparison

We’ve come to expect a lot from Ford over the years; it’s a monolithic model manufacturer, with plenty of high-performing models from just about every type of vehicle build. If you’re on the hunt for a well-made, high-quality crossover, you should know that the Ford family has two that are at or near the top of the automotive class; that’s simply unheard of for most other brands. Our Sherwood Ford team wants to take you through them today, so join us as we show you our 2019 Ford Edge vs. 2019 Ford Escape model comparison!

Performance and dimension differences between the 2019 Ford Edge and Escape

Though their membership in the Ford model line makes them fantastic choices for any drivers, there are key differences between the Edge and Escape that we’ve highlighted in the chart below:


2019 Ford Edge vs 2019 Ford Escape
$34,499 Starting MSRP $25,549
2.0L Inline 4 / 2.7L EcoBoost® Inline 4 Engine Options 1.5L / 2.0L / 2.5L Inline 4
250 - 335 horsepower / 280 - 380 pound-feet Horsepower / Torque Output Range 168 - 245 horsepower / 170 - 275 pound-feet
Five Passengers / 73.4 cubic feet Maximum Seating Capacity / Cargo Volume Five Passengers / 68 cubic feet
Up to 3,500 pounds Maximum Towing Capacity Up to 2,000 pounds
11.4 L/100 km city / 8.3 L/100 km highway City / Highway Fuel Economy 10.2 L/100 km city / 7.8 L/100 km highway


As you can see, the 2019 Edge and Escape are highly capable of providing you with all the interior space (and fuel efficiency) that you need to make every drive enjoyable, but for higher amounts of power, the 2019 Edge is an easy choice, especially its ST trim.


Blue 2019 Ford Edge positioned in front of city skyline

2019 Ford Escape driving on dark city street


Tech and drivetrain features of the 2019 Ford Edge and Escape

Still, there are ways that the 2019 Edge and Escape brothers can keep you connected and safe wherever you’re headed. Both vehicles offer SYNC® 3 infotainment, which includes connection to Waze Navigation. In addition, you’ll be treated to some of the best driver assistance innovations on the Canadian market with each of these models by your side. These include:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning w/ Brake Support
  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist
  • Auto Start-Stop Technology
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Many more!

Click here to read more about the 2019 Edge!


Test drive a 2019 Ford SUV at Sherwood Ford in Edmonton AB

It should be obvious at this point that there are no wrong choices in the Ford SUV family. Whether you’re looking to step behind the wheel of the Edge, Escape, or any of the other fantastic vehicles on our lot, you’re more than welcome to contact Sherwood Ford and schedule a test drive today!