Ford Escape vs. Ford Edge
  Ford Escape
Ford Edge
At a Glance: Escape vs. Edge

Ford may be known for its popular F-series pickup trucks, but the Ford brand has so much more to offer than its trucks. So, when it’s time to start shopping for your next SUV in the Dallas, Plano, and Richardson, area, look at Ford’s range of SUVs.

Take, for example, the 2023 Ford Escape and the 2023 Ford Edge—both are fantastic vehicles, and one is sure to fit perfectly in your driveway. The team at Five Star Ford Dallas has put together this Ford Escape vs. Ford Edge comparison so you can make the right choice for you.



8" | 12"
Escape vs Edge


250 HP | 335 HP
Escape vs Edge


Available | Standard
Escape vs Edge
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Ford Escape

The first thing you look for in a new vehicle is exceptional power under the hood. All Fords have fantastic engines, so no matter if you choose the Ford Escape or the Ford Edge, you’ll get plenty of power.

The Power of Choice

The Ford Escape has four available engines—two internal combustion engines and two hybrids—while the Ford Edge has two internal combustion engines. Below, you’ll see a chart outlining the specifications of each engine:






1.5L EcoBoost® engine

181 HP

190 lb-ft

2.0L EcoBoost® engine

250 HP

280 lb-ft

2.5L Atkinson-Cycle I-4 Hybrid

200 HP

155 lb-ft

2.5L Atkinson-Cycle I-4 Plug-in Hybrid

221 HP

155 lb-ft


2.0L EcoBoost® I-4 engine

250 HP

280 lb-ft

2.7L EcoBoost® V6 engine

335 HP

380 lb-ft


It all comes down to what you want from your vehicle: Do you want the high power of the Edge’s V6 engine or fuel efficiency of the Escape Hybrid?

All Terrain at Any Time

You want a vehicle that’s dependable, even on bumpy terrain. Both models have Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, which helps your vehicle seamlessly glide over all types of road conditions. No slick street or rough road will stand in your way.

The difference? All-wheel drive is standard on the Edge, while it’s available on the Escape. You’ll have standard front-wheel drive on the Escape, which helps maximize this SUV’s efficiency.





Ford Escape

No road trip is complete without tunes. So, when you’re ready to start your journey, it’s important to know what kind of infotainment you’ll be able to enjoy.

Intelligent and Intuitive Infotainment

Starting off with the Ford Escape, you’ll have a SYNC® 4 infotainment system, which includes an 8-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen. This type of screen performs just like your smartphone’s! So, go on, swipe, scroll, and zoom all you want.

The Ford Edge has the SYNC® 4A infotainment system, which features a portrait-style 12-inch multi-function display. This intelligently designed screen allows you to access voice recognition software and cloud-based connectivity for a more effortless driving experience.

You’ll also have different viewing experiences behind the wheel of either Ford SUV. For starters, the Escape has an 8-inch LCD instrument cluster, while the Edge has two driver-configurable 4.2-inch LCD displays.

Which Ford SUV Has the Technology You Crave?

Where do the Escape and the Edge match? Well, both models have six speakers standard and wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ capability. This means you can enjoy your ideal entertainment and an identical listening experience in either SUV!

Where will you win in either model? If you want a larger instrument cluster, the Escape is the right model for you. If you desire a more unique and larger center display, you should choose the Edge.



Ford Escape

You don’t buy an SUV just for you—you buy an SUV for all the people in your life who’ll be riding in your vehicle. The Escape and the Edge are especially reliable thanks to their standard safety suites and strong structures.

Peace of Mind

Both the Ford Escape and the Edge come standard with Ford Co-Pilot 360™. This suite of features comes packaged with:

  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • BLIS® (Blind Sport Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Auto High-Beam Headlamps
  • Rear View Camera

Both models are also available with advanced cruise control features to ensure stable long-distance commuting. You’ll find Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go and Lane Centering Assist on the Edge and available Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control on the Escape.

Pack on the Protection

The Ford Escape introduces two additional safety systems to its roster: available Evasive Steering Assist and available Active Park Assist 2.0. The first feature helps you avoid rear-end collisions by providing extra steering support. The second feature helps locate viable parking spaces before helping you intelligently maneuver into it.



Which Ford Are You Taking Home?
Ford Escape

Ford is an amazing brand, so no matter if you choose the Ford Escape or the Edge, you’ll know you’re getting a fantastic SUV. If you’re in the Dallas, Plano, and Richardson area, come visit us at Five Star Ford Dallas. We encourage you to test drive either SUV to find the right model for you!

All of the tools you need to move forward with experiencing a new 2023 Escape or Edge for yourself are conveniently available right here online.