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2021 Ford Edge Vs 2021 Ford Escape comparison

2021 Ford Edge vs. 2021 Ford Escape

$32,250 MSRP

Starting Price

$24,885 MSRP
250 hp

Standard Horsepower

181 hp
275 lb-ft

Standard Torque

190 lb-ft
5 Passengers

Seating Capacity

5 Passengers
73.4 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

65.4 cubic feet

Drivers in the greater Morton area love the 2021 Ford Escape and the 2021 Ford Edge, but which is right for you? Our Ford Edge vs. Escape comparison covers all the most important details, from pricing and performance to interior features and dimensions! Explore your options by reading on, and schedule a test drive at our dealership to learn more.

Ford Edge vs. Escape: Price

First things first: you’ll need to compare the Ford Edge vs. Ford Escape on starting price. As you’ll see below, the Ford Edge costs considerably more than the Ford Escape:

  • 2021 Ford Edge SE: Starting MSRP from $32,250
  • 2021 Ford Edge ST: Starting MSRP from $43,100


  • 2021 Ford Escape S: Starting MSRP from $24,885
  • 2021 Ford Escape Titanium: Starting MSRP from $35,755

Dive into our new Edge inventory or our new Escape inventory to explore the full range of configurations and price points.

Ford Edge vs. Escape: Performance Features

What is your first priority in a vehicle: power or fuel economy? While both models are potent performers, the Edge is the stronger option by a significant margin. However, those who choose the Escape will get much better gas mileage on their Peoria and East Peoria drives:

  • Ford Edge Engine – 2.0L Turbocharged EcoBoost® I-4 Engine with 250 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque
  • Ford Escape Engine – 1.5L EcoBoost® I-3 Engine with 181 hp and 190 lb-ft of torque
  • Fuel Economy: Ford Edge vs. Escape – The smaller Escape gets up to 28 mpg city and 34 mpg highway. The Edge gets up to 21 mpg city and 29 mpg highway.

Ford Edge vs. Escape: Interior Features

The 2021 Ford Escape comes standard with many useful features, including a 6-way manual driver’s seat, 6-speaker audio system, a 4.2-inch instrument cluster, and Ice Blue® Instrument Panel Cluster lighting. The 2021 Ford Edge includes many of the same features, but it also comes standard with:

  • 12-inch center-stack multifunction screen
  • 4 smart charging USB ports
  • FordPass Connect™ with 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Cruise control

Ford Edge vs. Ford Escape: Cargo Space

The Ford Edge and the Ford Escape are both two-row, five-passenger SUVs, but the Edge is slightly larger than the Escape. If you need to maximize your cargo space for weekend adventures and road trips in the Pekin area, the Edge is probably the better choice. Keep the following specs in mind:

Ford Escape Cargo Capacity

  • Cargo Volume to 1st Row: 65.4 cubic feet
  • Cargo volume to 2nd Row: 37.5 cubic feet

Ford Edge Cargo Capacity

  • Cargo Volume to 1st Row: 73.4 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to 2nd Row: 39.2 cubic feet

Compare the Ford Edge vs. Escape at Mike Murphy Ford!

Start exploring our new vehicle specials and let us know when you’re ready to take the next steps! If you still haven’t made a decision, taking both models for a test drive is the best way to learn more about your options. No matter which Ford SUV you end up with, we know you’ll love how it handles the road.



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