2021 Ford Edge vs. 2021 Ford Escape

2021 Ford Edge vs 2021 Ford Escape
2021 Ford Edge


2021 Ford Escape
$36,399 MSRP*


$27,799 MSRP*
2.0L EcoBoost® I-4

Base Engine

1.5L EcoBoost® I-4
250 hp

Base Horsepower

181 hp
11.2 city/8.1 highway

Max Fuel Economy

8.6 city/7.1 highway
1,110 litres

Standard Cargo Volume

974 litres
2,079 litres

Maximum Cargo Volume

1,851.9 litres

If you’re in the market for a new Ford SUV, you may already be considering either the 2021 Ford Edge or the 2021 Ford Escape. Both vehicles have a lot to offer, but you can only drive one of these capable SUVs home. Find out which is the right fit with your Halifax-area driving needs in this Ford Edge vs. Escape comparison from MacPhee Ford.

Ford Edge vs Escape: Performance

One of the main differences you’ll find when comparing the Ford Edge vs. Ford Escape in the engine options. The new Ford Escape has four different engines available, while all trims of the new Ford Edge are offered with only one engine option.

Ford Edge

  • 2.0L EcoBoost® Inline-4 rated at 250 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque

Ford Escape

  • 1.5L EcoBoost® Inline-3 rated at 181 hp and 190 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.0L EcoBoost® Inline-4 rated at 250 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.5L Atkinson Cycle Inline-4 Hybrid rated at 200 hp and 155 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.5L Atkinson Cycle Inline-4 Plug-In Hybrid rated at 221 hp and 155 lb-ft of torque

The towing capacities of the Ford Edge vs. Ford Escape are virtually identical, with the Escape tow rating at 1,587 kg and the Edge at 1,588. With either one of these SUVs, you’ll have the capability to tow a small boat or travel trailer on your next adventure outside of Sackville.

Ford Edge vs Escape: Cargo Space

While both the Edge and Escape offer seating for up to 5, the Ford Escape interior is slightly smaller than that of the Ford Edge. That means that the Edge can provide more room for your passengers to spread out as well as more cargo space to bring along everything you need when you’re out-and-about in the Bedford area..

Ford Edge

  • Passenger Volume: 3,225 litres
  • Cargo Volume (behind the 2nd-row): 1,110 litres
  • Cargo Volume (behind the 2nd-row): 2,079 litres

Ford Escape

  • Passenger Volume: 2,945 litres
  • Cargo Volume (behind the 2nd-row): 978.4 litres with all seats occupied
  • Cargo Volume (behind the 1st-row): 1,851.9 litres

Test Drive Your Next Ford SUV Today at MacPhee Ford

Looking at the Ford Edge vs. Escape, it’s clear that these compact SUVs are evenly matched, although the Edge can provide a bit more space in the cabin.The best way to find out which is the right fit for you is to contact us and schedule a test drive. Make sure to ask about our new vehicle specials to get the best deal possible on the Ford model of your choice. We’re ready to put you behind the wheel of an exciting new Ford SUV, so come see us today!


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