2020 Ford Edge

2020 Ford Escape


Columbia drivers looking for a practical, capable yet sleek SUV or crossover know to turn to the new Ford lineup. Many find themselves comparing the 2020 Ford Edge vs. Escape for their ability to seat five passengers comfortably and their wide range of amenities and interior tech like Ford Sync. But which one fits your Mascoutah travels? Explore the Auffenberg Ford Belleville expert comparison of the Ford Edge vs. Ford Escape and find your new rugged SUV. 

Ford Edge vs. Escape: MSRP and Trim Levels

While the 2020 Ford Edge comes equipped with a larger set of standard technology, such as Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (DEATC) and a cabin particulate air filter, some prefer the 2020 Ford Escape for its wider range of trim levels and lower starting price: 

  • The 2020 Escape ranges from $24,885 up to $33,400 starting MSRP on the fifth of its trim levels, the Escape Titanium, with its incredible Parking Assist 2.0 and other driver-assist features such as Adaptive Cruise Control and Evasive Steering Assist. 
  • The 2020 Edge four trim levels stretch from $31,000 to the Ford Edge ST, which starts at $43,265. Its highly improved brakes package, sports tuning, and the powerful 335-hp V6 engine is a favorite for those Ford drivers who want a little more from their Edge.

Ford Edge vs. Escape: Performance and Engine Range

The new Ford Edge comes standard with a larger, more powerful engine. In terms of fuel economy, however, the new Escape has the Edge by a nose, thanks to a 27 city/33 highway EPA-Estimated mpg and a hybrid option that pushes the rating up to 44 city/37 highway mpg. See the full engine range below:

2020 Ford Escape

A Standard 1.5L EcoBoost

  • 180 hp 
  • 177 lb.-ft. of torque

Available 2.0L EcoBoost

  • 250 hp
  • 275 lb-ft of torque

Available 2.5L Atkinson-cycle inline-four

  • 250 hp
  • 275 lb-ft of torque

Plug-in 2.5L Atkinson-cycle inline-four engine

  • 198 hp
  • 1,500-pound towing capacity

2020 Ford Edge

Standard 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 engine

  • 335 hp
  • 380 lb-ft of torque

Available turbocharged twin-scroll direct-injection 2.0L EcoBoost® I-4 engine

  • 245 hp
  • 275 lb-ft of torque

Ford Edge vs. Escape: Passenger Seating and Cargo Space

While the Ford Edge vs. Ford Escape performance show impressive specs, there are some significant differences in terms of interior space: 

2020 Ford Edge

  • Passenger volume: 113.9 cubic feet
  • Standard cargo volume: 39.2 cubic feet
  • Maximum cargo volume: 73.4 cubic feet

2020 Ford Escape

  • Passenger volume: 104 cubic feet
  • Standard cargo volume: 37.5 cubic feet
  • Maximum cargo volume: 65.4 cubic feet

For many, it comes down to the size they prefer. Needing extra cargo space to fully load up for a long road trip, or do you prefer the ability to squeeze into parking spaces a little more easily?

Find a New Ford SUV or Crossover with Auffenberg Ford Belleville 

Still not quite sure about your winner in the Ford Edge vs. Ford Escape comparison? See how the Ford Escape compares to other models like the Chevy Equinox, check out the Ford Escape dimensions, or take a virtual test drive today! Or, you can simply contact us at Auffenberg Ford Belleville to ask any questions you may have about the Ford Edge or Escape, like "What does the Ford Warranty include?" Your next upgrade awaits in Waterloo!