When it comes to driving in Bradley and Peotone, there’s only one manufacturer that offers the best. The 2016 Ford Edge and 2016 Ford Escape are two great vehicles that drivers in the Midwest will certainly love to call their own. Although each one is a trusted SUV, they each have their own respective features and benefits that truly make them stand out. Check out the following information to learn more about both vehicles to determine which one is the right choice for you.
One of the best reasons Midwest drivers are flocking to these vehicles is because of their affordable prices. It doesn’t matter which one of these new models you choose, you’ll be able to drive away in an impressive and attractive vehicle while also keeping money in the bank. The 2016 Ford Edge has a starting MSRP of $28,700, and the 2016 Ford Escape has a starting MSRP of $23,100.
If you are looking for a vehicle that will give you plenty of power while also providing you with precise handling, these are two of the best options on the road today. The Escape has a 2.5L Duratec® engine that generates 168 hp. If that’s not what you’re looking for, you can also choose from two different EcoBoost engines with 6-speed SelectShift.
For the Edge, you can choose from three different engine options as well. First, you can opt for the twin-scroll 2.0L EcoBoost engine or the 2.7L V6 EcoBoost engine. If you want more power, you can get the 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 that delivers 280 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. No matter which engine option you choose, you’ll certainly enjoy more power and handling than ever before.
Whether you’re looking to be entertained or informed, both of these vehicles offer an impressive amount of technology that drivers and passengers will certainly enjoy. Both vehicles offer SYNC 3 technology as well as SiriusXM Radio for entertainment, and each comes with available BLIS® with cross-traffic alert, park assist, and a hands-free lift gate.
In addition, the Edge features adaptive steering technology and front 180-degree camera to help you see all around your vehicle. In addition, you will enjoy a lane-keeping system.
As for the Escape, drivers will enjoy a Sony sound system as well as push button start features.
When you drive an SUV, you want to be sure that it can handle whatever it is you throw at it. Both of these vehicles offer impressive capabilities that will ensure you can tackle the job, or the road, with ease. No matter which of the two vehicles you choose, you’ll be able to tow up to 3,500 pounds.
As for cargo space, you’ll be able to haul all your belongings in either of these vehicles. The 2016 Ford Escape offers up to 67.8 cubic feet of space with the seats folded down, and up to 34.3 cubic feet of space with the rear seats upright.
If you need more cargo space, you’ll want to opt for the 2016 Ford Edge. This vehicle offers up to 113.9 cubic feet of total passenger volume; up to 73.4 cubic feet of cargo space with the seats down; and up to 39.2 cubic feet of space with the seats up.
Both vehicles offer impressive exteriors, and the interiors are just as jaw-dropping. Drivers in the Escape will enjoy new color options as well as the eco-conscious materials. You can also enjoy the available heated leather seats with lumbar support and 10-way adjustable options.
The Edge offers an available panoramic moon roof, a wonderful instrument panel, and craftsman trim.
Both the 2016 Ford Escape and 2016 Ford Edge provide the versatility and attraction of an SUV. While they both have similar features, they also have their differences. If you’re looking for a vehicle that can haul your passengers and your cargo, the Edge slightly wins out. However, if you want an SUV that’s better on your wallet, the Escape is the option to take.
While you can continue reading about the features and benefits of the 2016 Ford Escape and the 2016 Ford Edge, the best way to determine which one is right for your Bradley and Peotone driving needs is to take a test drive of each one. By doing this, you’ll be able to determine which of the two vehicles is the best option for you. Contact Terry’s Ford today at 888-832-3250 to schedule your test drive and make the best decision for your new vehicle needs.