Compare 2013 Ford Edge vs 2013 Ford Explorer

2013 Ford Edge
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4-Door FWD SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD SE 19 27 $26,107 $27,700
4-Door AWD SE 18 25 $27,947 $29,650
4-Door FWD SEL 19 27 $29,001 $31,100
4-Door AWD SEL 18 25 $30,820 $33,050
4-Door FWD Limited 19 27 $32,731 $35,100
4-Door AWD Limited 18 25 $34,550 $37,050
4-Door FWD Sport 19 26 $34,689 $37,200
4-Door AWD Sport 17 23 $36,508 $39,150
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FWD 4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Base 17 24 $27,427 $29,100
4WD 4-Door Base 17 23 $29,312 $31,100
FWD 4-Door XLT 17 24 $30,474 $32,680
4WD 4-Door XLT 17 23 $32,339 $34,680
FWD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $35,528 $38,100
4WD 4-Door Limited 17 23 $37,393 $40,100
4WD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $38,027 $40,780
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,107
$27,427
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,700
$29,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$462 / month
$485 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Ford Edge cuts through the crossover clutter with a 30-mpg turbo model, MyFord Touch's step-ahead connectivity, and exceptional interior room. The Ford Explorer trades some trail-riding and towing for on-road driving lessons, and comes out fluent.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
FWD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.300 40.500
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.700 61.000
Front Leg Room (in)
40.700 40.600
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Front Hip Room (in)
54.800 57.300
Second Leg Room (in)
39.600 39.800
Front Head Room (in)
40.000 41.400
Second Hip Room (in)
56.100 56.700
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.900 61.300
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.400 151.700
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.800
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 50.800
Third Leg Room (in)
- 33.200
Third Hip Room (in)
- 40.700
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.600
Length, Overall (in)
184.200 197.100
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.000 70.400
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.200 67.000
Wheelbase (in)
111.200 112.600
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.000 78.900
Track Width, Front (in)
65.400 67.000
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.900 80.700
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 21.000
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.200 43.800
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.3 18.600
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.700 15.750
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.300 39.200
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/65R17 P245/65R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65R17 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4056 4534
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 175
Engine
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 6500 290 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
253 @ 4000 255 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
99C 998
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.840 1.840
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.880 2.880
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.870 2.870
Trans Order Code
44J 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.390
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.410 1.410
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.740 0.740
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.480 4.480
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- 1.000
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Edge Ford Explorer
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.299 1.259
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.905 0.866
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 (2012) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 9.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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