2024 Ford Edge vs. 2024 Ford Explorer

2024 Ford Edge vs. 2024 Ford Explorer
$38,465 MSRP Price $36,860 MSRP
Twin-Scroll 2.0L EcoBoost® Engine Base Engine 2.3L EcoBoost Engine
250 hp Base Horsepower 300 hp
21 mpg city/28 mpg highway** Base Fuel Economy 21 mpg city/28 mpg highway**
3,500 pounds Towing Capacity 5,600 pounds
Looking for a new SUV for your family in the Munster area? Well, we’ve got two fantastic options for you: the 2024 Ford Edge and the 2024 Ford Explorer. These Ford SUVs offer competitive prices, spacious interiors, impressive fuel economy, and even performance-focused ST models. But what sets them apart in Griffith and beyond? Let’s dive into the differences between the Ford Edge and Explorer in this guide from the Ford experts at Webb Ford in Highland!

2024 Ford Edge vs. Explorer: Which One Fits Your Budget?

When it comes to choosing a family vehicle, pricing is an important factor. Luckily, both the Ford Edge and Explorer offer similar pricing compared to their non-Ford competitors. Check out the starting prices for the base models and top-spec trim levels below:

2024 Ford Edge:

  • 2024 Ford Edge SE: Starting at $38,465 MSRP
  • 2024 Ford Edge ST: Starting at $47,205 MSRP

2024 Ford Explorer:

  • 2024 Ford Explorer (base): Starting at $36,860 MSRP
  • 2024 Ford Explorer Platinum: Starting at $54,770 MSRP

2024 Ford Edge or Explorer: Which One Offers More Space?

When shopping for a family vehicle, interior comfort, cargo space, and seating capacity are all crucial factors to consider. Let’s see how the 2024 Ford Edge and Explorer compare in terms of size and space:

2024 Ford Edge:

  • Overall Length: 188.8 inches
  • Overall Height: 68.3 inches
  • Cargo Space up to Row 1: 73.4 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: five
  • Total Passenger Volume: 113.9 cubic feet

2024 Ford Explorer:

  • Overall Length: 198.8 inches
  • Overall Height: 70.2 inches
  • Cargo Space up to Row 1: 87.8 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: seven
  • Total Passenger Volume: 152.7 cubic feet

Is the Ford Explorer or Ford Edge More Fuel-Efficient?

We know that every Schererville family is conscious of their operating budget. Good news! Both the 2024 Ford Edge and Explorer have the same EPA-rated mpg for their base engines. You can expect to see 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway for both models. Keep in mind that fuel economy ratings may vary with more powerful engines.

Ford Explorer vs. Ford Edge Towing Capabilities

SUVs are not just for passengers and cargo; they’re also designed to tow your toys. Both the Ford Edge and Explorer come with towing packages, allowing you to take your boat or trailer to your favorite outdoor recreation spots. Here’s a breakdown of their towing capabilities:

Ford Edge Class II Trailer Tow Package: This package is standard on the ST trim and available on the SEL and Titanium trims with all-wheel drive. It can tow up to 3,500 pounds and comes with trailer-sway control.

Ford Explorer Class IV Trailer Tow Package: The Explorer’s towing package includes a frame-mounted hitch and trailer connections. It’s available on the ST, Limited, and Timberline models. The towing capacity varies slightly depending on the engine. With the 3.0L EcoBoost® engine, the ST and Limited models can tow up to 5,600 pounds, while the Timberline can tow up to 5,300 pounds.

Ready to Test Drive the Edge or Explorer at Webb Ford?

If you’re excited to experience the 2024 Ford Edge or Explorer in person, don’t hesitate to contact us today to schedule your test drive at Webb Ford. Our knowledgeable sales team is here to answer all your questions about these incredible Ford SUVs. Plus, don’t forget to value your trade-in to increase your down payment toward a powerful new SUV.