The crossover SUV segment has quickly become one of the most crowded and popular classes in the automotive industry. And standing at the head of the class is the 2017 Ford Edge, which we’ve got right here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. With its powerful and efficient engine choices, roomy and comfortable interior and comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, the new Ford Edge holds a distinct advantage over its competition.
To see what we mean, let’s take a look at how the new Ford Edge stacks up against some of its stiffest crossover SUV competition. In this case, let’s check out the 2017 Ford Edge versus the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder in a head-to-head comparison to see which model is right for you.
2017 Ford Edge VS 2017 Nissan Pathfinder 245 HP Horsepower 284 HP 275 lb-ft. Torque 259 lb-ft. 21/29 MPG City/Highway Gas Mileage 20/27 MPG 39.2 ft3 Cargo Space (Seats in Place) 16.0 ft3
Advantages of the 2017 Ford Edge
The 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder are pretty evenly matched in terms of power. The new Nissan Pathfinder offers slightly more horsepower, while the new Ford Edge out-performs its competition in terms of torque. In terms of gas mileage, both models are once again very similar, though the new Ford Edge holds a clear advantage. That’s because the 2017 Edge gets 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway, compared to only 20 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway from the 2017 Pathfinder.
Where the 2017 Ford Edge really pulls away from its competition is in terms of cargo space. It does so by offering 39.2 cubic-feet of cargo space when all its seats are in place, compared to only 16 cubic-feet of cargo space from the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder when all its seats are in place.
As you can see, the 2017 Ford Edge is the clear winner and easy choice. If you’d like to know more about the new Ford Edge, feel free to reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.