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2017 Ford Edge vs. 2017 Ford Explorer In Merrillville, IN


Are you on the lookout for the space and versatility of a Ford SUV? The 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Ford Explorer are two of the best options available at our dealership in Merrillville, IN. While there are several similarities shared by both SUVs, there are also a multitude of differences that our specialist have highlighted for our customers that have not yet made their final decision.

After you've had a moment to review the information below, we strongly encourage you to give us a call at (219) 738-5300 for answers to all of your questions.



2017 Ford Edge vs. 2017 Ford Explorer: Performance

Whether you are looking for power or efficiency, the 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Ford Explorer have a lot to offer. For those looking for a responsive performance from their sport utility vehicle, the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine that comes with the Explorer is the ideal way to make sure you have a strong SUV. Take a look at the table below for specifics on what makes each engine option so special.

Ford Edge Model Ford Explorer
2.7L EcoBoost® V6 Engine 3.5L EcoBoost® V6
315 HP @ 4,750 RPM Horsepower 365 HP @ 5,500 RPM
350 lb.-ft. @ 2,750 RPM Torque 350 lb.-ft. @ 3,500 RPM
17/24 MPG MPG 16/22 MPG
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2017 Ford Edge vs. 2017 Ford Explorer: Interior

When it comes to comfort, both the 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Ford Explorer are designed to facilitate a relaxing environment that youve come to anticipate from one of Americas leading SUV manufacturers.

Ford Edge interior features include:

  • Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (DEATC)
  • Ambient lighting
  • Cargo management system
  • All-weather floor liners
  • Available heated steering wheel
  • Smart charging USB ports
  • 10-way power drivers seat
  • Second Row EasyFold® seats

Ford Explorer interior features include:

  • Rear auxiliary climate control
  • All-weather floor mats
  • Available twin-panel moonroof
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Power-adjustable pedals with memory
  • Leather-wrapped heated steering wheel with mounted controls
  • Second-row bucket seats with Power-Assist Fold
  • 3rd-row PowerFold® 50/50 split-folding bench
2017 Ford Edge cs 2017 Ford Explorer Interior
2017 Ford Edge cs 2017 Ford Explorer Interior

2017 Ford Edge vs. 2017 Ford Explorer: Technology

The 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Ford Explorer are both made to keep you and your passengers completely entertained throughout trips of any duration. Each available with SYNC® 3 infotainment technology, the Edge and the Explorer allow you to seamlessly connect your SUV to your smartphones applications.

Additional technology features include:

  • Driver configurable 4.2-in LCD displays
  • Power converter 110V outlet
  • 12-speaker audio system from Sony®
  • Voice-activated touchscreen navigation system
  • SiriusXM®™ Radio
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2017 Ford Edge vs. 2017 Ford Explorer: Safety

Two of the safest SUVs available at our Ford dealership in Merrillville, IN, the Ford Edge and the Ford Explorer are both made with a myriad of passive and active safety features designed to keep you and your passengers safe while enhancing driver awareness on the road.

Ford Edge safety features include:

  • Personal Safety System™ airbags
  • Safety Canopy® side-curtain airbags
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
  • Individual Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Rearview Camera
  • Inflatable rear safety belts
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System)
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist System
  • Front 180-degree camera

Ford Explorer safety features include:

  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • Inflatable rear outboard safety belts
  • Safety Canopy® system
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
  • Traction control
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TMPS)
  • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS® with cross-traffic alert)
  • Rear view camera with washer
  • Reverse sensing system
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Test Drive the 2017 Ford Edge and the 2017 Ford Explorer in Merrillville, IN!

For more information on the 2017 Ford Edge, the 2017 Ford Explorer, or how you can schedule a test drive appointment at our dealership in Merrillville, IN, please don't hesitate to contact Art Hill Ford through our website or by calling our team of specialists directly at (219) 738-5300.