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Ford Escape (2008) vs. Ford Edge (2009) Specs

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2008 Ford Escape and 2009 Ford Edge Specifications

Model Year 2008 2009  
Model Ford Escape Ford Edge  
Engine 3.0L V6
DOHC-4v
200 hp@6000
193 lb-ft@4850
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
265 hp@6250
250 lb-ft@4500
 
Transmission 4-speed automatic 6-speed automatic  
Drivetrain AWD AWD  
Body 4dr SUV 4dr SUV  
      Difference
Wheelbase 103.1 in 111.2 in -8.1 in
Length 174.7 in 185.7 in -11 in
Width 71.1 in 75.8 in -4.7 in
Height 67.7 in 67.2 in 0.5 in
Curb Weight 3547 lb. 4282 lb. -735 lb.
Fuel Capacity 16.5 gal. 19.0 gal. -2.5 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 40.4 in 40.0 in 0.4 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 56.6 in 58.9 in -2.3 in
Hip Room, Row 1 53.3 in 54.8 in -1.5 in
Legroom, Row 1 41.6 in 40.7 in 0.9 in
Headroom, Row 2 39.2 in 39.3 in -0.1 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 55.9 in 58.8 in -2.9 in
Hip Room, Row 2 49.1 in 56.3 in -7.2 in
Legroom, Row 2 35.6 in 39.6 in -4 in
Total Legroom 77.2 in (over 2 rows) 80.3 in (over 2 rows) -3.1 in
Cargo Volume, Minimum 29.2 ft3 32.1 ft3 -2.9 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 66.3 ft3 69.6 ft3 -3.3 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2008 Ford Escape

2008 Ford Escape Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Surprisingly large back seat - roomier than the Explorer see full Ford Escape review
2009 4dr SUV 171-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Plenty of room - includes armrests see full Ford Escape review
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Enough room for my elderly Dad to sit there comfortably, unlike the back seat of the Subaru Forester which was my original first choice. see full Ford Escape review
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Even with front seat a bit forward to allow for rear seat passenger, plenty of room in the front. see full Ford Escape review
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
plenty of room see full Ford Escape review
2007 4dr SUV 133-horsepower 2.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Roomy. see full Ford Escape review
2008 Ford Escape Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
The leather seats are hard. Has a cheap plastic feel. see full Ford Escape review
2008 4dr SUV 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
The leather seats are the same in the back. Has a hard plastic feel. Suppose to be leather . see full Ford Escape review
2008 4dr SUV 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
Front seat was really hard. My backside was sore right away. see full Ford Escape review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2009 Ford Edge

2009 Ford Edge Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
Spacious legroom and reclining seats. Fat center fold down armrest with cup holders and adjustable A/C vents are a nice touch. see full Ford Edge review
2008 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
i have 2 teenagers who have complained regularly with other vehicles they have rode in in the last 6 months. see full Ford Edge review
2008 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
EXCELLENT ROOM IN THE REAR FOR LEGS AND STRETCHING OUT. see full Ford Edge review
2008 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
Seats are very comfortable. Love the forward leaning front headrests. Great legroom as well. see full Ford Edge review
2008 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
Larger and more comfortable than any other offering in this segment. Class leading legroom and open feel. see full Ford Edge review
2008 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
Great for long trips. see full Ford Edge review
2009 Ford Edge Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
A little cramped see full Ford Edge review
2010 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
not much leg room see full Ford Edge review
 
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