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

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2008 Ford Explorer and 2009 Ford Edge Specifications

Model Year 2008 2009  
Model Ford Explorer Ford Edge  
Engine 4.6L V8
OHC-3v
292 hp@5750
300 lb-ft@3950
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
265 hp@6250
250 lb-ft@4500
 
Transmission 6-speed automatic 6-speed automatic  
Drivetrain AWD AWD  
Body 4dr SUV 4dr SUV  
      Difference
Wheelbase 113.7 in 111.2 in 2.5 in
Length 193.4 in 185.7 in 7.7 in
Width 73.7 in 75.8 in -2.1 in
Height 72.8 in 67.2 in 5.6 in
Curb Weight 4706 lb. 4282 lb. 424 lb.
Fuel Capacity 22.5 gal. 19.0 gal. 3.5 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 39.8 in 40.0 in -0.2 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 59.0 in 58.9 in 0.1 in
Hip Room, Row 1 55.4 in 54.8 in 0.6 in
Legroom, Row 1 42.4 in 40.7 in 1.7 in
Headroom, Row 2 38.7 in 39.3 in -0.6 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 58.9 in 58.8 in 0.1 in
Hip Room, Row 2 55.5 in 56.3 in -0.8 in
Legroom, Row 2 36.9 in 39.6 in -2.7 in
Headroom, Row 3 37.4 in 0.0 in 37.4 in
Shoulder Room, Row 3 53.1 in 0.0 in 53.1 in
Hip Room, Row 3 45.3 in 0.0 in 45.3 in
Legroom, Row 3 34.9 in 0.0 in 34.9 in
Total Legroom 114.2 in (over 3 rows) 80.3 in (over 2 rows) 33.9 in
Cargo Volume, Minimum 13.6 ft3 32.1 ft3 -18.5 ft3
Cargo Volume, Behind R2 43.9 ft3 32.1 11.8 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 83.7 ft3 69.6 ft3 14.1 ft3

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

2008 Ford Explorer Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
the front seat has plenty of leg room and seats hug you see full Ford Explorer 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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