The 2019 Ford Edge is a superb choice for a midsize SUV, with its bold design, powerful engine choices, respectable fuel economy, roomy interior, and many premium features. See how the 2019 Edge favorably stacks up against the midsize SUV competition in this 2019 Ford Edge vs 2019 Toyota Highlander comparison.
On the performance front, the 2019 Edge easily outmuscles the 2019 Highlander. Both SUVs offer two engine options. The base-level 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 engine in the Edge delivers 250 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, while the base-level 2.7L four-cylinder engine in the Highlander generates only 185 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The available 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine in the Edge doles out 335 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque, while the available 3.5L V6 engine in the Highlander produces just 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque.
Compare the 2019 Ford Edge and 2019 Toyota Highlander
Despite the greater power output, the Edge is more efficient, with an estimated fuel economy of 11.4 city/8.3 hwy L/100 km, compared to 11.8 city/8.7 hwy L/100 km for the Highlander. All Edge models come standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission. While the upper trim Highlander models have an 8-speed automatic transmission, the base-level LE grade has a 6-speed automatic transmission.
The Edge is quite roomy, with a total passenger volume of 73.4 cu-ft (2.08 cu-m), compared to 69.9 cu-ft (1.98 cu-m) for the Highlander. Also, with the available Hands-Free Liftgate in the Edge, it’s easy to load and unload cargo. The Highlander doesn’t offer a similar feature.
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