2024 Ford Edge vs. Explorer

2023 Ford Explorer vs. 2023 Ford Edge
2024 Ford Edge


2024 Ford Explorer

MSRP Price

$39,000 MSRP (est).
2.0L turbo 4-cylinder

Base Engine

2.3L 4-cylinder engine
250 hp

Base Horsepower

300 hp
Up to five

Seating Capacity

Up to seven

If you’re interested in trading in for a new Ford SUV as your next St Cloud daily driver, two options include the 2024 Ford Edge and the 2024 Ford Explorer. Both of these SUVs stand in the mid-size category, have turbocharged engine options, and sport attractive price tags. So how do the Explorer and Edge differ from each other?

To help you determine whether the 2024 Ford Edge or Explorer is right for your Rockford driving demands, we compare the two beloved SUVs in the guide below by their pricing, interior dimensions, and engine options.

2024 Ford Edge or Explorer: Price Comparison

Prices for the 2024 Ford Explorer are not set in stone yet, but the starting price is expected to be very close to the Ford Edge’s price tag. Overall, the Ford Explorer has a larger price range in comparison to the Edge, which is showcased below.

2024 Ford Edge:

  • 2024 Ford Edge SE: $38,365 Starting MSRP
  • 2024 Ford Edge ST: $47,205 Starting MSRP

2024 Ford Explorer:

  • 2024 Ford Explorer Base: $39,000 Starting MSRP (est).
  • 2024 Ford Explorer King Ranch®: $58,000 Starting MSRP (est).

2024 Ford Edge or Explorer: Interior Dimensions

One primary deciding factor between the Ford Edge and Explorer is their interiors. If you’re looking for the option with the most space and seating to meet the needs of your Monticello family, your best bet would be the Ford Explorer. While both are classified as mid-size SUVs, the Explorer offers more cargo space and can seat up to seven with its available third-row seating, whereas the Edge only seats up to five passengers. Get the details on the dimensions for both the Edge and Explorer below.

2024 Ford Edge: 

  • Overall Length: 188.8 inches
  • Overall Height: 68.3 inches
  • Cargo Space up to Seat 1: 73.4 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Total Passenger Volume: 113.9 cubic feet

2024 Ford Explorer: 

  • Overall Length: 198.8 in
  • Overall Height: 70.2 in
  • Cargo Space up to Seat 1: 87.8 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Total Passenger Volume: 152.7 cubic feet

2024 Ford Edge or Explorer: Engines

When it comes to engines and power, the Edge and Explorer share a lot in common. Both have two engine options: a standard turbo 4-cylinder or an available V6 engine, though there are a few differences between the two.

The Ford Explorer has a standard turbo-charged 2.3-liter 4-cylinder engine that generates 300 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard, and four-wheel drive is available. The more powerful option is a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that produces 400 hp and 415 lb-ft of torque.

On the other hand, the Edge has a standard 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine producing 250 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. The more powerful option is a twin-turbo 2.7-liter V-6 engine producing 335 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive is standard across the board.

Compare the Edge and Explorer at Morrie's Buffalo Ford!

Still undecided between the Edge or the Explorer? It’s hard to completely gauge which one is right for you without comparing both SUVs from behind the wheel at Morrie's Buffalo Ford. Visit our dealer, and we’ll walk you through our new Edge and Explorer inventories and help you determine which is a better fit. Contact us online or give us a call at 612-464-9299 to get started today.

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