2017 Ford Explorer Sport vs Ford Edge Sport

2017 Ford Explorer Sport


starting msrp

16 city / 22 hwy

est. mpg

2017 Ford Explorer Sport
2017 Ford Edge Sport

2017 Ford Edge Sport


starting msrp

17 city / 24 hwy

est. mpg

The 2017 Ford Explorer Sport vs 2017 Ford Edge Sport. What's Your Choice?

Serving Columbus, Westerville, and Gahanna, OH

The 2017 Ford Explorer Sport is an SUV that has three rows of seats. Featuring five seats, the 2017 Ford Edge Sport is a smaller SUV that also has a family-friendly layout. Both vehicles come with the turbocharged EcoBoost engines and Intelligent 4WD that deliver superb performance. The SYNC 3 infotainment system is a notable high-tech feature that's installed in the Explorer Sport and Edge Sport. Ruby Red and Blue Jeans are some of the rich paint options that are available for these Ford vehicles.

2017 Ford Explorer Sport Exterior


The Ford Explorer Sport is powered by the 3.5 L EcoBoost V6 engine that has a peak output of 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. Under the hood of the Ford Edge Sport is the all-new 2.0 L EcoBoost I-4 engine that's rated at 245 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. This four-cylinder engine includes a twin-scroll turbocharger that maximizes power at relatively low tachometer readings. Both engine blocks are paired with the SelectShift automatic transmission system that has six gear speeds. These Ford SUVs are available with the Intelligent 4WD, which optimizes traction on various surfaces. In the Explorer Sport, the Terrain Management System ensures good stability on rocks, sand, mud, snow and other landscapes. This model can confidently roll on elevated roads thanks to the Hill Descent Control and Hill Start Assist. An electric power assist steering system lets you easily handle these versatile Ford vehicles. Additionally, the Explorer Sport and Edge Sport come with the AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control.


The SYNC 3 infotainment system is installed in the Ford Explorer Sport and Edge Sport. An 8-inch touch screen lets you navigate this signature multimedia console that includes a GPS navigation system with virtual maps and live feeds by SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link. Both SUVs are connected to more than 120 music channels on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, which can be enjoyed on a premium sound system by Sony. The Clear Phase and Live Acoustic features are integrated into this advanced audio system. You can manage both vehicles via the FordPass that's compatible with most smartphones or tablets. Wireless Bluetooth is another great connectivity option that's included in the Explorer Sport and Edge Sport.

2017 Ford Edge Sport Exterior


The Ford Explorer Sport and Edge Sport include the Blind Spot Information System with Rear Cross Traffic Alert. These features help you avoid side or rear collisions at fast speeds. Both SUVs come with the Adaptive Cruise Control that automatically responds to the flow of traffic. This advanced cruise control technology is paired with the Brake Support, which ensures smooth deceleration when another car ahead suddenly slows down. The Edge Sport can be equipped with other accident-avoidance features like the Lane-Keeping System, which gently adjusts the steering direction during an unintentional drift out of a single lane. This model also has the Enhanced Active Park Assist System, which helps you execute parallel and perpendicular parking. The Edge Sport includes a forward-facing camera that captures a 180-degree perspective of what's directly in front of you. Some passive safety features that are standard in both vehicles include the Safety Canopy System, Belt-Minder and SOS Post-Crash Alert System.

Come to Krieger Ford to check out the 2017 Ford Explorer Sport and 2017 Ford Edge Sport. Bring your whole family to test drive these premium Ford models.

MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at MSRP refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.

All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

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