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Ford Edge
2021 Ford Edge
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$32,750
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.1
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Ford Explorer
2021 Ford Explorer
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$32,925
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Mazda CX-7
2012 Mazda CX-7
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$22,190
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
250 hp @ 5550 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
161 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
275 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
161 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,959 lbs
4,345 lbs
3,496 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,500 lbs
5,300 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
24 MPG
22 MPG
City
21 MPG
21 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
28 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 (2020) Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
8.5 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.4 gallons
18.6 gallons
16.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
386.4 miles
390.6 miles
328 miles
Cruising Range Highway
533.6 miles
520.8 miles
442.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
188.8 in
198.8 in
184.3 in
Height
68.3 in
70.2 in
64.8 in
Max Width
75.9 in
78.9 in
73.7 in
Front Width
64.8 in
66.9 in
64.1 in
Rear Width
64.7 in
66.9 in
63.9 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
119.1 in
108.3 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.2 in
8.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.6 in
43 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.2 in
40.7 in
39.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60.3 in
61.8 in
58 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.9 in
59.2 in
54.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.6 in
39 in
36.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.3 in
40.5 in
39.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
60.5 in
61.9 in
55.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
59.1 in
53 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
32.2 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
N/A
38.9 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
54.6 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
40.9 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
73.4 ft³
87.8 ft³
58.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
39.2 ft³
47.9 ft³
29.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
39.2 ft³
18.2 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.3 ft
N/A
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/60HR18
P255/65HR18
P215/70HR17
Rear Tire
P245/60HR18
P255/65HR18
P215/70HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
T155/90D18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Lithium Gray
  • Oxford White
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Black Cherry Mica
  • Brilliant Black
  • Copper Red Mica
  • Crystal White Pearl Mica
  • Liquid Silver Metallic
  • Stormy Blue Mica

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black, Cloth seat trim
  • Sand, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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