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Honda CR-V vs. Ford Edge

2020 Honda CR-V vs. 2020 Ford Edge

$25,150 MSRP*

Starting Price

$31,100 MSRP
1.5L 4-cylinder engine

Standard Engine

2.0L EcoBoost® Engine

Standard Drivetrain


Available Drivetrain

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)


8-speed Automatic Transmission
28 city mpg/34 hwy mpg on LX with CVT**

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

21 city mpg/29 hwy mpg on SE with 8-speed automatic transmission
75.8 cubic feet

Max Cargo Capacity

73.4 cubic feet

The Ford Edge and Honda CR-V are two popular options for Waterbury-area SUV shoppers, and both offer sporty performance and a roomy interior. That being said, you’ll find that there are some significant differences in price and mpg that could be game-changers. This CR-V vs. Ford Edge comparison from Honda of Watertown will help you decide which SUV is the better choice for you.

Ford Edge vs. CR-V: Starting Price and Trim Levels

Looking at the CR-V vs. Ford Edge, you’ll find that both offer four trim levels from which to choose.

  • CR-V Trims: LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring
  • Ford Edge Trims: SE, SEL, Titanium, and ST

As for the sticker price, the entry-level CR-V LX is $5,950 less than the base Ford SE model. That could make all the difference to many Southbury drivers.

  • 2020 Honda CR-V LX: $25,150 MSRP*
  • 2020 Ford Edge SE: $31,100 MSRP

Ford Edge vs. CR-V: Performance Specs

Another important consideration is performance and efficiency. When you compare the Ford CR-V vs. Ford Edge in this category, you’ll see that both are equipped with a 4-cylinder engine and offer all-wheel drive. But the CR-V mpg rating proves you will get more out of every gallon of gas than with the Edge. That kind of fuel economy means that you not only save with the lower starting price of the CR-V, you’ll continue to save at the pump. Check out the performance specs and mpg for both models to see which is better suited to your Torrington-area driving needs.

2020 Honda CR-V LX:

  • 1.5L 4-cylinder engine
  • CVT
  • 28 city mpg/34 hwy mpg**
  • Standard 2-wheel drive
  • Available all-wheel drive

2020 Ford Edge SE

  • 2.4L I4 engine
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 21 city mpg/29 hwy mpg
  • Standard front-wheel drive
  • Available all-wheel drive

Ford Edge vs. CR-V: Dimensions

The Honda CR-V and Ford Edge both comfortably seat up to five people and provide 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row. The big difference comes when you compare the maximum cargo space available. With the second row folded flat, the CR-V dimensions allow for a maximum of 75.8 cubic feet, while the Edge offers only 73.4 cubic feet of maximum cargo space.

Test Drive the 2020 CR-V Today at Honda of Watertown

It’s clear that the price, dimensions, and mpg of the 2020 Honda CR-V make it an all-around better choice than the Ford Edge. Honda of Watertown is happy to fill you in on the CR-V towing capability and show you the available CR-V color options. Why wait? Contact us to schedule a test drive today! And make sure to take advantage of our current new vehicle specials to save on your exciting new CR-V.

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and accessories. Dealers prices may vary.

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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