2019 Ford Edge vs. 2019 Chevy Traverse | A Mid-Sized SUV Comparison
Mid-sized SUVs with exceptional amenities and pure performance are all the rage these days, thanks to their combination of family-friendly technology and cargo space. To help you with your research, our experts at Westlie Ford in Washougal, WA, have created this 2019 Ford Edge vs. 2019 Chevy Traverse comparison page. Below, we discuss the Ford Edge and Chevy Traverse engines, hauling capabilities, cargo space, safety, and technology.
For the purposes of this comparison, we will be pitting the 2019 Ford Edge ST, with a starting MSRP of $42,355, against the 2019 Chevy Traverse All-Wheel Drive LT Leather, with a starting MSRP of $42,295.
If you’re most interested in the Ford Edge, you can check out our Ford Edge informational hub or have a look at our inventory. Once you have an idea of which model you want to try, see our lease and finance offers, then schedule a test drive. Would you like to speak to a Westlie Ford representative? Either call us at (360) 602-2490 or use our online form.
Edge vs. Traverse Engine & Towing
Both the Ford Edge and the Chevy Traverse have all-wheel drive and automatic stop-start technology. However, even though these two SUVs share some driving similarities, their engines deliver vastly different specs. The Ford Edge’s engine far outperforms the Chevy Traverse engine when it comes to horsepower, torque, and towing capacity. Have a look at the table below to see for yourself.
2019 Ford Edge ST
|Engine||2.7L EcoBoost® V6|
|Towing Capacity||3,500 lbs.|
2019 Chevy Traverse LT Leather
|Towing Capacity||1,500 lbs.|
Edge vs. Traverse Interior & Cargo Space
The Chevy Traverse and Ford Edge share some similar interior design choices, such as leather-trimmed seating and steering wheels, and heated driver and front passenger seats. However, the Ford Edge’s interior finishes are far bolder. For example, the Edge’s steering wheel comes with City Silver stitching and the ST logo, and its leather-trimmed seats feature Miko inserts. When it comes to cargo volume, the Ford Edge provides 39.2 cu.-ft. of trunk space, whereas the Chevy Traverse only has 23 cu.-ft. of trunk space. The comfortable interior of the Ford Edge also includes other features, some of which are listed below.
- 60/40 split-fold-flat and reclining bench with fold-down armrest
- Aluminum brake and accelerator pedal covers
- Ten-way power driver’s seat with memory and ten-way passenger seat
Edge vs. Traverse Safety
Our youngest passengers are always our top priority, which is why both the Ford Edge and the Chevy Traverse have the LATCH system. Additionally, both also offer a rear view camera, perfect for making sure you don’t back up into an unseen object. However, our experts agree that the Ford Edge’s safety features far surpass the Chevy Traverse’s offerings. Listed below are just a few of the safety aspects available for Ford Edge owners.
- Personal Safety System™
- Remote Keyless Entry System
- SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
- SecuriCode™ keyless entry keypad
Edge vs. Traverse Technology
Both the Ford Edge and Chevy Traverse have teenage driver safety systems built into their SUVs – Chevy’s named Teen Driver and Ford’s called MyKey®. Additionally, they both offer amazing sound systems. However, the Bose® premium audio system on the Chevy Traverse is only available, whereas Ford Edge’s B&O™ Premium Sound System by Bang & Olufsen comes standard. Listed below are some of the other ways our experts feel the Ford Edge outperforms the Chevy Traverse in technology.
- SYNC® 3
- Two driver-configurable 4.2-inch LCD displays in cluster
- Universal garage door opener