Picking out a new vehicle starts with deciding what size vehicle is right for you. If a sedan is too small but a mid-size crossover SUV is just too big, then you’ll fall into the category right inbetween the two. It may feel like an odd place to be, looking for a vehicle that is small enough to still have a good fuel economy yet big enough for passengers and cargo to fit comfortably. That’s why we’re here to help. We’re going to feature two popular vehicles that fit in the category between the sedan and the mid-size SUV: the 2015 Toyota Venza and the 2015 Ford Edge. We’ll give you a side-by-side comparison to help you decide which vehicle is best for you.
Both vehicles have a similar starting price point with the 2015 Toyota Venza coming in at $29,065 and the 2015 Ford Edge just slightly less at $28,100. The 2015 Toyota Venza has a smaller engine on its base trim, so the 2015 Ford Edge has an advantage when it comes to horsepower and torque. The fuel economy is comparable with the 2015 Toyota Venza offering an estimated 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, and the 2015 Ford Edge with an estimated 20 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
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The 2015 Toyota Venza and the 2015 Ford Edge are both equipped with plenty of features to keep all passengers safe. They also have similar warranties as well as keyless entry. The 2015 Toyota Venza stands out when it comes to additional luxury features that are not offered on the 2015 Ford Edge. The 2015 Venza has a compass, universal garage door opener and heated side mirrors. The driver’s seat has a multi-adjust power system, and there are separate climate controls for the driver and front passenger seats.