2011 Ford
Edge Limited
vs. 2011 Honda
CR-V

2011 Ford Edge Limited

9.9

starting from

$37,325

Reasons to buy the Ford Edge Limited

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Quite powerful
285 HP @ 6,500 RPM
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OK ground clearance for rough terrain
7.9"
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Safer for the driver in side collisions
5 stars
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Sporty performance
15.0 lb/hp
2011 Honda CR-V

9.0

Runner-up

Honda CR-V

starting from

$23,405
"We're certainly smitten with the CR-V's ability to comfortably take on both people and cargo."
edmunds.com | talking about the CR-V's interior quality
"Well-rounded and a great choice for families."
edmunds.com | talking about the CR-V's overall satisfaction

Reasons to buy the Honda CR-V

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Less safe for the driver in head-on collisions
4 stars
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Good city fuel efficiency
21 mpg
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Good highway fuel efficiency
28 mpg
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Good braking distance from 60mph
123 ft
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 7.0
2011 Ford Edge Limited Winner: Edge Limited
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  • Leather comes standard on the Edge Limited; the CR-V only offers cloth seats
  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the Edge Limited's power seats; not available on the CR-V
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 8.6
2011 Ford Edge Limited Winner: Edge Limited
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  • The Edge Limited has 6 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 12 vs 6
  • It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Edge Limited; but it's not available at all on the CR-V
Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs 8.8
2011 Ford Edge Limited Winner: Edge Limited
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  • The Edge Limited has 3.0x less risk of serious injury, 5 stars vs 3 stars
Performance 10.0 vs 9.2
2011 Ford Edge Limited Winner: Edge Limited
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  • Around 60% more powerful, 285 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM
  • The Edge Limited's power-to-weight ratio is more than 20% better, providing a sportier ride, 15.0 lb/hp vs 18.8 lb/hp
  • All-wheel drive provides better traction off-road and in poor weather, all-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive
Cost 9.4 vs 10.0
2011 Honda CR-V Winner: CR-V
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  • The best price we've seen is $13,920 cheaper (around 40% less), $23,405 vs $37,325
  • Gets around 20% more miles per gallon in the city, 21 mpg vs 18 mpg
Practicality 10.0 vs 9.8
2011 Ford Edge Limited Winner: Edge Limited
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  • The Edge Limited offers an optional navigation system; not available on the CR-V
Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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Road Tests - vs -
Missing information
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Overall 9.9 vs 9.0

Luxury Features

Ford
Edge Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited
2011 Honda CR-V Honda
CR-V
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the Edge Limited's power seats; not available on the CR-V
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Not Available Leather comes standard on the Edge Limited; the CR-V only offers cloth seats

Entertainment System

Ford
Edge Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited
2011 Honda CR-V Honda
CR-V
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Number of speakers 12 vs 6 The Edge Limited has an extraordinary amount of speakers, and the CR-V is OK, too
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs Yes The CR-V 's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the Edge Limited does not
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer No vs No Neither has a subwoofer; audio won't have that deep thumping bass sound
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entertainment system Optional vs Not Available It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Edge Limited; but it's not available at all on the CR-V

Crash Test Ratings

Ford
Edge Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited
2011 Honda CR-V Honda
CR-V
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs 4 stars Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
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Front driver crash test 3 stars vs 4 stars Poor protection, 21% to 35% chance of serious head or chest injuries in a crash
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs 3 stars The Edge Limited is 3.0x safer than the CR-V

Performance

Ford
Edge Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited
2011 Honda CR-V Honda
CR-V
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Horsepower 285 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM The Edge Limited is fairly powerful, but the CR-V is underpowered
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Number of gears 6 vs 5 The Edge Limited has more gears and the CR-V is OK, too
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both only offer an automatic transmission, unlike most in this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 15.0 lb/hp vs 18.8 lb/hp The Edge Limited is a sporty car, while the CR-V is just average
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Drivetrain type all-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive The Edge Limited has a good drivetrain for off-road and poor weather driving
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 38.6 ft vs 37.8 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Cost

Ford
Edge Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited
2011 Honda CR-V Honda
CR-V
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MSRP $37,325 vs $23,405 The CR-V has a great price and the Edge Limited is pretty reasonable
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In-city gas mileage 18 mpg vs 21 mpg The CR-V has great city mileage and the Edge Limited is pretty reasonable
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Practicality

Ford
Edge Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited
2011 Honda CR-V Honda
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Average number of seats
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Cargo space 68.9 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3 Both have OK cargo room
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front seats 55.5 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3 Both average size front seats
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Base payload capacity 909 lb vs 850 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Not Available The Edge Limited offers an optional navigation system; not available on the CR-V
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Cupholders 8 vs 8 Both have lots of cupholders
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Safety Features

Ford
Edge Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited
2011 Honda CR-V Honda
CR-V
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 5 vs 5 OK number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system MyFord vs None

Road Tests

Ford
Edge Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited
2011 Honda CR-V Honda
CR-V
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0-60 mph 8.1 seconds vs 9.2 seconds The Edge Limited's 0-60 time is average for this class of vehicle, but the CR-V is sluggish
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Braking distance at 60mph 134 ft vs 123 ft The CR-V has above average braking ability for this class of vehicle, but the Edge Limited is just OK
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1/4 mile 16.6 s @ 87 mph vs 16.9 s @ 82 mph Both have average 1/4 mile times for this class of vehicle
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Lateral acceleration 0.76 g vs 0.77 g Both have unremarkable cornering abilities
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

Other Vehicles to Consider

2011 Ford Edge SE 2012 Ford Escape Limited Edge SE vs Escape Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited 2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Edge Limited vs RAV4 Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited 2011 Ford Explorer Edge Limited vs Explorer
2011 Ford Edge SE 2012 Chevrolet Traverse LT Edge SE vs Traverse LT
2011 Ford Edge SEL 2011 Chevrolet Equinox LS Edge SEL vs Equinox LS
2011 Honda CR-V EX-L 2011 Honda Accord EX-L CR-V EX-L vs Accord EX-L
2011 Honda CR-V 2011 Toyota RAV4 CR-V vs RAV4
2011 Honda CR-V EX 2011 Nissan Murano SL CR-V EX vs Murano SL
2011 Honda CR-V EX-L 2011 Toyota Highlander SE CR-V EX-L vs Highlander SE
2011 Honda CR-V 2011 Acura MDX CR-V vs MDX

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