2017 GMC Terrain vs. 2017 Ford Edge

2017 GMC Terrain

2017 GMC Terrain

2017 Ford Edge

2017 Ford Edge

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When it comes to giving drivers access to the power, efficiency, and safety equipment they need, there are few choices better than the 2017 GMC Terrain. To demonstrate this, we’ve created a comparison of the Terrain and a competitor, the 2017 Ford Edge. One glance and it’s easy to see why Troy and Dayton, OH drivers prefer the GMC to the Ford. Explore these two vehicles here and decide for yourself then when you’re ready to finance your next adventure, stop by Dave Arbogast Buick GMC to get started.

Power and Performance

For a dynamic, efficient ride, the GMC Terrain is the one to beat, thanks to a 3.6L V6 engine that delivers 301 hp and 272 lb.-ft. of peak torque. The Edge Sport’s 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine delivered just 280 hp and 250 lb.-ft. of torque. The Terrain’s efficient 4-cylinder engine provided superior economy as well, giving drivers access to an EPA-estimated 21 mpg/city and 31 mpg/highway fuel efficiency. The Ford’s 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine offered just 20 mpg/city and 29 mpg/highway efficiency, potentially costing drivers hundreds more in fuel costs over the life of the vehicle.

Safety Features

The GMC Terrain is designed to do more than just provide an engaging driving experience – it’s engineered to deliver a safer one as well thanks to advanced design and materials that make it more resistant to damage in a crash. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the GMC was safer than the Ford, receiving an overall score of “Good” in crash test ratings – the highest the organization offers. The Ford scored a below average “Acceptable” rating. The Terrain is designed to avoid crashes as well as survive them, thanks to a powerful braking system that brought the SUV to a full stop from 70 mph in just 161 feet, according to Car and Driver. The Edge required 187 feet to perform the same maneuvers, a difference of 16 feet.

Test-drive the GMC Terrain in Troy, OH

Get behind the wheel of the dynamic 2017 GMC Terrain and see why we think it’s a superior choice to the 2017 Ford Edge for Troy and Dayton, OH drivers. Contact Dave Arbogast Buick GMC at 937-552-2930 or visit our showroom at 3540 S County Rd 25A in Troy, OH to check out our selection of new and used GMC Terrain models today.