2019 Honda Passport vs. 2019 Ford Edge
There is a global arms race underway among the world’s automakers inside of the crossover SUV class of the industry. Almost every manufacturer operating in the United States has at least a few crossover SUVs to offer, but Honda makes a strong case for being one of the leaders in this highly competitive class of the automotive industry. For the current model year, Honda is expanding its profile with a brand-new model that combines the most popular elements of some of its existing models. A comparison of the 2019 Honda Passport vs. 2019 Ford Edge is a clear illustration of how competitive the crossover SUV segment has become. In its first year of production, the 2019 Passport offers more power, more available cargo volume and a higher range of towing capacities than its Ford competitor. Schedule a test drive today by calling, 601-693-4651.
The 2019 Honda Passport is now available at the Meridian Honda showroom. There are four available trim grades of the new Passport to choose from Sport, EX-L, Touring, Elite. Both the 2019 Honda Passport and 2019 Ford Edge have space for up to five passengers and both crossover SUVs have plenty of space for cargo – although the 2019 Passport demonstrates a clear lead in that category. When there are passengers sitting in the back seat of the 2019 Honda Passport, there is still 41.2 cubic-feet of cargo volume. Owners of the new Honda crossover SUV can easily expand the available cargo volume by folding the rear seat down. In this configuration, the 2019 Honda Passport can make up to 77.9 cubic-feet of useable cargo volume available. The 2019 Ford Edge comes up a bit short with a maximum cargo volume of 73.4 cubic-feet.
|2019 Honda Passport||Vs.||2019 Kia Forte|
|3.5-L, V-6||Engine||Turbo., 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.|
|77.9 cu.-ft.||Cargo Volume||73.4 cu.-ft.|
|3,500 lbs.||Towing||1,500 lbs.|
All of the available trim grades of the 2019 Honda Passport use the same powertrain. Under the hood of the all-new Honda crossover SUV is a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter, V-6 engine attached to a nine-speed automatic transmission. It will produce 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. The base engine of the 2019 Ford Edge is powered by a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. However, it doesn’t make quite as much power, topping out at 250 horsepower.
Additionally, the 2019 Passport has a higher range of towing capabilities than the 2019 Edge. Versions of the new Honda crossover SUV with front-wheel-drive can tow up to 3,500 pounds and models with all-wheel-drive have a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. When properly equipped the 2019 Ford Edge can pull up to 3,500 pounds.