2024 Ford Edge ST vs 2024 Audi SQ5

2024 Ford Edge ST Comparison
2024 Audi SQ5 Comparison

2024 Ford Edge ST vs 2024 Audi SQ5

In the realm of performance SUVs, the 2024 Ford Edge ST and the 2024 Audi SQ5 stand out as frontrunners in Edmonton. Both vehicles offer a blend of style, technology, and performance tailored to distinct audiences. 

Vehicle Comparison

2024 Ford Edge ST Feature 2024 Audi SQ5
$56,495 MSRP* $ 75,315
2.0 L/122 Engine litres (L) 3.0 L/183
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Cylinder configuration Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
250 @ 5500 rpm Horsepower 349 @ 6000 rpm
275 @ 3000 rpm Torque (lb-ft) 369 @ 1370 rpm
11.5 L/100 km Fuel economy - city (L/100km) 12.6 L/100 km
8.4 L/100 km Fuel economy - highway (L/100km) 9.8 L/100 km
8.4 - 11.5 L/100 km Fuel economy - combined (L/100km) 11.4 km
4,796   Exterior length (mm) 2,819
1,928   Exterior body width (mm) 4,681
1,082  Front legroom (mm) 1,041 
1,031  Rear legroom (mm) 960 
1,021  Front headroom (mm) 1,006 
1,024  Rear headroom (mm) 998 
N/A Front hiproom (mm) N/A
N/A Rear hiproom (mm) N/A
1,532   Front shoulder room (mm) 1,466 

*All pricing is based on Ontario MSRP and does not include taxes and fees. Dealer pricing may differ. Prices are subject to change anytime without notice.

Interior and Exterior Styling Comparison

The Ford Edge ST boasts a sporty appeal with its 20-inch bright-machined aluminum wheels and a unique lower fascia that speaks volumes of its performance pedigree. The gloss black painted mesh grille adorned with the ST logo, and dual exhaust tips enhance its aggressive stance. 

In contrast, the Audi SQ5 exudes a refined elegance. Its sleek design is highlighted by adaptive damping and standard 21-inch wheels, striking a perfect balance between athletic and classy. The interior, though critiqued for conservative colour schemes, offers unparalleled comfort and practicality with adjustable rear seating and expansive cargo space. 

Performance Features Comparison

Under the hood, the Ford Edge ST is equipped with a 2.7-litre EcoBoost® Twin-Turbo V6 engine, providing an invigorating driving experience complemented by its intelligent all-wheel drive. The performance-tuned suspension ensures responsiveness and stability, making it ideal for driving enthusiasts who crave a spirited ride.

The Audi SQ5 steps up with a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6, pushing out 349 horsepower. Its quattro all-wheel-drive system and an 8-speed automatic transmission promise a smooth yet dynamic drive. The optional Dynamic Package, which includes air suspension and a sport differential, further refines its already impressive handling.

Technology Features Comparison

Technology in the Ford Edge ST includes the advanced SYNC® 4A with wireless connectivity and a 12-inch multi-function screen, making connectivity seamless. The inclusion of FordPass Connect™ adds a layer of convenience with remote features and vehicle health alerts, appealing to tech-savvy users.

Audi’s SQ5 matches this with a strong tech suite including wireless charging and advanced connectivity options. Updated driver assistance features ensure a connected and intuitive interface. Both vehicles offer high-tech environments but cater to slightly different preferences in interface and connectivity.

Safety Features Comparison

Safety in the Ford Edge ST is bolstered by the Ford Co-Pilot360™, an array of features including BLIS® and a lane-keeping system that underscores a commitment to driver and passenger security. The integration of advanced airbag systems and post-collision braking enhances protective measures.

The Audi SQ5, with its latest enhancements in driver assistance technologies and top safety ratings from IIHS and NHTSA, provides peace of mind for families and safety-conscious drivers. Its comprehensive safety features ensure a secure driving experience without compromise.

Reserve Your 2024 Ford Edge ST in Edmonton Today

Experience the thrill and refinement of the 2024 Ford Edge ST by visiting Big West Ford. With its impressive styling, performance, and cutting-edge technology, it’s ready to elevate your driving adventures. Reserve yours today and take the first step towards owning a vehicle that truly stands out.

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