Dodge Journey vs. Ford Edge

2016 Dodge Journey

2016 Dodge Journey

2016 Ford Edge bright exterior

2016 Ford Edge

The 2016 Dodge Journey starts at $20,495, while the 2016 Ford Edge will demand at least $31,349 from Maple Creek and Brooks drivers. That’s a difference of over $10,000, so you would think that the Edge would resoundingly outclass the Journey when it comes to standard and available technologies. Unfortunately, you would be wrong – here’s how the two vehicles break down.

Standard Equipment

Both the 2016 Dodge Journey and the 2016 Ford Edge come with a significant selection of features as standard, including:

  • Steering-Wheel Mounted Cruise and Audio Controls
  • Sound System
  • Halogen Headlamps

However, despite its $10,000 markup, the Edge fails to offer several features as standard that Dodge have been happy to provide across all trim levels of the Journey, including:

  • Dual-Zone Climate Control: Both the driver and front-passenger are provided with their own individual climate controls. The Edge offers only a single-zone system as standard – you’ll have to upgrade to a higher trim to get dual-zone.
  • Brake Assist

Available Technologies

It doesn’t take a genius to work out that the entry-level Dodge Journey makes a far more attractive proposition than the overpriced, underequipped entry-level Ford Edge. That’s a trend that continues as you come to look at other models, with the Journey consistently offering high-end features that aren’t available at any price when you opt for the Edge.

Such features include:

  • Tri-Zone Automatic Temperature Control: Adds a whole other set of climate controls for passengers in the rear.
  • Radio 8.4 Multimedia Centre: Uses a Largest-in-Class 8.4-inch touchscreen to let you exercise full and easy control over everything from Bluetooth to available GPS navigation.

Class-Exclusive Storage

Its comfort, entertainment, and convenience features make the 2016 Dodge Journey a top choice among families from Maple Creek and Brooks, but this is also a vehicle valued for its practicality. Unlike the 2016 Ford Edge, it provides Best-in-Class storage systems.

If you need some extra space, just use the two Class-Exclusive 2nd-row in-floor storage bins – they’re big enough to take up to a dozen 355-ml cans with ice, and come with removable and washable liners to make cleaning a breeze. If you need to hide certain items while away from the car, just flip up the cushion of the front-passenger seat to find the Flip ‘n Stow under-seat storage nook.

The 2016 Dodge Journey Thoroughly Outperforms the 2016 Ford Edge

With its outstanding value and exclusive features, the Journey is in a class of its own. If you’d like to take a closer look, take one out for a test drive, or simply find out a little more, don’t hesitate to contact one of the team here at Jackson Dodge today. We can’t wait to put our Maple Creek and Brooks customers behind the wheel of this innovative crossover, so hurry on down to our showroom today!