2018 GMC Terrain vs 2018 Ford Edge

Front exterior view of a black 2018 GMC Terrain on the left "vs" a passenger side exterior view of a white 2018 Ford Edge on the right

When comparing two similar vehicles it can be easy to examine the exterior and see which car looks most appealing to you, but you spend more time on the inside than you do admiring the exterior beauty of a vehicle. Thankfully for you when deciding between the 2018 GMC Terrain and the 2018 Ford Edge you don’t have to choose between beauty on the exterior and interior amenities because these two crossover SUV’s have stylish exterior appeal as well as all of the advanced technology features you want on the inside too. Even with all of the similarities between these two desirable vehicles, it is their differences that will help you make your decision between them. Take a deeper look at the key similarities and differences between the 2018 GMC Terrain and the 2018 Ford Edge right here.

2018 GMC Terrain


2018 Ford Edge

1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.0L Turbo I-4
9-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
26 MPG City/ 30 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 21 MPG City/ 29 MPG HWY
5 Passengers Seating Capacity 5 Passengers
*EPA estimates of the Base Trim level with Standard Equipment.

Differences & Similarities

The standard drivetrain specs of the 2018 GMC Terrain and the 2018 Ford Edge are quite similar, while the 2018 Ford Edge does deliver more standard power than the 2018 Terrain, the 2018 GMC Terrain has a more efficient standard engine. On top of the standard engine options of the 2018 GMC Terrain and the 2018 Ford Edge, they both offer available engine upgrades as well. The 2018 GMC Terrain makes a 2.0L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder engine and a 1.6 Turbo Diesel engine available, while the 2018 Ford Edge only offers a 3.5L V6 engine as an upgrade.

On the interior, the GMC Terrain comes standard with a 7” Color Touchscreen Display, Android Auto™ & Apple CarPlay™, Bluetooth® Connectivity, and a Rear Vision Camera. You can get all of these same features inside the 2018 Ford Edge when you start to ascend the trim levels. When you upgrade to the 2018 GMC Terrain Denali edition drivers will be rewarded with an 8” GMC Infotainment System with Navigation, Remote Start, Heated Driver & Front Passenger Seats, a Heated Steering Wheel, and a Bose® Premium 7-Speaker Stereo System. Even when upgrading all the way to the 2018 Ford Edge Sport trim level you won’t find a standard 8” Touchscreen, Remote Start, or a Heated Steering Wheel. With more engine options allowing shoppers to find the right mix of power and efficiency for them and more standard and available equipment, the 2018 GMC Terrain takes the checkered flag in front of the 2018 Ford Edge. Come and take the 2018 GMC Terrain on a test drive at Davenport Auto today and experience everything that it has to offer.

Driver side exterior view of a black 2018 GMC Terrain

2018 GMC Terrain Rocky Mount, NC

The second generation of the GMC Terrain offers a bold yet refined exterior and an even more capable and comfortable interior. The front fascia of the 2018 GMC Terrain adds a sportiness to the rugged exterior design. Pronounced fenders protrude over the standard 17” wheels and help create the long and lean allure of the 2018 GMC Terrain. A robust rear end and rear spoiler accent complete the 2018 GMC Terrain’s attention-grabbing exterior. While the exterior of the 2018 GMC Terrain is going to catch your attention, the inviting, comforting and technologically advanced interior of the Terrain will have you singing love songs to it. Once you step inside the 2018 GMC Terrain and experience all that it has to offer both inside and out, you will never look at SUV’s again the same.

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