Best of Two
By Mark on
Vehicle2007 Ford Edge SEL 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
ReviewI took an Acadia home overnight and after nearly 150 miles I could tell it was nowhere near the advertised mileage. I drove a similarly equipped Edge and thought for approximately $2K less it was the better of the two vehicles. The transmission is smoother and even though it doesn't shift up and down with the buttons the engine braking feature on O/D lockout is much better than on older Ford vehicles. The vehicle is fun to drive, and has a much more comfortable driving postion over my Honda Pilot, thanks to a more comfortable seat and the telescoping wheel. I was getting over 26 MPG on a trip on the interstate and am getting around 21-22 on the mountainous roads I drive daily to work
Best FeaturesHandling, interior, seat fabric quality, appearance and quietness at all speeds. Ride!
Worst FeaturesAuto window up, less reflective dash, heated outside mirrors on SEL and above. Brakes-the only area I rate the Acadia higher is on better brake pedal feel and performance. Also a better tire should come on this vehicle-the Hankooks are okay but a traction rating of "B" doesn't inspire confidence.
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