The 2022 Ford Edge features rapid acceleration and ample cabin space along with a wide array of infotainment features that come standard. All its seats are full of padding to provide optimal comfort and support in each ride. To find out how the Ford Edge fares against the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas, we have compared them both together in the following write-up.

Design & Style

The Ford Edge is a cutting-edge vehicle that boasts a minimalistic cabin style. Overall, it looks modern with a comforting atmosphere that is appealing. Plenty of upgrades are available for that touch of luxury. The Ford Edge can support up to five people on two rows which are both equally great in terms of support and space. Front row seats come with adjustment options for the drive to easily find a comfortable driving position for every ride.

The Volkswagen Atlas features a spacious cabin but it looks and feels outdated. Its cabin style appears simple and cluttered but still manages to look premium. Most of the materials used are hard plastics and nothing screams fancy about its overall style. The car can also seat up to five people in supportive seats. Generous leg and headroom can be found in the first row but behind it is slightly lacking for taller passengers.

Technology & Safety

The Ford Edge is equipped with a number of tech features that include six speakers, a 12 inch touchscreen, Amazon Alexa, Android Auto, four USB ports, Apple CarPlay, WiFi hotspot, and a satellite radio. Safety tech is made up of auto emer brakes, collision warning, blind spot monitor, pedestrian detection, lane keep and departure warning, rear parking sensors, auto high beam headlamps, MyKey, rearview camera.

The Volkswagen Atlas features an array of technological tools like USB ports, Bluetooth, six speakers, digital control, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and a 6.5 inch screen. For safety, the car offers tools like auto emer brakes, collision warning, blind spot monitoring, pedestrian detection, rear traffic alert, and rearview camera.


The Ford Edge runs on a turbo-four engine that can deliver 250 hp with 280 lbft of torque. It can get an estimated EPA rating of 21 mpg and 28 mpg for cities and highways.

The Volkswagen Atlas lacks of power, making 235 hp and getting a gas mileage of 21 mpg for city and 25 mpg for highway travels. Still lower EPA rating than the Edge even with poorer performance.

The Bottom Line

The Ford Edge is a good fuel-efficient vehicle option that is appealing interior wise. It also does not compromise on cabin space or performance which are essential factors to ensure optimal comfort is enjoyed in every ride. Overall, it is a solid choice among its vehicle class competition including the Volkswagen Atlas.

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