2011 Ford Edge  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#26 of 2011 SUVs

#56 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Ford Edge
The Edge, part of Ford's lineup since 2007, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Edge packs some oomph. The Edge has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Ford Edge is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Ford Edge has a score of 78, implying a 0.045% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Ford Edge has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.045% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.1362%, meaning the average driver has a 0.045% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.1362% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Ford Edge is 6% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2011 Ford Edge is 7% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9762Dodge JourneyToyota RAV4Nissan MuranoSubaru OutbackToyota FJ CruiserFord EdgeJeep Grand CherokeeVolvo XC60Toyota VenzaAcura RDXToyota HighlanderToyota 4RunnerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Ford Edge with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 97. The 2011 Ford Edge is safer than the 2011 Dodge Journey, the 2011 Toyota RAV4, and the 2011 Nissan Murano and less safe than the 2011 Toyota Highlander, the 2011 Acura RDX, the 2011 Toyota Venza, the 2011 Volvo XC60, and the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It is about as safe as the 2011 Subaru Outback and the 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser.

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