Ford’s handsome mid-size SUV has long been able to stand out from the competition. Offering a near luxury experience, it’s stylish, handles great, offers plenty of size and is loaded with tech.
If you’re hunting for the best Ford Edge tires, we’ve assembled a list of our top picks based on factors ranging from performance and durability, to warranty and price.
Ford Edge Tire Size
Below is each trim level available for the Ford Edge as well as the specific tire sizes available from the factory for that trim.
- SE 245/60/18
- SEL 245/60/18
- ST 245/50/20 or 265/40/21
- Titanium 245/60/18 or 245/55/19 or 245/50/20
What Tire is Best for the Ford Edge?
Best Tire for Ford Edge
Michelin Defender LTX MS
Michelin built the Defender LTX MS to perform long term and even after plenty of abuse. And we don’t just mean after lots of miles but after lots of hard miles and in inclement weather.
In terms of all-season performance the tire performs admirably in dry and wet braking, though not quite up to the high expectations we have of a Michelin. Winter capability is, however, quite impressive for an all-season tire, offering superior grip than most in the segment (thought still not comparable to a true winter tire).
The tread also makes use of unique low rolling resistance features to save up to 65 gallons of fuel over the life of the tire.
With a 70,000 mile tread life warranty, many drivers report surpassing that number by a significant margin.
If there’s any down-side, it’s that this tire is quite expensive.
Best All Season Tire for Ford Edge
Goodyear Assurance Weather Ready
Goodyear’s Assurance Weather Ready tire is more than just an all-season tire, it’s a four-season tire. A custom tread compound and plenty of siping mean it’s been certified for true winter use. So while you may have heard that all-season tires aren’t really for all-seasons, this tire is an exception.
All the features that make this tire ideal for winter should impact it’s ability to deliver dynamic handling in the summer months, but it doesn’t. Again, Goodyear designed a feature where the tread blocks lock together under heavy loads, helping support each other and maintain an engaging drive.
There’s also some impressive wet weather technology with water evacuation channels that widen as the tire wears to maintain consistent grip over the life fo the tire.
At 60,000 miles, that’s less than some of the other premium brands offer, but they won’t give you true winter capability like this tire will.
Best Budget Tire for Ford Edge
Hankook Dynapro HP2
Reasonably sporty, in the dry, it performs optimally in the wet thanks to a silica-infused tread compound. It’s not ultra quiet, but its generally un-hearable around town or on the highway.
Tread life is a solid 65,000 miles. That’s a bit less than top-tier tires, but you’ll also pay quite a bit less.
As far as functional and safe transportation go, these are a bargain.
Best Budget Tire for Ford Edge (alternative)
For those looking to save some money on a set of tires, without giving up too much in other areas, the Pathfinder HT is our top choice. This highway terrain tire is built more for a comfortable highway ride and less so for engaging driving dynamics. The sturdy center rib and large shoulder blocks give it a planted highway ride.
With numerous serrated edges on the tire tread blocks its all season grip is surprisingly good for a budget tire.
A 60,000 mile warranty can give you confidence that these tires will last for the long term while the pricing makes them an attractive buy right now.
Cheapest Tire for Ford Edge
Sumitomo HTR A/S P03
Save money and up the performance of your Ford Edge. You don’t get to do both very often.
With the HTR A/SP03, Sumitomo has made a high performance all-season tire that’s as surprisingly good as it is affordable.
The asymmetrical tread pattern is designed to optimize performance with more tread on the outside, for added grip and predictability. Turn-in response could be a bit more immediate for a performance tire, but considering the value here, we can’t be too harsh.
Ride quality is a bit stiff.
The biggest shocker on this tire is the 65,000 mile tread life warranty which is much more than we would have expected.
Best All-Season Performance Tire for Ford Edge
Toyo Proxes ST III
While there are higher performance tires you can buy for the edge, the Toyo Proxes ST III has practical all-season elements, combined with excellent performance and solid value.
The ultra-wide center tread section puts lots of sticky rubber in contact with the road, for excellent grip under acceleration, braking and cornering. It responds quickly to inputs and consistently. At the same time it holds up well under larger SUVs.
Wet traction is also quite good and the directional tread pattern does a lot to help evacuate water from the contact patch.
As a directional tire, one drawback is that you can’t rotate side-to-side (only front-to-rear). This can impact overall tread life, which at 40,000 miles isn’t very long to begin with.
These tires are a serious bargain, however.
Additional Ford Edge Tires
Goodyear Wrangler Fortitude HT
Pirelli Scorpion Strada All Season
Continental Terrain Contact HT
Ford Edge Tire FAQ
What tires come on the Ford Edge?
Pirelli Scorpion Verde All Season
Tire Buying FAQ
Where can I find the best price on tires?
There is no one answer to this question unfortunately. Sites like Tire Rack and Discount tire offer deals all the time on specific brands. You can also find deals on Amazon though they are much harder to find and often only apply to a specific size or group of sizes. Visit our Tire Deals page for more info.
When is the best time to buy tires?
It’s common that many shoppers buy tires once its already too late. At that point you don’t have a lot of choice and can often over-pay. If you’re planning ahead, generally, retailers offer significant tire deals around major holiday weekends (especially in the summer), as well as Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
How much is Shipping?
Shipping is often included when you purchase tires online. Many retailers offer free shipping if you get your tires shipped to an installer that they recommend. Even if you ship to your home, Tire Rack offers free shipping on purchases over $50. And if you’re buying new tires, that won’t be hard.
How long does shipping take?
Shipping can take just a few days, or over a week in the worst cases. Often it depends on where you live. anyone in a larger urban center or living closer to a tire distribution center can get them quite quickly.
Does anyone offer mobile tire installation?
Depending on where you live, there may be numerous local mobile tire installers available. If you don’t want to deal with the hassle of tracking one down, TireRack offers its own service. You don’t even have to purchase tires from TireRack to use it.
While it’s more expensive than bringing your tires to the shop, it’s also a lot more convenient. Prices start at $25 per tire.
How much does it cost to install a tire?
Generally you’ll pay between $25 and $50 per tire for installation services. This includes mounting and balancing, while using the latest tools so your rims don’t get scuffed or scraped.
Do I need to replace the tire pressure monitoring system when I change tires?
It’s not necessary to replace TMPS sensors when you change tires, but you may want to consider it. The units can fail over time due to damage or corrosion. Also, most units contain a battery and as a sealed unit, they must be replaced when the battery wears down. While most tire installers will handle sourcing these parts for you, you can also buy your own here.
Do online tire retailers offer rebates?
Absolutely! In fact, rebates are offered by most brands (even premium ones). Often these incentives are offered with other deals including up-front discounts and credit card offers.