2017 Ford Edge vs 2017 Nissan Murano
Drivers in the market for a new crossover SUV with a spacious interior may think they have to go with a three-row model, but that’s not the case. The 2017 Ford Edge is a midsize crossover that’s the perfect combination of fuel-efficient subcompact crossover models and roomy three-row crossover models. The 2017 Edge offers plenty of interior space for both cargo and passengers, all while also having multiple fuel-efficient engine options for you to choose from. And we’ve got it right here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, Georgia.
One of the best ways to know if a vehicle is a good fit for you is to compare it to similar makes and models. And that’s where we come in. In this case, we’re putting the 2017 Ford Edge up against the 2017 Nissan Murano in a head-to-head comparison to see which model is right for you. So, let’s take a closer look and find out which of these midsize crossovers perfectly meets your needs.
|2017 Ford Edge||VS||2017 Nissan Murano|
|42.6/40.6 Inches||Legroom (Front/Rear)||40.5/38.7 Inches|
|114 cu. ft.||Passenger Volume||108 cu. ft.|
|60 Months/60,000 Miles||Roadside Assistance Warranty||36 Months/36,000 Miles|
Advantages of the 2017 Ford Edge
The 2017 Ford Edge comes in four trim levels – the SE, SEL, Titanium and Sport. The new Edge also comes with the choice between three engines – a 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine that provides 280 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque, a Twin-Scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine that delivers 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque and a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine that pumps out 315 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. All new Edge trims come standard with power windows and door locks, Push-Button Start, 60/40 split fold-flat rear seats, climate control and either SYNC or SYNC 3. Standard safety features for all trim levels include a rearview camera, the Personal Safety System, side-impact airbags, Safety Canopy Side-Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensors and the SOS Post-Crash Alert System.
The 2017 Nissan Murano comes in five trim levels – the S, SV, SL, Platinum and Midnight Edition. That might make it seem like more customization is available, but all 2017 Murano models feature a 3.5-liter DOHC V6 engine that provides 260 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. No other engine options are available. The feature list of the new Murano also pales in comparison to what’s listed for the new Ford Edge.
If you’d like to know more about the 2017 Ford Edge, feel free to get in touch with our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.