Nissan Murano vs Ford Edge
The crossover SUV class is a favorite among drivers in East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket. With both the 2018 Nissan Murano and the 2018 Ford Edge on the market, how will local drivers be able to pick between the two?
We at Stateline Nissan have put together this detailed comparison to help you do just that. Below, you’ll see how the Murano and the Edge stack up against each other when it comes to performance, technology, and safety. Let’s get started!
Murano vs Edge: Performance
The 2018 Nissan Murano is standardly equipped with a high-powered 3.5L V6 engine, Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission), and front-wheel drivetrain. With this power trio, you’ll get an incredible standard power output of 260 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque.
Unfortunately, with the 2018 Ford Edge, you won’t get nearly as much with the base trim level. This vehicle is standardly powered by a significantly smaller 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, which puts out only 245 horsepower. To access a comparably powerful engine in the Edge, you’ll have to upgrade several trim levels.
Additionally, the Edge doesn’t offer a Continuously Variable Transmission. This model only offers a 6-speed automatic transmission which won’t give you the boost in efficiency offered by the Murano’s Xtronic CVT®.
Learn more about the Nissan Murano’s engine specifications in our trim level overview.
Nissan Murano vs Ford Edge: Technology
Both the 2018 Murano and the 2018 Edge offer a variety of impressive technology features geared toward both convenience and entertainment. Both crossovers come standardly equipped with infotainment displays, Bluetooth® connectivity, and voice command recognition.
One thing you won’t get in every trim level in the Edge, though, is standard navigation. This feature, which is typically a premium available feature, offers seamless turn-by-turn direction right on the cluster display in the Murano. You don’t even have to look down to the infotainment screen to get directions to everywhere you want to go.
You also won’t get standard smartphone integration with the Edge. The Murano gives you the ability the access all of your favorite apps right on the 8-inch touchscreen display using standard Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™.
Murano vs Edge: Safety
While both the 2018 Nissan Murano and the 2018 Ford Edge have quite a few safety features to offer, the Murano goes the extra mile by standardizing several advanced active features. The Murano offers Forward Collision Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking in every one of its trim level.
On top of that, the Murano also offers a feature that isn’t available in any of the Edge’s trim levels. The available Intelligent Around View® Monitor gives you a 360-degree bird’s eye view of what’s going on around you. In the Edge, you’ll have to settle for a rear view monitor.
2018 Nissan Murano vs 2018 Ford Edge: Which One?
As you can see, the 2018 Nissan Murano comes out on top in every category. Now that you’ve had a taste of what the Murano can do, we hope you’re ready to get behind the wheel and get the whole experience for yourself.
Shoppers in East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket should give us a call at Stateline Nissan today to schedule a test drive!