2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Ford Edge
Are you trying to find the perfect midsize SUV for your excursions throughout the East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket area? You’ve probably noticed the 2017 Nissan Murano. This stylish and spacious vehicle has satisfied even the most stringent of drivers, however, some motorists actually prefer the 2017 Ford Edge.
We’re going to help you figure out which vehicle is better by throwing these two vehicles into the ring. We’ll compare each model based on factors like their engine performance, their interior entertainment and technology, and their safety features. This article will help you see what each vehicle offers, and which of these vehicles offers you more.
2017 Nissan Murano vs 2017 Ford Edge Engine Performance
When you’re looking for power, you should take a closer look at the Nissan Murano. This midsize SUV features a 3.5-liter V6 engine that’s paired with the Xtronic CVT® (continuously variable transmission). This particular transmission lets you flawlessly transition between gears while giving you a smoother jump in acceleration. When pushed to its limits, the Nissan Murano can get 260 horsepower.
The 2017 Ford Edge is outfitted with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. This engine gets controlled with the 6-speed SelectShift® transmission. Although this engine is powerful, it falls short by maxing out at 245 horsepower.
Interior Entertainment & Technology
Both of these impressive midsize SUVs are outfitted with 6-speaker sound systems with speed-sensitive volume control, a system that automatically raises your audio level if engine performance is too loud. In terms of media options, each vehicle features an AM/FM radio and a CD player with MP3 playback capability. The Nissan Murano comes with a 3-month trial subscription of SiriusXM® that delivers more than 150 different stations of music, news, comedy, and sports. Each vehicle features Bluetooth®, which lets you make and receive hands-free phone calls while heading to your destination.
The 2017 Nissan Murano and the 2017 Ford Edge are both equipped with advanced airbag systems. These airbags are equipped with sensors that measure the force of impact and adjust their inflation rate accordingly to compensate for the severity of the collision. Each vehicle includes front airbags, side-impact airbags, side curtain airbags, and even driver’s knee airbags.
Both of these vehicles are even equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). This system includes sensors in each tire to notify the driver of low or dropping pressure. Conveniently, the TPMS in the Nissan Murano features the Easy-Fill Assist, which will notify you when the tire is at the appropriate level by sending out an audible chime when you’re putting air back into the tires.
Take a Test Drive
By reading our comparison of the 2017 Nissan Murano and the 2017 Ford Edge, you learned a great deal about each vehicle and their respective differences. However, you saw that the Nissan Murano holds the advantage in each of these categories. Of course, to really find out if the Nissan Murano is for you, you should take it out for a spin.
Schedule your test drive with us at Stateline Nissan—the dealership that proudly serves drivers in the East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket area.