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Ford Edge vs. Nissan Murano

In comparing the Ford Edge to the Nissan Murano, the Ford Edge has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and interior volume. The Nissan Murano has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, overall quality score and base engine power. The Ford Edge and Nissan Murano have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Ford Edge versus the Nissan Murano, the Nissan Murano is a better car than the Ford Edge.

Ford Edge versus Nissan Murano Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Ford Edge ranges from $25,998 to $43,226 while a used Nissan Murano from the same model year range is priced between $25,901 to $41,102. For a new model, the Ford Edge's price is between $33,090 and $48,715, with the Nissan Murano priced between $33,605 and $48,632.

Ford Edge versus Nissan Murano Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford Edge is 8.0 out of 10 while the Nissan Murano's quality rating is 8.2 out of 10. This results in the Ford Edge being ranked 12 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs and the Nissan Murano being ranked 9 out of 25. Out of 61 Best Crossover SUVs, the Ford Edge is ranked 61 and the Nissan Murano is ranked 13.

Ford Edge versus Nissan Murano Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency

For engine performance, the Ford Edge’s base engine makes 250 horsepower, and the Nissan Murano base engine makes 260 horsepower. Both the Edge and the Murano are rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 518 and 532 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.

Ford Edge versus Nissan Murano Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities

The Ford Edge has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Nissan Murano.

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2023 Nissan Murano

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$33,090 - $48,715

Used Asking Price:

$25,998 - $43,226

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.9%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$33,605 - $48,632

Used Asking Price:

$25,901 - $41,102

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

49.8%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

8.2 / 10

Retained Value:

6.7 / 10

Safety:

9.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.2 / 10

Reliability:

8.2 / 10

Retained Value:

6.5 / 10

Safety:

9.9 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

10 / 61
10 / 25
11 / 25
12 / 25
17 / 25
21 / 61
35 / 61
47 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

9 / 61
9 / 25
9 / 25
10 / 25
13 / 61
14 / 25
27 / 61
46 / 61

Summary Review

Ford’s two-row Edge offers Ford fans a second midsize crossover SUV choice. The Edge is larger than the Escape but smaller than the Explorer. Many might say it is “right-sized.”

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Summary Review

Nissan’s two-row Murano crossover targets those buyers looking for comfort and style. Unlike many SUV-style vehicles in this segment, the Murano is more like a large sedan than its peers.

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Pros and Cons

  • Excellent Performance ST trim
  • Impressive safety tech on newer models
  • Perfect balance of manageable exterior size and roomy interior

  • No green (hybrid/electric) trim available
  • Overdue for a full redesign

Pros and Cons

  • Plush interior
  • Smooth V6 engine
  • Dynamic styling

  • Starting to show its age
  • Needs an infotainment update
  • No green (hybrid/electric) trims now available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Titanium, ST-Line, SE, SEL, ST

Trim Levels

Platinum, S, SL, SV

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.90 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

250 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

280 foot-lbs @ 3000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.061 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

260 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

240 foot-lbs @ 4400 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.067 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

20 / 28 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

370 / 518 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

20 / 28 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

380 / 532 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.2 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.6 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

40.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

60.5 inches

Cargo Space:

39.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

73.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

153.1 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.9 inches

Cargo Space:

32.1 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

67 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

140.2 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4126 lbs

Width:

85.8 inches

Height:

68.3 inches

Length:

188.8 inches

Wheelbase:

112.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3865 lbs

Width:

75.4 inches

Height:

67.8 inches

Length:

192.8 inches

Wheelbase:

111.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.9 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

245/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum alloy

Tire Size:

P235/65R18