2016 Nissan Murano vs 2016 Ford Edge

In 2015, Nissan touched down with its all-new Murano that sported a futuristic design that immediately left a wake for all other crossovers to either follow or get swallowed up in. Now in its 2016 year model, the Nissan Murano continues to size up even the toughest of competitors. A popular choice for families by and large, the Ford Edge is strong choice but not the victor as we take the 2016 Nissan Murano vs 2016 Ford Edge.

Families, empty-nesters, and drivers looking to upgrade to something larger than a car have turned their attention to the white hot crossover SUV segment. The 2016 Nissan Murano and Ford Edge both provide seating for up to five passengers and don’t bother with cramming in a third row that has limited legroom; instead, they take a different approach by opening up cargo-carrying opportunities.

With the seats in place, both vehicles are able to provide an approximated 39 cu.ft. of cargo space, but with the seats folded down, the Murano increases to a maximum of 69.9 cu.ft. One category that Ford Edge does excel in is towing; able to tow up to 3,500 lbs when properly equipped and even though the Murano does offer a more powerful engine upgrade, its ability remains at 1,500 lbs.

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2016 Nissan Murano vs 2016 Ford Edge
5 Total Seating 5
4 Number of Trim Levels 4
3.5L V6 Base Engine 2.0 L 4-cylinder Turbo
Yes AWD Available Yes

2016 Nissan Murano: Reimagined Modern Midsize Crossover

Sharing a number of similarities, both 2016 crossovers begin as front-wheel drive vehicles in their most basic forms, but do offer the availability of all-wheel drive in their higher trim levels. The base level engine for the 2016 Nissan Murano is its trustworthy 3.5L V6, a more powerful and nearly equally efficient selection compared to the Ford Edge. The ride delivered by the 2016 Murano is smooth and quiet within its stylishly refined interior. Its structure is car-like, making it nimble and easy to handle. Even in its most basic form, the S trim level, the Nissan Murano lists creature comforts that include: dual-zone automatic climate control and cruise control, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a 7-inch touchscreen, rearview camera, six-speaker sound system, and more. This is all in addition to 60/40 split-folding rear seats, an interior designed with lush materials that look and feel the part, and plenty of space for all passengers in the front or back.

Drivers within the Glendale Heights, IL area interested in learning more about the 2016 Nissan Murano are encouraged to stop by and speak with one of our team specialists here at Glendale Nissan. We would be happy to help you decide whether or not the latest Nissan Murano is the perfect fit for you lifestyle or family’s needs.

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