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2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Ford Edge in Merrillville, IN


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With more and more sport utility vehicles emerging in today’s market, it can be difficult to determine which has the performance and comfort features you’ve been looking for. In order to assist our customers in making their final decision, the experts at our Nissan dealership in Merrillville, IN have picked two of the most popular SUV models to compare and contrast: the 2017 Nissan Murano and the 2017 Ford Edge. While both offer similar features, there are a myriad of differences between them that we’ve chosen to highlight to drivers on the fence about their next vehicle purchase. 


For those that have already decided that the Nissan Murano is the SUV they want to drive home, head over to our new vehicle inventory to see all of the models we have available at our Merrillville, IN Nissan dealership. We also encourage you to give us a call during business hours at (888) 862-0083.

For the purposes of this comparison, we’ve chosen to showcase the 2017 Nissan Murano SV and the 2017 Ford Edge SE.


2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Ford Edge: Power & Performance

Despite the powerful 2.0L I4 engine that comes with the Ford Edge, we prefer the 3.5L V6 engine that comes with the Nissan Murano for its extra horsepower without sacrificing fuel economy.


Nissan Murano SV


Ford Edge SE

3.5L V6


2.0L I4

260 HP @ 6,000 RPM


245 HP @ 5,500 RPM

21/28 MPG

MPG City/Highway

21/29 MPG

2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Ford Edge: Interior & Exterior Design

2017 Nissan Murano Interior Features


With an incredibly relaxing cabin, the Nissan Murano has far stronger design elements than the Ford Edge. The warm and inviting interior of the Nissan Murano includes an eight-way power driver’s seat with lumbar adjustments, soft leather seating material, and heating elements that the Edge can’t compete with.


Additional Nissan Murano interior features include:

  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seatbacks
  • Reclining rear seatbacks with center armrest
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control (ATC) with in-cabin microfilter
  • Adjustable ambient interior lighting

When it comes to exterior design features, our experts have once again chosen the 2017 Nissan Murano over the 2017 Ford Edge as the superior sport utility vehicle. Thanks to active grille shutters, chrome door handles, and power heated outside mirrors, the look of the Murano offers a level of utility that’s unavailable with the Edge.

Additional Nissan Murano exterior features include:

  • Fog lights
  • LED taillights
  • Power liftgate
  • Power heated outside mirrors with turn signal
  • Black roof rails
  • Power panoramic moonroof

2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Ford Edge: Safety & Technology

Thanks to the company’s “Monitor, Respond, Protect” philosophy, the Nissan Murano features Safety Shield Technologies that are unavailable with the Ford Edge. Combining predictive forward collision warning, a blind spot warning system, and Around View® monitor, the Murano will help to prevent collisions while increasing your situational awareness in a way that the Ford Edge can’t.

Additional Nissan Murano safety & technology includes:


  • Driver Attention Alert (DAA)
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
  • Moving Object Detection
  • Forward Emergency Braking


  • Vehicle Dynamic Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Brake Assist


  • Seven standard air bags
  • Front seat-mounted side impact supplemental airbags
  • Roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental airbags
  • LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children)
  • Snug Kids® Child Safety Seat Fit Guide

Schedule a Test-Drive in Merrillville, IN Today!

With truly impressive safety, interior, exterior, and performance features, it’s easy to see why the 2017 Nissan Murano is the clear winner of this contest. If you have any questions on the Nissan Murano or how you can schedule a test-drive appointment at our Nissan dealership in Merrillville, IN, don’t wait to contact Southlake Nissan using our online form or by calling (888) 862-0083 to speak with a product specialist directly.


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