2016 Ford Edge vs. 2016 Nissan Murano - Morris, IL






How can you choose the right SUV for your active lifestyle? With so many SUVs for sale in the Morris, IL area, choosing the right model for your growing family can be a headache. Two of the most popular models, the 2016 Ford Edge and 2016 Nissan Murano, both offer modern performance, cutting edge design, and the latest in technology, but there are several important differences to learn about before making a final decision. 


or the purpose of our analysis, the 2016 Ford Edge SE will be compared to the 2017 Nissan Murano S.



2016 Ford Edge vs. 2016 Nissan Murano: Power & Performance


When it comes to power and performance, the 2016 Ford Edge offers slightly more torque, greater responsiveness, and better fuel efficiency than the 2016 Nissan Murano. Key performance specs and metrics are as follows:


2016 Ford Edge Model 2016 Nissan Murano
2.0L EcoBoost® I-4 Engine 3.5L DOHC V6
275 lb.-ft. Torque 240 lb.-ft.
20 MPG city
30 MPG highway
Fuel Efficiency 21 MPG city
28 MPG highway
3,500 lbs. Max. Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs.
6-speed SelectShift®
Automatic with Shift Paddles
Transmission CVT Automatic



2016 Ford Edge vs. 2016 Nissan Murano: Interior Design?


Developed with a bold exterior design and a driver-focused cabin, the 2016 Ford Edge adds more to your daily adventures than the 2016 Nissan Murano. Important differences in design between the two mid-sized SUVs include:


  • The Ford Edge comes with eight cup and bottle holders throughout the cabin
  • A rear cargo management system comes standard on the new Ford Edge
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start comes with the Ford Edge SE
  • Cloth-trimmed, reclining front bucket seats and fold-down rear seats are standard on the Ford Edge


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2016 Ford Edge vs. 2016 Nissan Murano: Technology


Starting with the Ford SYNC® multimedia system, the 2016 Ford Edge simply offers more standard technology than the 2016 Nissan Murano. Whether you’re looking to stay connected to your home or office, or want the latest in adaptive driver aids, Ford delivers the new technology that your daily drive requires. 


  • SYNC® comes standard with the Ford Edge and provides hands-free calling, music streaming, AppLink™, and No-Extra-Charge 911 Assist
  • Personal Safety System™ and Safety Canopy® System included with the Ford Edge keep you protected should the unexpected occur
  • The Ford Edge features a standard rearview camera to put eyes in the back of your head
  • MyKey® with the Ford Edge allows drivers to program keys with speed and distance limits to encourage responsible driving in less experience drivers



Test-Drive a new Ford Edge in Morris, IL


Are you ready to get behind the wheel of a new Ford Edge? Check out our current new Ford SUV inventory and find the Edge in the color and trim package you want to experience, and then contact the team at Greenway Ford in Morris, IL through our online form to schedule a test drive.