Compare the Nissan Murano

Compare the 2017 Nissan Murano to the Ford Edge, Lexus RX350 and Hyundai Santa Fe Sport in Hickory, NC


When you're shopping for a new Nissan, you'll be pleased to find out how well these cars and SUVs stack up against the competition. That's certainly true for the new 2017 Nissan Murano, a great midsized SUV that's ready for all kinds of travel. You'll see what makes the new Murano such a smart choice when you visit our Hickory, NC Nissan dealership serving Newton, Statesville, Gastonia, Morganton, Lincolnton and Lake Norman for a test drive.

Before you head over, we're offering these side-by-side comparisons with other midsized SUVs like the Murano. You'll see why the new Murano is your best bet over the likes of the Ford Edge, Lexus RX350 and Santa Fe Sport, which is great information to have before visiting us at 840 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC for that test drive.

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2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Ford Edge Comparison in Hickory


  • The base level of the Murano comes standard with rear A/C and the option for navigation, both of which aren't available in the starting package of the Edge.
  • Thanks to a standard V-6, the Murano greatly outperforms the four-cylinder Edge.
  • The NissanConnect telematics and communications system in the base level Murano is the kind of entry-level technology not found in the starting package of the Edge.

2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Lexus RX350 Comparison in Hickory


  • While as stylish as any luxury SUV, the Murano comes in at a far lower starting price than the likes of the RX350.
  • The design of the Murano allows for more shoulder room for both front and rear seat passengers when compared to the RX350.
  • The Murano slightly edges the RX350 in terms of fuel efficiency.





2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Comparison in Hickory


  • Thanks to the standard V-6, the Murano greatly outperforms the Santa Fe Sport, which operates on a four-cylinder engine. The Murano also achieves slightly better fuel economy at the same time.
  • More standard features like a communications system, rear A/C and the option for navigation in the base level of the Murano aren't available in the Santa Fe Sport's starting package.
  • The Murano rates better than the Santa Fe Sport in terms of maximum weight allowance inside.