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Ford Edge vs. Nissan Murano

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Ford Edge

2016 Ford Edge
$577
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Nissan Murano

2016 Nissan Murano
$495
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Overall Reliability Rating

Above Average

The Ford Edge Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 12th out of 26 for midsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $577 which means it has average ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Above Average

The Nissan Murano Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 15th out of 26 for compact SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $495 which means it has lower than average ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Reliability Rating Breakdown

Cost
Average annual repairs total
$577
inexpensive
very expensive
$495
inexpensive
very expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.4
not often
way too often
0.4
not often
way too often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
10%
minor issues
major issues
11%
minor issues
major issues

Overall Car Ratings & Details

(22 Reviews)
(26 Reviews)
Rating Details
5 star
(5)
4 star
(10)
3 star
(4)
2 star
(2)
1 star
(1)

The Ford Edge ranks highest in body and ranks lowest in heating.

Read more detailed reviews here.

“2013 Ford Edge AWD with 36k miles. PTU failure and Ford would not honor powertrain warranty repair because expiration of 3 business days before they found a defective transmission unit (even thoug...”

Rating Details
5 star
(0)
4 star
(14)
3 star
(9)
2 star
(1)
1 star
(2)

The Nissan Murano ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in electrical.

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“This is actually the worst vehicle I've ever owned. I purchased it in 2011 and it was a 2006. I purchased it from a dealer (Kelly Nissan in Beverly Ma) and they said the vehicle was pre-certified...”

Vehicle Comparison Rundown

The Ford Edge and the Nissan Murano are both midsize, two-row SUVs. They both come with front-wheel drive and offer all-wheel drive as an option. But there are some significant differences between them.

The Ford Edge has a standard engine with 245 horsepower, with options up to 315 horsepower. The Murano has a single engine that puts out 260 horsepower, but it also offers a hybrid version. So the Edge pulls ahead in the power department.

When it comes to cargo space, the advantage goes to the Murano, with its 88.8 cubic feet of space with the rear seats folded. The Edge makes do with 73.4 cubic feet behind the front row.

Another worthwhile feature on the Murano is its standard driver assistance technologies. This includes forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking, which can minimize and prevent accidents with vehicles in front of you.

The Ford Edge and the Nissan Murano each have advantages and are worth checking out in more detail. Test drive them both and then decide.


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