2018 Nissan Murano VS 2018 Ford Escape
|2018 Nissan Armada||2018 Ford Expedition|
|Engine (base)||3.5L DOHC 24-valve V6||2.5L iVCT I-4|
|EPA-estimated MPG (base)||21 City 28 Highway||21 City 29 Highway|
|Cargo volume (with 2nd row seats folded)||67||68|
With so many different crossover SUVs on the market today, researching your next vehicle can feel like a difficult challenge. Keating Nissan is here to help with a handy comparison between some of the automotive world’s leading SUVs. Let’s take a moment and review the differences between the 2018 Nissan Murano and the 2018 Ford Escape. The 2018 Murano’s base trim has an energetic 3.5DOHC 24-valve V6 engine that puts out 260 horsepower. The Escape only offers a more modest 2.5L engine with 168 horsepower. The Murano’s power is the result of an efficient design, because it has virtually the same EPA-estimated MPG as the 2018 Escape.
When stepping into these 5 passenger cabins, the Murano edges out the Escape in terms of overall passenger volume. Murano sports 102.8 cubic feet of space for your passengers’ comfort compared to only 98.7 cubic feet in the Escape. Murano’s cabin has been updated with a contemporary look and intelligent technology like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. Murano is also nearly identical to the Escape in terms of overall cargo volume, delivering 67 cubic feet with the rear seats folded compared to 68 cubic feet for the Escape.
Individual preference will dictate whether you think the 2018 Murano or the 2018 Escape is more stylish. Murano has a more curved, subtle exterior while the Escape shows off a geometric body style. Both the Murano and the Escape also have an extensive suite of standard and available safety features. Note that automatic emergency braking and forward collision alert are standard on the 2018 Murano.
2018 Nissan Murano Packages
The 2018 Murano can be equipped with one of five dynamic trims. Choose from the Murano S, SV, SL, Midnight Edition, or Platinum models. The SV model is a great example of how Nissan delivers value for its customers at every trim. SV is loaded with a blind spot warning, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a remote engine start system, and power adjustable front seats. The 2018 Murano SV trim lets you indulge in luxurious features at an affordable price, starting under $35,000.
Keating Nissan is the Houston area’s finest destination for quality new and used vehicles. People from all over Texas, including Conroe, The Woodlands, Victoria, and College Station, find their next car, truck, or SUV at Keating Nissan. Whether you’re looking to buy, lease, or trade-in your car, we want to hear from you. If you’re intrigued by the Nissan Murano’s perfect blend of value, style, and utility, why not take one out for a test drive? Contact a friendly Keating Nissan associate to make an appointment. The 2018 Nissan Murano is for sale now at Keating Nissan, with a low starting price of just $30,800
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