The popular Murano competes with a lot of popular crossovers, some with more room and some with more sophisticated powertrains--and some with both.
The Toyota Highlander and Lexus RX both have smoother performance and available hybrid versions, and the Highlander also offers more seats, but both are less striking.
The Mazda CX-7 is more compact, like the Murano, with great handling for the class.
The Subaru Tribeca is a slow seller, with its more cramped interior feeling much more refined than the Murano's.
The Ford Edge now has an edge with its efficient turbocharged four-cylinder model and with MyFord Touch, its LCD- and voice-driven system for controlling audio, phone, climate, and navigation.
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|2012 Nissan MuranoBrowse Used Listings||2012 Ford EdgeBrowse Used Listings||2012 Lexus RX 350Browse Used Listings||2012 Mazda CX-7Browse Used Listings||2012 Subaru TribecaBrowse Used Listings||2012 Toyota HighlanderBrowse Used Listings|
|18 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas I4||Gas Flat 6||Gas I4|
|2WD Sport Utility||FWD Sport Utility Vehicle||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||2WD Sport Utility Vehicles||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility Vehicle|
|2WD 4-Door S||4-Door SE FWD||FWD 4-Door||FWD 4-Door i SV||4-Door 3.6R Premium||FWD 4-Door I4 (Natl)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility Vehicle||4 Door Sport Utility||4 Door|
|Continuously Variable Ratio||Automatic||Automatic w/manual shift||Automatic||Automatic||Automatic|
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