Car shoppers who decide they want a stylish, roomy mid-size utility vehicle—one that drives like a car—and they don’t need a third row, or any rugged pretense, have two solid choices in the Ford Edge and Nissan Murano. And if they narrow priorities to vehicles that look conceived for adults—not just as rolling cribs and diaper bins—then the Murano and Edge stand atop an even smaller list.
We rate the Murano a 6.5 out of 10. The Edge outpoints it by a slim margin, at 6.8. (Read more about how we rate cars.)