2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Nissan Murano Near Ozark, MO

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Nissan Murano Near Ozark, MO 
Mid-sized SUVs like the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Nissan Murano are the ideal vehicles for families. They are roomy, can do more than a sedan, and often have plenty of entertainment features to keep kids and parents alike comfortable and happy. This is true of both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Nissan Murano, but one is a better vehicle than the other. Read our comparison below as we determine which. You can also head over to our 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee review to learn about that model alone.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Nissan Murano: Engine Specs

There are several engine options available for the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Most models use a V6 engine, but a diesel engine and a V8 are also available. That's not even counting the 6.4L V8 exclusive to the Grand Cherokee SRT! Meanwhile, the Nissan Murano has a single engine throughout all trims: a V6 engine less powerful than the one in the Grand Cherokee. You'll find the specs of both below.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 3.6L V6
    • 295 HP @ 6,400 RPM
    • 260 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4,800 RPM
    • 517 mile range with 4WD
    • 6,200 lbs. tow rating
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
2017 Nissan Murano
  • 3.5L V6
    • 260 HP @ 6,000 RPM
    • 240 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4,400 RPM
    • 456 mile range with AWD
    • 1,500 lbs.
  • Continuously variable transmission
 
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Exterior 

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Nissan Murano Interior Comparisons Near Ozark, MO

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Nissan Murano: Exterior & Interior Design

Both the Grand Cherokee and Edge are roomy, two-row, five-seat family SUVs. However, they aren't much alike on the inside. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee could be mistaken for a luxury model, while the Ford Edge feels modern, but nowhere near as premium.More design aspects you should be aware of include:
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee has more ground clearance than the Murano, and an available air suspension.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee has 12 unique wheel options, while the Murano only has four.
  • Both models have available panoramic sunroofs and a power liftgate.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk gets its own unique exterior and interior styling, as does the Nissan Murano Midnight Edition.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee is available with premium leather upholstery.

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Nissan Murano: Technology & Safety

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee scored five stars by the NHTSA in frontal crash situations, as well as in side crashes. The Nissan Murano did not score as well. Although the Murano has its share of thoughtful or entertaining features, the technology present in the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is superior.
  • The Nissan Murano is available with an 11-speaker premium sound system, but the Jeep Grand Cherokee has it beat with a 19-speaker sound system.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a full-speed forward collision prevention system, but on the Murano it's only available as an add-on.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee is equipped with a park assist system that steers into a perpendicular or parallel parking spot for you.
  • Both models have a 7-in. LCD instrument cluster, but the Jeep Grand Cherokee has a larger infotainment display screen.
  • The Jeep Grand Cherokee is available with a rear entertainment system with two screens and a DVD/Blu-Ray player.


Test Drive a New SUV at Youngblood Chrysler Jeep Near Ozark, MO

Have the impressive powertrain, exciting capability, and advanced technology found in the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee convinced you that it's the best option for your next new SUV? You can find the new Jeep Grand Cherokee in the inventory at Youngblood Chrysler Jeep serving Ozark, MO. Call (866) 927-8082 to schedule a visit or check out this month's incentives to learn what deals are currently available on new Jeep purchases and leases.

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