The 3 very popular Japanese used cars are nice very spacious SUVs and have 4 doors and are a buyer’s delight anytime. All the 3 Japanese used cars are also the 2014 version of the car models. This car comparison would however discuss the difference in prices, fuel consumption, engine type and overall customer rating for the brand new versions of the 3 Japanese used cars.
The manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) for the different cars are between $24,530 and $39,570 for the 2014 Nissan Murano, between $28,100 and #39,550 for the 2014 Ford Edge as well as between $29,495 and $64,380 for the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. These makes the 2014 Ford Edge slightly the cheapest, followed by the 2014 Nissan Murano.
The destination charge for the 3 vehicles are $885, $895 and $995 for the 2014 Nissan Murano, 2013 Ford Edge and the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee respectively. In terms of the invoice price (which is the amount that the sellers bought the cars from the manufacturers), the Nissan Murano and Ford Edge are still the cheapest of the 3 at $26,585 to $36,852 and $26,484 to $36,881 respectively. The invoice price for the Jeep Grand Cherokee however stands at between $29,081 to $61,191.
The fuel consumption of the vehicles in city areas range from 18 mpg, 17 to 21 mpg and 13 to 22 mpg for the 2014 Nissan Murano, 2013 Ford Edge and the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee respectively. While in the highway, the fuel usage goes for 23 to 24 mpg, 23 to 30 mpg and 19 to 30 mpg for the 2014 Nissan Murano, 2013 Ford Edge and the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee respectively. This makes the 2014 Nissan Murano the most efficient in terms of fuel consumption especially when on the highway.
The only available engine type for the 2014 Nissan Murano is the V-6 3.5 liter 260-hp (regular gas) engine. While the available engine types for 2014 Ford Edge are V-6 3.7 liter 305-hp (regular gas), V-6 3.5 liter, 285-hp (regular gas) and the I-4 2.0 liter 240-hp (premium) engines. The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee however have V-6 3.0 liter 290-hp (diesel), V-6 3.6 liter 290-hp (regular gas), V-8 6.4 liter 470-hp (premium) and V-8 5.7 liter 360-hp (regular gas) engines. The transmission types are 2-spd CVT w/oD for the 2014 Nissan Murano, 6-spd automatic 2/OD and auto-man for the 2014 Ford ege and 8-spd automatic w/OD and auto-man for the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Out of the 14 reviews for the 2014 Nissan Murano, the car has a rating of 4.9 out of 5, followed by the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee which have a rating of 3.9 from 138 reviews and then the 2014 ord Edge which have a rating of 3.8 from 22 reviews.
The 2014 Nissan Murano therefore seems to be the best buy amongst the 4 based on the comparison of the 3 Japanese used cars.