The Nissan Murano is a midsize crossover first introduced in 2002 and was the only SUV crossover in the United States until the Nissan Rogue was launched. Nissan designers had a bit of fun with the exterior style while they kept the interior more conservative with the standard typical features. The Murano was designed based on the Nissan FF-L platform, which is shared with the Altima. Sales began in 2004 and it was a replacement for the previous Nissan X-Trail in Canada.
There is also a hybrid version of the Murano launched in 2016, available in two trim options, SL, and the Platinum. It features an electronic motor, Intelligent Dual Clutch System, and a Lithium-Ion battery located under the center console.
The Nissan Murano has plenty to offer whether you need a vehicle for short trips around town or long road trip with the kids. Starting with the basics it is available in four-wheel drive, with the latest model also offers a powerful 3.5L, V6 engine. In terms of engine performance, the Nissan Murano gives you the option between a 2.5L I4 and a 3.5L V6 model. It offers a six-speed automatic transmission, with a wheelbase of 281 cm and a height of 165 cm. The hybrid engine uses VSP (Vehicle Sound for Pedestrians) system to help alert pedestrians to the vehicle’s presence.
Standard features include ABS brakes, traction control, air conditioning, 18-inch wheels, remote keyless entry, and driver lumbar support. The SV model has an additional navigation system and front fog lights, while the Platinum version has 20-inch aluminum wheels with painted accents.
The interior of the Nissan Murano is not only very comfortable but comes with a variety of premium finishes. It has an ultra modern open concept interior with a full-sized, recliner seats with available heating and cooling. Premium materials and easy access to a variety of advanced technology all add to the refreshing passenger experience it offers. With an expanded centre console you will not only add distance between the front seats but it also allows you to use the extra space. There are also two USB ports, one for the front seat and one for the back seats, allowing everybody to plug in and enjoy their music. The Murano also includes a retractable cargo area cover that mounts and operates easily, allowing you to keep your important items out of view.
With the Nissan Murano, you can get a premium driving experience with a lot of styles and a sporty performance. Add to that a very comfortable drive and state-of-the-art technology, and you have everything you'd expect from a first-class SUV.
The Murano has won numerous awards and this means it’s a great SUV for its class. It’s safe, reliable and has a stylish interior to allow you to enjoy your journey. With a powerful engine and all-wheel drive, you can take on any terrain with confidence.