Big expectations are on 2015 Nissan Murano. Mid-size crossover segment is one of the most popular nowadays, and its growing. That’s why the biggest competition is in this class and everyone who want to be competitive and survive on market, must offer special vehicles. From design, to engine and cabin, everything has to be almost perfect. The 2015 Murano should meet all criteria. It’s innovative design and good choice of powertrain will meet demands of the most buyers. It is reliable vehicle with good performance.
2015 Nissan Murano redesign
Both interior and exterior of 2015 Nissan Murano are updated. Vehicle has many new features, but it is not in range of luxurious crossovers, but it is near. Its first model in 2003 had attractive design and it continues in same style by recent vehicles. The two row seats layout can pick up to five passengers. Front of Murano crossover is V-shaped and headlights got some redesign. Fenders are taken from concept which is occasionally used, called Resonance. New lines are used for rear quarter panel. It reaches from roof panel and covers D-pillar. Overall size is enlarged. Finally the 2015 Murano is longer for 2.5 inches and wider for 1.3. It is also lower, which improves aerodynamic.
2015 Nissan Murano engine
Engineers of the 2015 Nissan Murano made a lot of effort to give the best possible option for this crossover. Transmission system is developed especially for it, and it is Nissan’s JATCO-supplied Xtronic CVT. Is sends power from 3.5-l V6 drivetrain, same as it was installed in previous Murano. It delivers 260 hp and 240 lb-ft of torque. That power is sent to front wheels by default and optional is to all wheels. Experts guess that engineers in Nissan could bring more power from this engine, and that is the biggest minus of this model. However, it has its bright side, and it is fuel economy. Also 130-pound weight reduction helped 2015 Murano to gain 20 percent boost on mileage. Finally new crossover can go 20/27 mpg in city or highway drive.
2015 Nissan Murano price
Finally base trim is 2015 Nissan Murano S model, and it is the most affordable vehicle in entire lineup. For around $30.000 buyer gets SUV with FWD. The 2015 Murano Platinum edition, with all, 20-inch, 5-spoke alloy, wheels drive and many more options cost over $40.000.