The 2015 Nissan Murano has the technology and design for today's modern car buyer
If you love crossovers (like I do), the 2015 Nissan Murano is definitely worth a look. This redesigned vehicle is spacious, sleek, and attractively priced. That’s not all, though. The 2015 model packs a variety of features rivaling those offered by other manufacturers, including Nissan’s Advanced Air Bag System and in-dash digital displays. If you’re in the market for a crossover, here’s what you need to know about the latest Murano.
The Newest Twist on Nissan Vehicles
Available in front wheel or all-wheel drive, the 2015 Nissan Murano has a low-profile exterior featuring LED boomerang headlights and an optional moonroof. On the less expensive side of the spectrum, the Nissan Murano S is attractively priced at approximately $29k, while the Platinum edition features a heated steering wheel, climate controlled seating, and additional features for under $40k.
What’s to Love about the 2015 Nissan Murano
With seating for five, the 2015 Murano is ideal for families or couples in need of extra room without sacrificing advanced safety features and technology. Between its enhanced style and interior comfort, there is much to love about the 2015 Nissan Murano.
From its clean driver interface to sleek interior design, the 2015 Murano has a luxurious look and feel. The exterior is smooth with a floating roof and metal accents, taking the 2015 Nissan Murano a stylistic step further than previous models. LED lights complement the exterior’s curves, while the interior received a significant makeover since last year’s model.
A hallmark of luxury driving experiences, a quiet interior creates an inviting space, allowing deeper conversations, uninterrupted movies, and the ability to focus on the road instead of exterior noise. Featuring zero gravity seats in some versions, the Murano’s interior design prevents back aches caused by long road trips. Trusted by astronauts, zero gravity seating is a unique touch available in Nissan vehicles.
Unlike previous models, the 2015 Nissan Murano includes a few impressive technology features. The Drive-Assist display, a 7″ screen showcasing everything from driving directions to incoming calls, keeps drivers informed and connected without the need to take your eyes off the road. For drivers of the Platinum version, safe driving is reinforced with rear and side cameras that trigger alerts for moving objects, blind spot obstructions, and more.
The Not-So-Great Qualities of the 2015 Nissan Murano
In the interest of fairness, I’m not going to look at the 2015 Nissan Murano through rose-colored glasses. Indeed, like any other vehicle, there are a few things you should know.
Not Ideal for the Rugged Outdoors
First, it’s not as powerful as other Nissan vehicles despite its 260-horsepower engine. While this won’t affect many drivers, those interested in off-road adventures will find more power in other Nissan vehicles. To Nissan’s credit, the 2015 Murano handles very well and gains speed quickly.
The Nissan Service Warranty
Next, the Nissan service offer begins at a standard 3-year/36,000-mile warranty, which is much lower than some competitors providing a standard 10-year warranty and service plan. Though upgrading to a better warranty is an option, smart shoppers need to add the cost of an extended Nissan service plan to the total price.
Average Fuel Efficiency
Last, frugal shoppers are likely to find similar models offering much better fuel mileage. The 2015 Nissan Murano’s estimated mpg is 21 city and 28 hwy that, while not the worst, isn’t the best fuel efficiency found in crossovers. However, if you’re exchanging an older model for the 2015 Nissan Murano, you’ll likely save some gas money in the long run.
The Bottom Line
If you’re looking for comfort, reliability, and a sleek design in a crossover, the 2015 Murano rises above other Nissan vehicles. Between its reasonable price points, optional luxury features, and renewed take on crossover designs, the Murano is destined to reign among the top crossovers of 2015.
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