The newest about a 2018 Nissan Murano quickly appeared and the newest showed us a newly updated vehicle which will continue the style established with the third generation cars. Once the third-gen Murano vehicle made its debut in 2015 it quickly became one of the more popular choices and better reimagining of a popular brand. The new modern look did so much well for the Murano and it was mainly thanks to the components which it shares with the Maxima model.
The announcement of the 2018 version of the Nissan Murano brings us mainly the same thing. It is still the same kind of a car but with several improvements. The futuristic and bold style of the predecessor is being kept and so is the plush interior that the car before it had. There are also the four trim options which the previous had, but they will also add two hybrid options this time around. But even with the base option, we do get a ton of features which are supposed to affect the convenience levels and make our ride a better one.
We view the update of the 2018 Nissan Murano as being surprisingly please ant. Even though not a lot has been done, it is still enough to keep the car competitive in the market for a while longer. The newly made redesign will also give us a longer list of new amenities and some standard features which the previous car did not have. After the pictures of the 2018 Nissan Murano have shown us what to expect on the surface, we review the car much more in-depth this way.
When is the Release Date of the 2018 Nissan Murano?
The newest and updated version of the 2018 Nissan Murano is going to appear on the market this year. The car has already made all the preparations for it to appear by somewhere around middle 2017. The car will be available for sale in all of its markets by the end of the year.
What is the Price that we can Expect?
The price of the 2018 Nissan Murano is not going to change by a big margin. We start with the base S trim which is going to be offered for $29,740 MSRP price. The next in line is the SV which is offered for $32,820. The SL one is priced $37,130 and there is also the Platinum offered at $39,180 or $40,780 with AWD.
Dimensions and Trunk Capacity
The 2018 Nissan Murano is still a part of the third generation of cars, so it will not change the shape and the dimesons of the car compared to the current offer. The vehicle has a full length of 192.8 inches and a wheelbase of 111.2 inches. The height of the car goes all the way to 66.6 inches and the width is 75.4 in. Inside the passengers can enjoy all the comfort that they can with a volume of 108 cu-ft while the trunk capacity reaches 40 cu ft.
New Cool Look Based Firmly on the Old One
The new look of the 2018 Nissan Murano has a design which is firmly based on the current one. It is actually one of the more expensive and also very elegant kinds of designs on the market. It combines the angels and the swoopy lines just in a right way and at the same time adding a V-motion grille. The grille combines chrome and black elements and that way seems more exclusive. Stylized headlights with LED running lights and fog lights are also added here. The wheel wells also have a black trim and it actually makes the car look more masculine that way. There is a chrome trim added to separate the black trim and that way it separates the bodywork parts from each other while at the same time being able to match to the other parts wearing the same chrome.
The beltline of the Murano has a unique kind of a look which you would not find within the segment. The roofline goes very well with this idea and combines with the side of the car very appropriately. The lines go through it all and come down to the small back window which is actually much bigger when you look at it. The Platinum trim is the only one which offers 20-inch wheels and it also provides aluminum-alloy wheels and which come painted black.
Inside of the 2018 Nissan Murano
The interior is drastically different that the exterior of the 2018 Nissan Murano. The inside is a lot more reserved and toned down than the outside is. The vehicle adds the Zero Gravity seats, which are matted with premium materials and it also has a heated steering wheel. The center stack also houses the NissanConnect infotainment system which features all the important parts when it comes to entertainment. Below we will see the climate controls which are easy to operate. In fact, the entire button layout is made so it comes to be very easy and very natural to use.
The passengers housed in the second row of the vehicle have a lot of room to be comfortable in. There is bench which allows access to three people and folding armrests also provide better comforts. USB ports allow the passengers to use their devices for more entertainment. Cargo room is also one of the advantages that this car brings as it is enormous and you can pack for a trim with ease.
Under the Hood
Viewing the 2018 Nissan Murano under the hood, we will see a familiar engine. So we are going to see the 3.5-liter V-6 inside it and one of the biggest advantages about this engine is its all-aluminum design that will reduce the weight of the car and make better production. The output comes to 260 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque which is also quite a good kind of a performance for the segment. The transmission choice also falls to the already familiar CVT one which offers a wider gear ration.
0-60 mph and Top Speed
The acceleration and specs about the engine of the 2018 Nissan Murano are going to be transferred. This time no improvements has been made and it is in fact not necessary. The model may add another engine with the future generations, but for now a time of 7.3 seconds to reach 0-60 mph is enough and a top speed of 119 mph as well.
Fuel Economy Specifications
The fuel consumption of the 2018 Nissan Murano is pretty stable. It will not leave us with an empty tank so fast and the model will be appreciate in some senses to safe a little bit on fuel. The combined EPA rating comes to 24 mpg with the highway consumption being 28 mpg and city 21 mpg.
The new 2018 Nissan Murano is going to make the passengers and the driver safe with a dose of both active and passive equipment. The actives ones include some additions like Forward Collision Warning, Intelligent Cruise Control and Forward Emergency Braking that are all included within the Technology Package but also as standard. The optional ones are Blind Spot Warning, traction control, stability control, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. The passive safety equipment adds some standard offers like side-curtain airbags for the front passengers and also side-impact airbags. For the second row passengers, there is LATCH posting offered in all three positions.
Rivals in the Segment
The 2018 Nissan Murano will have a hefty does of rivaling cars to pick from. But its base has already been established and from here now on it only gets clearer for the Murano. Still models like the Ford Edge and Kia Sorento are still present cars in the segment and may be fierce competitors as well.
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