Reconnect with your friends in the premium lounge interior, perfect for relaxing or catching up. The all-new 2018 Nissan Murano Midnight Edition, reviewed! As such, the Murano strikes an aggressive, futuristic pose. Inside, the lower dash affords excellent outward vision. According to federal testers, front-wheel-drive Muranos fare slightly worse in frontal crashes than their all-wheel-drive counterparts. Under the hood of every Murano is a 3.
Braking is handled by 4-wheel anti-lock discs with brake assist and electronic brake force distribution. Lexus, gives you a mouse to use for navigating your display Yes you heard me correct! This year the news for the 2018 Nissan Murano is a raft of advanced safety features that are standard on every trim level, which we cover separately. There are some hard plasticky bits around the cabin, but not enough to detract from the flowing and elegant design. And although it never hooked me emotionally, I would have no qualms about recommending one to friends and family. In its class, the Murano is respectable—although not at the head. Once inside, the Murano offers a natural driving position relatively unfettered with clunky dash or poor ride height. We give it a 6 out of 10 for performance.
This edition has all the options available but I did not want the moon-roof option. . The news this year for the 2018 Nissan Murano is standard automatic emergency braking across the lineup—even on base models. The Nissan Murano is now in its third generation, with styling based on the Nissan Resonance concept from 2013. I commend Nissan for this user friendly way of control. Nissan used front struts and a rear multi-link setup to damp harsh roads for the 4,000-pound crossover. Still, not all crossovers are created equal when it comes to fuel consumption, so take a look at several hybrid crossovers that return better fuel mileage than their standard counterparts.
Once you shut the door and sit in the drivers seat, you are shut off from the outside. An oddly shaped V on the hatchback reads to us like a mustache perhaps with handlebars , but the Murano cleans up nicely. Up front, a wide V-shaped grille wears well. Say yes to a night out and the chance to turn heads. The Murano feels substantial but not heavy, and the ride is quiet and composed even on rough pavement, where the suspension does a great job of soaking up bumps and the isolated cabin keeps road noise to a minimum. The better news is that the Murano can be well-equipped in base trims, or near-luxury in top Platinum versions. Now in its third generation, the remains handsome, roomy, comfortable, and practical.
There are very little functional compartments but that is my biggest negative. Along the sides, the Murano has a mountain of styling detail that begins with swollen front fenders and arches along the belt line with a crease that grasps the rear taillights. The floating roofline is punctuated better by lighter shades, but the Murano is daring—regardless of shade. Please verify any information in question with a McDonald Nissan sales representative. Standard automatic emergency braking on all trim levels this year should help bring the Murano in line with rapidly evolving safety standards for most crossovers. In a crowded crossover segment, the redesigned Nissan Murano stands out. Not to mention the Murano's Exterior design is superior and has a look of moving when standing still! While touches of chrome and available Dark Wood trim extend a refined experience throughout.
All Murano models use a stout 3. Opting for the 20-inch wheels standard on the Platinum trim level somewhat spoils that soft ride, but every Murano is tuned for a creamy ride. I also enjoy the 11 bose speaker sound system and the sound in the vehicle is great if you are listening to high treble type music, but if you enjoy low bass type of music it misses the mark a bit. The overall look wraps around the passengers with a panoramic feel, and one that makes the space feel larger than it is. Overall, I absolutely love my Murano with the options Nissan provides at a very affordable cost! Related: Forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, a navigation system with an 8-inch display, and and smartphone connectivity are now standard. Tyler Burley of Kingston Nissan and CarOne gets a hands on demo of the 2018 Nissan Murano, currently available at Kingston Nissan, for a real-world test. It adds a level of luxury that you see in high end suv's.
Other manufacturers let you open a locked door from within — some require you pull the latch twice, which I think is enough of a safety reminder — but Nissan overthinks it and requires this extra step. The well-equipped 2018 Nissan Murano is your best bet. The steering has nice weight to it, and the response is quick and accurate. The all-wheel system runs primarily in front-wheel but shifts torque to the rear as needed for traction. Above, the Power Panoramic Moonroof lets in plenty of light, giving the interior an open, airy feel. The Murano is only rated to tow up to 1,500 pounds, which is fairly low among competitors.
The deeply pinched metal is relieved by curves under the doors that bring light back onto the sides, which are hardly flat. The seats were very comfortable. Against the official combined-driving fuel figure of 9. The Murano is sprung by a lightweight 4-wheel independent suspension with front struts and a multi-link rear. This, according to Nissan, set an all-time sales record.