2019 Nissan Murano in Warwick RI
With the Nissan Murano coming off a complete redesign, featuring a new front fascia and LED headlights, it enters 2019 as one of the most stylish crossovers out there. This model year also adds more standard active and passive safety features and an upgraded interior. The base Murano features a starting MSRP of $31,370, while the loaded Platinum trim will cost you somewhere in the low $40,000 range. Overall, the Murano’s practical starting price, outstanding safety features, comfortable and spacious cabin, and Nissan’s reputation for customer satisfaction make the vehicle a phenomenal value.
Trims and Mechanical Features
The Murano is available in four trim levels: S, SV, SL, and Platinum. Every trim includes a 3.5-liter naturally aspirated V6 engine (260 horsepower and 240 lb.-ft. of torque) paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive availability. This powertrain is rated for an EPA-estimated 20 mpg city and 28 mpg highway.
The base S comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 60/40-split folding rear seat, and keyless ignition. Upgrading to the SV trim adds remote engine start, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and power-adjustable front seats. The SL comes standardly equipped with heated front seats and mirrors, LED foglights, a hands-free liftgate, leather seating, a heated steering wheel, navigation system, and some additional active safety features. The highest-tier Platinum trim adds 20-inch wheels, quilted leather seating surfaces, a power-adjustable steering wheel, and NissanConnect communications.
The Murano received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Rating for its impressive crash-test results. This crossover SUV also offers some outstanding advanced safety features through Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility system. The S trim comes standard with forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, while the SV adds parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, and a 360-degree parking camera system. The SL trims features a Technology Package, which includes high-beam assist, forward pedestrian detection, traffic sign recognition, rear automatic braking, and lane departure warning with lane keeping assist. In addition to these active safety features, you can rely on the Murano’s advanced 10-airbag system and Nissan’s passenger-protecting Zone Body construction.
The 2019 Murano now gives you more ways to stay connected than ever before. Even the base trim includes an 8-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth streaming audio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, four USB ports, satellite radio, and a six-speaker audio system. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto allow you to easily provide a voice command (with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant) to send or read text messages, make phone calls, choose songs or podcasts, and perform hundreds of other voice commands. The SL trim also adds an easy-to-use navigation system to make traveling that much simpler. With NissanConnect Services, which come standard on the Platinum trim, you get the ability to remotely start your engine, lock and unlock your vehicle, find where your vehicle is parked, and flash your lights, all from your smartphone. NissanConnect also offers the ability to call for help if the vehicle’s safety systems detect an accident.