The Japan based auto manufacturer, Nissan is planning to launch its latest mid-size SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle), Nissan Murano in Indian market. Nissan might launch this SUV by 2012. With the launch of Nissan Murano, Nissan intends to tap into the potential offered by the growing SUV market of India. The Nissan Murano price falls in the range of Rs 35,00,000 to 37,00,000. The Nissan Murano price is set to compete with other SUV of this segment such as Audi Q5, BMW X3 and BMW X1.
This stylish mid-size crossover SUV, Nissan Murano, was unveiled in December 2002 and thereafter it was reworked a number of times to make it up-to-date. The second generation of the Nissan Murano launched in the year 2007 and was available for sale in the year 2008. The company launched a new version in 2009 and in 2010 as well. The company had introduced its first crossover Nissan Murano in US and Canada with a 3.5 litre, DOHC, V6 petrol engine that is still being sold with some upgradation. On the other hand, the mid-size SUV - Nissan Murano - is available with both petrol and diesel engine in the UK. In India, the petrol 3.5 litre engine is highly expected.
The Nissan Murano is equipped with 3.5L, 24-valve, SOHC, V6, petrol engine. Its powerful powerplant produces 252 bhp power at 6000 rpm and churns out top torque value of 334 Nm at 4400 rpm with the help of Continuously variable transmission (CVT). The compact SUV offers fastest acceleration in its segment and enables it to go from 0-100 kmph in just 8.0 seconds and achieve the top speed mark of 210 kmph. Nissan Murano is a front wheel drive (FWD) vehicle which is also available with four wheel drive as an option.
Nissan Murano is a sporty vehicle with stylish exterior that is bound to attract the youth. The two-tone beige interior with colour coded wood makes its interior one of the best SUV interior in its segment. Other standard features that are available with Nissan Murano includes power windows, speed sensitive electronically powered steering, BOSE Audio system with 11 speakers, 20 inch alloy wheels, ABS (Antilock Braking System) with EBD, electronic stability control, airbags (which includes dual front, front side and side curtain), Bi-Xenon headlights, leather seats, dual-zone surround automatic climate control and many more things.
The five door mid-size SUV Nissan Murano is internationally available with eye-catching exterior and interior design job that give it a very special look. The exterior of the car is made distinctive with new styled front fascia and stunning rear design. The nose of the compact SUV possesses designer chrome slats along with Nissan logo that rest on the honeycomb grille. The Bi-Xenon headlights of the car create fantastic image of the overall frontal look; the headlights share the slot of front grille, very few cars have this type of headlight placing. The front fog lamps are positioned in 3D like cluster in round shape while the lower air intake sits between the fog lamps. The ORVMS are in body colour while the door handles are in chrome finish. The rear side gets funky LED tail lights and new design rear windshield along with rear defogger. The Nissan Murano comes with chrome tipped twin exhaust placed at the each ends of the lower side. Rear fog lamps, high stop lamp, reflectors, rear spoiler are other safety features.
The upcoming Nissan compact SUV, Nissan Murano comes loaded with a 3.5 litre, 3498cc, V6, petrol engine that lays out a top power of 252 hp at 6000 rpm and delivers maximum torque of 334 Nm at 4400 rpm. It is mated to a CVT type transmission while its diesel variant comes with 6 speed manual gearbox. For higher fuel efficiency, Nissan Murano has been loaded with Sequential multi-point electronic fuel injection which works for maximum use of every drop of fuel. The mileage figures of the car will be mentioned here as soon as the exact details of the vehicle would be available with us, Visit this space for more updates.
The Nissan Murano is powered by a 3.5 litre, V6, 3498cc petrol engine that produces maximum power of 252 hp at 6000 rpm and generates highest torque of 334 Nm at 4400 rpm via CVT type transmission. The powertrain is installed with innovative technologies to make it a better performer on the roads; engine vibrations, harsh sound and speed interruption never come in the way of your drive. Nissan Murano is also available in diesel engine option in the overseas market that is incorporated with 6 speed manual gearbox.
The upcoming compact SUV, Nissan Murano, from auto major Nissan will be equipped with a 3.5 litre, 3498cc, V6 petrol engine. This powerplant pumps out a top power of 252 hp at 6,000 rpm and belts out a peak torque of 334 Nm at 4400 rpm. The engine output is transmitted with a CVT type transmission. According to the auto firm, the SUV can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in just 8.0 seconds with mind-blowing 210 kmph of max speed.
The exterior appearance of the upcoming Nissan Murano is funky thanks to its stylish front fascia and sporty rear side. The front face of the compact SUV sports neat and clean bonnet and 3D styled nose; the nose is comprised of a very special front grille and headlamps placing. The Bi-Xenon headlights are clubbed in front grille cluster; the grille houses honeycomb design while chrome finished slats are positioned in a unique style and we must say, the outcome is fantastic ! Going down to the lower part, there is wide and clear lower air intake that consists of a horizontal bar across the grille and five vertical stacked slats. Front fog lamps are fitted just outside the lower grille in round shape.
The Nissan Murano comes with body colour ORVMs and bumpers along with chrome finished door handles. The wide wheelarches house 20 inch alloy wheels. The roofrails are in chrome and add to the aggressive image of the compact SUV. There are bold lines all over the body, but with clear fit and finish. The rear of the Nissan Murano matches to the aggressive design of frontal view. The car has got larger leaf-sized LED tail lamps with fog lamps and turn indicator; there are three reflectors at the lower portion for safety that informs about the car's movement to the following vehicles. A high stop lamp is integrated in the rear spoiler that is attached to the tip of the rear side roof. The rear side of the Nissan Murano also has a funky feature i.e twin exhaust with chrome finish
The Nissan Murano is a mid-size crossover SUV that sports five door and can accommodate five passengers. The overall length of the car is 4860mm, width 1885mm and height is 1720mm. It has a wheelbase of 2825mm while the gross vehicle weight is 2365kg.
The Nissan Murano comes dressed with elegant and first grade interior features. Leather seats and steering wheel plus ample illumination turn it into a luxury hotel's suite; the cabin seems more appealing with modern designed dashboard entities. The dashboard of the car comes integrated with funky instrument panel that is backlighted with various dazzling illumination. In centre dash, there are audio and AC controls set in distinguish style with chrome touch.
The Nissan Murano is equipped with four spoke powered steering wheel that has got mounted audio, bluetooth, and cruise controls with some illumination. The front and rear windows are powered while the both front seats are power adjustable with memory adjustment. Apart from that, there are other interior features that include interior mood lighting, 12 volt DC power outlets, auxiliary audio input jack, front seat back pockets, wood tone trim, etc.
The compact SUV Nissan Murano is believed to be introduced here with most comfortable seat rows and features. The driver seat of the car is 6 way manual adjustable with lumber support while the passenger seat is 4 way adjustable; all the seats are heated. The rear seat is 60:40 split fold-flat with automatic fold down and up feature, reclining rear seats with centre armrest. The front centre console comes with armrest.
The leather wrapped four spoke multi-functional steering wheel provides the driver several facilities including controlling audio system, activating cruise control and operating mobile phone with bluetooth options. You can also enjoy your selected music tracks with advanced audio system that is comprised of 11 speakers. Added to this, there is dual zone climate control system that offers the desired temperature inside the cabin.
Nissan Murano, the mid-size SUV in crossover body type, is speculated to be launched in India with a 3.5 litre, 3498cc, V6 petrol engine. The powerpack mill of the vehicle is able to produce a top power of 252 bhp at 6,000 rpm and churns out a peak torque of 334 Nm at 4400 rpm via a CVT type transmission. The compact SUV can do the 0-100 kmph sprint in just 8.0 seconds with mind-blowing 210 kmph of max speed. Nissan Murano has been loaded with Sequential multi-point electronic fuel injection which works to utilise every drop of fuel.
The upcoming Nissan Murano sports Bose Audio system which comes with 11 hi-fi quality speakers; the audio system supports CD, MP3, and WMA. The volume of the audio is speed sensitive. Bluetooth connectivity is also added to allow you hands free phone handling. The driver can also enjoy music of his/her choice with steering mounted audio controls.
The car is blessed with dual zone climate control with AC that helps in setting separate temperature for the driver and passenger. A rear side entertainment system is available as an option.
The Nissan Murano comes assembled with 20 inch alloy wheels with 6 spokes; the wheel size specification reads: 20" 7.5J, while the tyre size is 235/55R 20 102V. The tyres have got enough rubber and make your drive extra comfortable. The same wheel and tyre size is expected in India.
The India bound Nissan Murano is reported to be launched here with advanced braking and suspension system for the sake of ultimate safety and comfort. The Murano comes installed with front and rear ventilated disc brakes and powered by Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and brake assist; the ABS works to prevent wheel locking up thus saves you from skidding while the EBD distributes brake energy equally when sudden braking.
The suspension system in the luxurious car, Nissan Murano, is an intelligent one that gives you ultra comfort by eating up potholes and bad surface quite silently. The front suspension is independent strut type and rear one is multi-link independent type. The braking and suspension system work together to ensure maximum comfort, safety and handling.
The Nissan Murano is a mid-size SUV and is equipped with a number of advanced handling features that include ventilated disc brakes, ABS with EBD and brake-assist, independent front and rear forks, wider tyres, electronic stability program, higher ground clearance etc.
The yet-to-be-launched Nissan Murano is speculated to be armoured with most of the common and some distinctive safety features. The safeguards include ABS with EBD and brake assist, ESP, front and side dual airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, front seat belts pretensioners with load-limiters, active front head restraints, ISOFIX child seat anchoring points, front and rear fog lamps, etc.
Nissan Murano Pros :
Sporty, powerful, luxurious
Nissan Murano Cons :
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