In New York Motor Show, the Nissan Motors introduced the 3rd generation 2017 Nissan Murano. New SUV crossover received a reformed engine, spacious interior and innovative design. List of equipment available for new Murano will impress even the most demanding motorist.
2017 Nissan Murano release date and price
The cost of a new 2017 Nissan Murano have not yet disclosed by manufacturer. In the US the car will be available for sale by the end of 2016. The crossover will go in the European market at the first half of 2017.
Release date: the first half of 2017
2017 Nissan Murano dimensions
The dimensions of the new Nissan Murano has become a little bigger. Now crossover length is 193.3 in, width 75.1 in, height 67.2 in. The car weight with basic equipment is 3818 lbs. The car has unibody design, which is more lightweight – the 2018 Toyota 4Runner will get it as well.
2017 Nissan Murano interior
The new crossover has undergone changes not only by exterior terms but also in the interior. There is a high-tech front panel with 8-inch touch screen, with which you can control almost all functionality of the SUV, this approach minimized the presence of a plurality of mechanical buttons. Another 7-inch information screen is located on the instrument panel. Finishing materials for interior used better quality, and the interior of 2017 model year Nissan Murano became more spacious, including the luggage compartment.
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2017 Nissan Murano engine
Now a little about the technical characteristics of the new SUV, we know of only one engine option available for the new Murano. It is a V-shaped engine with 6 cylinders, 24 valves and a displacement of 3498 cubic centimeters (3.5L). After upgrading the engine’s power increased to 260 horses with a peak torque of 240 ft lb. By the way the new motor meets the most strict ecological regulations.
2017 Nissan Murano specs
According to preliminary data, Nissan Murano III will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 8.0 seconds and has top speed of 117 mph. Those information also claims the average fuel consumption will be about 24 mpg. For the European market Nissan is planning to add hybrid power – it will be 4-cylinder petrol turbocharged engine with a displacement of 2.5 liters and an electric motor. Total power output of this hybrid powertrain should be around 250 horsepower and the peak torque of 242 ft lb.
With regard to the suspension of the crossover, it has remained the same, all the same front MacPherson struts and rear independent multilink. Up front, there are ventilated disc brakes with twin piston calipers with larger diameter, and disc brakes in the rear.
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2017 Nissan Murano equipment
In the base trim level Nissan Murano 3 receive only front-wheel drive, while more expensive models will use all-wheel drive system.
Basic trim will complement Nissan Murano by alloy wheels with a diameter of 18-inches, four cameras for the 360 degree view, ABS+EBD, BAS and ESP, front and side airbags, and curtain for both rows of seats, cruise control and a multimedia system with integrated navigation.
As additional options you can order a panoramic roof, LED headlights, ergonomic leather seats with ventilation and heating, alloy wheels with a diameter of 20-inches and many other useful options.
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2017 Nissan Murano pictures