2018 Nissan Murano Get New Set of Basic Equipment


In late November this year, the new 2018 model year Murano has arrived. The car is already fresh, so all changes were limited to trim levels and equipment set of the SUV. New tech doesn’t go smooth and quiet – Nissan decided to increase the price of basic car by $780. What manufacturer could offer for the extra price? Let’s find out.

2018 Nissan Murano Changes

The main changes for Murano 2018 are inside: the interior has received a slightly redesigned center console for better ergonomics. The other changes are connected with the trim levels, the basic one is now way better than before, features 8-inch touchscreen multimedia with navigation, automatic emergency braking, forward collision alert. The second trim called SV now get cross traffic alert system, which also bump the price by $880. SL trim additionally get power liftgate and adaptive cruise control, which gains the price by $950. The price of top trim level, Platinum, jump to $42,955 which means $2,370 increase compared to the 2017 model year car.

The options throughout trim levels are the following:

  • SV Premium package (adaptive cruise control, 11-speaker premium audio, heated seats, 18-inch rims) for SV trim;
  • SL Moonroof package;
  • SL Midnight Edition.

2018 Nissan Murano Specs

The 2018 Murano is still equipped with the same V6 engine as before, with 3.5-liter displacement, producing 260 HP and 240 ft-lb of torque. Similar engine installed in a wide range of Nissan and Infiniti models. The only possible choice for transmission is a CVT. The car is equipped with front-wheel drive, while the AWD transmission is an option for extra $1,600.

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