Driven: 2012 Nissan Murano

Joe Lorio
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2012 Nissan Murano

Base price (with destination): $40,710
Price as tested: $44,440

Standard Equipment:
3.5-liter V-6 engine
Continuously variable automatic transmission
All-wheel drive
20-inch aluminum wheels with titanium finish
6 air bags
Active head restraints
8-way power driver's seat
4-way power passenger's seat
Heated front and rear seats
60/40 split-fold rear seatback with power return
Reclining rear seats
Leather appointed seats
Wood-tone interior trim
Heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel
Power tilt and telescoping steering column
Memory for driver's seat, steering column, and mirrors
RearView monitor
7-inch color display
Bose AM/FM/XM/CD audio system w/9 speakers, aux audio/video and USB inputs
Bluetooth hands-free phone system
Rain-sensing wipers
Dual-zone automatic climate control
Keyless entry and ignition
Power windows
Dual-pane power moonroof
Power liftgate
Ambient interior lighting
Bi-xenon headlights w/auto on/off
Front fog lights
LED taillights
Rear privacy glass
Roof rails w/silver accent
Dual exhaust with chrome finishers

Options on this vehicle:
Platinum Edition package - $2020
HDD navigation with 7-inch touch screen and voice recognition
Bluetooth streaming audio
XM Nav Traffic and Nav Weather
20-inch aluminum wheels
Rear bumper protector
Dual DVD headrest monitors - $1515
Floor mats and carpeted cargo mat - $195

Key options not on vehicle:
None

Fuel economy: (city/hwy)
18 / 23 mpg

Engine:
3.5L V-6
Horsepower: 260 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 240 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm

Drive:
Four-wheel

Transmission:
Continuously variable automatic

Curb weight: 4163 lb

Wheels/tires:
235/55R20 tires

Competitors:
Chevrolet Equinox
Dodge Journey
Ford Edge
Honda Crosstour
Honda Pilot
Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
Toyota Highlander
Toyota Venza
Volkswagen Touareg

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