The 2016 Nissan Murano is being widely waited throughout the world and is touted to be the model that will put up a serious challenge to other competitors in the market. While it was first released back in 2002 as a 2003 model, the car went through a couple of refreshments to keep it updated. Now, in the coming year, the Nissan is planning to revisit the model and introduce a host of improvements in its visuals, comfort elements, and powertrain. Upon release, this model will compete with other great vehicles Honda Accord and Toyota highlander.
2016 Nissan Murano – Exterior and Interior Design
Every SUV lover’s ideal body configuration is that which has extremely distinctive lines along with aerodynamic shape. Taking this into consideration, Nissan has constructed this vehicle using lightweight aluminum making it lose some of the previous weight. The headlights protrude outward and are shaped in the form of a boomerang. Two exhaust pipes are placed on its rear, and lend the car a unique look. A hybrid variant is also rumored to be in making, which will come with LED lights on both front and rear ends with taillights receiving the same treatment as its base counterpart. Overall, the car’s aggressiveness quotient has improved in leaps and bounds.
The cabin space of 2016 Nissan Murano has certainly got larger, and now allows comfortable seating to all five of its passengers while carrying extra bits of luggage. Elegance has been refined with the use of magnificently crafted leather seats with intricate stitching. Its dashboard has received an overhaul and provided more utility than ever before. Chrome and silver outlining have been used to embellish various parts of interior features like dashboard and console. Another benefit of spacious interiors is that it allows enough air flow to pass through. 2016 Nissan Murano greatly improvises on their light tone color theme and compliments the overall getup with superb technology features. It will have an 8-inch touchscreen to control a wide array of safety and entertainment tools. Along with a great stereo system, there should be safety features like Navigation, parking sensors, cruise control and anti-collision safety airbags for the driver and passengers.
2016 Nissan Murano – Engine and Performance
This car will be presented to the public with a variety of engines, which will cater to different requirements. The first engine is a 3.0 L V6 unit that will outdo Nissan Maxima. A hybrid 2.4-liter engine is also reportedly being prepared and will produce a maximum of 260 hp and torque of 244 lb-ft. The engines will be paired with a 6-speed CVT automatic gearbox and come on all four-wheels. The Fuel efficiency of 2016 Nissan Murano has been recorded to be around 24 mpg for city and 32 mpg on highway respectively. The hybrid version will naturally be better at fuel efficiency.
2016 Nissan Murano – Price and Release Date
We have yet not officially received any information regarding the release date of this vehicle, but estimated time should no longer be more than the end of 2015. Considering the add-ons in this release, the 2016 Nissan Murano should cost slightly higher than $35,000.