The latest edition of the Nissan Murano is one of the most versatile crossovers in the market. Its specs are not quite breathtaking since there are a lot of performance-oriented models with high outputs. But, in its class, a 3.5-liter V-6 provides enough power and torque. At the same time, Murano is one of the most fuel-friendly models. The downside is the towing capacity.
Some sources suggest that the redesigned 2019 Nissan Murano could get CrossCabriolet version.
Without a hybrid version, the 2020 Nissan Murano still provides nice fuel economy rating. Also, it doesn’t lack too much power compared to its main rivals. Furthermore, buyers of this crossover will be able to pick between front- and all-wheel drive. But, one of the main advantages over the competition is the transmission box.
2020 Nissan Murano V6 Engine Specs
The 2020 Nissan Murano is using only one engine – a 3.5-liter V-6. That is the choice of engineers since the third generation of crossover started in 2015. Meanwhile, it becomes a very reliable unit. Its durability and performance made Nissan install the mill in some other models.
From the drivetrain, buyers can count on 260 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. This is not the best-in-class result, but it still gives enough power to the Murano crossover. Well, another downside of the engine is a weak towing capacity of just 1,500 pounds. For example, some competitors can pull 3,000-5,000 lbs.
2020 Nissan Murano MPG
The advantage of the 2020 Nissan Murano is its fuel economy. Its rivals with higher hp and towing capacity rating can’t match 24 mpg combined from this crossover. In city ride, it returns 21 mpg, both with front- or all-wheel drive setup. On the highway, the rating jumps to 28 mpg. This is possible thanks to the special transmission setup. The power router is an Xtronic CVT box. But, in combination with Nissan’s D-Step Logic, the crossover provides a smoother ride and quiet work of an engine. Drivers will have an impression of riding a vehicle with the traditional automatic transmission.
2020 Nissan Murano Trim Levels
The entry-level model for the 2020 Nissan Murano is the S version. Buyers will choose between FWD and AWD model that costs $1,600 over the starting $30,800 price tag. All other trim levels are offering the same choice. A mid-range SV and SL Murano cost under $40k. The top of the range offers are Midnight edition with special paint jobs and alloy wheels, and the Platinum model, with a panoramic sunroof and LED lights that improve visibility and overall safety. The most exclusive version of the 2020 Nissan Murano costs just under $44,000.