2014 Nissan Murano Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$28,530-$39,570
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What's New for 2014:

  • CrossCabriolet model returns for 2014
  • Graphite interior offered with Tinted Bronze paint

Introduction
The 2014 Nissan Murano is a midsize crossover SUV available in a traditional configuration with seating for 5 people or as a 2-door, 4-passenger convertible model called the CrossCabriolet. It competes against the Ford Edge, GMC Terrain, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Jeep Cherokee, Subaru Outback, and Volkswagen Tiguan.

Models and Features
The 2014 Murano is sold in S, SV, SL, and LE trim levels with a choice between front- or all-wheel drive (FWD or AWD). The CrossCabriolet is available in a single level of specification and in a limited number of colors.

Highlights from the Murano S model's standard equipment list include 18-inch aluminum wheels, dark-tinted rear privacy glass, and LED taillights. Inside, the Murano S has a height-adjustable driver's seat, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, Nissan Intelligent Key with push-button starting, CD changer, and an auxiliary audio input jack. The cabin is also equipped with welcome lighting, mood lighting, and genuine aluminum trim.

The Murano SV adds fog lights, automatic headlights, and roof rails on the outside, while the interior is upgraded with Bluetooth connectivity, power front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, satellite radio, USB port, auto-dimming rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, and a reversing camera.

The Murano SL has leather upholstery, heated front seats, heated exterior mirrors, memory settings for the driver's seat, dual-pane power sunroof, premium audio system, power liftgate, auto-return rear seatback assists, and rain-sensing wipers.

The Murano LE includes these features plus a power tilt-and-telescoping and heated steering wheel with memory, heated rear seats, wood interior trim, bi-xenon headlights, and 20-inch aluminum wheels. CrossCabriolet models include LE equipment, adding a unique wheel design, power convertible top with a glass rear window, pop-up automatic roll bars, and a setting for the stereo that adjusts amplification depending on whether the top is up or down.

Options and Packages
Choose the Murano S, and upgrades are limited to what the dealership offers, including items such as Bluetooth connectivity, floor mats, cargo cover, cargo mat, LED ambient cabin lighting, LED running lights, splash guards, bumper protector, towing equipment, and a first aid kit. You can even get a tent designed to attach to the Murano's liftgate.

These dealer-installed options can be added to other Murano trim levels, including the SV, which is also available with a Value package containing a navigation system with traffic and weather reports, premium audio system with Bluetooth streaming audio capability, and a power rear liftgate.

The Murano SL is available with a Navigation package that includes the navigation system offered on the SV trim level plus a blind-spot detection system, lane-departure warning system, and a moving-object detection system. A Platinum package is available for the Murano LE, and it includes the contents of the SL trim's Navigation package plus unique 7-spoke, 20-inch wheels and a stainless steel rear bumper protector.

CrossCabriolet buyers can add a navigation system with Bluetooth streaming audio to their new convertible, as well as a reduced number of dealer-installed extras appropriate to this style of vehicle.

Under the Hood
The Murano is equipped with a 260-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine and a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Front-wheel drive is standard, with an AWD system available as an option.

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the 2014 Nissan Murano is rated to get between 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway depending on body style and drivetrain, with CrossCabriolet models proving slightly less fuel-efficient than their traditional SUV counterparts.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash testing conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the traditional 2014 Murano receives an overall rating of 4 stars (out of 5 stars). Note that in the frontal-impact crash-test, the Murano rated 3 stars for front passenger protection. As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated crash-test performance for the 2014 Murano, and the NHTSA has not rated the CrossCabriolet variant.

All versions of the 2014 Murano except for the S trim level come with a standard reversing camera, while rain-sensing wipers are standard for the SL, LE and CrossCabriolet. A blind-spot detection system, lane-departure warning system, and a moving-object detection system are optional for the Murano SL and standard for the LE and CrossCabriolet.

What's New for 2014:

  • CrossCabriolet model returns for 2014
  • Graphite interior offered with Tinted Bronze paint

Introduction
The 2014 Nissan Murano is a midsize crossover SUV available in a traditional configuration with seating for 5 people or as a 2-door, 4-passenger convertible model called the CrossCabriolet. It competes against the Ford Edge, GMC Terrain, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Jeep Cherokee, Subaru Outback, and Volkswagen Tiguan.

Models and Features
The 2014 Murano is sold in S, SV, SL, and LE trim levels with a choice between front- or all-wheel drive (FWD or AWD). The CrossCabriolet is available in a single level of specification and in a limited number of colors.

Highlights from the Murano S model's standard equipment list include 18-inch aluminum wheels, dark-tinted rear privacy glass, and LED taillights. Inside, the Murano S has a height-adjustable driver's seat, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, Nissan Intelligent Key with push-button starting, CD changer, and an auxiliary audio input jack. The cabin is also equipped with welcome lighting, mood lighting, and genuine aluminum trim.

The Murano SV adds fog lights, automatic headlights, and roof rails on the outside, while the interior is upgraded with Bluetooth connectivity, power front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, satellite radio, USB port, auto-dimming rearview mirror, universal garage door opener, and a reversing camera.

The Murano SL has leather upholstery, heated front seats, heated exterior mirrors, memory settings for the driver's seat, dual-pane power sunroof, premium audio system, power liftgate, auto-return rear seatback assists, and rain-sensing wipers.

The Murano LE includes these features plus a power tilt-and-telescoping and heated steering wheel with memory, heated rear seats, wood interior trim, bi-xenon headlights, and 20-inch aluminum wheels. CrossCabriolet models include LE equipment, adding a unique wheel design, power convertible top with a glass rear window, pop-up automatic roll bars, and a setting for the stereo that adjusts amplification depending on whether the top is up or down.

Options and Packages
Choose the Murano S, and upgrades are limited to what the dealership offers, including items such as Bluetooth connectivity, floor mats, cargo cover, cargo mat, LED ambient cabin lighting, LED running lights, splash guards, bumper protector, towing equipment, and a first aid kit. You can even get a tent designed to attach to the Murano's liftgate.

These dealer-installed options can be added to other Murano trim levels, including the SV, which is also available with a Value package containing a navigation system with traffic and weather reports, premium audio system with Bluetooth streaming audio capability, and a power rear liftgate.

The Murano SL is available with a Navigation package that includes the navigation system offered on the SV trim level plus a blind-spot detection system, lane-departure warning system, and a moving-object detection system. A Platinum package is available for the Murano LE, and it includes the contents of the SL trim's Navigation package plus unique 7-spoke, 20-inch wheels and a stainless steel rear bumper protector.

CrossCabriolet buyers can add a navigation system with Bluetooth streaming audio to their new convertible, as well as a reduced number of dealer-installed extras appropriate to this style of vehicle.

Under the Hood
The Murano is equipped with a 260-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine and a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Front-wheel drive is standard, with an AWD system available as an option.

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the 2014 Nissan Murano is rated to get between 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway depending on body style and drivetrain, with CrossCabriolet models proving slightly less fuel-efficient than their traditional SUV counterparts.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash testing conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the traditional 2014 Murano receives an overall rating of 4 stars (out of 5 stars). Note that in the frontal-impact crash-test, the Murano rated 3 stars for front passenger protection. As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated crash-test performance for the 2014 Murano, and the NHTSA has not rated the CrossCabriolet variant.

All versions of the 2014 Murano except for the S trim level come with a standard reversing camera, while rain-sensing wipers are standard for the SL, LE and CrossCabriolet. A blind-spot detection system, lane-departure warning system, and a moving-object detection system are optional for the Murano SL and standard for the LE and CrossCabriolet.

Available Trims for the 2014 Nissan Murano
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name S (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 28530.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name SV (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 31620.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name SL (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 35480.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name LE (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 37970.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 18/24
Name S (AWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 30320.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 18/23
Name SV (AWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 33220.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 18/23
Name SL (AWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 37080.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 18/23
Name LE (AWD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 39570.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 18/23
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INTERIOR
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 6-way manual driver seat w/manual lumbar support and 4-way manual front passenger seat
  • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Valet Function
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Fuel
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Headliner/Pillar Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Aluminum Instrument Panel Insert, Aluminum Door Panel Insert, Aluminum Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Cloth Door Trim Insert
  • Leather Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • FOB Controls -inc: Windows
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Systems Monitor
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Analog Display
  • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest w/Storage and Rear Center Armrest
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way power driver seat w/power lumbar support and 4-way power front passenger seat
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Includes Power Cushion Tilt
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: driver position memory, 8-way power driver seat w/power lumbar support and 4-way power front passenger seat
  • Front Seats w/Leatherette Back Material and Power 2-Way Driver Lumbar
  • Compass
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Trunk/Hatch and Power Fuel
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Windows
  • Includes Power 2-Way Lumbar Support
  • Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: driver position memory, 8-way power driver seat w/power lumbar support, 4-way power front passenger seat and heated rear seats
  • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Heated Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Heated Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Interior Trim -inc: Aluminum Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Door Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Steering Wheel
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 18" Aluminum Alloy -inc: center caps
  • Tires: P235/65R18 AS
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Gray Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Gray Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Chrome Bodyside Insert
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
  • Composite/Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Chrome Grille
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Projector Beam Halogen Headlamps
  • LED Brakelights
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Power Sunshade
  • Fixed Glass 2nd Row Sunroof w/Power Sunshade
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Wheels: 20" Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P235/55R20 AS
  • Manual-Leveling Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low/High Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 3.5L V6 DOHC
  • Transmission: Xtronic Continuously Variable (CVT)
  • 5.173 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 5,287 lbs
  • Transmission w/Oil Cooler
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 130 Amp Alternator
  • 1165# Maximum Payload
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Hydraulic Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 21.7 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • 1195# Maximum Payload
  • 1176# Maximum Payload
  • 1190# Maximum Payload
  • GVWR: 5,133 lbs
  • Electronic Transfer Case
  • Automatic Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • 1206# Maximum Payload
  • 1220# Maximum Payload
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Rear Camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM/6CD In-Dash Changer Audio System -inc: 6 speakers and audio auxiliary input jack
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan and Clock
    • Window Grid And Roof Mount Diversity Antenna
    • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
    • Radio: AM/FM/Single CD Player -inc: 7" color monitor, USB connection port, 6 speakers, audio auxiliary input jack, SiriusXM Satellite radio, steering wheel audio switches and Bluetooth hands-free phone system
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Radio Data System
    • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • Radio: AM/FM/Single CD Player w/Bose Audio System -inc: 7" color monitor, USB connection port, 9 speakers, dual subwoofer, audio auxiliary input jack, SiriusXM Satellite radio, steering wheel audio switches and Bluetooth hands-free phone system
    • Regular Amplifier
    • Digital Signal Processor

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