Nissan: Nissan Murano named "Activity Vehicle of Texas" by Texas Auto Writers Association

Posted on 20. May, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

2016 Nissan Murano Press Kit


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Recently, a 2016 Nissan Murano was named “Activity Vehicle of Texas” by a Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) during a annual Texas Auto Roundup, a two-day expostulate and analysis of 53 vehicles in 17 opposite automobile categories. Journalists from 11 states participated in this year’s program, that was formed during a Texas Motor Speedway. Along with a recently redesigned Murano, a new Nissan Altima and Maxima sedans were judged highly, holding runner-up spots in a mid-size and full-size automobile categories respectively.

“Our members were tender by a Murano as a versatile crossover in a rarely rival category,” pronounced Nicholas Phillips, president, TAWA. “Particularly, Murano scored rarely for a well-executed, lush interior and a confidant extraneous styling, that pushed it to a front of a difficulty pack.”

The Texas Auto Writers Association also produces a famed Texas Truck Rodeo any year, with a all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup garnering a bed full of trophies final fall, including a prestigious Truck of Texas honor.

“The 2015-2016 Murano crossover has won some-more awards over a final twin years than any other SUV in a class* – and a TAWA endowment is another good honor. The new Murano was also recently named, for a second true year, as one of a “Best Cars for a Money” by U.S. News World Report,” said Dan Mohnke, clamp president, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager Marketing Operations. “Consumers have responded to Murano’s confidant styling and lush interior, with Murano sales adult 51 percent in Apr over a prior year.”

About a 2016 Nissan Murano
The halo automobile for Nissan’s far-reaching operation of confidant crossovers and SUVs, a 2016 Murano expresses Nissan’s modernized pattern instruction – including a V-motion front end, LED rebound lights and a singular “floating” roof.

The overwhelming extraneous pattern carries into a interior, that offers an enchanting amicable loll feel by facilities such as a polished instrument panel, low core console, modernized Zero Gravity front and outboard back seating, and a ethereal atmosphere total by a vast windows and oversized Power Panoramic Moonroof.

Available record facilities embody NissanConnectSM with Navigation, 8-inch tone arrangement with multi-touch control, Around View® Monitor, 8-way energy driver’s chair with energy lumbar support, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and Travel Link® (SiriusXM® subscription required, sole separately), Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition, iPod® interface, 11-speaker Bose® (including twin subwoofers) reward audio system, and Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System.

Responsive pushing is supposing by a customary 3.5-liter DOHC V6 connected to an modernized Xtronic transmission. Murano is accessible in front-wheel expostulate or Intuitive All-Wheel Drive. Fuel economy increasing around 20 percent from a prior era Murano, interjection in partial to reduced weight (approximately 145 pounds), low rolling insurgency tires, active grille shutter, low 0.31 Cd, underbody covers that raise underbody airflow and improvements to a Xtronic transmission

Available technologies embody Moving Object Detection (MOD), Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), Forward Emergency Braking (FEB) and Driver Attention Alert (DAA)**. The Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) complement utilizes radar to detect a relocating automobile behind a Murano coming from possibly side.

The 2016 Murano is offering in 4 trim levels – S, SV, SL and Platinum – and in a choice of front-wheel or all-wheel drive. A series of choice packages are offering for a well-equipped Murano: Technology Package (SL, Platinum), Navigation Package (S) and Premium Package (SV), along with reward paint and singular 18-inch and 20-inch aluminum-alloy circle packages.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission automobile segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during

About TAWA
TAWA is one of a many creditable automotive press organizations in a industry, with a goal to foster peculiarity and correctness in automotive broadcasting and disseminate information about a courtesy by news associated print, online and promote media. TAWA produces twin pushing events any year – a Texas Auto Roundup in a open and a Texas Truck Rodeo in a fall. Media members suffer pushing and evaluating new vehicles competing for a desired Car of Texas or Truck of Texas trophies. For some-more information, greatfully revisit


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Dan Passe
Product Communications, Nissan North America

Steve Parrett
Regional Communications, Nissan North America


* Claim formed on Total 3rd celebration automotive awards perceived by MY15 and MY16 Murano total vs. total MY15 and MY16 competitors in a Ward’s Middle Cross/Utility Vehicle Segment.
**It is a driver’s shortcoming to sojourn warning during all times. DAA is usually a warning to surprise a motorist of a intensity miss of motorist courtesy or drowsiness. It does not detect and yield an warning in each situation. See Owner’s Manual for details.

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