Nissan: Nissan Murano named “Best Midsize SUV of 2016” by Cars.com and MotorWeek

Posted on 04. Oct, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After putting 5 heading midsize competition application vehicles by a perfectionist contrast process, Cars.com and MotorWeek have comparison a 2016 Nissan Murano as a “Best Midsize SUV of 2016.” The endowment follows a fixing of a Nissan TITAN XD and Nissan Rogue final Jan as Cars.com‘s “Best Pickup Truck of 2016” and “Family Car of a Year” respectively.

“The Murano is a closest choice to a oppulance SUV in this group, with a turn of cabin materials and styling aptitude that’s mostly blank among a others,” pronounced Cars.com Editor-in-Chief Patrick Olsen. “The Murano’s high points extend over a peculiarity interior. The SUV is packaged with record and family-friendly features, and interjection to a V-6 power, a Murano is a blast to drive.”

The contenders comparison for a “Midsize SUV Challenge,” in further to Murano, were a 2016 Ford Edge, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Kia Sorento and a 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Testing total editors’ evaluations on a set course, support of genuine universe fuel economy and contrast by an in-market family. Detailed exam formula are accessible during cars.com/news.

“Murano has turn a favorite of awards juries and consumers comparison given a introduction of a totally redesigned third-generation Murano for a 2015 indication year,” pronounced Dan Mohnke, clamp president, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager Marketing Operations. “The Cars.com endowment is another good honor, adding to a 2015-2016 Murano crossover’s strain of winning some-more awards over a final twin years than any other SUV in a class1.” Sales of Murano are adult 35 percent this year to date.

The 2016 Murano carries brazen new Nissan pattern instruction with V-Motion front end, rebound lights, floating roof diagnosis and fit aerodynamics. Inside, a Murano offers an enchanting amicable loll feel by facilities such as a polished lower-height instrument panel, far-reaching core console, modernized Zero Gravity seating, and by a ethereal atmosphere total by a vast windows and oversized Power Panoramic Moonroof.

“SUVs are a family automobile of choice in 2016, and a midsize difficulty is one of a many renouned with shoppers. This category of vehicles stays impossibly competitive, so we wish to give shoppers a transparent bargain of a best, misfortune and any option’s value proposition,” total Olsen.

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 by 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)2. The Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)3 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.

For some-more information on a 2016 Nissan Murano, including photography, greatfully revisit www.NissanNews.com.

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 www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

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 http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Cars.com
Launched in 1998, Cars.com is an award-recognized online end for automobile shoppers and owners that offers information from experts and consumers to assistance research, cost and find new and used cars, as good as information around use and correct for automobile owners. With some-more than 30 million monthly visits to a web properties, Cars.com offers millions of new and used automobile listings, consultant and consumer reviews, corresponding comparison, build and cost tools, unprejudiced editorial calm and most more. In 2015, Cars.com introduced a new use and correct underline to assistance consumers find a right use provider and know how most to compensate with a fair-price estimator tool. Cars.com puts millions of automobile buyers, and now owners, in control of their offered routine with a information they need to make stress-free buying, offered and servicing decisions.

 

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Dan Passe
Product Communications, Nissan North America
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Nissan Communications
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1 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.
2 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.
3 Not a surrogate for correct subsidy procedures. May not detect all relocating vehicles. Speed and other stipulations apply. See owner’s primer for details.

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