Nissan: Nissan Murano tops Midsize SUV shred in 2015 J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL)℠ Study

Posted on 25. Jul, 2015 by in Nissan Canada

  • All-new Nissan Murano named many appealing midsize SUV in prestigious attention investigate of new car purchasers, scoring significantly aloft than a shred average
  • Totally redesigned for 2015, Murano also is a second many softened among all vehicles in this year’s APEAL Study, compared to 2014
  • Nissan Altima finishes second among Midsize Car competitors; Nissan Frontier ranked third among Midsize Pickups

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Three Nissan models have been famous as being among a many appealing vehicles to possess and expostulate in their segments in a only expelled J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Automotive, Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) StudySM – led by a totally redesigned 2015 Nissan Murano crossover’s tip finish in a Midsize SUV category. Murano scored a sum of 853 points, a 58-point alleviation over a prior era Murano pattern and 35 points above a second place finisher in a segment.

The 2015 Altima softened 3 positions over a 2014 investigate to tie for second place with a measure of 817, only dual points behind a personality in a Midsize Car segment. The 2015 Nissan Frontier finished third in a Midsize Pickup shred behind dual recently introduced pickups.

The annual APEAL Study, now in a 20th year, surveys purchasers and lessees of new vehicles, giving owners a height to weigh their cars, trucks and SUVs opposite 77 specific attributes. The formula are total into an altogether APEAL measure totalled on a 1,000-point scale. The investigate found that some reserve features, such as blind mark warning and parking support systems, almost softened owners’ clarity of confidence – and compensation – with their vehicles. Nissan continues to offer a operation of modernized reserve and connectivity complement technologies opposite a far-reaching focus of vehicles and trim levels – including Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), Driver Attention Alert* (DAA) and Around View® Monitor (AVM) with Moving Object Detection (MOD).

“Given a confidant new design, a APEAL Study formula showed that extraneous and interior styling are by distant a heading squeeze reasons for Murano buyers,” pronounced Fred Diaz, comparison clamp president, Sales Marketing and Operations, U.S.A., Nissan North America, Inc.

Sales of a new Murano are adult over 138 per cent for a year by Jun (versus 2014), attracting many new buyers to a Nissan brand.

The all-new Murano facilities Nissan’s new extraneous pattern instruction with V-Motion front end, rebound lights, floating roof diagnosis and fit aerodynamics. Inside, a new 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 a ethereal atmosphere combined by a vast windows and oversized Power Panoramic Moonroof. All 2015 Murano crossovers come versed with a customary 260-horsepower 3.5-litre V6 and Xtronic delivery with D-step logic. Murano is offering in front-wheel and all-wheel drive.

“We are also intensely gratified with a clever display of a 2015 Altima, that finished above a dual categorical sales competitors in a shred with a 13-point alleviation over a year before,” pronounced Diaz. “Like Murano, Altima offers modernized record systems during an affordable cost point.”

The 2015 Nissan Altima offers a rewarding pushing experience, reward extraneous and interior and driver-focused technology. Its customary 182 horsepower 2.5-litre DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine provides 6.2 L/100 km highway fuel economy. Altima is accessible in a choice of 5 models, including a 270-horsepower 3.5-litre V6-equipped Altima 3.5 SL.

The 2015 Nissan Frontier continues to be a renouned choice in a midsize lorry segment, mixing reward hardware, unusual energy and an well-developed turn of on- and off-road performance. The Frontier Crew Cab is offering in 5 trim levels, led by a energetic Frontier Crew Cab PRO-4X.

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