The Nissan Murano entered the auto world back in 2009. It then went through its first redesign in 2015, when an all-new version was launched for the model year. According to most consumers, Murano is the best crossover in the market today and Nissan takes pride in it. The manufacturer has unveiled its plans of releasing the next generation of this model, expected to feature in the market as 2017 Nissan Murano. Since the car just went through major redesigns recently, you should expect few but impressive upgrades on the interior and exterior styling as well as engine and performance. It adopts elegant midsize crossover platform with 5-passenger interior seating capacity. The new Nissan Murano will be offered in four trim levels including the base S, SV, SL and the top of the class platinum model.
2017 Nissan Murano – Sporty Appearance:
The new Nissan Murano boasts a bold exterior styling with a sporty appearance, thanks to its sleek roofline and luxurious body curves which make it stand out clearly among its competitors. The car will come with elegant exterior colors including Magnetic Black, Arctic Blue Metallic, Brilliant Silver, Gun Metallic, Cayenne Red, Pearl White, Java Metallic and Pacific Sunset. The lightweight material design ensures higher aerodynamic performance and better fuel efficiency.
Standard exterior features include a new V-Motion front grille, boomerang-shaped automatic LED headlamps embedded in the hood. Nissan Murano’s conventional look is further enhanced by the aggressive bumper and company’s logo which appears between the headlights. The rear end features sporty dual exhaust pipe and LED tail lights. Opting for SV and higher trim levels grants you access to panoramic sunroof and roof rails. The base S trim rides on 18-inch alloy wheels while SV and the SL trim levels get 19- inch alloy wheels.
The new upcoming 2017 Nissan Murano exceeds consumers’ expectations when it comes to interior styling. The luxurious cab design features comfortable and luxurious components including updated infotainment system. The standard interior components of this car include a 7-inch display, Bluetooth phone integration, CD,MP3/MP4 player, USB port interface and others.
The platinum model offers heated rear seats, door and center armrests, NASA-inspired Zero Gravity seats. Among the driver assistance and safety features for the new Nissan Murano include adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking system. Also, there is the rearview camera, forward collision warning system, blind-spot warning system, premium airbags and safety belts, parking assistance and others.
2017 Nissan Murano – Engine and Fuel Economy:
The new 2017 Nissan Murano will have a 3.5-liter V-6 engine. This powertrain is expected to deliver 260 hp at 240 lb-ft of torque. Also, there will be a standard front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel-drive system (AWD). The 2017 Nissan Murano is expected to deliver impressive fuel efficiency of about 28 mpg / 21 mpg.
2017 Nissan Murano – Price, Release Date, and Competitors:
Nissan has not announced their official release date and pricing for the 2017 Nissan Murano. However, consumers are anticipating that the release date will be at the end of this year. The starting price for the base model will be $ 30,000. While the platinum model will be priced up to $ 42,000.