What the “other guys” think of the Nissan Murano.
TheCarConnection.com’s team of car experts read all the competitive reviews on the new 2009 Nissan Murano to produce this conclusive review. TheCarConnection.com also drove the car to be able to give you an expert opinion on the vehicle, and to help you figure out the truth where other car reviews might differ.
- Much richer interior styling and materials
- Just-right size for city driving
- Available all-wheel drive
- Smooth, powerful V-6 engine
- Oddly styled grille
- Slightly snug interior
- CVT works well, but takes getting used to
Nissan’s Murano is a mid-size crossover vehicle derived from the company’s Altima sedan. It’s sold with a powerful 3.5-liter V-6 engine and a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The S and SL versions come with front-wheel drive and an optional all-wheel-drive system, while the top LE version has standard all-wheel drive.