2011 Nissan Murano Review

The following review takes an in-depth look at the 2011 Nissan Murano including pros and cons, special features, MSRP and other amenities.

MSRP: The 2011 Nissan Murano starts at $29,050 with its S Model. There are several upgraded models of the Nissan Murano also available such as the SV Model, SL Model, and the LE Model. Each upgraded model includes a different set of upgraded features.

Amenities: Some special features on the 2011 Nissan Murano include duel panel moonroof, spacious back seat, stability control, traction control and all wheel drive.

Miles Per Gallon: The 2011 Nissan Murano has great fuel economy and gets 23 mpg and nearly 450 miles per tank. This is one of the best midsized SUV’s in fuel efficiency.

Engine: Powerful 260 hp V6 engine

Pros: One of the most first things people notice about the Murano is the slick redefined interior and exterior. The 2011 model includes special features such as a dual-panel moonroof, leather interior, fold away second row seating for additional cargo space and navigation.

Another positive going for the 2011 Murano is its safety features. Nissan made a strong commitment to make the 2011 model as safe as possible. There are over 50 special safety measures built into the Murano including 6 standard airbags. Every model also includes antilock brake assist , stability control, traction control, active front head restraints, front side airbags and curtain airbags.

Also, the 2011 Nissan Murano ranks 9 out of 23 on US News and World Report’s list Affordable Midsized SUV’s. The Murano has succeeded with flying colors when it comes to being a mid sized sports utility vehicle that includes numerous luxuries at an affordable price.

Cons: One of the only significant negative on the 2011 Nissan Murano is the limited amount of cargo space. While it is possible to fold the 2nd row seats down to create more space, it still comes up short compared to many other midsized SUV’s on the market.

Another con of the 2011 Nissan Murano is the fact that there is no 3rd row seating available. Many other competitors have included an optional 3rd row seating which puts the Murano at a disadvantage. However, if you don’t need the extra seats than this is a non issue.

Also, there have been many concerns regarding the blind spots that exist when backing up in the Murano due to the roof’s pillars. However, this issue does not exist with many of the upgraded Murano models because they have a rearview camera.