The new 2020 Nissan Murano is a powerful SUV that is blessed with a good look. The last year model is transformed and it gets the most changes by now.
If we look at the provided pictures of the newest 2020 Nissan Murano model the eye-catching midsize crossover will get a minor facelift before its next redesign. We can expect some drastic changes likely for model-year 2021 or ’22. And we can also expect in that time a few new engine options.
If you’re looking for a 5-passenger SUV that is powerful and spacious look no further because the new 2020 Nissan Murano is an ideal SUV for you.
2020 Nissan Murano comes with the popular floating roof
The exterior look of the 2020 Nissan Murano is beautiful. The new model keeps the same V-Motion” front end and boomerang” lights with the popular floating roof. Also, it comes with the better aerodynamic features that will include a lower shutter grille, front and rear spoilers, rear-tire air deflectors, rear-suspension fairings and even a fuel-tank shape optimized for efficient airflow.
The standard base model will be offered with the stylish 18-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires, while the top trim Platinum adds 20-inch alloy wheel. Also, with the Platinum trim, the buyers will get LED headlights. Dimensions remain the same and this model is smaller than Pathfinder but larger than the Rogue model.
2020 Nissan Murano interior and trim options
The interior of the forthcoming model 2020 Nissan Murano is the best part. It provides a roomy cabin with quality materials. The seats of this model are large, comfortable and perfectly shaped to give maximum relaxation during the ride.
Furthermore, there is plenty of space and buyers behind the rear seat will get over 30 cubic feet. Flipping the rear seat flat gives over 65 cubic feet. With these numbers the popular Murano model beets Ford Edge model.
As for the equipment in this SUV, the standard variant will include an 8-inch touchscreen, dual-zone automatic climate control, Nissan Intelligent Key with push-button start, Bluetooth and RearView Monitor.
The middle equipment SV trims will add 8-way driver seat configuration, 4-way front-passenger power seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and remote start system. The most recommended one is the SL trim. This one will be available with techs like 11-speaker Bose audio system and leather-appointed seating.
The safety of this SUV is also good and the new Murano will get even more standard safety equipment this year. We must add that this model in the past has been rated with five-star safety rating and we can expect the same maximum score with the new one. The standard safety features in the 2020 Nissan Murano include Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Stability control, Front and Side impact airbags, Anti-whiplash and more are available on the higher trims.
2020 Nissan Murano Platinum trim
The top of the offer is the Platinum trim. This trim is the most equipment and the most expensive one and it will include climate-controlled front seats, heated rear seats, power-folding 2nd-row seats and a heated steering wheel with power tilt, telescoping and memory.
With this trim, the buyers will also get safety features like Blind Spot Warning, Intelligent Cruise Control and Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection.
2020 Nissan Murano offers one engine choice for now
The up Nissan Murano will keep the same engine as the current one. It comes with the powerful V6 3,5-liter engine that delivers 260 HP and 240 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be available with Nissan’s Xtronic continuously variable automatic transmission, with D-Step Logic.
The new 2020 Nissan Murano base model comes with the front-wheel-drive (FWD) system as standard. However, the buyers will also get the opportunity to choose the all-wheel-drive (AWD) system as the options. Fuel consumption is also good and this SUV gives with both FWD and AWD system the same EPA city/highway fuel economy of 21/28 mpg.
The towing capacity of the new Nissan Murano remains to be low. With the maximum capacity to tow 1,500 pounds, this SUV is not good rated in this category. The models that cost cheaper like the Ford Edge and the Chevrolet Blazer provides much better numbers.
The Ford Edge with the Class II Trailer Tow Package has an optimum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Also, with this model, AWD is required to achieve this number. However, the new 2019 Chevy Blazer beats both models with its maximum towing of 4,500-pounds.
2020 Nissan Murano release date and price
As per the latest update, the new Nissan Murano will debut at the middle of the year 2019. The price per the same source will not be higher than $32,000 for the base one. The Platinum trim is the expensive one and will cost around $43,000. However, adding the all-wheel drive to any trim will cost $1,600 more. With the prices above, the new 2020 Nissan Murano cost higher than models like Ford Edge and Chevrolet Blazer.