2013 Nissan Murano Review
Nissan Murano Blends Comfort and Performance in a Crossover
Allure, elegance and charm immediately come to mind when your eyes set on a 2013 Nissan Murano. Unique styling and aerodynamic presence invite you to enter the sensuous looking four-door crossover. Sloping grille, windswept headlight, color coordinated front bumper with integrated dam, UV-reducing solar glass and chrome inserts in the door handles provide a synchronically integrated design-work to please the discriminating motorist.
The 2013 Nissan Murano is available in five trim levels, S, LE, SL, and SV in either an All-wheel Drive or Front Wheel Drive configuration. This superb driving machine has functional and convenience features available to suit all your motoring needs. The standard Intelligent Key allows you to open the doors, the rear tailgate or start the engine with the innovative Push Button Starter without removing the key from your pocket.
Standard technological and driving conveniences are included in the Murano. Cruise control, tachometer and trip computer make long drives enjoyable. Telescopic and tilt steering column with a tilt steering wheel add comfort to any drive. Standard steering wheel mounted controls add convenience and safety to your travels. The ultimate convenience is available with the optional Driver’s Memory that will adjust the driver’s seat for you or a second driver. Once seated, the system will also remember the telescoping column position, tilt steering and outside mirror settings.
Additional comfort emanates from the Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) that allows each front passenger to select their individual comfort level. Other available features include Bluetooth Hands Free Phone System, RearView Monitor and a premium entertainment system with an 11-speaker Bose audio with 130 channel SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
The 2013 Nissan Murano is equipped with a powerful 24 valve, double overhead cam, 260 horsepower, 3.5 liter power plant that provides 18mpg city and up to 24mpg highway. The engine is melded to an Xtronic Continuously Variable transmission that provides exceptionally smooth transition through its gear range.
The limited rear view requires a slight adjustment but other than that, the Nissan Murano is a very comfortable crossover that will please the senses, especially to those drivers that relish an enjoy responsive power and crisp handling. Test drive a Murano and judge for yourself.