Nissan Murano (08-11) - Review

Review by David Ross on
Last Updated: 06 Mar 2014
4
The first Murano arrived in the UK in 2005 after two successful years on sale in North America. While it was a good 4x4 that drove very much like a car it was hampered by the lack of a diesel engine.

Nissan Murano (08-11)
Upmarket feel, comfortable interior, high level of standard equipment, sporty performance
Thirsty petrol engine, awkward looks, poor residuals

New price range:

£38,435 - £38,625

Used price range:

£8,159 - £21,651

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Summary

Parkers Rating:

4 out of 5

The first Murano arrived in the UK in 2005 after two successful years on sale in North America. While it was a good 4x4 that drove very much like a car it was hampered by the lack of a diesel engine. This second-generation model (launched in 2008) is a far more polished effort than the original and, thankfully, a 2.5-litre diesel has also been added to the line-up in 2010. The Murano is designed to be more desirable to European buyers with a plusher interior and improved road manners. Aside from that, it handles well with sharp steering and is a great value car with a huge list of standard kit that puts more expensive 4x4s to shame.

Parkers Ratings

Overall

4 out of 5

Performance

4 out of 5

Handling

4 out of 5

Comfort

4 out of 5

Practicality

4 out of 5

Behind the wheel

4 out of 5

Safety

4 out of 5

Reliability

4 out of 5

Running costs

2.5 out of 5

Green credentials

1 out of 5

Buying used

4 out of 5

Selling

3 out of 5

Equipment

4.5 out of 5

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