The free-spirited Nissan Murano has really taken off in recent years and has helped crossovers become some of the most popular automobile concepts. The Murano offers many of the things consumers would expect in a full-sized SUV without losing the comfort of a full-sized sedan. Adding to the allure of what consumers have come to expect is the upcoming 2018 Nissan Murano which looks every bit of what consumers are expecting.
The 2018 Murano is already getting plenty of attention, and with good reason considering the many improvements over the 2016 and 2017 models. While some would argue the current model is one of the best on the road today, the new Murano improves on some of the nuances we’ve all noted. Enhancing the comfort, room, and rumored to add some exterior flare are only some of the many upgrades we’ll see in the 2018 model.
The following preview details everything we know so far in the new 2018 Nissan Murano specs, features, price, and release date for all models including the Platinum, S, SL, and SV.
2018 Nissan Murano Specs and Features – Platinum, S, SL, and SV Model
Despite nothing official out of Nissan on the specs and features for the 2018 Murano, many rumors are already coming in. Leaks out of Asia suggest many refinements will be made when comparing the 2018 model to the 2016 and 2017. We’re hearing much better 360-degree visibility, more cargo room behind the rear seat, and a much better audio system will be seen.
Technology will be a huge focus on the interior of the 2018 Murano. Some of to the top tech features will include valet parking, high definition touchscreen with backup camera and a wide viewing angle, and will also become the center of infotainment for all occupants. A customizable dash display, Nissan Connect, satellite radio, 3rd party app support, USB, AUX input, Bluetooth, hands-free calling, and steering wheel controls.
Other notable features will emphasize safety which will include Nissan’s Advanced Airbag system, blind spot warning, front crash avoidance system, advanced tire pressure monitoring, forward emergency braking, intelligent cruise control, lane change guidance, predictive collision system, and more. Other interior features which will be optional include a dual panoramic moonroof, dual climate control, and a whole lot more.
The 2018 Nissan Murano engine is expected to be a 3.6 liter V6 with at least 260-hp along with a 2-speed CVT transmission. The estimated gas mileage will be around 22MPG/city and 30/MPG highway which will be slightly better than other 2018 crossover in its class.
2018 Nissan Murano Price and Release Date – Platinum, S, SL, and SV Model
From what we’re hearing so far, the launch price of the 2018 Murano will be pretty consistent with the current model. The Platinum will be the premium version offering upgraded features around every corner and will come in just over $40,000. Below, we have detailed the expected price for the Platinum, S, SL, and SV models.
|2018 Nissan Murano Platinum Price||Starting at $39,700|
|2018 Nissan Murano S Price||Starting at $29,900|
|2018 Nissan Murano SL Price||Starting at $37,400|
|2018 Nissan Murano SV Price||Starting at $33,100|
All eyes will be on the 2018 Nissan Murano release date which should be made official during the summer of 2017. Despite this being a 2018 model crossover, sales should begin during the fall and may start either October or November here in the US.
With more to come, we’ll be updating this 2018 Nissan Murano review with all specs, features, price, and release date info including rumors and confirmations.
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