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2022 Nissan Murano

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3.3 (Good)

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2022 S 4dr Front-Wheel Drive
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Price:   -  From $33,310
2022 S 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $35,010
2022 SV 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $36,850
2022 SV 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $38,550
2022 SL 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $40,810
2022 SL 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $42,510
2022 Platinum 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $44,860
2022 Platinum 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $46,560


What's New

The 2022 Nissan Murano gains the Midnight Edition styling package treatment on the SV trim, as seen elsewhere in the lineup. Otherwise, the Murano is basically the same as it was last year: a stylish mid-sized crossover that is starting to show its age in a highly competitive segment.

Choosing Your Nissan Murano

The Nissan Murano comes in four trims: S, SV, SL, and Platinum. Prices start at $34,435 including destination for the S and range up to $45,985 for the Platinum.

Engine Choices

The only engine available for the Murano is a 3.5-liter V6 that’s mated to a continuously variable automatic transmission. The Murano comes standard with front-wheel drive, but it is available with all-wheel drive for a $1,700 premium on all trims.

Engine TypeHorsepowerTorqueMPG (Combined)
3.5-liter V6260 hp240 lb-ft23 mpg

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

The Murano features seating for five in a roomy interior. Cargo capacity behind the rear seats is 32.1 cubic feet, and 67 cubic feet with the rear seats folded. Optioning for the moonroof will take away a few cubes in either configuration, as well as impact rear headroom slightly.

Safety Features

All Murano models come with Nissan’s Safety Shield 360 driver assistance package, which includes automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warnings, automatic high beams, and rear automatic braking.

Higher trim models get lane-keeping assist, traffic sign recognition, a surround-view camera, rear door alert, and adaptive cruise control.

Additionally, the Murano was given an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award due to its overall crashworthiness.


All Muranos get an 8.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth, Amazon Alexa compatibility, satellite radio, and six speakers. As you climb the trim levels, the Murano adds an upgraded 11-speaker system from Bose with dual subwoofers and automatic climate control.

2022 Nissan Murano S – MSRP From $34,435 (including $1,225 in destination)

Base Murano models come equipped with cloth seats, dual-zone climate control, keyless entry, push-button start, and automatic LED headlights.

No packages or options are available for the S trim.

2022 Nissan Murano SV – MSRP From $37,975

The SV represents a big step up from the base model, with leatherette-appointed seats, adaptive cruise control, heated front seats, heated mirrors, fog lights, speed-sensing wipers, front and rear sonar sensors, remote engine start, and a 10-way adjustable power seat for the driver.

The $1,395 Midnight Edition package is an appearance package that blacks out most of the shiny bits on the exterior of the Murano, including the wheels, grille, and trim. The SV also has access to a panoramic moonroof for $1,420.

2022 Nissan Murano SL – MSRP From $41,935

The SL adds leather-appointed seats, a surround-view camera, 20-inch wheels, ambient LED interior lighting, traffic sign recognition, and a hands-free tailgate. The SL also receives the 11-speaker Bose audio system, heated rear seats and steering wheel, and navigation with live traffic.

The only option available on the SL is the Moonroof Package, which costs $1,420.

2022 Nissan Murano Platinum – MSRP From $45,985

The top-of-the-line Platinum trim is equipped with Semi-Analine leather upholstery, a panoramic moonroof, and heated and cooled front seats.

No packages are available on the Platinum model.

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CarsDirect Tip

The SL trim is probably the best value of the bunch, as the Platinum doesn’t really add all that much more for the extra $4,000. Additionally, the number of features offered in the SL over the SV makes it more compelling.

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Expert Review


- Stylish design
- Packed with safety features
- Pleasant ride
- Attractive cabin


- Infuriating CVT
- Turning seven years old
- Modest cargo area
- Doesn’t drive like it’s looks

Expert Rating
3.3 (Good)

Our expert ratings are based on seven comprehensive criteria: quality, safety, comfort, performance, fuel economy, reliability history and value.

You can interpret our ratings in the following way:

: Outstanding vehicle. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating.

: Very Good vehicle. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class.

: Good vehicle. Decent, but not quite the best. Often affordable, but lacking key features found in vehicles of the same class.

: Below average vehicle. Not recommended, and lacking attributes a car buyer would come to expect for the price.

: Poor vehicle. Simply does not deserve to be on the road.

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Still Stylish After Seven Years. The 2022 Nissan Murano may be entering its seventh year on sale since a full redesign, but the two-row midsize SUV still looks great. It was one of the first SUVs on the market to have a floating-roof design – thanks to a blacked-out D-pillar – that’s now found on a lot of SUVs. It may be old, but the Murano still turns heads with sharp curves, flowing lines, and angular design elements.

The interior is a different story, as it highlights the Murano’s age. The V-shaped center console houses all of the SUV’s controls with large buttons and dials. While the controls are easy to use, they don’t look modern. The good news is that the Murano’s interior still feels plush. There are plenty of high-quality materials throughout the cabin that helps the SUV feel more luxurious than most of the brand’s other SUVs.

Passengers in the front are treated to some of the best seats in the class. Plush, supportive, and well-cushioned, the Murano’s front seats make long slogs on the highway far more comfortable. The rear seats have a competitive amount of space, but the available panoramic sunroof eats into headroom. Fitting three adults side by side in the Murano can be a squeeze, as the SUV isn’t nearly as wide as some competitors, but two adults should be able to fit comfortably.

Modern Tech Comes Standard. As one of the older SUVs in the class, the Murano may not be able to compete with newer options on the tech front, but it still comes with a lot of desirable features as standard equipment.

Murano’s eight-inch touchscreen has well-organized menus, is easy to use, and is responsive. Plus, there are plenty of physical controls, so you don’t have to sort through menus. Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, four USB ports, and six audio speakers are standard.

Even the base Murano comes well-equipped with safety features out of the gate. Features like rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, forward and reverse automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, and lane-keeping assist are all standard.

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Humdrum On-Road Performance. Going against the grain, Nissan doesn’t offer an off-roading-friendly version of the Murano or any optional features that boost the SUV’s performance on dirt. That would be fine if the Murano offered stellar on-road performance, but it doesn’t. In day-to-day driving, the Murano feels average at best.

The SUV features a 3.5-liter V6 that’s rated at 260 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. The V6 is a fine engine and one that should be familiar to Nissan fans, but it’s let down by a clunky continuously variable automatic transmission. The CVT also drones and dulls throttle response, making the Murano feel slower than it is.

Despite Murano’s sporty design, the SUV doesn’t excite around corners. It does, though, offer a comfy ride with soft suspension that soaks up bumps. The suspension helps the Murano feel like a skilled road trip vehicle, eating away at miles with ease.

Value-Packed Lower Trims. With the Murano being older than the majority of its rivals, the higher trims offer nearly the same amount of value as lower trims. Because of this, shoppers should look at the SV trim to maximize their money.

The SV trim starts at $37,975 (with destination) and comes standard with synthetic leather upholstery, heated front seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and remote start. It also adds adaptive cruise control and front parking sensors to its roster of standard equipment.

At $47,685 for a range-topping Platinum trim with all-wheel drive, the Murano competes with some luxury options. And because of the SUV’s age, it doesn’t line up well with those competitors. You don’t get a lot of extra features for your money, either as the Platinum includes semi-aniline leather upholstery with diamond-quilted inserts, a power-adjustable steering wheel, and ventilated front seats. We’d skip these and pocket the roughly $10,000 difference.

Final Thoughts. The 2022 Nissan Murano suffers in the class because of its age. Newer competitors have emerged in the midsize segment with more spacious interiors, high-tech features, serious off-roading capability, and powertrains that are both efficient and powerful. The Murano still has its handsome looks and smooth ride going for it, but those only go so far.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee arrives as a fully redesigned SUV for 2022. It’s more luxurious than ever, available with some high-tech features, still as capable off-road as ever, and is now offered with a diverse lineup of engines that include a V8 and a plug-in hybrid.

For a good blend of versatility and value, you’ll want to explore the Honda Passport. It has a rugged look, offers light off-roading capability, comes with a standard V6 engine, and has a spacious cabin.

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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.5L V-6 / 260 HP / 240 ft.lbs.
Xtronic 2-spd sequential shift control CVT w/OD
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
20 / 28 / 24 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.5L V-6 / 260 HP / 240 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
20 / 28 / 24 Mpg
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
19.0 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
67.0 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
108 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
192.8 "
Exterior Width
75.4 "
Exterior Height
67.8 "
Front Headroom
39.9 "
Rear Headroom
39.8 "
Front Legroom
40.5 "
Rear Legroom
38.7 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.5 "
Rear Shoulder Room
58.9 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,823 Lbs.
Wheel Base
111 "
Turning Radius
19.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
18.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone / Pearlcoat Monotone / Metallic Monotone / Tri-coat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote
Body-colored With Chrome Insert
Grille Moldings
Black W/chrome Surround
Rear Spoiler
Stainless Steel With Chrome Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Front Seat Type
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
Front Armrests
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Siriusxm Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
One Touch Open Window
Driver And Passenger
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Driver And Passenger
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Rear Side-impact Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Intelligent Forward Collision Warning W/automatic Emergency Braking (aeb) Forward Collision Mitigation
Blind Spot Sensor
Blind Spot Warning (bsw) Blind Spot
Lane Departure Warning
Intelligent Lane Intervention (i-li) Lane Departure
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Automatic Emergency Braking With Pedestrian Detection Front Pedestrian Detection Prevention
Driver Attention Alert
Intelligent Driver Alertness (i-da) Driver Attention
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
High Beam Assist (hba) Auto High-beam
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
12 Months / 12,000 Miles

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