2004 Nissan Murano

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23 reviews
Available Price Range $3,609-$10,053 Trims4 Combined MPG 22 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2004 Nissan Murano

Our Take

Nissan added the Murano crossover sport utility vehicle to its lineup in December 2002. Infiniti, Nissan’s luxury division, soon followed with its FX35 and FX45, two other crossover vehicles t... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Non-traditional appearance
  • Thick rear pillars
  • Small tachometer
  • Meager glove box

Notable Features

  • Sleek, modern styling
  • FWD or AWD
  • 245-hp V-6
  • CVT
  • Manual-shift mode for 2004


Our Expert Reviews

I love the way this vehicle looks. The marketing term Nissan coined to describe it is "The Urban SUV." It's sleek, modern and sophisticated. Not everyone sees it the way I do, however. A friend of mine commented that its shape is reminiscent of a shoe. I don't agree with her about that, but considering the fact that I spend so much time in my car, I think I might qualify as the little... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

3.8 out of 5

Based on 23 reviews

Gets better over time

by CarNut from Cambridge, MA on May 29, 2012

We purchased this car new in late 2004 and have been very happy with the car since day one. As owners of several small suv's over the years we've had a lot to compare this car to, and overall it's the... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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