• (4.6) 30 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,031$9,799
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 22
  • Engine: 245-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2005 Nissan Murano

Our Take on the 2005 Nissan Murano

Nissan added the Murano "crossover" sport utility vehicle to its lineup in the 2003 model year. Specifically designed and engineered for the U.S. market, the Murano "gets away from the slab-sided design that's so common," said Bill Kirrane, former Nissan Division general manager.A rollover s... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Nontraditional appearance
  • Thick rear pillars
  • Small tachometer
  • Meager glove box

Notable Features

  • Sleek, modern styling
  • FWD or AWD
  • 245-hp, 3.5-liter V-6
  • Continuously variable transmission
  • New base S model

2005 Nissan Murano Reviews

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by righhht from Richmond, VA on April 12, 2017

"Bought this vehicle with 112k in 2015 and just passed 133k today. I needed an SUV with 4WD because as a firefighter, you cant call out if there is inclement weather. Great acceleration and power, lov... Read Full Review

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2005 Nissan Murano Safety Ratings

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There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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