18 reviews
2005 Nissan Murano
2005 Nissan Murano
Available Price Range $3,599-$10,391 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 22 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2005 Nissan Murano

Our Take

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


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Loved it at first...

by Average Car Guy from NC on October 3, 2012

We've had this Murano SE since new in 2005 and really enjoyed all but this last year. At 65K miles, it has required close to $5K in repairs: axle replacement, power steering pump hose, oil radiator an... Read Full Review


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