• (4.1) 35 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,715$11,399
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 21-22
  • Engine: 245-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2006 Nissan Murano

Our Take on the 2006 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.The 2006 Muran... 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
  • CVT
  • Side-curtain airbags

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

I've come to feel as though looking for and buying a car is much like buying jeans. The work entailed in finding the right car, particularly including the purchasing process, can be brutal. Throw two small kids into the mix and it suddenly seems rational to keep the old car that you know will break down in the center lane of the highway at any moment. I will do anything, ANYTHING to avoid ... Read full review for the 2006 Nissan Murano

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Consumer Reviews

4.1

Average based on 35 reviews

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Gas hog

by Tom from Pittsburgh on March 2, 2010

The car handles great, very powerful and looks great. Everything you would expect except for the advertised gas consumption. 19 city??? I've been watching the fuel econ screen and trying to drive in a... Read Full Review

5 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Nissan Murano S

Head Restraints and Seats
P

IIHS Ratings

Based on Nissan Murano S

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Overall Rear
P
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
M
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Nissan Murano S

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Nissan Murano S

Overall Rollover Rating
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 4 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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