2006 Nissan Murano Consumer Reviews

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2006 Nissan Murano
4.2
Average based on 29 reviews
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Former Dream Car...

by from Fort Myers, FL on July 14, 2013

I bought a used 2006 Nissan Murano SL in 2010 with only 33,000 miles. The day after I brought it home I noticed really loud squealing when reversing the car and I had issues with the steering. The fir...
I bought a used 2006 Nissan Murano SL in 2010 with only 33,000 miles. The day after I brought it home I noticed really loud squealing when reversing the car and I had issues with the steering. The first year I owned the car I replaced the power steering hose and the rotors to try to reduce squealing, but that did not work apparently it is a common problem with these cars. The next year I replaced the axel because the boot had a crack and it ended up being cheaper to replace the whole thing. This year I just had to replace the hub bearing and CAM sensor for about $750. I also found out the other hub/wheel bearing is about to break. I have decided to trade my Murano in due to the fact I have had so many issues with the car and I still owe money on it. It is a beautiful car the paint has held up well the interior looks great, but it has cost me too much money in repairs. The CD player also stopped working this year.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does not recommend this car

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Excellent buy

by from Vista on May 10, 2011

I have had my Murano for 3 years. I bought a used 2006 SL and couldn't be happier. The only thing different about this car was getting used to the CVT transmission....I got used to it and now love it....
I have had my Murano for 3 years. I bought a used 2006 SL and couldn't be happier. The only thing different about this car was getting used to the CVT transmission....I got used to it and now love it. All of the issues on these reviews I have not expirienced. I have no complaints, it was an excellent choice for me to get a luxurious car without the huge pricetag.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car

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Gas hog

by 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...
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 manor that will give me better gas milage... I can't seem to get it over 14.5 miles per gallon. Also, this may be an oddity... but I pushed down the AWD Lock and if fell through the console?? Other wise... I love it.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car

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Great Car So Far

by from Chicago on September 24, 2010

I am kind of person who keep replacing cars every year.So i try buying couple years old reliable cars.This is an upgrade from rsx.So far i am very satisfied with this car.The mpg is little annoying bu...
I am kind of person who keep replacing cars every year.So i try buying couple years old reliable cars.This is an upgrade from rsx.So far i am very satisfied with this car.The mpg is little annoying but cannot expect more from SUVs.I am getting 18/24.If the air pressure is below 31 (even one tire) i get 15 around in city.Highway consistently i get 24.as i use regular so that's fine for me. Regarding performance,it exceed my expectation.The interior is very nice.the key less entry and start is my favorite feature. I always compared this to my 2003 X5 (20034.4).There are many feature which are nicer in murano then X5.But i always felt that X5 has nicer road grip and view. Overall i am happy with this car.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Work

Does recommend this car

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Good SUV

by from IA on November 21, 2011

Drives and rides great, looks good in and out. Only complaint are the repair costs, outragous, would not buy unless covered.
Drives and rides great, looks good in and out. Only complaint are the repair costs, outragous, would not buy unless covered.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Work

Does recommend this car

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I'm on my second one!

by from Minneapolis, MN on April 4, 2007

I love my Murano so much that I traded in my 2004 for a 2006 and couldn't be happier! Easily the best vehicle I've ever had. Previous cars include the Accord, Altima and Maxima. I'd purchase another...
I love my Murano so much that I traded in my 2004 for a 2006 and couldn't be happier! Easily the best vehicle I've ever had. Previous cars include the Accord, Altima and Maxima. I'd purchase another tomorrow! This SUV drives like a sports car and the power you get is nothing less than exciting. For those of you who have a Murano, you know the real meaning of the phrase "Its a Murano thing!" Cheers!
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Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

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GREAT VALUE

by from JEFFERSONVILLE, IN on January 21, 2010

Researched the 2006 lexus, 2007pathfinder, 2007 xterra and the 2005 4runner. None of them match the ride,design,comfort,stereo system with the value and price.
Researched the 2006 lexus, 2007pathfinder, 2007 xterra and the 2005 4runner. None of them match the ride,design,comfort,stereo system with the value and price.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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Gotta own it.

by from Virigina on August 17, 2006

My Nissan Murano, once I test drove it, I was hooked. What do I love about my Murano, Everthing. Now if you don't believe me go out after work / this weekend and take a Murano for a test drive.
My Nissan Murano, once I test drove it, I was hooked. What do I love about my Murano, Everthing. Now if you don't believe me go out after work / this weekend and take a Murano for a test drive.
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Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

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Love my MURANO

by from Central CA on July 23, 2014

So i bought this car with pretty high milage 146k but in great shape and have now put an additional 36K on it. I have replaced the steering hose $387 Repaired the AC TXV $800(ouch) One front axle $200...
So i bought this car with pretty high milage 146k but in great shape and have now put an additional 36K on it. I have replaced the steering hose $387 Repaired the AC TXV $800(ouch) One front axle $200 So was it a good deal? I love the car it drives great, is very comfortable, is a quite ride. I think it looks great. Room for two kids and a dog. I tow my small boat with it. Has lots of features that you wouldn't expect in an 06 and won't let you down when getting on the freeway. Have taken it camping the AWD works great. I don't want to put more money into it but to a point I will. My understanding is that after 2007 they have less problems
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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Excellent Vehicle

by from Darwin Northern Territory Australia on January 22, 2007

The Murano has really surprised me. I can't fault it. I love everything about it... exterior and interior design... comfort... perfomance... road handling... it's quietness. I love the instrumentat...
The Murano has really surprised me. I can't fault it. I love everything about it... exterior and interior design... comfort... perfomance... road handling... it's quietness. I love the instrumentation... love the music system... love the climate control... love the birdview sat nav... love the wonderful overall driving view, sunroof, etc etc etc. Put simply this is a first class 'feel good' vehicle. To whoever designed this dream vehicle... thank you. You got it right!
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Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

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