2016 Nissan Murano

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$29,740

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2016 Nissan Murano
2016 Nissan Murano

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Highly distinctive styling
  • Luxurious interior
  • Ride quality

The bad:

  • Disconnected steering feel
  • High cargo liftover height
  • Lackluster Bose stereo
  • A-pillar blocks forward visibility

4 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2016 Nissan Murano trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Five-seat midsize crossover
  • V-6 only
  • AWD available
  • CVT standard
  • Concept car styling, inside and out

2016 Nissan Murano review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2016 Nissan Murano?

The 2016 Nissan Murano is a mid-size, five-seat SUV that competes with the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ford Edge, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and Subaru Outback. The Murano is offered in four trim levels: S, SV, SL and Platinum. All-wheel drive is available for all trims.

What's New on the 2016 Nissan Murano?

There are no significant changes to the 2016 Nissan Murano.

How Does the 2016 Nissan Murano Compare to Other SUVs?

When it comes to comfort and space, the 2016 Nissan Murano delivers. It offers more cargo room than the Jeep Grand Cherokee, and the top-tier Murano Platinum comes with a generous array of features. On the other hand, its steeper prices and unconventional styling may put off some shoppers.

What Features in the 2016 Nissan Murano Are Most Important?

The 2016 Nissan Murano is powered by a 260-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine and a continuously variable automatic transmission. Other highlights include LED daytime running lights and taillights, a backup camera, keyless entry, push-button start and dual-zone automatic climate control. Front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system are standard as in all vehicles of this model year.

Drivers have a choice between front- and all-wheel drive. Exterior options include a panoramic moonroof and a power liftgate, while the cabin can be outfitted with a navigation system, leather seats, heated and cooled front seats and heated rear seats. Forward collision warning and emergency braking, a blind spot warning system and a driver attention monitor are also available.

Should I Buy the 2016 Nissan Murano?

If you want an SUV that stands out in the crowd and offers a luxurious interior, the Nissan Murano is a good pick. Ride quality is smooth, although the steering feels disconnected and visibility could be better. Additionally, the Bose stereo system is lackluster, compared with the quality of the Murano's other features.

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 4.6
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.7

Most recent consumer reviews

4.9

Took a crash like a champ

I’ve owned this car for 5 years and have loved it. I was in a rear end accident where the car went under me and the car took that damage. After getting it back from the auto shop I’ve driven it for 4 years with no issues. The guy in the Lexus said he would buy one based on how well my car took that accident. Super comfortable to drive, good cameras and blind spot.

4.9

Nice midsize suv

I love it! It’s very nice inside. The outside could be better but I like it enough to buy it and I’m glad I did. Regular gas instead of premium is a huge plus. Loaded with options because it’s the platinum edition!

5.0

Low back fusion. It is very good.

Purchased in 2019. After looking for a vehicle for quite sometime, I had a rental visiting my son. Wow. It was nice. Researched, found a white with tan interior. Leather seats. Low miles on this 16 sl. If you have back issues. Try this. 2016. 18 inch tires. Put a soft cover on wheel. 2 years and it’s great. 42k now, purchased with 24k.

See all 85 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Nissan
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
6 years/less than 80,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
N/A
Powertrain
84 months/100,000 miles (includes LEAF electric vehicle system and powertrain)
Dealer certification required
167-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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