Nissan has taken the 2019 Murano into the 2020MY with only a few small changes and higher price tags for each trim level.
The base front-wheel drive Murano S is now available at $31,530, $260 more than before, whereas for the SV and SL, customers will have to fork out an extra $720 and $400, respectively, as their MSRPs have been revised to $35,160 and $39,630, respectively. At $43,730, the range-topping Platinum is $200 more expensive.
Go for the optional all-wheel drive system and will see the prices climb to $33,130 for the S, $36,760 for the SV and $41,230 for the SL, up $260, $720 and $400 compared to the previous model year; as for the Platinum AWD, it costs an extra $200. These are all manufacturer’s suggested retail prices and exclude the $1,045 destination charge and dealer fees.
As for the novelties, these are the expanded availability of the Nissan Safety Shield 360, upgraded equipment for the SV, SL and Platinum and the addition of the Super Black new exterior color.
Like before, the 2020 Murano S features standard 8-inch infotainment with smartphone integration, whereas from the SL grade, you also get a navigation system with improved graphics. Options include the SV Premium Package with a 360-degree camera system, power panoramic moonroof and Bose audio, and the SL Technology Package, with Safety Shield 360 tech, Traffic Sign Recognition and power panoramic moonroof. Customers can also choose between a variety of exterior colors, wheels and interior finishes.
No matter which version of Nissan’s mid-size SUV you go for, the only engine option is a 3.5-liter V6 that puts out 260 hp (263 PS / 193 kW) and 240 lb-ft (325 Nm) of torque and is paired to an Xtronic transmission.