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Nissan Murano 2012 4-door SUV
Trim Shown: Base
The pleasant and well-rounded Murano has a nice interior and a comfortable ride. The powerful and refined 3.5-liter V6 delivers strong performance with a respectable 19 mpg overall. The continuously variable transmission is one of the best on the market. Handling is responsive and secure. Roomy, comfortable rear seats and easy cabin access are pluses. The interior is stylish and functional. Limited rear visibility is the only notable drawback. IIHS crash-test results are impressive. The CrossCabriolet is a convertible version of dubious merit and appeal.

See Reliability page for the latest 2012 Nissan Murano recalls.

Safety Equipment

ABS, side and head protection air bags standard. ESC available, standard from 2009.

Road Test

The Nissan Murano is a comfortable SUV with high interior quality and refinement. While it has lost some of its sportiness, Murano gained a quieter, more comfortable ride. Its powertrain delivers lively acceleration and relatively good fuel economy....


  • Powertrain, quietness, roomy interior, fit and finish, access.


  • Rear visibility.


2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
AWD , Front

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Body Styles
4-door SUV
Transmissions Available
  • CVT
Engines Available
  • 3.5-liter V6 (260 hp)
  • 3.5-liter V6 (265 hp)