Nissan Murano: Opting For A Longer Route

The Nissan Murano was first sold in December 2002-2003 models by Nissan. It is a medium sized SUV and was introduced as the first crossover for the Canada and the United States. Initially it was designed by the Nissan at California America La Jolla. This first generation model was based on the FF-L platform which was also being shared by the Altima the third generation of the Nissan. In the year 2004 the single Murano European version began sales. A convertible version, which was marketed as the cross cabriolet and premiered at the Los Angeles International show of automobiles for 2011 year model.

Facts about Murano

The only SUV of the Nissan was the only one crossover SUV until Nissan rouge was introduced in the market. Nissan‘s 2nd car based SUV went on sale in Canada the X-Trail since the year 2004 and as a 2005 year model. In the year 2008 this model was replaced by Nissan rouge. The Murano sized between the Pathfinder and the Xterra, but the downside is the price which is higher than the pathfinder of Nissan.

- The Murano the crossover SUV of Nissan was a slow nominated for the award of 2003 for North American truck of the year. It was also given the name by auto pacific

- Of the best midsized premium SUV.

- This SUV has got its name after Murano Italy

Now the Murano is based upon the D platform of Nissan which is also shared by the 4th generation Altima and the new version of the 2009 Nissan maxima. Nissan has offered the Murano of 2009 with a revised version of the award winning 3.5 liter VQ engine and it is rated at the 198 KW, 265 horsepower, which is a hike in of twenty over the previous model. The torque in the model is rated at 248 Ft-lb that is 336Nm torque. The engine of the Nissan Murano is mated with the adjusted continuously variable transmission having adaptive control for the shift. Several other modifications have also been done in the Nissan Murano. EPA fuel economy of the Murano is rated as an eighteen city per twenty three highways.

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Technical Characteristics of Nissan Murano

Technical Characteristics of 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet produced by Nissan (JP).

Body Type Drop-head coupe (cabriolet; convertible) 2 doors
Weight 2013 Kg
Length 4829 mm
Height 1681 mm
Wheelbase 2824 mm
Front Track 1610 mm
Rear Track 1610 mm
Ground Clearance 183 mm
Fuel Capacity 82 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels All wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion VPAS
Fuel Supply System SMPFI
Max Power 265HP (195 kW) @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque 336Nm @ 4400 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 3498 cc
Bore 96 mm
Stroke 81 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders n/a
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 24
Compression Ratio 10.3:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 7?JJ x 20 / 7?JJ x 20
Standard Tyres P235/55 R 20 / P235/55 R 20
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission continuously variable transmission
Number of gears c
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City n/a
Road n/a
Mixt n/a