2016 Nissan Murano

In last decade, crossovers became hugely popular all over the world. Even today it is the fastest-growing segment in car industry, so it isn’t wonder that most of the companies constantly work on new models of this type, in order to gain or keep respectable position. Nissan definitely is not an exception. This company introduced a mid-size crossover called Murano in 2002 and so far we have seen two generations. That state will be change because 2016 Nissan Murano will come completely redesigned, as third-generation model. It will come with many novelties like new look, new interior, plenty of new technologies etc.

2016 Nissan Murano

2016 Nissan Murano changes

New model will come completely redesigned. The 2016 Nissan Murano will feature new look, which will be much more aggressive but also much elegant and sophisticated. Naturally, the biggest changes are on the front end but beside new grille and headlights, this crossover offers completely modified lines of the car, which give much more aerodynamic feel. It is important to mention that company’s engineers did a great job and significantly reduced car’s weight, mostly because of use of extra-light materials such as aluminum or carbon fiber. The 2016 Murano will come with completely redesigned interior too. The cabin will look very stylish, but it will also feature high-quality materials and plenty of hi-tech features on the control board such as new 7-inch standard and 8-inch optional display. New model will come with many new gadgets, hi-tech features and updated infotainment system.

2016 Nissan Murano  side view

2016 Nissan Murano engine

It is expected that 2016 Nissan Murano will be powered by the same engine as current model. It is a 3.5 liter V6 engine that is good for 260 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. Beside this engine, a third-generation will be offered in a hybrid configuration too. The exact system is still unknown, but will be consisted probably of some 4-cylinder petrol engine and some electric motor. The total output of this model will be similar to the base variant, but it will have much better economy. The 2016 Nissan Murano will be available both in FWD and AWD configurations, only with automatic transmission.

2016 Nissan Murano rear view

2016 Nissan Murano release date and price

The 2016 Nissan Murano is expected to come somewhere in the third quarter of the year. New model should be priced in a range between 33.000 and 45.000 dollars.