2016 Nissan Murano vs 2016 Honda CR-V

It seems as though sport utility vehicles have broken free of nearly all stereo types, especially as they stretch their capabilities and fill different niches within the crossover market.

The Nissan Murano and Honda CR-V both measure out as midsize crossovers, and despite being similar in length, width, and height, the difference insides and out are undeniable.

The 2016 Nissan Murano vs 2016 Honda CR-V comparison demonstrates just how different crossovers can be and aims to help highlight why at Glendale Nissan, we believe the Nissan Murano to be the superior choice. Both vehicles have five-passenger carrying capacities and are well suited for families, empty-nesters, and those who are looking for a more flexible and spacious option.

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2016 Nissan Murano vs 2016 Honda CR-V
3.5L V6 Engine 2.4L 4-cylinder
Yes All-Wheel Drive Available Yes
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2016 Nissan Murano: A cut above the midsize class

Rather than sweeping the price tag under the rug, we are pointing out the fact that the Murano is going to be more expensive than the Honda CR-V because it is a premium level vehicle, but compared to high-end luxury crossovers, it’s a bargain for all of the chrome, creature comforts, and class you’ll be able to bask in.

Alternative engine options are not offered for the Nissan Murano or Honda CR-V; and equipped with the larger engine of the two, the Murano provides a more powerful and enjoyable driving experience. Like the Nissan Murano, the Honda CR-V solely provides a continuously variable transmission. More efficient than it is powerful, the Honda CR-V delivers 185 HP and a fuel economy rating of 26 city/ 33 hwy mpg.

As for the Nissan Murano, it remains an efficient vehicle (earning 28 city/ 31 hwy mpg) but not at the expensive of delivering a dull and boring drive. The 2016 Murano produces 260 horsepower and is able to tow a maximum of 1,500 lbs.

Compared to all other SUVs within its class, the Nissan Murano has achieved more awards than any others with the past two years. The combination of its premium interior, top-rated safety safety scores, vast assortment of technology, and modern design have helped it achieve continued success in this fairly new generation.

To learn more about the 2016 Nissan Murano and how it compares to others, we would like to welcome you here to Glendale Nissan to learn more. Even better yet, sign up for a test drive and stop by the next time that you’re in the area!

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