2018 Nissan Murano Adds New Standard Tech Features

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The 2018 Nissan Murano gets a small price increase, but adds new standard tech features across the board.

Priced from $31,525 including destination, the 2018 Nissan Murano is $780 more than the outgoing 2017.5 model, but Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and Intelligent Forward Collision (I-FCW) are now standard on all grades. The SV grade with a starting price of $34,825 adds Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).

Previously standard on SL and Platinum grades only, Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) is now standard on the SL model and included in the SV Premium Package. The SL model starts from $39,225. At the top of the range is the Murano Platinum trim, priced from $42,955 and now has a dual panel moonroof as standard.

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The motion-activated power liftgate is standard on the SL and Platinum grades, while the SL Midnight Edition Package receives new content. A new SL Moonroof Package has also been added for the 2018 model year.

The 2018 Nissan Murano is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 260 horsepower, paired to an advanced Xtronic transmission.

All-wheel drive is available on all models for $1,600 additional.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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