2020 Nissan Murano Redesign, Specs & Price | Best Japanese CUV
2020 Nissan Murano Redesign, Specs & Price | The Nissan Murano has been in the market for more than a decade now. It has been able to withstand the fierce competition in the CUV market. If anything, this is a testament to its quality. The current iteration, the 2019 Model, has received various updates to make it more modern, luxurious, and safer. Soon enough, we will see the next iteration: the 2020 Nissan Murano. The question is, how will it look like? Below is the answer.
2020 Nissan Murano Redesign
A redesign is unlikely to happen to the 2020 Nissan Murano. The lineup has been redesigned for the Previous Murano. Before that, the lineup retained the 2015 model look with some small changes. With the redesign coming very recently, we doubt that the 2020 Murano will get any major change on its exterior and interior.
Albeit a major change will not happen for the 2020 Murano, that doesn’t mean there will be no change at all. There will be, although they may not change the overall look of the lineup drastically. The CUV market is very fierce. If Nissan wants the Murano to survive in the market, Nissan must adapt to the market demand. Thus, changes will be inevitable.
The Previous Murano comes with new, sharper looking LED headlights, a V-Motion front grille with a mesh grille, LED fog lights and new LED taillights. It is available in three colors: Deep Blue Pearl, Mocha Almond Pearl, and Sunset Drift Chromaflair.
Since the 2020 Murano is likely to inherit most parts of the Previous Murano, we expect the 2020 model will come with the above. Although the 2020 and the Previous models may look more or less the same, we don’t think it will be a problem. The Murano lineup has always been stylish and luxurious. The redesign in the Previous Murano is another proof of this. As a CUV, it is very good-looking. Due to this, the exterior of the 2020 Murano will only get minor changes.
2020 Nissan Murano Interior Changes
The interior of the lineup also gets redesigned in the Previous Murano. Inside, premium quality materials are used all around. This is especially true in the higher trim levels. The seats are wrapped in leather, making them not only stylish but also comfortable as well. The control switches are easy to reach, making it easier to control the CUV. Just as the exterior, we can expect the 2020 Murano to come with these.
2020 Nissan Murano Specs & Transmission
More likely than not, the 2020 Nissan Murano will use the same engines as the Previous Nissan Murano. That’s right. The 2020 Murano will be powered by a 3.5L, V6 engine that is able to deliver up to 260 horsepower with up to 240 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) gearbox and will have the front-wheel-drive system as the standard. The all-wheel-drive system should be available as an option.
So far, the engine has been proven to be capable of doing its tasks excellently. As such, the engine is unlikely to be changed although Nissan may give the engine some tweaks to make it more efficient. In terms of fuel economy, the engine is rated 23 mpg combined. This number is decent, neither too great nor too bad for a CUV.
Previous Murano is able to deliver a comfortable driving experience. It has good handling and light steering. The problem with the 2019 SUV is its feedback, which is mostly absent and numb steering. Will the 2020 Murano comes with the same problem? We don’t know. For now, let’s just wait and see.
The upcoming Murano should get features such as an 8-inch touchscreen display with the latest Nissan Connect infotainment system, smartphone compatibility (both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay), USB ports, Google Assistant integration, up to date navigation system, a rear seat reminder and a driver-attention monitor.
Since the 2020 Murano is meant for 2020, we can expect it to have more features than the above. Also, just like any other vehicles in the market, the higher the trim level, the more features will be available. Packages may also be available as well.
Being a CUV, it is not surprising if the lineup emphasizes safety. We can see a huge improvement in safety in Previous Murano. After all, the Previous Murano gets Nissan Safety Shield 360 package which includes features such as automatic high-beam headlights, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot warning system, lane-departure warning system, rear automatic braking, and rear-cross traffic alert. There is no reason the 2020 Murano not to get these as well.
2020 Nissan Murano Release Date and Price
At the moment, no one knows when the upcoming 2020 Murano will be released. Since the Previous Nissan Murano is released in the second half of 2018, we can expect the 2020 Murano to be released in the second half of 2019. Release in early 2020 is unlikely considering the fact that the 2020 Murano is meant to be a 2020 CUV.
The price range of a new model usually stays in the same range as its immediate predecessor. In the 2020 Murano case, the price range should be between $32,045 and $45,075. Of course, a slight increase should be expected.
The competition in the CUV market is fierce. Yet, the Nissan Murano is able to stand out from the rest. This is not a surprise considering the lineup has been able to provide a comfortable, capable, reliable, and safe CUV so far. The latest iteration, the Previous Nissan Murano received a redesign that makes it more modern, comfortable, capable, reliable and safer. The next iteration of the lineup, the 2020 Nissan Murano, should at least be able to provide the same things.
The 2020 Murano is meant to be a 2020 model. There is a time gap between now and 2020, which means changes are possible. What we present here as it is our expectation of the upcoming Murano based on the previous model and the available information regarding the upcoming model. Also, the images we use are mere illustrations and not the real images of the 2020 Murano.