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2013 BMW M3 vs. 2014 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet than the BMW M3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW M3.

Convenience
With the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW M3, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW M3 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M3 will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet.

Dimensions
Since the BMW M3 is much slimmer than the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The BMW M3 is slightly shorter than the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW M3 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet.

Handling
The BMW M3 has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M3 has a much more powerful engine than the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M3 and the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the BMW M3 as you will in the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW M3 than that of the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet.

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2013 BMW
M3

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MSRP*: $69,050

2014 Nissan
Murano CrossCabriolet

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MSRP*: $41,995
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.69% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.16% --
City MPG: 13 17
Highway MPG: 20 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $63,525 $39,108

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