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2015 Nissan Murano vs. 2015 BMW X3 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Murano than in the BMW X3. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Nissan Murano and the BMW X3.

Convenience
The BMW X3 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Murano, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Clearly, the Nissan Murano is a better financial choice over the BMW X3, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Nissan Murano will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the BMW X3.

Dimensions
The Nissan Murano is a little wider than the BMW X3, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Nissan Murano, which is slightly longer than the BMW X3.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Nissan Murano doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the BMW X3.

Handling
The Nissan Murano has the same turning radius as the BMW X3, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Murano greatly out-muscles the BMW X3.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Nissan Murano and the BMW X3. The Nissan Murano has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the BMW X3.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Nissan Murano is not as nearly as extensive as that of the BMW X3.

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2015 Nissan
Murano

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MSRP*: $29,560 - $40,600

2015 BMW
X3

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MSRP*: $38,500 - $45,500
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.12%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.05% As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 21 19 - 27
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 28 26 - 34
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $27,542 - $37,810 $35,920 - $42,360

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