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2014 Nissan Murano vs. 2014 BMW X3 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Nissan Murano offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the BMW X3, with comparable head- and legroom. The Nissan Murano will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X3.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Murano as you will with the BMW X3, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Nissan Murano will have less of an impact on your bank account than the BMW X3. 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 about the same width as the BMW X3. 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 a smaller turning radius than the BMW X3, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Nissan Murano will do just as well as the BMW X3, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Nissan Murano has a little more horsepower than 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. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Nissan Murano as you will in 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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2014 Nissan
Murano

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MSRP*: $28,530 - $39,570
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2014 BMW
X3

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MSRP*: $39,800 - $44,900
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 3.19%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.94% As low as 2.88%
City MPG: 18 19 - 21
Highway MPG: 23 - 24 26 - 28
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
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $26,585 - $36,852 $36,615 - $41,310

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