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2014 Nissan Murano vs. 2015 Toyota 4Runner Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Murano than in the Toyota 4Runner. 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 Toyota 4Runner.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Murano as you will with the Toyota 4Runner, 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 Toyota 4Runner. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Nissan Murano and the Toyota 4Runner have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Murano is much slimmer than the Toyota 4Runner, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Nissan Murano takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota 4Runner.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Nissan Murano doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota 4Runner.

Handling
The Nissan Murano has the same turning radius as the Toyota 4Runner, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota 4Runner is clearly the choice over the Nissan Murano for pulling heavy loads. The Nissan Murano has a little less horsepower than the Toyota 4Runner.

Utility
The Nissan Murano has less seating than the Toyota 4Runner, making the Toyota 4Runner the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Nissan Murano has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota 4Runner.

Warranty
The Nissan Murano comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota 4Runner.

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2014 Nissan
Murano

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MSRP*: $28,530 - $39,570

2015 Toyota
4Runner

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MSRP*: $33,010 - $43,420
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.05% As low as 3.84%
City MPG: 18 17
Highway MPG: 23 - 24 21 - 22
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $26,585 - $36,852 $30,369 - $39,945

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