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2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Nissan Murano Review

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2021 Jeep
Wrangler

MSRP*: $29,370 to $43,320
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2021 Nissan
Murano

MSRP*: $32,810 to $45,910
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Invoice* $28,370 to $40,839 $30,805 to $43,084
MPG - City 17 - 21 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 25 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 31.7 - 72.4 ft3 65.0 - 67.0 ft3
Engine 270-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 260-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T, M/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 270 - 285 hp 260 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 166.8 - 188.4 in 192.8 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 75.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 35.7 - 38.3 in
Front 40.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Head Room Front 40.7 - 42.6 in
Rear 40.2 - 41.7 in
Front 38.1 - 39.9 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.8 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Jeep Wrangler offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Nissan Murano, with comparable head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Nissan Murano, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Wrangler as you will with the Nissan Murano, 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 Jeep Wrangler will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Murano. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Wrangler is much higher than that for the Nissan Murano.

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

Handling
The Jeep Wrangler has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Murano, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Wrangler is clearly the choice over the Nissan Murano for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Wrangler has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Murano.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Jeep Wrangler transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Nissan Murano.

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

Warranty
The Jeep Wrangler comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Murano.