Compare 2016 Nissan Murano vs Pathfinder

2016 Nissan Murano near Dallas, TX
2016 Nissan Pathfinder near Dallas, TX

2016 Nissan Murano

Transmission:

Automatic CVT with Xtronic

Horsepower:

260 hp

Torque:

240 lb-ft

Fuel Economy:

21 city / 28 hwy

Standard Engine:

3.5L V6

2016 Nissan Pathfinder

Transmission:

Automatic CVT

Horsepower:

260 hp

Torque:

240 lb-ft

Fuel Economy:

19 city / 26 hwy

Standard Engine:

3.5L V6

2016 Nissan Murano vs 2016 Nissan Pathfinder

Serving Burleson, Dallas, and Fort Worth, TX

Nissan offers many top-rated vehicles, including the 2016 Pathfinder and 2016 Murano crossover SUVs. They are refined and durable vehicles that emphasize value, comfort and drivability. The Pathfinder is the larger of the two, with comfortable seating for seven. The Murano is a favorite of style-conscious drivers who want capable seating for five and quiet refinement. For 2016, Pathfinder SV buyers can opt for the Cold Package, and Pathfinder SL now has a heated steering wheel as standard equipment. The Murano is essentially unchanged for 2016.

Powertrain

The 2016 Murano and Pathfinder both come with a powerful 3.5-liter V6 and CVT with 260 horsepower, 240 lb-ft of torque and good fuel economy. Murano delivers 21 mpg city, 28 mpg highway, whereas Pathfinder gives you 19/26 mpg. Both vehicles can be purchased in FWD and AWD variations. Standard tires on the Pathfinder are P235/65R18, and P235/65TR18 on the Murano.

Dimensions

The Pathfinder is a larger vehicle that is designed with an extra 3 inches at the wheelbase, 4.4 inches length, 1.8 inches width, 3 inches height and 485 pounds curb weight. Pathfinder has a 19.5-gallon fuel capacity and a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds, versus 19.0 gallons and 1,500 pounds for the Murano. Surprisingly, the Murano has more rear headroom, shoulder room and legroom than does the Pathfinder. Total interior space in the Pathfinder is 173.8 cubic feet, compared to 140.2 for the Murano.

Features

In the S trim levels, Pathfinder offers many desirable features, including 3-zone climate control, 18-inch alloy wheels, push-button start, and a 6-CD audio system. Murano S offers 60-40 rear split bench, delay-off headlamps, LED brake lights, Intelligent Key with push button start, driver- and passenger-side turn signal indicator in mirror, rear reading lights, door courtesy lights, automatic dual-zone air conditioning, illuminated glove box, 6-speaker stereo, and dark window tint. Both vehicles offer higher trim levels with All-Around View Monitor, leather seats, blind-spot monitoring, premium audio, navigation and available heated front seats. The Murano offers moving object detection, an advanced parking system with four cameras, three radar systems, forward collision warning, lane departure warning and emergency braking. Both vehicles come with a full set of airbags: driver, passenger, front head curtain, front side and rear head curtain. In addition, Murano provides a driver’s knee airbag.


In Burleson, TX we have a complete line of Pathfinder and Murano vehicles in all the various trim levels. Our goal is to provide you and your family with truly exceptional service. We also have rock-bottom prices and no-hassle financing. Come in and test drive these two superb crossover SUVs to see which one works best for you.

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.