2004 Nissan Murano Overview

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Trims

SE
Avg. Price: $9,091
SE AWD
Avg. Price: $9,366
SL
Avg. Price: $8,907
SL AWD
Avg. Price: $9,346

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Average User Score

4.85 stars

Based on 5 reviews

Still My Favorite! by miryclay
 — Had since brand new in 2004. Have taken on several trips, from snow skiing in New Mexico (Taos & Sante Fe) to sandy beaches in the gulf and love it! Even though not all wheel drive, did not have any... Read More
2003 Nissan Murano by Jeremy2073
 — Overall the Murano has been a solid addition to the family. Great on road feel, high like an SUV and smooth like a car. Outstanding interior room, fit and finish. I love it. If i didn't have a growing... Read More
Family-teenage Friendly Crossover Suv by kangray
 — Great car with all the perks. Handles very nicely and is still a luxury car. Would be wonderful for the first time buyer or driver. One of the most spacious and comfortable vehicles I've ever been in.... Read More

2004 Nissan Murano Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 5 reviews

2004 Nissan Murano

With little variation in the looks and styling of minivans and SUVs (boxy, high ride height, big wheels), Nissan surprised consumers with the introduction of its Murano crossover in 2003.  At the time, people seemed to either love or hate the blend of SUV bottom heft topped by the sloping lines of a car.  The 2004 Murano is little changed from its inaugural year.  The long wheelbase and wide stance allow for more interior passenger room, and the lack of a third row means more comfort for rear riders, whose seats recline back.

Both the SE and SL trims are available in either front-wheel drive or AWD, powered by a 3.5-liter, 245-hp V6 engine and seamless CVT transmission, which helps increase fuel economy to an estimated 20/24 mpg, pretty good for a sport utility.  The 2004 Murano offers a new manual mode on the CVT in the sportier SE trim.  Other additions include a 10-way power driver's seat (previously a mere 8-way) and pre-wiring for satellite radio.  All trims come with six airbags, ABS brakes, full power features, foglights, cruise control, a rear window wiper, leather trim, and keyless entry.  A sunroof, memory settings, navigation system, adjustable pedals, and leather seats are optional.

A rear and chin spoiler help improve overall dynamics of the 2004 Murano, and drivers do feel it handles more like a car than a bulky SUV, without sacrificing the ride height and cargo capacity.  The rear seats easily fold flat for 82 cubic feet of storage space, and a cargo net and cover are available.  Another nice feature is a lockable center console.  Other highlights for owners include the all-wheel drive, the safety features, good acceleration with the V6, the generous amount of space, and the comfortable seats.  Rear visibility is limited with the seats up (due to the headrests and thick D pillar), gas mileage is less than reported, towing is limited to 3500 pounds, and the stiffer suspension means you're in for a bumpy ride.

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Nissan Murano Questions

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What Does The Code P0011 Mean

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Got Into Accident Have 2004 Murano 167000 Miles Can Fix With All Used Parts...

Side pass Front end damage, suspension, side door pass,

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Transfer Case

Re 2004 Murano regularly maintained. Recently informed I need transfer case repairs that will be $3,800 +. I was blind-sided with this since regular service is performed. Any suggestions?

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What Is The Maintenance Cost On A Murano?

If I buy a used Murano, approx 79,000 miles, will I be taking it into the shop frequently? I'm reading a lot of reviews from unhappy people about things breaking, oil leaking, etc. Is that valid or ...

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