2005 Nissan Murano User Reviews

2005 Nissan Murano Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 18 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"power" 10 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"quality" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"transmission" 2 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews

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Marc writes:
2005 Nissan Murano SE AWD Review
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Exellent fuel economie

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Dont drive it often enough!

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Best All Around Vehicle — Love the truck. It's just hard to get it out of my wife's hands! It is a must for winter driving, verry transparent operation. Better highway fuel economie that my 95 maxima I use to have. With a lot more rear leg room, specialy at the rear.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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andrewdhager writes:
2005 Nissan Murano SL AWD Review
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Unique copper exterior and copper leather interior.  Power sun roof. AWD with electronic 4x4 mode.  CV transmission is smooth.  3.5L engine is a rock solid engine.  AWD Handles extremely well in rain/snow/sleet/ice/gravel roads.  Very smooth ride.  Power adjustable pedal position.

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Does not have speed control auto locks.  It's actually a front-wheel-drive vehicle with rear wheel assist.  CV transmission seams to rob some torque/HP from the performance.  Engine is sideways to the front of the vehicle and very difficult to access accessory drives and rear set of spark plugs.  Spark plug change-out can be expensive.  Not a true off-road vehicle.  Does not have seat/mirror memory settings.  Does not have power heated seats.  Cargo space starts to get "small" as the family grows.  Handling is "gooshy" around corners.

andrewdhager
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Excellent Family Suv For Commuting And Bad-weather Or Gravel Roads. — This has been a very good vehicle for my family. Wife drives it most the time taking the kids to school and road trips and such. It drives well in all weather and all road conditions. For DIYers the engine access can be a pain but the 3.5L engine is a rock-solid engine. Suspension is soft and if get under the chassis you see quickly it's not an off road vehicle and honestly I wouldn't take if off-road anymore than gravel roads but for the camping my family does for now it works. And if it hangs around long enough we will pass it on to our kids when they are of age and ready.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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MIchael101826 writes:
2005 Nissan Murano S AWD Review
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Reliability, comfort, great look, power, saftey

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mileage

MIchael101826
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Love The Car! — This car is reliable, comfortable, looks great, nice power, very safe. It very very clean. Has no problems and great for driving. It is safe because it is all wheel drive and one of the best cars in the snow.

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ozborn27 writes:
2005 Nissan Murano SL Review
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very comfy suv handles like a car had good power and doesnt get to bad of mpg

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personally i dont really have any that i can think of

ozborn27
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Love This Car My Next Car Will Be A Nissan — mostly everthing about this suv i like and anyone that has drove it likes it also i have takin it on long trips its really comfy and rides great i really love driving it so i really have recomended my friends to get one more than once

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jessica writes:
2005 Nissan Murano SL AWD Review
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Looks, performance

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Devalued FAST, not even worth 1/4 of what I paid for it when it was 3 years old.

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2005 Nissan Murano Sl Awd — goes through oil like CRAZY although I have changed it and the filter regularly since I bought the car brand new. Makes some crazy noises and it sounds like everything under the car is going bad. It is great in the winter and drives like a dream. Nice ride and handling. Love the looks especially the interior. Everything is so expensive for it and it seems like you need to go to the dealer for EVERYTHING. HORRIBLE trade in value even though it's in near perfect condition. I'll never buy another one just because of that.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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DeAnne writes:
2005 Nissan Murano SE AWD Review
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Smooth drive, AWD, easy to do errands around town

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none

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Love It! Will Buy Another New Awd Murano When Mine Is 5 Years Old. — Great flexablility with 60/40 split seats. Good quality leather. VERY smmoth ride with CVT transmission. Never had any problems. 18-20 mpg. Great car for going around town, easy to get around heavy traffic, and yet very comfortable on long trips.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Nick writes:
2005 Nissan Murano SL AWD Review
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Great Sound System

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Turning Radius

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Worth The Money! — Turning radius not as wide as you would expect for the car... takes some getting used to. it is a fun car to drive! The sound system is a Bose, therfore it's awesome! Its a Japanese car built in Japan, therefore it is rock solid! Gas Milage kind of sucks, but it is over all a good car!

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adgatlaw writes:
2005 Nissan Murano SL Review
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Turning Radius, Acceleration, CVT Transmission, Sunroof.

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adgatlaw
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I Love This Vehicle, It Never Gets Old! — I love my 2005 Nissan Murano SL. It drives so smooth, surprisingly smoother than my 2002 Lexus RX 300, that I had a couple uears ago, I never thought ANYTHING would drive smoother than the Lexus, but when I drove this, it did!! But, the sticker on the car says that its supposed to get 20/25, but it really only gets 14 MPG :(

Owner for 2 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:10,000

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bbragg1965 writes:
2005 Nissan Murano SL AWD Review
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Drives more like a car than an suv. Excellent handling on snow and clean roads. Looks great 9 years after purchase. Engine is great.

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Repair cost is average. Cargo space is ave. Gas mileage has been a little disappointing at 19 mpg.

bbragg1965
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Great Suv Overall — I love the fact it drives more like a car than a bulky SUV or truck. It has been very reliable for 9 years. Paint still looks new. Leather has cracked a little. This is a very solid vehicle that looks almost new after 9 years.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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djkluffinator writes:
2005 Nissan Murano SE Review
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Good power, extremely comfortable interior.  Good looking interior.

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Transmission maintenance costs are higher than normal cars.  Not much to "customize" in he vehicle.

djkluffinator
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Stylish And Comfortable Medium Sized Family Vehicle — I will update this later, but my impressions so far are all poitive for this vehicle. It runs great, stays clean under the hood, has had few issues and maintenance dowsnt seem to bad, except fo rthe cost of transmission fluid changes and flushes.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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