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2021 Nissan Murano Platinum AWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
MSRP
$42,320
Invoice
$39,497
Average Price Paid
$42,320
201 listings nationwide

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2021 Nissan Murano
Platinum AWD
MSRP
$45,910
Invoice
$43,084
Average Price Paid
$45,910
251 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
Fair Price
$43,792
Good Price
$40,754
Great Price
$39,016
2021 Nissan Murano
Platinum AWD
Fair Price
$46,317
Good Price
$44,857
Great Price
$44,023

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Nissan Maxima celebrates 40 years on sale, making it one of the oldest Japanese automotive nameplates in continuous use. While it’s impressive for any model to survive four de...

2021 Nissan Murano
Platinum AWD
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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Specs

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD
2021 Nissan Murano
Platinum AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed CVT 7-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 6,400 RPM
260 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
261 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
240 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
10.3:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.2 in
3.78 in x 3.19 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45 in 40.5 in
Back Legroom 34.2 in 38.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 31.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 949 lbs 1,143 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.8 in 192.8 in
Width 73.2 in 75.4 in
Height 56.5 in 67.8 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 111.2 in

Available Options

2021 Nissan Maxima
Platinum FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Carnelian Red Tintcoat
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Ruby Slate Gray Pearl W/Black Roof
  • Sunset Drift Chromaflair
  • Super Black
  • [E10-1] Premium Paint - Pearl White
  • [E10-2] Premium Paint - Carnelian Red

Option Packages

  • [K01] 40TH Anniversary Package
2021 Nissan Murano
Platinum AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Boulder Gray Pearl
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Pearl
  • Mocha Almond Pearl
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Sunset Drift Chromaflair
  • [E10-1] Special Paint - Pearl White

Option Packages

  • [W10] Wheels: 20" Satin Black Alloy

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