The 2010 Nissan Murano LE is a comfortable 4-door SUV that comes with two drivetrains. There is an all wheel drive version and a front wheel drive. Take your pick. Both get the same fuel economy at 20 mpg combined. The difference in price is a mere $1,600 for the all wheel drive.
The engine is a 3.5-liter 6 cylinder block with 265 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 248 pound feet of torque at 4,400 rpm. The fuel economy measures at 18 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway with an automatic transmission.
Additionally, the smooth road handling allows for 7.8 seconds acceleration to 60 mph from a standstill and your braking distance is 126 feet. The LE seats 5 passengers comfortably.
Key features include:
- Leather upholstery, compared to other trims with cloth
- Continuously variable transmission
- 11 Bose speakers
- AM/FM radio with in-dash 6 CD changer
- MP3 playback
- Anti-lock brakes
- Four-wheel anti-lock brakes on the all wheel drive
- Depowered airbags
- Head and side airbags
- Traction control
- Stability control
- Dual panel sunroof
- Keyless entry and ignition
The Murano is a midsize SUV that is comfortable and smooth. It is also attractive and you’ll look good driving it. There is plenty of room for passengers and 64 cubic feet of cargo space.
If you’re in the market for a good SUV that is affordable yet rides smooth then the 2010 Nissan Murano LE is your car.
There’s a reason it’s Nissan’s most popular SUV. It might have something to do with its unique body design. You’ll look less like a soccer mom in the stylish body frame and more like a hip young driver. Yes, in an SUV. This is a stylish version of more spacious SUVs, mainly because it has no third row, but there’s plenty of room in the second row for passengers. You can’t go wrong with this vehicle this year.