Nissan today announced the refined 2011 Nissan Murano, which will go on sale in mid-October of this year. This second generation Nissan Murano, introduced two years ago, now gets a refresh look with new grille and bumper designed, new taillights, and a bunch of interior and content refinements.
The 2011 Nissan Murano’s revised front end provides and aggressive stance with a wide hood that sweeps into the bodylines and wheel arches, which can accommodate the new 20-inch wheels. And the 2011 Nissan Murano’s rear end has a unique rear glass shape, integrated rear roof spoiler, large redesigned rear LED taillights and dual exhaust outlets with chrome finishers.
As for the powertrain, the all-new 2011 Muranos comes with a standard VQ-series 3.5-liter DOHC V6 rated at 260 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque, and it is mated to a Xtronic CVT transmission. The CVT transmission provides the Nissan Murano with the option of front-wheel drive or with an Intuitive All-Wheel Drive system. To keep the 2011 Nissan Murano straight in line, a Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS) now is standard equipment.
In the interior enhancements for 2011 Nissan Murano, a new white meter color is added to the instrument panel, new audio and entertainment features range from the addition of standard iPod connectivity and Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System, and lastly, an advanced touch screen Nissan Navigation System with 9.3GB Music Box hard drive.
The 2011 Nissan Murano will come in a total of eight models with the two new added lineup of SV FWD and SV AWD: S FWD, S AWD, SV FWD, SV AWD, SL FWD, SL AWD, LE FWD and LE AWD.In addition, a new exterior color of Graphite Blue and a new wood grain hue on Murano LE models are added as well.