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Nissan Murano
2020 Nissan Murano
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$31,730
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.0
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Toyota Highlander Hybrid
2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
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$38,410
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
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$30,855
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.1
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 36 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
260 hp @ 6000 rpm
186 hp @ 6000 rpm
235 hp @ 4500 rpm
Torque
240 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
175 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
37.4 ft
40.5 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65TR18
P235/65VR18
P245/60TR18
Rear Tire
P235/65TR18
P235/65VR18
P245/60TR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
36 MPG
22 MPG
City
20 MPG
36 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
35 MPG
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
5.0 Tons/yr
8.1 (2020) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
17.1 gallons
18.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
380 miles
615.6 miles
390.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
532 miles
598.5 miles
446.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.4 in
194.9 in
195.5 in
Height
66.6 in
68.1 in
67.8 in
Max Width
75.4 in
76 in
78.4 in
Front Width
64.6 in
65.3 in
67 in
Rear Width
64.6 in
65.4 in
67.6 in
Wheelbase
111.2 in
112.2 in
117.3 in
Ground Clearance
6.9 in
8 in
8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
8 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.5 in
42 in
41.6 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.9 in
41.2 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.5 in
59 in
61.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.4 in
57.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.7 in
41 in
40.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.8 in
39.4 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.8 in
58.7 in
60.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.2 in
57 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
27.7 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
N/A
36.1 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
55 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
45.6 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,823 lbs
4,330 lbs
4,103 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,500 lbs
3,500 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
67 ft³
84.3 ft³
77.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
32.1 ft³
48.4 ft³
40.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
32.1 ft³
16 ft³
40.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Super Black Metallic
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Moon Dust
  • Opulent Amber
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Graphite, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles