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2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander

2017 Nissan Murano VS 2017 Toyota Highlander
$29,740
BASE MSRP
$30,630
3.5L V6
BASE ENGINE
2.7L I-4
260 HP
HORSEPOWER
185 HP
Available
APPLE CAR PLAY
Not Available

Sometimes comparing SUVs can be a difficult thing. Each of them has their own set of advantages and are sometimes quite distinct. This fact becomes pretty evident when looking at our 2017 Nissan Murano vs 2017 Toyota Highlander comparison page. Take a look below to learn more!

The 2017 Nissan Murano and 2017 Toyota Highlander share some differences for sure, but you can find a few similarities as well. Both come in at a similar price, though the Murano is available for around $1,000 less. The two also have a nearly identical MPG rating for city driving, but the Murano pulls ahead on highway driving with its 28 MPG rating vs the 24 MPG in the Highlander.

Differences Between the 2017 Nissan Murano & 2017 Toyota Highlander


Though they’re both SUVs, one of these models really puts the sport in sport utility vehicle. The 2017 Nissan Murano comes standard with a 3.5L V6 engine that outputs 260 horsepower for a fast 7.3-second acceleration from 0-60 mph. The Highlander, on the other hand, comes with an I-4 engine and a sluggish 185 horsepower. Both the Murano and Highlander can use their respective engines to handle some towing, though, which is an added convenience.

Another plus for the 2017 Nissan Murano is its available features. Even at the standard level, you’ll find quite a bit to love about the Murano, but if you’re someone who craves that little something extra, then we think you’ll find it in this SUV. The 2017 Murano can be equipped with Apple CarPlay compatibility, leather seats, a Bose premium audio system, and much more.

Want to take the 2017 Nissan Murano for a spin? A test drive is one of the best ways to see if a particular vehicle will be a good fit. Swing by Boardman Nissan to see our new Murano inventory!


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