2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Honda CR-V
The 2017 Honda CR-V and 2017 Nissan Murano are five-passenger crossovers touting fuel-efficient powertrains, spacious interiors, and plenty of advanced technology features. For families seeking a carpool-friendly cruiser, the Honda CR-V and Nissan Murano excel in terms of comfort and versatility.
Drivers across Pawtucket, Cranston, and East Providence can learn about the Honda CR-V and Nissan Murano in the comparison we put together at Stateline Nissan. After reading our Nissan Murano vs. Honda CR-V comparison, schedule to take your favorite one for a test drive.
Nissan Murano vs Honda CR-V : Design
Some of the most noticeable differences between the Honda CR-V and Murano are skin deep. The exterior designs of each crossover are drastically different and appeal to drivers with distinctive tastes and styles.
After undergoing a redesign, the Honda CR-V returns for 2017 with a standard two-box crossover silhouette. Its alloy wheels, active shutter grille, and available LED headlights come together to create a sophisticated, sharp-looking exterior, though its aesthetic doesn’t stray far from the traditional crossover formula.
The Honda CR-V’s design may be too conventional for some, especially when compared side-by-side with the Nissan Murano. With its aerodynamic body, V-Motion grille, floating roofline, and LED daytime running lights, the 2017 Nissan Murano’s design was inspired by aerospace.
Available 20-inch machine-finished aluminum-alloy wheels complement the Murano’s bold aesthetic as does its high-efficiency LED headlamps. With its bold and edgy looks, the Murano stands out wherever its journey takes it.
Comparing Crossover Performances
Pop up the hood of a 2017 Honda CR-V, and you’ll find an in-line four-cylinder engine that makes either 184 or 190 horsepower. Each is mated to a continuously variable transmission, which offers smooth shifts and efficient acceleration to help you get the most out of every mile.
A continuously variable transmission also comes with the 2017 Nissan Murano, though drivers get more power with its 3.5L V6 engine. Offering up to 260 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque, the 2017 Nissan Murano delivers a rousing, energetic ride.
Honda CR-V vs Nissan Murano Technology Features
To help you stay connected, the 2017 Honda CR-V and Nissan Murano provide several innovative technology features that put the world at the tips of your fingers.
The 2017 CR-V and 2017 Nissan Murano are available with multi-color touchscreens and mobile app integration through Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM. You can easily stream music, access contacts, make and receive hands-free phone calls, and more, all while your smartphone is locked away in your pocket where it belongs.
However, the 2017 CR-V only provides a seven-inch touchscreen. The Murano’s touchscreen display is eight inches. This may seem like a minor difference, but the Murano’s touchscreen controls may be easier to see.
Test Drive Your 2017 Nissan Murano Today
The 2017 Honda CR-V offers a smooth ride and several advanced features. However, when you compare the CR-V against the Murano, it’s easy to see why Nissan’s popular five-passenger crossover comes out on top.
Stateline Nissan is a dealership serving East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket with an exceptional inventory of 2017 Nissan Muranos at our showroom. If you think the 2017 Nissan Murano is right for you, schedule a test drive at Stateline Nissan.