Nissan Murano for Sale in Nigeria
The Nissan Murano is a mid-sized crossover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) manufactured by the Nissan Motor Co. A Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) is a cross between an urban vehicle and an off-road powerful jeep. The Nissan Murano production started in 2002 in Kyushu, Japan and in Saint Petersburg, Russia for international and Japanese markets. The popularity of Nissan Murano forced Nissan to open another site in Middle East in 2010 when they announced their decision to manufacture the Murano in Tehran, Iran. The first generation Murano was produced from 2002 to 2007 and the second generation from 2007 to 2014. Currently Nissan is producing the 4th generation of Murano. A comprehensive collection of new and used Nissan Murano for sale in Nigeria can be found at on Carmudi Nigeria webiste.
What to know when Buying Nissan Murano
Performance and Specifications of Nissan Murano
Nissan Motors Co. is manufacturing the Murano since 2002. It is one of the first Japanese Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) to hit the market and it instantly became a market success. The main features of Nissan Murano are as follows:
- It is available in two engine denominations: 2.5L and 3.5L engines
- As is the case with majority of Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) manufactured by Nissan, it is only available with automatic transmissions. Recently Nissan has introduced Continuously Varying Transmission to the Murano vehicles as well. The automatic transmission vehicles are 6 speed.
- It is available in both diesel and petrol version.
- Although there are four wheel models available in foreign markets, the majority of vehicles on the Nigerian market are only front engine front wheel drives.
How is the design of Nissan Murano
The design of Nissan Murano is one the major reasons for its success. Its design resembles that of the Nissan Element which is more a jeep than a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) which shows the amount of power Nissan engineers have packed in the Murano’s frame. Nissan released a hybrid model of Nissan Murano as well in which the gasoline engine was supplanted by two additional electric motors one providing torque to the front wheels and the other providing torque to the rear wheels. The whole hybrid system won many awards at the Tokyo motor show held in 2008.
What are the best features of Nissan Murano
The Nissan Murano’s standout feature is its outstanding power which is among the highest among the Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). Combine this with the four wheel drive feature and we have a crossover at our hands which can function both as a city car and an off-road vehicle.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Nissan Murano in Nigeria
The Nissan Murano since production started in 2002 has been imported into Nigeria ever since therefore many of the year models that are offered by private sellers and dealerships are mostly used versions. In Nigeria's used vehicle industry there are two options vehicle buyers can choose from. These are either buying a used Nigerian registered Nissan Murano or tokunbo Nissan Murano.
The Best Nissan Murano year to Buy
There are almost all the different Nissan Murano year models in Nigeria, but however most dealers of used vehicles have mostly the 2007 Nissan Murano, 2005 Nissan Murano and the 2004 Nissan Murano available because these year models are still very popular in Nigeria. There are also very latest Nissan Murano year models offered by car dealer but cost more than the older versions.
Nissan Murano Price in Nigeria
The Nissan Murano is available in all the major urban cities of Nigeria. The availability of Murano spare parts and after sales services is never a problem. The price of used or tokunbo Nissan Murano cars found on the Nigerian vehicle market depends on the year model, mileage and general condition of the car.
- 2003 Nissan Murano – 2007 Nissan Murano: ₦1.3 million – ₦2 million
- 2009 Nissan Murano – 2012 Nissan Murano: ₦2.2 Million – ₦3.5 million
Overall Impression of Nissan Murano
The Nissan Murano is the best sold Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) in the United States, a country which produces and put more cars to the road than any other country. In order to succeed in the US market a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) has to be best because the competition is very tough. The Murano established itself as the best in the toughest market in the world which is a testament to its superior technology, comfortable drive and tremendous power. The Murano was Nissan's only crossover SUV in the U.S. until September 2007 when the new 2008 Nissan Rogue went on sale. The Nissan Murano was nominated for the North American Truck of the Year award for 2003. It was also named the best premium mid sized SUV by AutoPacific Magazine. We highly recommend the Nissan Murano to our readers.