Enhancements for the 2012 Nissan Murano include the addition of a new Platinum Edition with new 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. Nissan Navigation System and exclusive Sapphire Black exterior color. Nissan Murano S models add a 7-inch monochrome screen and one new exterior color, Pearl White, is also added.
The 2012 Nissan Murano is available in eight models: Murano S FWD, Murano S AWD, Murano SV FWD, Murano SV AWD, Murano SL FWD, Murano SL AWD, Murano LE FWD and Murano LE AWD. Murano is also offered in an innovative all-wheel drive convertible model, the 2012 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet.
Nissan Murano S models include the 3.5-liter 260-horsepower V6; Xtronic CVT, 18-inch alloy wheels, halogen headlights and LED taillights, 6-way manual driver’s and 4-way manual passenger’s seats, manual tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power windows and door locks with remote keyless entry system, a 6-speaker audio system, Nissan Intelligent Key™ with Push Button Start, rear privacy glass and more.
Nissan Murano SV models add Dual Panel Moonroof with one-touch open/close, auto reverse, sliding shade and privacy glass, roof rails, integrated halogen front fog lights, 8-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar support, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, Interface System for iPod®, RearView Monitor, Vehicle Security System, and XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately).
Nissan Murano SL models add leather-appointed seats, heated front seats, driver’s seat and outside mirror position memory, 60/40 fold-flat rear seat back with power return, power liftgate with hatch closure assist, heated steering wheel, Bose® premium audio system with 11-speaker (9 speakers plus two subwoofers), rain-sensing front wipers, heated outside mirrors, and auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass and HomeLink® Universal Transceiver. Murano LE models add 20-inch wheels with a special titanium-colored finish, roof rails with silver accents, HID bi-functional Xenon projector headlights, heated rear seats; power tilt/telescoping steering wheel, wood grain interior trim, and steering wheel memory position.
All 2012 Nissan Muranos feature a 3.5-liter DOHC V6 delivers power of 260-hp and 240 lb-ft of torque. Engine power is transferred to an advanced Xtronic CVT™ (Continuously Variable Transmission) with Adaptive Shift Control (ASC) – a combination that provides a sporty and smooth driving experience. Nissan Murano is available in front-wheel drive or with an Intuitive All-Wheel Drive system, and all Muranos come with standard Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS).