2021 Nissan Murano S vs 2021 Nissan Murano SL

Nissan Murano S

  • Standard Engine3.5L V6
  • Horsepower260hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *20 / 28
  • Seats5
  • UpholsteryCloth
  • Tire size235/65R18

Nissan Murano SL

  • Standard Engine3.5L V6
  • Horsepower260hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *20 / 28
  • Seats5
  • UpholsteryLeather
  • Tire size235/55R20

Specs at a Glance

Designed to accommodate a family of five, the 2021 Nissan Murano S base model offers excellent value in comfort, performance, and electronic technology. The SL edition comes with several prominent improvements, such as leather seating and LED fog lights. Both crossover SUVs offer the Safety Shield 360 technologies.


The 2021 Murano runs on a V6 gas engine that generates 260 net horsepower. This 3.5 L powertrain unleashes 240 pound-feet of peak torque at 4,400 RPM. A front-wheel drive and the Intelligent All-Wheel Drive are available for the base model. A G-sensor is included in the signature AWD system. Running on the proven Xtronic technology, a continuously variable transmission works with both drivetrain types. The Hill Start Assist is smoothly integrated into the signature CVT system. A 1,500-pound towing capacity is assigned to this Nissan crossover SUV. Having a 19.0-gallon fuel tank, the 2021 Murano offers a driving range of about 530 miles. Additionally, this five-seat model wears 12.6-inch front disc brakes for excellent stopping power.


Some attractive paint options for the 2021 Murano include Scarlet Ember, Sunset Drift ChromaFlair, Deep Blue Pearl, and Mocha Almond. LED headlights and signature LED DRLs are standard on this premium Nissan crossover SUV. With an upgrade to the SL trim, you will enjoy visibility benefits from the LED fog lights. This model also has silver roof rails for extra utility and styling. Both Murano models are equipped with exterior chrome door handles. Optional for the SL version, a dual-panel panoramic moonroof comes with power controls.

Additionally, this trim has heated outside mirrors and the Motion Activated Liftgate. Cloth upholstery is standard inside the Murano base model. Leather-appointed seats are standard inside the Murano SL. This rich material also covers the car's steering wheel and shift knob for the CVT system. Additionally, the A-pillar is wrapped in cloth for extra protection.


An 8.0-inch color touch screen is standard inside the 2021 Murano. You could also access the NissanConnect infotainment system through speech commands. Installed inside the instrument panel, the Advanced Drive-Assist Display measures 7.0 inches. Both Nissan crossover SUVs support Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Siri Eyes Free. Carrying the Bose label, 11 speakers are installed inside the Murano SL. Dual subwoofers are included in this custom sound system that's connected to SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Both Murano models have two traditional USB ports and two USB-C ports.

As a certified Nissan dealer, we offer the 2021 Murano S base trim and SL edition for sale or lease.

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All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price

* 2021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 20 City MPG / 28 Highway MPG / 23 Combined MPG for Murano®. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

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