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Nissan Murano (2016) vs. Mazda CX-5 (2016) Features

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Features Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Mazda CX-5

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Model Year 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
Model Murano Murano Murano Murano Murano Murano CX-5 CX-5 CX-5
Trim S SV SL Platinum Hybrid SL Hybrid Platinum Sport Touring Grand Touring
Engines (hide)  
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
260 hp@6000
240 lb-ft@4400
         
supercharged
2.5L I4 Hybrid
DOHC-4v
230 hp@5600
243 lb-ft@3600
             
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
155 hp@6000
150 lb-ft@4000
               
2.5L I4
DOHC-4v
184 hp@5700
185 lb-ft@3250
           
Transmissions (hide)  
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT      
6-speed manual                
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic            
Drivetrains (hide)  
FWD
AWD
Tires (hide)  
235/65R18 tires      
235/55R20 tires              
225/65HR17 tires            
225/55VR19 tires                
Audio Systems (hide)  
Unbranded, 6 speakers            
Bose, 11 speakers (with subwoofer)        
Unbranded, 4 speakers                
Bose, 225W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)              
Accessories (hide)  
Adaptive cruise controlAutomatically maintains set distance behind preceding vehicle as well as set speed. Minimum speed around 30 mph. Replaces regular cruise control, and includes its value.        
Cruise control          
Heated steering wheel              
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power liftgateLiftgate can be opened and closed using buttons inside the vehicle and on the keyfob.          
Power locks
Power rear side windows
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.  
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote startStart the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.
Remote window/roof operationOperate the power windows, sunroof, and/or convertible roof using buttons on the keyfob.      
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual    
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power              
Universal garage door openerHomelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety (hide)  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.
911 assistAutomatically contacts 911 through a linked cell phone in the event of a severe collision.            
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.      
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Around view camerasSmall external cameras provide a top-down view all around the vehicle, to reduce blind spots while parking.          
Automatic braking, high-speed or partialIf collision detection system senses imminent collision, applies moderate braking.        
Automatic braking, low-speedAutomatically brakes car to avoid low-speed collisions.              
Blind spot warning systemMirror-mounted lights indicate when another vehicle is in a blind spot.      
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Following distance indicatorIndicates number of seconds behind preceding car.                
Forward collision warningAlerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.                
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.
Hill start assistApplies the brakes to hold the vehicle in place on an incline. Incomplete data, so only displayed when pricing a single vehicle.
Knee airbag, driver      
Lane departure warning systemAlerts driver when the vehicle seems to be wandering out of the lane.                
Moving object detection, rearDetects moving objects near rear of vehicle when driving at parking lot speeds.          
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.            
Predictive forward collision warningAlerts driver when traffic behavior up to two cars ahead makes a collision likely.          
Rear cross-traffic detectionWarns of traffic coming from either direction when vehicle is in reverse, to prevent accidents when backing out of parking spaces.      
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.        
Rollover sensorDeploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management (hide)  
Cargo cover            
Cargo mat            
Cargo net
Cargo tray            
Class II trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.            
Console with shifter
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.
Roof rack crossbarsRequires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.        
Roof railsNo crossbars.  
Storage beneath cargo floorLarge storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.      
Climate Control and Infotainment (hide)  
Air conditioning
App supportTouchscreen and/or voice control over apps that can include online search, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, OpenTable, and MovieTickets.com. Requires connected compatible phone. Fees may apply after first three years.
Audio controls on steering wheel  
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.    
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.          
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD player
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.    
HD radioHigh-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.  
Rain-sensing wipersWipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.              
Rear air ventsVents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.      
Rear defrost
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Rear wiper
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
SMS text-to-speech readerConverts text messages to speech.
Speed-sensitive wipersOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.        
Surround sound              
Traffic + travel informationInformation about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.      
Traffic informationInformation about traffic conditions. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.              
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.    
Voice control for audio systemSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.                
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.  
Exterior (hide)  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)Protective cladding extending partly onto the doors.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Chrome or polished metal exhaust tip.
Deep-tinted rear windows  
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.      
Paint, special red            
Paint, special white
Panoramic sunroofFront glass panel retracts over a fixed glass roof panel. Entire unit covers nearly the entire roof.        
Rear bumper protector
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof              
Wheel-lip moldingsExtensions to the wheel opening, both decorative and protective.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors (hide)  
Auto-dimming headlightsHigh beams automatically turned on and off.                
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.  
Automatic-off headlightsHeadlights automatically turn off.                
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.  
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.        
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.  
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.  
Interior ambient lightingLEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.          
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster displayThe information displayed by the instruments can be customized. Color display(s) of at least 20 square inches.      
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only          
LED tail lightsOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.  
Map lightsFront row reading lights.
Outside temperature display
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.
Rear reading lights            
Speed limit informationDisplays the current speed limit. Included with nav on an increasing number of cars. No feature value here because incomplete info on availability.              
Spotter mirror(s)Auxiliary convex lens in the corner of the outside mirror that improves view of the driver's blind spot.              
Steering-linked headlightsHeadlights swivel when steering wheel is turned.              
TachometerReports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors
Visor mirror, driver                
Visor mirror, passenger                
Powertrain (hide)  
Automatic start / stopAutomatically cuts off the engine when the vehicle is stopped and restarts it when the driver lifts off the brake pedal. Not listed for hybrids, where it is generally part of the powertrain system.              
Seats and Interior Trim (hide)  
Front buckets
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench    
Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench              
All-weather floor matsAll-weather floormats.            
Center armrest(s), front row
Center armrest(s), second row  
Cooled or ventilated front seats              
Door sill trim plates            
Floor mats
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.    
Heated front seats      
Heated second row seats              
Illuminated door sill trim plates        
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.        
Leather-wrapped steering wheel    
Manual height adjuster, driver seat              
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat              
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.              
Manual recliner, second row seats      
Memory system, driver seat          
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat    
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat        
Power height adjuster, driver seat    
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.      
Power recliner, driver seat    
Power recliner, passenger seat        
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.      
Power-folding second row seats              
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires (hide)  
Alloy wheels    
Chrome-coated alloy wheelsChrome finish applied in a multi-layer powder coating process. More durable and lighter than chrome-plating.              
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.            

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Option Package Contents

Navigation Package

Features
USB port
Navigation system
Voice control for nav and audio
HD radio
Traffic + travel information

Premium Package

Features
Panoramic sunroof
Bose, 11 speakers (with subwoofer)

Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control
Panoramic sunroof
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Predictive forward collision warning

Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control
Panoramic sunroof
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Predictive forward collision warning

Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control
Panoramic sunroof
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Predictive forward collision warning

Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control
Panoramic sunroof
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Predictive forward collision warning

Automatic Transmission Package

Features
Rearview camera
HD radio
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
2.5L I4
DOHC-4v
184 hp@5700
185 lb-ft@3250

Mazda Connect

Features
911 assist
App support
SMS text-to-speech reader

Moonroof / Bose Package

Features
Sunroof
Surround sound
Bose, 225W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)

Technology Package

Features
Automatic braking, low-speed
LED tail lights
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only
Universal garage door opener
Steering-linked headlights
Automatic headlights
Steering-linked headlights

i-ACTIVSENSE Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control
Auto-dimming headlights
Lane departure warning system
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Following distance indicator

Technology Package

Features
Automatic braking, low-speed
LED tail lights
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only
Universal garage door opener
Steering-linked headlights
Automatic headlights
Steering-linked headlights
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