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Nissan Murano vs. Acura MDX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Nissan Murano vs. Acura MDX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $44,655

Nissan Murano Platinum   
Difference: $12,820

Lowest Total Invoice: $41,814

Nissan Murano Platinum   
Difference: $12,178

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelMuranoMDX
TrimPlatinumAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $39,610 $54,500
Base Invoice $37,179 $51,143
Technology Package 2,260  
Floor mats 225  
AWD 1,600 2,000
Technology Package 2,000  
Floor mats 175  
AWD 1,500 1,874
Options (change) 4,085 2,000
Options (change) 3,675 1,874
Destination 960 975
Total Price $44,655 $57,475
Total Invoice $41,814 $53,992

The configured Nissan Murano 4dr SUV has a 260-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Nissan Murano and Acura MDX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Nissan Murano Platinum trim is $39,610. The features would cost an additional $4,085. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $44,655.

The base sticker price of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $54,500. The features would cost an additional $2,000. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $57,475.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Murano trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Acura MDX trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Acura MDX Advance appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Nissan Murano 4dr SUV has a 260-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Nissan Murano and Acura MDX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Nissan Murano Platinum trim is $37,179. The features would cost an additional $3,675. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $41,814.

The invoice of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $51,143. The features would cost an additional $1,874. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $53,992.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Murano trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Acura MDX trims is 8. Based on this adjustment, the Acura MDX Advance appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Acura MDX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Murano Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,545
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,283
Model Year20172017
ModelMuranoMDX
TrimPlatinumAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine260hp V6290hp I6
TransmissionCVT-7T9
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/28 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 11501, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-20245/50-20
Total Price$44,655$57,475
Adjustments for Features0-6,275
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,655$51,200
Total Invoice$41,814$53,992
Adjustments for Features0-5,895
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$41,814$48,097

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Features Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Acura MDX

Model Year20172017
ModelMuranoMDX
TrimPlatinumAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction $0
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Display key $50
Sunshades, second row $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Forward collision warning $200
Lane departure warning system $200
Lane keeping assist system $400
Moving object detection, front$25 
Moving object detection, rear$25 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Obstacle detection, rear $300
Pedestrian detection $50
Predictive forward collision warning$250 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Trailer sway control $25
Wide-view front camera $150
Wide-view rear camera $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Second-row high console $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
Aux input $50
Media drive $15
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear HVAC unit $400
Siri Eyes Free support $0
Surround sound $250
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Laminated front side windows $200
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof $900
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Compass $0
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
LED headlights $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Power-folding mirrors $50
Spotter mirror(s) $50
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Torque-vectoring, dual-electric-motor-based, rear $500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Coordinated climate control, front seats $25
Folding second row seats $300
Folding third row seats $600
Leather door panel trim $250
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power release, second row seats $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power-folding second row seats$700 
Wood trim $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Total Value of Features$7,940$14,215
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$6,275
Value of Feature Adjustments0-5,895

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Acura MDX

Model Year20172017
ModelMuranoMDX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.2 in111.0 in
Length192.8 in196.2 in
Width75.4 in77.2 in
Height66.6 in67.4 in
Curb Weight3,920 lb.4,215 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.0 gal.19.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in38.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.6 in61.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in57.5 in
Row 1 Legroom43.6 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in38.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.8 in59.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.2 in57.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.7 in36.6 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in35.6 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in54.7 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in40.6 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in28.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
39.6 ft315.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
39.638.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
69.9 ft368.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Murano Platinum

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Predictive forward collision warning250No
Total Requested70033%
Total Not Requested145067%

Option Package Details
Acura MDX Advance

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Temporary spare tire150Yes
Trailer sway control25No
Active rear differential500No
Total Requested15022%
Total Not Requested52578%

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