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Nissan Murano vs. Toyota Highlander Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Nissan Murano vs. Toyota Highlander Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $39,720

Nissan Murano SL   
Difference: $1,678

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,186

Nissan Murano SL   
Difference: $1,417

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year200920092012
ModelMuranoMuranoHighlander
TrimSLLELimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $29,230 $37,260 $35,745
Base Invoice $26,930 $34,315 $32,635
Technology Package 1,900    
Premium Package 1,000    
Leather Package 1,600    
Navigation system 1,850 1,850 2,650
Panoramic sunroof 1,170 1,170  
Roof rack crossbars 190 190 229
Floor mats 120 120 315
AWD 1,600   1,450
Illuminated door sill trim plates 280    
Bodyside moldings     199
Technology Package 1,648    
Premium Package 867    
Leather Package 1,388    
Navigation system 1,605 1,605 2,359
Panoramic sunroof 1,015 1,015  
Roof rack crossbars 146 146 150
Floor mats 90 90 200
AWD 1,471   1,324
Illuminated door sill trim plates 246    
Bodyside moldings     125
Options (change) 9,710 3,330 4,843
Options (change) 8,476 2,856 4,158
Destination 780 780 810
Total Price $39,720 $41,370 $41,398
Total Invoice $36,186 $37,951 $37,603

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Murano SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $778
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $600
Model Year200920092012
ModelMuranoMuranoHighlander
TrimSLLELimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine265hp V6265hp V6270hp V6
TransmissionCVTCVTT5
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/23 MPG18/23 MPG17/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 11?, 11?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/65-18235/55-20245/55-19
Total Price$39,720$41,370$41,398
Adjustments for Features0-400-900
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,720$40,970$40,498
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,250$0
Total Invoice$36,186$37,951$37,603
Adjustments for Features0-367-817
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$36,186$37,584$36,786
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,398$0

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Features Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year200920092012
ModelMuranoMuranoHighlander
TrimSLLELimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000 
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1000
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Remote window/roof operation$15$15 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Full-size spare tire  $225
Hill descent control  $250
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Side curtain airbags$350$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows  $500
Temporary spare tire$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat  $40
Cargo organizer$100$100 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate  $150
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Removable second-row console  $200
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input  $50
Bluetooth audio streaming  $25
CD changer, in-dash  $325
CD player$125$125 
iPod integration $100 
Media drive$15$15 
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175 
Rear air vents$100$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
Rear HVAC unit  $400
SD Card slot$25$25 
Traffic information$25$25 
USB port  $100
Variable intermittent wipers  $75
Wiper de-icer  $25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Bodyside moldings  $75
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Rear bumper protector  $40
Rear spoiler  $200
Sunroof  $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Conversation mirror  $25
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
Xenon HID headlights$500$500 
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential$150$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100  
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Folding second row seats  $300
Folding third row seats  $600
Heated second row seats $200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200  
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats  $75
Memory system, driver seat $200 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power-folding second row seats$700$700 
Stowable center seat, second row  $150
Total Value of Features$7,330$7,730$8,230
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$400$900
Value of Feature Adjustments0-367-817

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20092012
ModelMuranoHighlander
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.2 in109.8 in
Length188.5 in188.4 in
Width74.1 in75.2 in
Height67.0 in68.1 in
Curb Weight4,009 lb.4,266 lb.
Fuel Capacity21.7 gal.19.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.1 in40.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.6 in59.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in56.7 in
Row 1 Legroom43.6 in43.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.4 in40.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.6 in59.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.4 in56.5 in
Row 2 Legroom36.3 in38.3 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in36.3 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in55.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in42.3 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in29.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
32.6 ft310.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
32.642.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.6 ft395.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Murano SL

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated mirrors25Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Automatic headlights125Yes
Xenon HID headlights500No
Bluetooth cell phone link100Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested85059%
Total Not Requested60041%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Compass0No
Cargo organizer100No
A/V input jacks25No
Bose, 11 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Alarm100No
Roof rails250Yes
Cargo cover75Yes
Total Requested97563%
Total Not Requested57537%
Leather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Total Requested1350100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
JBL, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested70056%
Total Not Requested55044%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested250100%

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