The 2019 Nissan Murano is rumored to be similar to the top selling 2018 model. Unlike many vehicle manufacturers, Nissan does not completely redesign their models each year, translating into savings for the consumer. The last redesign in 2015 brought many new safety features that the model needed. Reports indicate that the next redesign is slated for 2021. While the 2019 specs or pricing have not been released as yet, consumers anticipate seeing this information late in 2018 based on past company behaviors. A few hints regarding the 2019 model have been reported so read on to compare possible design tweaks for 2019 with the current 2018 model.

The 2019 Nissan Murano is rumored to be similar to the top selling 2018 model…

Unlike many vehicle manufacturers, Nissan does not completely redesign their models each year, translating into savings for the consumer. The last redesign in 2015 brought many new safety features that the model needed. Reports indicate that the next redesign is slated for 2021. While the 2019 specs or pricing have not been released as yet, consumers anticipate seeing this information late in 2018 based on past company behaviors. A few hints regarding the 2019 model have been reported so read on to compare possible design tweaks for 2019 with the current 2018 model.

The various trim levels available include the S, SV and SL. The S gets its power and performance from the 3.5-liter DOHC 24 valve V6 engine that comes standard. The exterior features 18” aluminum-alloy wheels. For safety, there is the standard automatic emergency braking system added in 2018 but with small performance improvements. The Nissan Navigation System that allows you to get where you need to go without taking your eyes off the road. Additionally, Navigation system address book and places features makes travel to frequently visited locations and nearby businesses easier. For drivers who subscribe to Sirius XM, the maps are constantly updated to show traffic conditions and delays due to accidents and construction. For entertainment, the vehicle has Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. The SV has additional safety features including a blind spot warning system and remote engine start system with Intelligent Climate Control. The leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob add a touch of luxury. The driver’s seat has 10-way power adjustment including lumbar support for driving comfort. The SL amps up the interior luxury with leather heated seats, Intelligent Cruise Control and a Bose Premium Audio System. The Intelligent Around View monitor and motion activated liftgate add safety, situational awareness and convenience to the entire package.

The Midnight Edition offers sleek, dark styling. Beginning with the exterior, consumers will note 20” black alloy wheels, black roof rails and black splash guards. Black power heated outside mirrors include LED turn signal indicators to complete a style package worthy of its name. The Platinum edition includes these features along with a panoramic moonroof and LED headlights. The front seats have both heating and cooling for year-round comfort. The power tilt and telescoping steering column has memory for multiple drivers.

While the pricing for the 2019 models has not yet been released, consumers should expect a significant price increase as there hasn’t been a significant redesign reported. The manufacturers suggested retail prices for the 2018 models began at $35,700 and incremental increased through the various trim levels to $43,830. Consumers interested in the 2019 models should begin looking for additional information from the manufacturer and deals toward the end of the year.

Nissan’s Murano is an SUV that delivers on performance and comfort. Consumers benefit from the company’s decision to strategically make redesigns over time and keep costs low. The Murano is an SUV that will meet the needs of the entire family while looking stylish. That makes this one SUV to watch.