Comparison - Chevrolet Equinox LT 2020 - vs - Nissan Murano Platinum 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Holden Equinox

Also called:

Nissan Murano Z51

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Average Price: 
$
31,600
Updated: 
19 Jun 2019
$
45,330
Updated: 
01 Oct 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
4
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.60gals
19.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Satin Steel METALLIC
#9BA0AB
Silver Ice Metallic
#DADEDD
Summit White
#F3F3F0
NIGHTFALL GRAY METALLIC
#535353
MOSAIC BLACK METALLIC
#000000
Midnight Blue METALLIC
#FAFAFA
Chocolate METALLIC
#FAFAFA
Cajun Red Tintcoat
#461113
Cayenne Orange METALLIC
#FAFAFA
IRIDESCENT PEARL TRICOAT
#B1B3B2
Pacific Blue Metallic
#3E85A4
Color: 
Gun Metallic
#62615D
Magnetic Black Pearl
#020202
Cayenne Red Metallic
#770000
Pearl White Tricoat
#EBECE7
Deep Blue Pearl
#2A5790
Mocha Almond Pearl
#442D27
Brilliant Silver Metallic
#DEE0DF
Sunset Drift Chromaflair
#D55B1E

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Chevrolet Equinox ranked #11 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Chevrolet Equinox has a score of 7.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 26 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Good gas mileage
Solid handling capability
User-friendly infotainment system

Cons
Underwhelming base engine
Low-rent interior
Less passenger and cargo space than many competitors

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Chevrolet Equinox comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic.Diesel engine is no longer available.Newly standard safety equipment.Slightly revised packages and options.

Pros
Turbocharged 2.0-liter engine is quite powerful
Smooth ride over most road surfaces
Stable and precise handling

Cons
Smaller cargo area compared to most competitors
Wallet-friendly base L trim is special-order only
The base engine doesn't feel very lively
Interior materials quality is disappointing considering the price

By: 
edmunds.com

Driver-assistance features find their way to the standard features list on the 2020 Equinox: automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane-keeping assist, lane-departure warning, and automatic high-beam headlamps—all previously optional—are now on all models. Further to that point, adaptive cruise control is now included in the optional Driver Confidence II package. Elsewhere in the lineup, a Midnight Edition package is new on LT models which blacks out just about everything that can be blacked out, including the Chevy bow-tie logos. The 1.6-liter turbo-diesel engine is no longer available.

Pros
Spry driving demeanor, relatively efficient for an SUV, plenty of space for people and cargo.

Cons
Base engine lacks power, infotainment display is tilted too far back, high price among compact SUVs.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Nissan Murano comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.Advanced safety features now standard on SV trim and above.These same features are now optional on all other Murano models.

Pros
Interior highlighted by high-quality materials and unique design
Spacious rear seating
Front seats are exceptionally comfortable

Cons
Modest cargo capacity limits practicality
Can't tow heavy weekend toys like some competitors
Stylish exterior design creates compromised outward visibility

By: 
edmunds.com

For 2020, Nissan makes only minor changes to the Murano lineup. This includes expanding the availability of its suite of safety and driver assists—called Nissan Safety Shield 360—to all models. The Murano SV now has standard adaptive cruise control, heated exterior mirrors, and rear parking sensors. The SL model adds traffic-sign recognition and the Platinum has a new leather-wrapped steering wheel. Super Black joins the list of paint colors.

Pros
Unmistakable appearance, luxurious interior, every model has cutting-edge content.

Cons
Indifferent driving experience, transmission exacerbates engine noise, minimal tow rating.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.50L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
240ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
252hp
at 5 500rpm
260hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Hands-Free Calling*
Roadside Assistance*
Concierge Service*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
OnStar® Guidance Plan for 3 months1
Extended Cabin Heating
Air Conditioning
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
183.10in
192.80in
Width: 
72.60in
75.40in
Height: 
65.40in
67.80in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
Front Track: 
62.20in
Rear Track: 
62.20in
Wheel Base: 
107.30in
111.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
38.10
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
37.80
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
40.50in
Rear leg room: 
39.70in
38.70in
Front Hip Room: 
54.20in
55.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.20in
59.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
51.70in
55.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.50in
58.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
63.90cu.ft
65.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
29.90cu.ft
31.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
13.80degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
3610.00lbs
4129.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8-way power driver seat adjuster
4-way manual front passenger seat adjuster
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Bucket front seats
Premium Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Premium Leather
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB connection
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
USB Connection
11 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent wipers
Windshield glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack cross rails
Rear splash guards
Deep-tinted rear glass
HID headlamps
Outside heated power-adjustable mirrors
Roof-mounted luggage carrier provisions
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 in.
20 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Confidence & Convenience Package
Cargo Package
Hit The Road" Package
Redline Edition
Roadside Safety Package
Infotainment Package
Chrome Package
Midnight Edition
Blackout Package
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
Custom Molded Rear Splash Guards
Front License Plate Mounting Package
Front And Rear Black Bowtie Emblems
Wheel Locks
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Keyless Entry Keypad
Molded Assist Steps
Black Illuminated Front Bowtie Emblem
Rear Bumper Protector
Panoramic Power Sunroof
19" Aluminum Wheels
Premium Paint
Rear Bumper Protector
20" Satin Black Alloy Wheels
Splash Guards
Interior Options: 
Rear Seat Infotainment System W/DVD Player
Universal Tablet Holders
Cargo Area Organizer
Protective Rear Seat Cover
Rear Seat Infotainment System W/Out DVD Player
All-Weather Floor Mats
Retractable Cargo Shade (Fleet)
Interior Protection Package
Floor Liner Package
Interior Enhancement Package
Horizontal Cargo Net
Exterior Accent Lighting
Interior Accent Lighting
Carpeted Floor Mats And Cargo Mat
Illuminated Kick Plates

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black, premium cloth
#1D1D1D
Medium Ash Gray, premium cloth
#9D9EA0
Jet Black, leather
#000000
Color: 
Graphite, premium leather
#1E2128
Mocha, premium leather
#534840
Cashmere, premium leather
#978E7D