Comparison - Nissan Murano Platinum 2018 - vs - Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4motion 2018

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Nissan Murano Z51

Also called:

--

2018 Nissan Murano Review
2021 Nissan Murano Platinum // What's NEW for Nissan's
2017 Nissan Murano Review, Features Rundown, Specification
2015 Nissan Murano start up and Review | Modern Comfort
Detailed 2020 Nissan Murano Review
Subaru Outback 2017 Vs Volkswagen Tiguan 2018
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE Test Drive Video Review
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Review and Road Test
Is the 2019 VW Tiguan R-Line Black the BETTER Tiguan to BUY?
2018 VW Tiguan AWD First Drive Review: It's a Whole New Animal
Volkswagen Tiguan R Line Start Up, Drive, In Depth Review Interior Exterior
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan in-depth review
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan review | What Car
Model: 
Average Price: 
43,580
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
32,390
Updated: 
02 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.00gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Arctic Blue Metallic
#303F65
Brilliant Silver
#DEE0DF
Cayenne Red
#770000
Gun Metallic
#62615D
Java Metallic
#534640
Magnetic Black
#020202
Pacific Sunset
#B1572C
Pearl White
#EBECE7
Color: 
Habanero Orange Metallic
#FF3B0F
Silk Blue Metallic
#526A90
Dark Moss Green Metallic
#4C5C55
Deep Black Pearl
#060506
Platinum Grey Metallic
#82838B
Pure white
#FFFFFF
Ruby Red
#8B292F
White Silver Metallic
#9A9C9B

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Nissan Murano ranked #9 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Nissan Murano has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 35 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
High-end cabin
Extremely comfortable seats
Easy-to-use tech features
Fuel-efficient for a V6 SUV

Cons
Poor rear visibility
Slow steering response

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Nissan Murano adds better active safety to complement its sharp looks and easy-driving nature.

Pros
Sharp exterior style
Comfortable drive
Better safety features this year
Every trim has navigation and big touchscreen
Relatively good fuel economy…

Cons
…but still no hybrid powertrain
CVT doesn’t like to be pressed on time
Lacking upper-level interior touches like wood trim
Style won’t be for everyone

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2018, the Nissan Murano now includes forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and navigation on every model. Options have been distilled into two packages, with options from previous model years (i.e., adaptive cruise control, heated rear seats) now spread throughout the lineup as standard features.

PROS
Delivers right balance of power and fuel-efficiency
Interior highlighted by high-quality materials and unique design
Front seats are exceptionally comfortable
Spacious rear seats accommodate passengers and car seats with equal ease

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

By: 
edmunds.com

The Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace looks to be better aligned with the demands of American buyers than its pricey, cramped predecessor.

Pros
More aligned with buyer tastes?
Clean styling inside and out
High-tech dashboard
Lots of available safety tech

Cons
Will it be underpowered?
Awfully small for a three-row crossover
Third row required for FWD
Looks are too conservative for some

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan ranked #8 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Volkswagen Tiguan has a score of 8.2 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 26 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lots of user-friendly tech features
Good cargo space
Smooth ride
Roomy first- and second-row seats

Cons
Postage-stamp third row
Unimpressive engine
Subpar fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

The Volkswagen Tiguan is fully redesigned for 2018. Compared to its predecessor, it offers more legroom, more cargo space and a standard third row.

PROS
Lots of space for passengers and cargo
Third-row seating can be useful in a pinch
Now offers comprehensive driver safety features
Revised tech interface is sharp, intuitive and quick to respond

CONS
Optional larger wheels make for a bumpy ride
Still ranks low in fuel economy, despite revised engine

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
v
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
240ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
221ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
Horsepower: 
260hp
at 6 000rpm
184hp
at 4 400rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
37.70Feet

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
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
Leather Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cooled Storage Compartment
Adaptive Cruise Control
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
192.80in
185.10in
Width: 
75.40in
72.40in
Height: 
67.80in
66.30in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
7.90in
Front Track: 
64.60in
61.80in
Rear Track: 
64.60in
61.90in
Wheel Base: 
111.20in
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.10
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
38.90
Front Leg Room: 
40.50in
40.20in
Rear leg room: 
38.70in
38.70in
Front Hip Room: 
55.40in
58.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.50in
57.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.20in
57.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.80in
55.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
65.00cu.ft
73.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.10cu.ft
37.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
13.80degrees
26.20degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.40degrees
23.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
4064.00lbs
3858.00lbs

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: 
2 one-touch power windows
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
4 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Bucket front seats
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
8 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Cloth
8-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Multi-Level Heating
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts

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: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather steering wheel
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Cooled storage compartment
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather steering wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Bose premium brand stereo system
11 total speakers
Speed sensitive volume control
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
2 subwoofer(s)
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB connection
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers
USB Connection
Android Auto
MirrorLink
Apple CarPlay

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Privacy glass
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Roof rack
Power glass sunroof
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Rear window wiper
hands-free power liftgate
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 7.5
18 X 7.0 In
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55

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: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
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
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Brake drying
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Rear height adjustable headrests
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Brake Drying
Cornering Lights

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
3rd Row Seat Package
R-Line Package For Sel
Exterior Options: 
Premium Paint
Rear Bumper Protector
Splash Guards
20" Split 5-Spoke Bright PVD Alloy Wheels
Side Steps
Roof Rack
Wheel Locks
Paint Protection
Hood Deflector
Accessory Towing Kit
Bumper Protector
Splash Guards
Interior Options: 
Exterior Accent Lighting
Illuminated Kick Plates
Interior Accent Lighting
Carpeted Floor Mats And Cargo Mat
First Aid Kit
Rubber Mat Kit
Roadside Assistance Kit
Rearview Mirror W/Homelink
Privacy Cover
Luggage Net

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#9C9486
Cashmere, cloth
#393C42
Graphite, cloth
Color: 
Grey
#8E8E8E
Pure Black
#191919