Comparison - Nissan Murano Platinum 2020 - vs - Infiniti QX50 Essential AWD 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Nissan Murano Z51

Also called:

Infiniti EX

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INFINITI QX50 2017-Review, Features, Interior, Exterior
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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
45,330
Updated: 
01 Oct 2019
$
45,150
Updated: 
07 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
4
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.00gals
16.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
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
Color: 
Majestic White
#E6E6E6
Liquid Platinum
#97A0AF
Lunar White
#FFFFFF
Hermosa Blue
#3348AB
Graphite Shadow
#4B4A52
Eclipse Black
#2D2D2D
Dynamic Sunstone
#B40202
Black Obsidian
#000000
Chestnut Bronze
#5E4C42

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

The 2019 Infiniti QX50 is a beautiful package of technological innovations—in places visible and not visible.

Pros
Beautiful, inside and out
Good standard safety tech
Remarkably advanced engine
Good value in top trims
Whisper-quiet interior

Cons
Dual-screen infotainment system
Option packages are walled off in some trim levels
Getting top safety packages requires top trims
Finicky throttle in early, pre-production models

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Infiniti QX50 ranked #9 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Infiniti QX50 has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 13 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lots of cargo space
Great gas mileage
Spacious, supportive seats

Cons
Uninspiring handling
Disappointing infotainment system

By: 
usnews.com

Infiniti’s slinky QX50 is more than just a pretty face—its creased sheetmetal is hiding a revolutionary new powertrain. A quest for increased fuel efficiency led Infiniti to develop a first-of-its-kind variable-compression-ratio turbocharged engine, good for 268 hp and, by Infiniti's estimate, 30 to 31 mpg on the highway.

Pros
Invisible and novel tech;
spacious, refined,
quiet,
and comfortable.

Cons
We anticipated better fuel economy;
the usual CVT complaints.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
24.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
30.00mpg
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
280ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
260hp
at 6 000rpm
268hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
36.40Feet

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: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
192.80in
184.70in
Width: 
75.40in
74.90in
Height: 
67.80in
66.00in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
8.60in
Front Track: 
60.40in
Rear Track: 
61.00in
Wheel Base: 
111.20in
110.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.10
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
38.40
Front Leg Room: 
40.50in
39.60in
Rear leg room: 
38.70in
38.70in
Front Hip Room: 
55.40in
55.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.50in
57.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.20in
53.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.90in
57.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
65.00cu.ft
64.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.10cu.ft
31.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
13.80degrees
17.20degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.40degrees
23.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4129.00lbs
3857.00lbs

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: 
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Heated Mirrors
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
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
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control

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: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

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
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
6 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
One-touch power sunroof
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 7.5 In.
19 In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Run Flat Tires
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19

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
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
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
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
Sensory Package
ProACTIVE Package
ProASSIST Package
Appearance Package
Premium Heat Package
Tow Package
Autograph Package
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
Premium Paint
Rear Bumper Protector
20" Satin Black Alloy Wheels
Splash Guards
Exclusive Paint
Welcome Lighting
Premium Paint
Lifestyle Hitch
Splash Guards
Interior Options: 
Exterior Accent Lighting
Interior Accent Lighting
Carpeted Floor Mats And Cargo Mat
Illuminated Kick Plates
Premium Audio
Illuminated Kick Plates

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Graphite, premium leather
#1E2128
Mocha, premium leather
#534840
Cashmere, premium leather
#978E7D
Color: 
Graphite, premium leather
#141414
Graphite, leather
#141414
Wheat/Black, leather
#A8987E
Wheat/Brown, premium leather
#C8D3D7
Wheat/Brown/Blue, premium leather
#D9E4E8