Comparison - Nissan Murano Platinum 2020 - vs - Toyota Highlander Platinum hybrid 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Nissan Murano Z51

Also called:

Toyota Kluger

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Average Price: 
$
45,330
Updated: 
01 Oct 2019
$
50,200
Updated: 
20 Dec 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
7
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
17.10gals
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: 
Moondust
#7E8DA0
Midnight Black Metallic
#24231E
Blueprint
#323C71
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#4E4E4E
Blizzard Pearl
#ECE7EA
Celestial Silver metallic
#979CA0
Opulent Amber
#6A5954
Ruby Flare pearl
#740000

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 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid's #3 ranking is based on its score within the Hybrid and Electric SUVs category. Currently the Toyota Highlander Hybrid has a score of 8.1 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 8 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Punchy yet efficient hybrid powertrain
Comfortable ride
Upscale interior
Many standard tech and safety features

Cons
Cramped third row
Relatively high starting price

By: 
usnews.com

The Highlander is all new for 2020 and is vastly improved compared with the 2019 model it replaces. Next year, a sportier-looking XSE model will join the lineup.

Pros
Handsomely styled,
fuel-sipping hybrid option,
well equipped even at the base level.

Cons
Boring driving dynamics,
snug third-row passenger space,
busy dashboard design

By: 
caranddriver.com

The Highlander is fully redesigned for 2020.Hybrid now uses a four-cylinder instead of a V6.A little less power than before, but much better fuel economy.Part of the fourth Highlander generation introduced for 2020.

Pros
Strong fuel economy estimates of 35-36 mpg combined
Available all-wheel drive for all models
Sensibly priced compared to the non-hybrid Highlander
Plenty of standard and available safety features

Cons
Third-row seats are small, even for kids
Engine noise is noticeably unrefined
Interior design already looks dated

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
35.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
34.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
2.50L
Torque: 
240ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
260hp
at 6 000rpm
243hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
37.40Feet

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
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Automatic Parking Assist

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
192.80in
194.90in
Width: 
75.40in
76.00in
Height: 
67.80in
68.10in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
8.00in
Wheel Base: 
111.20in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.10
38.40
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
37.10
Front Leg Room: 
40.50in
42.00in
Rear leg room: 
38.70in
41.00in
Front Hip Room: 
55.40in
57.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.50in
59.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.20in
57.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.90in
58.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
65.00cu.ft
84.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.10cu.ft
16.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
13.80degrees
18.10degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.40degrees
22.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4129.00lbs
4595.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
no
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
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

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
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
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: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating
Multi-Level Heating
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Folding Rear Seatback

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
Turn Signal In 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
JBL Premium Brand Stereo System
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
JBL Premium Brand Speakers
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
11 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 7.5 In.
20 In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
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: 
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
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
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Four Season Floor Liner/Mat Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Exterior Options: 
Premium Paint
Rear Bumper Protector
20" Satin Black Alloy Wheels
Splash Guards
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
Special Color
Rear Bumper Protector - Chrome
Body Side Moldings
Running Boards
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Blackout Emblem Overlays
Paint Protection Film
Interior Options: 
Exterior Accent Lighting
Interior Accent Lighting
Carpeted Floor Mats And Cargo Mat
Illuminated Kick Plates
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Net - Envelope
Cargo Tote
Carpet Floor Mats And Cargo Liner Package
Carpet Mat Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Graphite, premium leather
#1E2128
Mocha, premium leather
#534840
Cashmere, premium leather
#978E7D
Color: 
Harvest beige, leather
#740000
Black, leather
#191919
Glazed Caramel, leather
#8A582F
Graphite, leather
#404042