Comparison - Nissan Murano Platinum 2021 - vs - Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet R-Line 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Nissan Murano Z51

Also called:

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
45,610
Updated: 
17 Dec 2020
£
34,365
Updated: 
15 Oct 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
4
2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Boulder Gray Pearl
#B4B4B4
Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
#801A28
Sunset Drift ChromaFlair
#D55B1E
Brilliant Silver Metallic
#DEE0DF
Pearl White TriCoat
#EBECE7
Mocha Almond Pearl
#7C6A5A
Magnetic Black Pearl
#020202
Gun Metallic
#62615D
Deep Blue Pearl
#2A5790
Color: 
Ivy Green Black
#394A4E
Pure White Black
#C1C3C2
Turmeric Yellow Metallic Black
#D6BD41
Smokey Grey Metallic Black
#60616A
Ravenna Blue Metallic Black
#274075
Kings Red Metallic Black
#8C212A
Ivory Silver Metallic Black
#9E9A92
Deep Black Pearl Black
#111111

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Nissan has given the Murano's safety game a boost for 2021 by making its previously optional suite of driver-assistance features standard across the range. Called Safety Shield 360, this package of features includes automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, rear automated emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, lane-departure warning, and automatic high-beams, among others. Gone is the SV Premium package and in its place Nissan will offer the Special Edition package, which includes a panoramic sunroof, a 360-degree exterior camera system, faux-leather upholstery, heated front seats, and 20-inch wheels.

PROS
Bold styling, well-appointed interior, lots of standard driver-assistance tech.

CONS
Blasé driving dynamics, CVT is unrefined, low towing capacity.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Nissan Murano’s windswept shape still looks good and safety is strong, but it’s showing its age.

PROS
Unique style
Comfy front seats
Plush ride
Lots of active safety gear

CONS
So-so cargo capacity
Interior and tech show their age
Surprisingly thirsty
Not as well-equipped as some rivals

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet is a drop-top version of the company’s subcompact crossover. Launches two years after the coupe regular version, the 2020 T-Roc Cabriolet isn’t just a T-Roc with a soft-top, it also features only two doors instead of four. What’s more, the soft-top has a sleeker design, so the Cabriolet looks sportier than its standard sibling. Inspired by the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet and the Range Rover Evoque Convertible, the 2020 T-Roc Cabriolet is Volkswagen’s only small convertible to date after the discontinuation of the Beetle.

By: 
topspeed.com

Volkswagen has unveiled its drop-top T-Roc Cabriolet, which it's billing as the only mainstream crossover with a proper convertible roof.
Based on the T-Roc SUV, the company's drop-top crossover follows in the footsteps of the soft-top Range Rover Evoque and Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet by blending wind-in-your-hair thrills with the taller ride popular with buyers at the moment.
Although it bears the T-Roc name, the Cabriolet isn't just a normal T-Roc SUV with the roof prised off. It's actually 34mm longer than the hardtop with a 37mm longer wheelbase, while front seat occupants sit 599mm above the road – which Volkswagen says ensures they "enjoy a great view".

By: 
caradvice.com.au

PROS
Traditional SUV attributes with wind-in-the-hair fun
Marks a return of convertibles to VW’s line-up
Trims start with well-equipped Design
It certainly makes a statement...

CONS
Less practical than the five-door T-Roc SUV
Cabriolet quite a bit pricier, too
Reduced engine range with no diesel
Handling becomes a bit wobbly

By: 
parkers.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined - mpg / 39.8
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
1.50L
Torque: 
240ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
184ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
260hp
at 6 000rpm
147hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
36.00Feet

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
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Steering wheel, multifunction (audio, bluetooth, cruise controls)
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Adaptive Cruise Control
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Progressive power assisted steering
Leather wrapped multifunction steering wheel
Storage compartments in driver and front passenger doors
12V socket in centre console storage area

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
192.80in
168.00in
Width: 
75.40in
78.60in
Height: 
67.80in
59.90in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
Front Track: 
60.50in
Rear Track: 
60.50in
Wheel Base: 
111.20in
103.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.10
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
38.00
Front Leg Room: 
40.50in
Rear leg room: 
38.70in
Front Hip Room: 
55.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
65.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
1653lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.10cu.ft
10.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
13.80degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
4137.00lbs
3395.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
no
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Service interval indicator
Multifunction computer with visual gear change recommendation for fuel consumption
Brake pad wear indicator
Warning sound and light for front and rear seat belts if unfastened

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
Power operated canvas convertible top
Electrically power adjustable, heated, folding, auto dimming, front passenger exterior door mirror lowering function

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
Power adjustable lumbar support in front
Front sports comfort seats with manual height adjustment
Front seat back storage pocket
Front centre armrest
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
50/50 rear seat bench split folding rear seat backrests

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Zone Front Climate Control
Illuminated vanity mirrors in sun visors with air bag label on sun visor and b-pillar
Climate control - 2 zone electronic air conditioning with automatic air recirculation and allergy filter

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
USB type C Interface 2X and USB charging socket
WeConnect plus
SMS functionality - read, compose and send SMS messages using touch-screen display
Bluetooth - Simultaneous pairing of 2 compatible mobile devices
Music playback - MP3, WMA and AAC files
Title and cover art display
6 speakers
Navigation system discover media including streaming and internet
Active Info display 10.25" high resolution TFT dash display with customisable menu and information
Bluetooth telephone and audio connection for compatible devices
8" colour touch screen

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Black door handles
Rain sensor
Body colour rear roof spoiler
Auto dimming interior rear view mirror
LED rear number plate lights
High level 3rd brake light
Chrome trim on upper and lower radiator grille
Windscreen wiper with intermittent wipe light
Body coloured comfort bumpers
Darkened LED tail lamp
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 7.5 In.
18 in
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
no
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
ventilated discs
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
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: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
4-Wheel ABS
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Emergency Braking Preparation
Rigid safety cell with front and rear crumple zones
Front passenger airbag deactivation
Electronic parking brake with auto hold
2 x 3-point rear seat belts
Volkswagen roadside assistance
Three point height adjust front seatbelts + pretensioners
Electronic stability control (ESC) includes ASR, EDL, EDTC and trailer stabilisation function
Alarm with interior protection and deactivation via infotainment system
Driver alert system with fatigue detection
Lane assist
Warning sound and light for doors and tailgate open
Driver alert system with fatigue detection
Warning sound and light for front and rear seat belts if unfastened

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
Premium Paint
Exterior Accent Lighting
Rear Bumper Protector
Splash Guards
20" Satin Black Alloy Wheels
Interior Options: 
Interior Accent Lighting
Illuminated Kick Plates
Carpeted Floor Mats And Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Mocha, Premium leather
#534840
Graphite, Premium leather
#1E2128
Cashmere, Premium leather
#978E7D