|2016 Mitsubishi Outlander||2016 Nissan Murano|
|2.4-liter 4-cylinder||Engine||3.5-liter V6|
|10-year/100 miles||Powertrain Limited Warranty||5-years/60,000 miles|
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander vs 2016 Nissan Murano
Over the past decade, the crossover segment has enjoyed staggering growth, with a sales increase that's by far the highest in the industry. Automakers are introducing new crossovers every year and today there are upwards of 70 crossovers sold in the United States. Two crossovers that stand out in a crowded field are the Outlander and Murano. In this 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander vs 2016 Nissan Murano comparison, we dissect their features to determine the best choice for you.
The 2016 Outlander and 2016 Murano have many great attributes, including incredible versatility, respectable fuel economy, refined interiors and comfortable and quiet rides. The Outlander is very improved for 2016 for cabin quietness, especially with features like sound isolating windshield glass and re-tuned suspension dampening. Notable changes on the Murano for the 2016 model year include a lighter and more aerodynamic design as well as exterior design flourishes like its protruding and boomerang shaped headlights. A particular advantage that the Outlander has over the Murano is seating capacity, for the Outlander can seat seven people, while the Murano can only seat five.
Comparing the 2016 Outlander and 2016 Murano
Both vehicles exhibit a high-level of performance, with "sedan-like" handling and great features like all-wheel drive and continuous variable transmission. The Outlander is powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 166 horsepower. The standard engine on the Murano is a 3.5-liter V6 with an impressive output of 250 horsepower. In terms of warranty, the Outlander offers a very impressive 10-year/100 mile powertrain limited warranty, while in comparison, the Murano only offers a powertrain warranty of 5-years/60,000 miles.
If you are looking for a crossover with better power and performance, the 2016 Murano is a more suitable choice with its robust 3.5-liter V6 engine. However, if you a need a vehicle with more seating capacity and desire the security of longer warranty, the 2016 Outlander is the preferred selection. Our friendly automotive specialists would be happy to tell you more about these fantastic crossovers, so don't hesitant to get in touch with us here at Continental Motors.