2020 Kia Telluride vs. 2020 Nissan Murano: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Kia Telluride vs. 2020 Nissan Murano Review

New 2020 Kia Telluride

2020 Kia
Telluride

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New 2020 Nissan Murano

2020 Nissan
Murano

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MSRP*
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$31,890 to $43,790
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$31,730 to $45,530
Invoice* $30,773 to $41,601 $29,793 to $42,728
MPG - City 19 - 20 20
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Telluride than in the Nissan Murano. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Telluride and the Nissan Murano.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Telluride as you will with the Nissan Murano, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Telluride will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Murano. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Telluride will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Nissan Murano.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Telluride is much wider than the Nissan Murano, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Kia Telluride, which is slightly longer than the Nissan Murano.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Kia Telluride transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Nissan Murano.

Handling
The Kia Telluride has the same turning radius as the Nissan Murano, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Kia Telluride is clearly the choice over the Nissan Murano for pulling heavy loads. The Kia Telluride has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Murano.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Kia Telluride more than the Nissan Murano, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Kia Telluride, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan Murano.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Telluride than that of the Nissan Murano.