2020 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2020 Nissan Murano: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2020 Nissan Murano Review

New 2020 Toyota 4Runner

2020 Toyota
4Runner

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New 2020 Nissan Murano

2020 Nissan
Murano

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MSRP*
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$36,120 to $49,865
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$31,730 to $45,530
Invoice* $33,230 to $45,876 $29,793 to $42,728
MPG - City 16 20
MPG - Hwy 19 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Murano than in the Toyota 4Runner, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Toyota 4Runner and the Nissan Murano.

Convenience
With the Nissan Murano, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota 4Runner, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). The Toyota 4Runner is somewhat more expensive 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. Both the Toyota 4Runner and the Nissan Murano have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Toyota 4Runner is about the same width as the Nissan Murano. When looking at overall length, the Toyota 4Runner takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Murano.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Toyota 4Runner transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Nissan Murano.

Handling
The Toyota 4Runner has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Murano, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Toyota 4Runner is clearly the choice over the Nissan Murano for pulling heavy loads. The Toyota 4Runner has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Murano.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Toyota 4Runner and the Nissan Murano. With the Toyota 4Runner, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan Murano.

Warranty
The Toyota 4Runner comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Murano.