Nissan Murano Earns MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award

Nissan Murano - MotorWeek Drivers' Choice AwardWhile winning industry awards is always terrific, for Nissan, it’s more important to earn awards that are given by the consumers. That is why we here at Lewis Nissan are happy to announce that the 2015 Nissan Murano was recently named a MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award winner. Named the Best Small Utility, the Murano was recognized as a segment-defining vehicle, presenting an innovative design, high-end interior, and premium technologies that make it easy for consumers to come back for more.

“Following a strong finish to 2014, momentum surrounding the all-new Murano continues to climb into 2015,” said Fred Diaz, senior vice president for Nissan Sales & Marketing and Operations in the US “The redesigned Murano is not only a great choice due to an incredible balance of style, comfort, innovation, and more, but—as validated by this award—also due to its great value and reliability. MotorWeek’s Drivers’ Choice Awards are among the best and most-coveted in the business, and we’re ecstatic to play a part in the celebration of the world’s best vehicles.”

The 2015 Murano comes standard with a 3.5-liter V6 engine, rating an EPA-estimated 24 mpg combined. This superb vehicle offers enough seating for at least half the soccer team, while also providing a laundry list of features and amenities, including NASA-inspired Zero Gravity front and rear seating.

If you are interested in seeing why the Murano earned the MotorWeek Driver’s Choice Award, stop in to Lewis Nissan today!

Kiplinger’s Calls 2015 Nissan Murano ‘Best New/Redesigned Midsize Crossover’

Every year, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance publishes its 2015 Best Value Awards. This year, the publication has awarded the 2015 Nissan Murano with the award for “Best New/Redesigned Midsize Crossover.” To qualify for the title of “Best New/Redesigned Midsize Crossover,” the vehicle must be fully redesigned or all-new, not just updated.

2015 Nissan Murano - Best New/Redesigned Midsize CrossoverTo come to its findings, Kiplinger’s evaluates vehicles based on their driving impressions, performance, price, safety, resale value, fuel economy, and overall value. The top performers are then featured in their annual buying guide, Deals on New Wheels—a top honor for the chosen vehicles. The publication, which is full of helpful information for new car shoppers, will hit newsstands on February 10th.

Kiplinger’s notes that the Murano takes the title of “Best New/Redesigned Midsize Crossover” thanks in-part to its excellent fuel economy. Rated at 28 mpg highway, the Murano ranks 20% higher than its 2014 counterpart in both the front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive models.

Here at Lewis Nissan, we encourage you to stop by our showroom and see for yourself why the redesigned 2015 Nissan Murano is this year’s “Best New/Redesigned Midsize Crossover”!

Nissan Murano Sets High Bar for New Nissan Vehicle Design

2014 Nissan MuranoThe third-generation Nissan Murano is coming to town very soon; you’ll be able to find it here in our inventory at Lewis Nissan, so make sure to stay tuned for more news about the car’s release. In the meantime, you can watch this video, titled “Aerodynamic Improvements,” that reveals the finished new design of the Nissan Murano. The design is breath-taking, and it’s also a major clue to the brand’s future.

“At Nissan, design is our brand promise, a promise that pulls people into our vehicles where they will be treated to an exciting driving experience,” said Nissan senior vice president and chief creative officer Shiro Nakamura. “As the first of our new concept-based production vehicles coming to market, Murano sets our new standard.”

The Murano’s final design incorporates cues from many different spheres—from the original Murano to the sleek design of jets to the special and popular Resonance Concept. The result is a beautiful vehicle that hints at what the future of all new Nissan vehicles will look like.

New Nissan Murano to Debut in New York in April

If you’ve been as excited about the new 2015 Nissan Murano as we have here at Lewis Nissan, you’ll be drooling over the new sneak peek of the Murano released by the brand. Nissan leaked out a ten second teaser video, giving us the smallest of glimpses into the Nissan Murano’s new design language. The next-generation Murano will be fully revealed next month at the New York International Auto Show.

The Murano, for 2015, will come with a fresh, innovative design that will not only highlight the new Murano but also pave the way for other future Nissan vehicles, especially in SUV and crossover segments. “Along with its innovative styling,” Nissan said in a press release, “the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano features a spacious, premium interior and advanced purposeful safety and connective technology.”

If you just can’t get enough Nissan, come by and visit us here at Lewis. We’d love to talk to you, show you our inventory—including the current 2014 Murano–and rave with anticipation about the all-new Murano. Is it April 16 yet?