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Selected Style FWD 4-Door SLE w/SLE-1
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door SLE 22 32 $25,141 $26,465
AWD 4-Door SLE 20 29 $26,804 $28,215
FWD 4-Door SLT 22 32 $28,039 $29,515
AWD 4-Door SLT 20 29 $29,701 $31,265
FWD 4-Door Denali 22 32 $33,397 $35,155
AWD 4-Door Denali 20 29 $35,059 $36,905
FWD 4-Door S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door S 18 24 $26,585 $28,530
AWD 4-Door S 18 23 $28,250 $30,320
FWD 4-Door SV 18 24 $29,458 $31,620
AWD 4-Door SV 18 23 $30,946 $33,220
FWD 4-Door SL 18 24 $33,048 $35,480
AWD 4-Door SL 18 23 $34,536 $37,080
FWD 4-Door LE 18 24 $35,364 $37,970
AWD 4-Door LE 18 23 $36,852 $39,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,141
$26,585
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,465
$28,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$441 / month
$476 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The uniform may be military-grade, but the GMC Terrain's softer side shows up in its excellent four-cylinder gas mileage and Denali luxury. The 2014 Nissan Murano is stylish and refined, but lacks some of the space and efficiency found in competitors.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.70 59.6
Second Head Room (in) 39.20 39.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.30 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.20 43.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.10 54.8
Second Leg Room (in) 39.90 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.80 40.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.6 108.6
Second Hip Room (in) 51.30 55.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.90 7.4
Length, Overall (in) 185.30 189.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 66.30 67
Liftover Height (in) 28.80 30.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.10 63.4
Wheelbase (in) 112.50 111.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.80 74.1
Track Width, Front (in) 62.90 63.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.9 64
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 31.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 29.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.6 31.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 54.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 32.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.8 12.1
Brake Type Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.2 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 21.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 38.1
Steering Type Electric Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/60R17 P235/65TR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QMU NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R17 P235/65TR18
Rear Tire Order Code QMU NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 225 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3853 3841
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 18 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 6700 260 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 172 @ 4900 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LEA NA
Displacement 2.4L/145 3.5 L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 24
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94 1.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 -
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 5.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic CVT w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58 2.37 - 0.44
Clutch Size (in) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 -
Trans Type 6 1
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name GMC Terrain Nissan Murano
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA -
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 (2012) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.1 9.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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