Compare 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2015 Nissan Murano

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2015 Nissan Murano
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4WD 4-Door Altitude
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Altitude 17 24 $31,840 $31,995
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door High Altitude 17 24 $44,779 $46,595
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Laredo 17 24 $31,840 $31,995
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $37,776 $39,065
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Overland 17 24 $44,779 $46,595
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door SRT 13 19 $62,314 $64,895
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Summit 17 24 $49,801 $51,995
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Altitude 17 25 $29,855 $29,995
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door High Altitude 17 25 $41,904 $43,595
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Laredo 17 25 $29,855 $29,995
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Limited 17 25 $35,831 $37,065
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Overland 17 25 $41,904 $43,595
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Summit 17 25 $46,926 $48,995
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AWD 4-Door Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Murano AWD 4-Door Platinum 21 28 $38,107 $40,600
Murano AWD 4-Door S 21 28 $29,259 $31,160
Murano AWD 4-Door SL 21 28 $36,185 $38,550
Murano AWD 4-Door SV 21 28 $32,126 $34,220
Murano FWD 4-Door Platinum 21 28 $36,607 $39,000
Murano FWD 4-Door S 21 28 $27,758 $29,560
Murano FWD 4-Door SL 21 28 $34,685 $36,950
Murano FWD 4-Door SV 21 28 $30,627 $32,620
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,840
$38,107
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,995
$40,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$533 / month
$677 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers an engine for everyone, and a feature list as extensive as those found in luxury sedans. The 2015 Nissan Murano lures in empty-nesters with its flamboyant new design, then hooks them with just the right mix of confident performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Mid-Size Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58 58.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 108.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 40.5
Front Hip Room (in)
57 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 38.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 59.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 6.9
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 111.2
Height, Overall (in)
69.3 66.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 64.6
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 30.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.5 75.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.3 39.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.3 69.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.3 39.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 37
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 33.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 45
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 19
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P235/55TR20
Rear Tire Order Code
TV9 NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P235/55TR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TV9 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4677 4017
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 20 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4800 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 260 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45 4.68
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 -
Trans Type
8 1
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 1.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 -
Trans Order Code
DFL NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 2.37 - 0.44
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Nissan Murano
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 (Est) 7.3 (Est)
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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