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 SUV 4WD Midsize Station Wagons

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

105.4 108.1

Second Shoulder Room (in)

58 58.8

Front Leg Room (in)

40.3 40.5

Front Hip Room (in)

57 55.4

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Leg Room (in)

38.6 38.7

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

Height, Overall (in)

69.3 66.6

Track Width, Rear (in)

64.1 64.6

Wheelbase (in)

114.8 111.2

Liftover Height (in)

32.4 30.8

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

76.5 75.4

Track Width, Front (in)

63.9 64.6

Min Ground Clearance (in)

8.6 6.9

Length, Overall (in)

189.8 192.4

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

68.3 69.9

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

36.3 39.6

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

36.3 39.6

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- 33.7

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- 45

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- 37

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

Drivetrain

Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.28 -

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.67 -

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

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.84 -

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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