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Nissan Murano vs. Buick Envision

When comparing the Nissan Murano to the Buick Envision, the Nissan Murano has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Buick Envision has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Nissan Murano versus the Buick Envision, the Nissan Murano is a better car than the Buick Envision.

Nissan Murano versus Buick Envision Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Nissan Murano ranges from $22,988 to $36,042 while a used Buick Envision from the same model year range is priced between $23,899 to $35,550. For a new model, the Nissan Murano's price is between $35,875 and $50,207, with the Buick Envision priced between $33,999 and $47,100.

Nissan Murano versus Buick Envision Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Nissan Murano is 8.2 out of 10 while the Buick Envision's quality rating is 7.6 out of 10. This results in the Nissan Murano being ranked 9 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs and the Buick Envision being ranked 9 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Nissan Murano’s base engine makes 260 horsepower, and the Buick Envision base engine makes 228 horsepower. The Murano is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 532 miles. The Envision is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 493 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Nissan Murano, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and trunk space. The Buick Envision, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage in the area of rear leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Nissan Murano has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Buick Envision.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Buick Envision has higher safety ratings than the Nissan Murano, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.90 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Nissan Murano has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2023 Nissan Murano

2023 Buick Envision

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$35,875 - $50,207

Used Asking Price:

$22,988 - $36,042

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

49.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$33,999 - $47,100

Used Asking Price:

$23,899 - $35,550

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

52.2%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.2 / 10

Reliability:

8.2 / 10

Retained Value:

6.5 / 10

Safety:

9.9 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.6 / 10

Reliability:

5.6 / 10

Retained Value:

7.3 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

9 / 61
9 / 25
9 / 25
9 / 15
10 / 25
12 / 28
13 / 61
14 / 25
27 / 61
46 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

9 / 29
14 / 29
24 / 67
35 / 67

Summary Review

Nissan’s two-row Murano crossover targets those buyers looking for comfort and style. Unlike many SUV-style vehicles in this segment, the Murano is more like a large sedan than its peers.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Plush interior
  • Smooth V6 engine
  • Dynamic styling

  • Starting to show its age
  • Needs an infotainment update
  • No green (hybrid/electric) trims now available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

S, SV, SL, Platinum

Trim Levels

Preferred, Essence, Avenir

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.90 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

260 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

240 foot-lbs @ 4400 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.067 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

228 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.062 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

20 / 28 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

380 / 532 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

23 / 31 / 26

Range (city/hwy):

366 / 493 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.9 inches

Cargo Space:

32.1 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

67 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

140.2 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Cargo Space:

25.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

52.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

125.8 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3865 lbs

Width:

75.4 inches

Height:

67.8 inches

Length:

192.8 inches

Wheelbase:

111.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.9 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3692 lbs

Width:

74.1 inches

Height:

64.6 inches

Length:

182.5 inches

Wheelbase:

109 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum alloy

Tire Size:

P235/65R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

P235/60R18