2011 Nissan Murano  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#38 of 2011 SUVs

#84 of all 2011 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Nissan Murano
The Murano, a mainstay of Nissan's lineup since 2003, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Nissan offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2011 Nissan Murano is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Nissan Murano has a score of 74, implying a 0.05% chance of driver death (4.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Nissan Murano has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0505% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.7638%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0505% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.7638% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Nissan Murano is 8% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2011 Nissan Murano is 24% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9859Mitsubishi EndeavorHyundai VeracruzNissan MuranoSubaru TribecaFord EdgeToyota 4RunnerJeep Grand CherokeeVolvo XC60Cadillac SRXToyota VenzaAcura RDXToyota HighlanderComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Nissan Murano with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 59 to 98. The 2011 Nissan Murano is safer than the 2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor and the 2011 Hyundai Veracruz and less safe than the 2011 Subaru Tribeca, the 2011 Ford Edge, the 2011 Toyota 4Runner, the 2011 Toyota Highlander, the 2011 Acura RDX, the 2011 Toyota Venza, the 2011 Cadillac SRX, the 2011 Volvo XC60, and the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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