2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet Values

Select a 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet trim level

2011 model year changes

For 2011, the mid-size Murano crossover vehicle gets a new look in front, including a different grille design, new LED taillights, and refreshed bumper and fascia designs. Graphite Blue is a new addition to the exterior palette. Inside, the hue of the instrument-panel lighting has been changed from orange to white. Nissan has added a new SV trim to the Murano lineup this year, slotting between the base S and popular SL models but below the most luxurious LE trim. The SV adds Bluetooth, USB and iPod connectivity, satellite radio, a dual-panel moonroof, a color monitor screen with backup camera and a power driver seat. The SL and LE trims get other additional standard equipment this year, with new woodgrain trim and fresh center-stack colors making the LE cabin more of a standout. Late in the model year, there will be an addition to the Murano lineup: the new Murano CrossCabriolet, a 2-door 4-seat soft-top version of the Murano that has a higher ride height than other convertibles while offering some of the same interior plush interior comforts and details as the rest of the Murano models.

Competitive comparison

Strong, torquey engine and smooth CVT; excellent ride quality; stylish exterior; warm, luxuriously trimmed cabin; versatile interior layout; one-of-a-kind new CrossCabriolet model

Special features for 2011

Nissan's Murano stands out as offering one of the most stylish, best-trimmed, and best-appointed interiors from a non-luxury brand, with warm, soft-touch materials and color choices than make some other mainstream-brand crossover models seem drab. The Murano's powertrain, while not overtly sporty, is also one of the smoothest and strongest in the business for typical suburban use--getting ahead at stoplights and making safe, quick passes on the highway, for example. Ride quality is also worth singling out; the Murano has a pretty impressive ride, especially with the standard 18-inch wheels, without feeling too floaty for a curvy road.



The 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet is the first all-wheel-drive, soft-top convertible crossover vehicle. The CrossCabriolet is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 265 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. Standard AWD paired with an Xtronic CVT transmission grants the CrossCabriolet an EPA estimated 17 mpg city and 22 mpg highway. Features include LED taillights, dual-power heated outside mirrors, navigation system, hands-free phone system, rearview monitor, dual-zone automatic temperature control, push button ignition, interior mood lighting, leather interior, 7-speaker sound system, auxiliary input jack, USB connection, and speed-sensitive volume. Safety is comprised of dual-stage supplemental front air bags, seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags, door-mounted curtain air bags, vehicle dynamic control, traction control system, tire pressure monitoring system, and anti-lock braking. The Murano CrossCabriolet is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.