The Buick Envision vs Nissan Murano

The class of crossover SUV's is popular for a few notable reasons. The main draw to these vehicles revolves around their spacious interiors, added cargo volume, off-roading capabilities, added safety features, and more. It comes as no surprise that many manufacturers are doing their best to impress shoppers within this class, because it has become so popular for shoppers of so many different types - from first time car buyers to growing families and beyond. Two popular vehicles in this class include the Buick Envision and the Nissan Murano. Through this comparison we will highlight some of the impressive features that make the Buick Envision a solid option for the coming year for those seeking a comfortable, trustworthy crossover SUV.

You know what they say: Safety first! This is definitely a phrase that holds true for the Buick Envision, as it received high praise in the safety department for from IIHS and NHTSA. This vehicle received the highest rating of 5/5 stars and is considered a Top Safety Pick+ after earning the highest score of Advanced in its front crash prevention test. What was so impressive about this test was that the vehicle successfully avoided a collision by reducing its speed by 9 mph when it detected a possible collision. Drivers can thank the front automatic braking feature that is part of the Driver Confidence package on this vehicle, which of course comes standard on the model as well. In-Vehicle Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Tracking, and Theft-Deterrent Radio are also safety features that comes standard on the Buick Envision that the Nissan Murano does not offer.

While the base model Buick Envision is on the market at a bit higher price point than the Murano ($33,995 vs. $29,740), shoppers can put their mind at ease by reviewing the warranty that this vehicle offers. The warranty is as follows: Powertrain - 71 months/70,000 miles, Roadsize Assistance - 71 months/70,000 miles, Free Maintenance - 24 months/24,000 miles, Corrosion - 72 months/unlimited miles. The Nissan Murano offers the following: Bumper to Bumper - 36 months/36,000 miles, Powertrain - 60 months/60,000 miles, Roadside Assistance - 36 months/36,000 miles, and Corrosion - 60 months/unlimited miles. The Buick's generous warranty is definitely a determining factor that shoppers will appreciate and value when it comes down to deciding between these two vehicles.