2015 Nissan Murano

2015 Nissan Murano
2015 Nissan Murano

2015 Nissan Murano


Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy: 21 mpg City, 28 mpg Hwy
  • Engine: 3.5 L Regular Unleaded V-6, 260 HP
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive Train: Front Wheel Drive
  • Passengers: 5
  • Doors: 4

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In a crowded crossover segment, the redesigned Nissan Murano stands out. It punches above its weight by offering standard V6 power, a premium interior, athletic handling, and unmistakable exterior styling that make it the freshest choice available. With a base price under $30,000, there's little reason not to consider it.

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What's New For 2015

The Nissan Murano is completely redesigned for 2015. The third-generation Murano benefits from the Resonance Concept with what Nissan calls a V-motion front end, along with LED boomerang lights. Inside, the "social lounge" interior is adorned with a panoramic moonroof and NASA-inspired "zero gravity" seating. The Murano is available in either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive and comes powered by Nissan's tried and true 3.5L V6, mated to the Xtronic transmission. Available in four separate trims, the 2015 Murano returns an EPA-estimated 24 mpg combined -- a 20-percent increase over the outgoing model -- and is priced from $29,560.


  • Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles

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NHTSA Crash Test Rating

  • Frontal Driver: 5 stars
  • Frontal Passenger: 4 stars
  • Side Driver: 5 stars
  • Side Passenger: 5 stars
  • Rollover Rating: 4 stars

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Specifications for 2015 Nissan Murano

Standard Equipment

  • Safety Options
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver Knee Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Rear Camera
  • Entertainment Features
    • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
    • Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • Window Grid And Roof Mount Diversity Antenna
    • Wireless Streaming
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Steering Wheel Controls and External Memory Control
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD Audio System -inc: 6 speakers, audio auxiliary input jack, NissanConnect w/Mobile Apps, 7" color display, front USB port, Bluetooth hands-free phone system, streaming audio via Bluetooth, hands-free text messaging assistant and SiriusXM satellite radio
  • Exterior Features
    • Wheels: 18" Machined Aluminum-Alloy
    • Tires: P235/65R18 AS
    • Steel Spare Wheel
    • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Gray Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Metal-Look Bumper Insert
    • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Gray Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Metal-Look Bumper Insert
    • Metal-Look Bodyside Insert and Gray Wheel Well Trim
    • Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
    • Chrome Door Handles
    • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
    • Deep Tinted Glass
    • Variable Intermittent Wipers
    • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
    • Composite/Galvanized Steel Panels
    • Metal-Look Grille
    • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
    • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
    • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
    • LED Brakelights
  • Interior Features
    • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way manual driver's seat and 4-way manual front passenger's seat
    • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
    • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
    • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
    • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
    • 5 Person Seating Capacity
    • Front Cupholder
    • Rear Cupholder
    • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
    • Valet Function
    • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
    • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Fuel
    • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
    • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
    • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
    • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
    • Driver Foot Rest
    • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look/Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
    • Full Cloth Headliner
    • Cloth Door Trim Insert
    • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
    • Cloth Seat Trim
    • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
    • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
    • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Front And Rear Map Lights
    • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
    • Full Carpet Floor Covering
    • Carpet Floor Trim
    • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
    • Cargo Space Lights
    • FOB Controls -inc: Windows
    • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
    • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
    • Delayed Accessory Power
    • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
    • Systems Monitor
    • Trip Computer
    • Outside Temp Gauge
    • Analog Display
    • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
    • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
    • Front Center Armrest w/Storage and Rear Center Armrest w/Storage
    • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
    • Perimeter Alarm
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Air Filtration
  • Mechanical Features
    • Engine: 3.5L V6 DOHC
    • Transmission: Xtronic Continuously Variable (CVT)
    • 4.677 Axle Ratio
    • GVWR: 5,110 lbs
    • Transmission w/Oil Cooler
    • Front-Wheel Drive
    • Battery w/Run Down Protection
    • 150 Amp Alternator
    • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
    • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
    • Hydraulic Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
    • 19 Gal. Fuel Tank
    • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
    • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
    • Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential

Tech Specs

  • Brakes Features
    • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
    • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.6
    • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.1
  • Cargo Area Dimensions Features
    • Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 37
    • Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - 45
    • Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - 33.7
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 69.9
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 39.6
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - 39.6
  • Electrical Features
    • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 150
  • Engine Features
    • Engine Type - Regular Unleaded V-6
    • Displacement - 3.5 L/213
    • Fuel System - Sequential MPI
    • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 260 @ 6000
    • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 240 @ 4400
  • Exterior Dimensions Features
    • Wheelbase (in) - 111.2
    • Length, Overall (in) - 192.4
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 75.4
    • Height, Overall (in) - 66.6
    • Tread Width, Front (in) - 64.6
    • Tread Width, Rear (in) - 64.6
    • Min Ground Clearance (in) - 6.9
    • Liftover Height (in) - 30.8
  • Fuel Tank Features
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 19
  • Interior Dimensions Features
    • Passenger Capacity - 5
    • Passenger Volume (ft³) - 108.1
    • Front Head Room (in) - 39.9
    • Front Leg Room (in) - 40.5
    • Front Shoulder Room (in) - 59.5
    • Front Hip Room (in) - 55.4
    • Second Head Room (in) - 39.8
    • Second Leg Room (in) - 38.7
    • Second Shoulder Room (in) - 58.8
    • Second Hip Room (in) - 55.2
  • Mileage Features
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 24
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 21
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 28
  • Steering Features
    • Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 38.7
  • Summary Features
    • Vehicle Name - Nissan Murano
    • Body Style - Sport Utility
  • Suspension Features
    • Suspension Type - Front - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link
  • Tires Features
    • Front Tire Size - P235/65TR18
    • Rear Tire Size - P235/65TR18
    • Spare Tire Size - Compact
  • Trailering Features
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1500
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 150
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1500
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 225
    • Maximum Trailering Capacity (N/A) - 1500
  • Transmission Features
    • Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
    • Trans Type - 1
    • Trans Description Cont. - CVT w/OD
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.37 - 0.44
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 1.77
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.68
  • Vehicle Features
    • EPA Classification - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 7.5 (Est)
  • Weight Information Features
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3790
  • Wheels Features
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 7.5
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 7.5
    • Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
    • Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Spare Wheel Material - Steel

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  • Arctic Blue Metallic Brilliant Silver Metallic Cayenne Red Metallic Gun Metallic Java Metallic Magnetic Black Metallic Pacific Sunset Metallic Pearl White
  • Arctic Blue Metallic
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Cayenne Red Metallic
  • Gun Metallic
  • Java Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Metallic
  • Pacific Sunset Metallic
  • Pearl White

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Completely redesigned for 2015, Nissan Murano gets a futuristic update inside out, from sheet metal to seats, resulting in bolder looks and a more upscale cabin.

When exterior designers at Nissan’s California studio set out to recreate the Murano, they wanted it to look like a spaceship. At least, that’s what one designer told us, recalling his impressions upon seeing the first-generation midsize crossover more than a decade ago. And while the Murano might not be ready for intergalactic travel, it succeeds at looking like nothing else on the road.

The 2015 Nissan Murano midsize crossover sport-utility seats five, with plenty of passenger and cargo space. Though it’s not a luxury crossover, the redesigned 2015 Murano looks more upscale than many of its competitors. This is especially true on the inside, where the cabin has been redesigned with higher quality materials and more modern finishes. Seats now use Nissan’s zero gravity technology, which offers a high level of support and bolstering. A new instrument cluster and the latest version of the NissanConnect interface also appear on the new Murano, as well as a new touchscreen display for cars equipped with navigation.

Cargo space is improved over the previous generation (pre-2015). The 2015 Murano offers 39.6 cubic feet of cargo space with all seats in place, which Nissan claims is the roomiest in its class. Rear seats fold easily and completely flat (not many do that), using either a pull-tab accessed from the second row, or using handles in the trunk. With the second row down, the Murano can hold up to 69.9 cubic feet of cargo.

New safety features also appear on the 2015 Nissan Murano, including blind spot warning, forward collision warning with emergency braking and radar-based adaptive cruise control. Some of these safety features come standard on higher trim levels, and others require the optional Technology Package.

Although housed in a brand new shell, the Murano’s powertrain carries over from the last generation. The 3.5-liter V6 makes 260 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque and is paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Power is adequate for everyday driving, though we found the CVT lags a bit when we need an instant response.

As before, the Murano is available in both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive variants.

Fuel economy ratings for the 2015 Nissan Murano are quite good for the class, at 21/28 mpg City/Highway for both FWD and AWD models (a 20-percent improvement over the outgoing model, according to Nissan). That’s in part due to a 146-pound weight reduction over the last generation, as well as additional aerodynamic enhancements. The 2015 Murano achieves a drag coefficient of 0.31, which is quite low for a crossover vehicle, and as Nissan loves to point out, is the same as a Porsche 911 Turbo. Low rolling-resistance tires and an underbody cover also help the Murano slip through the air more easily.

Though it’s not the most capable performer when it comes to driving dynamics, the 2015 Murano is a good choice for those who want something that looks modern with a comfortable ride and a tasteful, roomy interior, without the price tag of a luxury brand. Competitors include other midsize crossovers like the Ford Edge (which has also been redesigned for 2015), Toyota Venza, Volkswagen Touareg and even the Lexus RX, which starts at about the same price as the top-of-the-line Murano Platinum trim.


The 2015 Nissan Murano comes with a single powertrain in four trim levels: S, SV, SL and Platinum. Prices below are for front-wheel-drive vehicles. All-wheel-drive is available on all trims for an additional $1,600.

Murano S ($29,560) includes with cloth upholstery, manually adjustable seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, manual tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel with multifunction controls, power locks/windows/mirrors, pushbutton start, cruise control, 6-speaker audio system with auxiliary audio jack, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, the NissanConnect interface with 7-inch color display, rearview camera and 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with low-rolling-resistance tires. Navigation is optional ($860).

Murano SV ($32,620) gets a leather-wrapped steering wheel and power adjustable front seats plus navigation with 8-inch color touchscreen display, USB port, HD radio, foglights and roof rails. (All prices are MSRP, can change at any time without notice, and do not include destination charge.)

Murano SL ($36,950) upgrades to leather upholstery, heated front seats, driver’s seat memory function, auto-dimming rearview mirror, ambient interior lighting, universal garage door opener, a nine-speaker Bose audio system with dual subwoofers, heated exterior mirrors, 360-degree parking camera, power liftgate, blind sport detection, moving object detection and rear cross-traffic alert.

Murano Platinum ($39,000) adds a heated, power tilt-and telescoping steering wheel with memory, heated and cooled front seats, heated and power-folding rear seats, LED headlights and 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with low-rolling-resistance tires.

The Technology Package for ($2,260) for SL and Platinum trims includes a power panoramic moonroof, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning and emergency forward braking.

Safety features standard on all models include dual front airbags, front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags, roof-mounted side curtain airbags, driver’s knee airbag, ABS with brake assist and electronic brake force distribution (EBD), traction control and electronic stability control. All-wheel-drive vehicles also get hill start assist.


The exterior design, penned by Nissan’s U.S. studio near San Diego, CA, is gutsier than that of its predecessors, with bold, unusual lines, deep creases and aggressive angles. Designers said they wanted to give the Murano a thorough update while keeping the same futuristic spaceship look of the original. The front end wears an exaggerated, V-shaped front grille, reminiscent of Nissan’s smaller Rogue, but wider and more stylized. Sharply angled headlights with boomerang-shaped running lights flow upward into the Murano’s accentuated shoulders.

The side view is equally bold, with a sharp flowing character line that flows high above the front wheel arches and into the passenger door, then continuing straight above the door handles into the high-profile, three-dimensional tail lights. The greenhouse, or window area, is highly unique, with blacked-out C and D pillars that create an all-glass look. Back windows are framed by aggressive flowing lines that create an almost pinched shape. When we asked our space-loving designer what this was design cue was called, he didn’t have an answer. So we’ve dubbed it the Nissan Kink.

In back, the rear window glass sharply slopes beneath the roof spoiler, creating what designers call a floating roof. High, wide rear wheel arches flow into the rear bumper. Tail lamps echo the boomerang shape of the front headlights. Dual exhaust pipes are integrated into the rear bumper, giving it a planted, symmetrical look.


Contrasted with its flashier exterior, the interior of the Murano is more conservative and subdued. Notably, interior materials and finishes look tasteful and upscale, with clever modern touches. Wood trim found on previous versions of the Murano is gone, replaced with more contemporary pearlescent or titanium-look accents. Clear Lucite encases the shift knob and other areas of the vehicle on one particular interior color scheme, which makes the cabin look airy and bright without being too bling-y.

Central to the cabin design is the center screen, which is framed by a deep U-shape. In cars equipped with navigation, a new 8-inch touchscreen allows users to swipe, pinch and touch, similar to a smartphone or iPad. The large screen is easy to use and doesn’t require too many steps to get where you want to go. Though, we miss the rotary knobs used by other car companies for certain features, such as zooming in and out of the map view. While it’s easy to touch small icons when stopped, we find our fingers aren’t as precise when riding shotgun around country roads or over rougher surfaces. Knobs and buttons for audio and climate controls are well-placed, easy to reach and intuitive.

A new instrument cluster in the Murano features two analog gauges, with a white-on-black color scheme that looks clean and is easy to read. Between the gauges is a new digital color display, which shows a variety of entertainment and vehicle information. Drivers can easily scroll through screens with the push of a button on the steering wheel.

We found the seats very comfortable. The leather on Murano SL and Murano Platinum is soft, and while not buttery like the cowhide found in more expensive luxury cars, it wasn’t hard and waxy like others in the price range. Cloth upholstery comes standard on Murano S and Murano SV.

Murano seats use Nissan’s latest Zero Gravity design, with a unique construction that helps to reduce fatigue and make the driver and front passenger feel nestled in their own respective cocoons. While we enjoyed the extra support on our low back, another journalist complained the seats were too heavily bolstered. If you like a high level of support, these seats are a good choice.

Front-seat storage is adequate, with two cupholders and a small covered compartment in the center console, and a wide center armrest that offers additional space. Side door pockets, however, are relatively narrow and can only fit a small water bottle. Even then, the angle of the cupholder pitches the bottle forward, making it suitable only for bottles with tightly fitting lids.

Rear seats are comfortable and offer a reasonable amount of support. There’s enough headroom and legroom for adults of practically any size, though the Murano’s 38.7 inches of rear legroom falls a couple of inches short compared to both the Ford Edge and the Toyota Venza. All three rear seats have their own headrests, which might be comfortable for backseat passengers, but unfortunately also cuts down on the driver’s rearward visibility.

Cargo space is much improved in the 2015 Murano, measuring 39.6 cubic feet with the rear seats in place. That’s about on par with the Ford Edge, and slightly more than the Toyota Venza. With the rear seats folded flat, the Murano can hold 69.9 cubic feet. Rear seats fold easily, using either a pull-tab accessed from the second row, or using handles in the trunk. Platinum trims get a power-return feature, which automatically raises the rear seats back up with the touch of a button.

Driving Impressions

With its 3.5-liter V6, the Nissan Murano has ample power for most driving situations. The engine, which carries over from the previous generation, makes 260 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque, which is plenty for a midsize crossover, provided it’s not loaded to the gills. The Murano has a tow rating of 1,500 pounds, though we’d say it’s more suited to an evening on the town than a schlep to the campground.

What keeps the Murano from being a top performer is its continuously variable transmission (CVT), and although Nissan’s CVT is better than some, it still has that characteristic elastic-y feel, causing the Murano to lag a bit behind when we needed instant response. The tradeoff, of course, is that CVTs are generally efficient when it comes to fuel economy, and helps the new Murano achieve what Nissan claims is a 20 percent improvement in mpg ratings.

Part of that fuel savings is also due to reduced weight, as the new Murano sheds 146 pounds compared with the outgoing model. That lighter curb weight also translates to a more nimble feeling on the road, which we experienced both in slow-speed, tight turns and fast, sweeping turns. Thanks also in part to the Murano’s low-rolling-resistance tires and aerodynamic enhancements, the Murano is rated at 21/28 mpg City/Highway for both FWD and AWD models. That’s a big win over the V6-equipped Toyota Venza and Lexus RX 350 AWD vehicles with their respective ratings of 18/25 mpg and 18/26 mpg City/Highway.

Ride quality is on the firmer side, especially compared to softer-tuned crossovers like the Lexus RX, but we found the Murano comfortable and compliant. Only a well-worn road littered with deep ruts and fallen twigs unsettled us, and even then it wasn’t unreasonably rough. Otherwise, our AWD Murano SL felt smooth and secure while traveling highways and rural roads alike during a rare but welcome California rainstorm.

The electric-assist steering is comfortable around town and on the highways and is responsive, but not particularly communicative. Brakes are firm and confident, but not overly touchy. While some brands are moving toward adjustable driving modes that tweak steering, throttle and suspension, the Murano keeps one static setup, so you can take it or leave it.

Cabin and road noise has been reduced in the new Murano, in part due to a new windshield made of acoustic glass. Even in the pouring rain, conversations in the cabin were easy to hear, with little noticeable wind or road noise. Though, we did notice loud, distinctive thumps in the wheel on one winter-worn road as we kicked up scattered acorns and sticks.


With its unique design, tasteful interior and admirable fuel economy, the 2015 Nissan Murano is a good choice for those who want a comfortable, upscale midsize crossover without price tag of a luxury vehicle.

Laura Burstein filed this report to NewCarTestDrive.com after her test drive of the Nissan Murano in and around California’s Napa Valley.

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The Estimated Savings represents the estimated amount of savings off of MSRP available to you from CarQuotes Dealers for a vehicle consistent with your configured preferences plus any customer incentives currently available.  This is also true when it comes to CarQuotes estimated target prices. Your actual savings will depend on several factors including market conditions, the style of vehicle you select, installed options, dealer coverage, and applicable manufacturer incentives. Each dealer sets its own pricing.

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In most cases, you must choose between these programs OR a customer rebate or a special manufacturer-to-dealer incentive that may or may not already be included in your CarQuotes.com Target Price. So, your final price may go up if you take advantage of special manufacturer financing. Credit Union members should contact their Credit Union loan department to determine what type of loan and financing options are right for you.

Please note that CarQuotes.com strives to include identified manufacturer incentives within the CarQuotes.com Target Price. CarQuotes.com does not administer these programs, which are subject to and often change without notice. Eligibility for these programs is subject to verification by a licensed auto dealer.

Ask your dealer representative for complete manufacturer program details for your area, and how participation in these programs will affect your price.

Base Vehicle

The base vehicle is the vehicle before any optional equipment or destination fees have been added. All of the standard features are included in the base vehicle.


This is the total charge for all optional equipment included in the configuration of your virtual vehicle. The Options charge varies depending on whether it is calculated based on the Factory Invoice or MSRP. Options are not included in the base vehicle price and are not considered standard features.

Regional Fees

A Regional Fee is the fee a manufacturer charges a dealer to advertise and promote the vehicle in the dealer’s market. CarQuotes also includes estimated manufacturer preparation charges (manufacturer charges to the dealer to cover any work done on the car prior to delivering it to the dealership) and fuel charges (the charge for the fuel in the tank when the buyer purchases the vehicle) in this total. CarQuotes attempts to include regional ad fees in its Factory Invoice calculations; other sites at times do not.

Destination Fees

These are the amounts that manufacturers charge to deliver a vehicle from the factory to the dealership.

Customer Incentives

Customer incentives are also commonly known as customer cash or bonus incentives. These incentives are offered by manufacturers as a way of enticing buyers into purchasing a vehicle.


Note: Dealer Invoice amount might not be the amount that the dealer paid to the manufacturer

Dealer Invoice price may or may not bear close relation to a dealer’s actual cost for the vehicle. In some cases, a cost for a vehicle may be significantly less than the invoice price originally paid for the vehicle. Any difference between invoice price and the dealer’s final cost may be caused by many factors including factory refunds, rebates, allowances, or incentives which the manufacturer or distributor may provide to the dealer.

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