1st Generation (2003—2007) Murano Problems

Murano owners with a 2003—2007 model year have the most problems with the interior (26%), engine (14%), and the transmission (13%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Failure 24 complaints at an average of 106,049 miles in the 2003 Nissan Murano.
  2. Seat Is Broken 19 complaints at an average of 70,137 miles in the 2005 Nissan Murano.
  3. (CVT) Transmission Failure 10 complaints at an average of 110,027 miles in the 2007 Nissan Murano.

What Murano Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Nissan model years.

Watch out for the 2005 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2007 72 2 28 22.47
2006 92 4 30 26.55
2005 90 6 31 27.16
2004 134 4 51 22.56
2003 33 6 71 20.16

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