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Compare 2020 Nissan Murano Vs. 2019 Toyota Highlander In Metairie, LA

Premier Nissan of Metairie 2020 Nissan Murano Vs Toyota Highlander
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Are you shopping for a new SUV to help you tackle our Metairie, Louisiana, roads? In that case, we invite drivers from nearby New Orleans to visit Premier Nissan of Metairie and discover the 2020 Nissan Murano. This new SUV for sale will increase your versatility and performance, whether you're headed to a campsite, running errands around town, or headed to work on Monday morning. If you are early in your research and still looking for the best new SUV for you and your family, you might be wondering how the 2020 Nissan Murano compares to the competition. To help you make an informed decision, we've put together a comparison of the new Murano and its chief rival from Toyota: the 2019 Toyota Highlander. After you read our Murano review, we're confident you'll want to come in for a test drive. Complete the form to the right to book your appointment.

In this review of the 2020 Nissan Murano, we compare the specs, performance, price, connectivity features, and more, so you can see how the Murano outperforms the new Highlander.

The Advantages Of The Nissan Murano Over The Toyota Highlander

As you can see from the side-by-side comparison below, the new Nissan Murano offers the connected audio integration you expect in a new SUV. Connect your compatible iPhone® or Android™ to answer calls, respond to text messages, and enjoy turn-by-turn directions as you play your favorite podcasts, playlists, and audiobooks.

Another area where the Murano beats the Highlander is performance. Under the hood of the new Murano SUV is a powerful V6 engine that produces a capable 260-horsepower. The Toyota comes up short with only 185-horsepower from its less-powerful 4-cylinder engine.

Take a look at our comparison chart for a quick view of how these two new SUVs for sale compare then speak with our finance associates about how to secure an affordable Nissan lease.

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2020 Nissan Murano

2019 Toyota Highlander


Nissan Murano

Toyota Highlander


3.5L V6
260-Horsepower @ 6,000 RPM

2.7L 4-Cylinder
185-Horsepower @ 5,800 RPM

Fuel Economy

20/28/23 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)

20/24 MPG (City/Highway)

Interior Space

55.7 Cubic Feet

61.7 Cubic Feet

Cargo Volume

67 Cubic Feet

83.7 Cubic Feet

Apple CarPlay®


Not Available

Android Auto™


Not Available


  • Available Features On The 2020 Murano
  • Dual Panel Panoramic Moonroof
  • Smooth leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Climate-controlled front seats (heated and cooled)
  • Semi-aniline leather-appointed seats with diamond-quilted inserts
  • Intelligent Around View® Monitor
  • Nissan Door to Door Navigation with Premium Traffic
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Intelligent Lane Intervention
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Intelligent Cruise Control
  • High Beam Assist
  • Available Features On The 2020 Highlander
  • Seating for up to eight
  • 60/40 split second- and third-row seats
  • Integrated backup camera
  • Five USB ports
  • Height-adjustable liftgate
  • Three-zone automatic climate control
  • SofTex®-trimmed seats
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel
  • Smart Key System
  • Push button start
  • Power moonroof

Schedule A Nissan Test Drive In Metairie, LA

Now that you've seen all the ways the new Murano meets your needs and provides the ample cargo room and passenger space you need for your family's adventures, you'll want to secure an affordable finance payment then trade-in your vehicle. We can appraise your used car for sale while you enjoy a test drive of a new Murano or you can get a jump on a free auto estimate when you appraise your used car trade-in online.

We hope to see you soon at our New Orleans area Nissan dealership and look forward to learning how we can assist you on your automotive journey. For step-by-step directions to our convenient location, you can enter your address here.