2019 Nissan Murano vs 2019 Toyota Highlander

2019 Nissan Murano vs 2019 Toyota Highlander

SUVs come in all shapes and sizes. Two of the most popular options currently available in the segment are the 2019 Nissan Murano and the 2019 Toyota Highlander. But which one is the better SUV in terms of price, performance and practicality? Continue reading to view our comparison between the 2019 Nissan Murano vs the 2019 Toyota Highlander.

While both the 2019 Nissan Murano and the 2019 Toyota Highlander feature similar starting prices, the 2019 Murano is more affordable with a starting MSRP of $31,370.* The 2019 Murano also comes standard with a more capable engine than the 2019 Highlander. The standard 2019 Murano outputs 260 horsepower, which is almost double the 2019 Highlander’s standard output.

2019 Nissan Murano


2019 Toyota Highlander

$31,370* Starting MSRP* $31,680
260 Standard Horsepower 185
32.1 cu.ft. Standard Cargo Capacity 13.8 cu.ft.
Standard Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Unavailable

2019 Nissan Murano Utility & Technology

Drivers who need to balance seating with cargo storage will find the 2019 Murano preferable to the 2019 Highlander. With all seats in place, the 2019 Toyota Highlander only has 13.8 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity. In comparison, the 2019 Murano offers a spacious 32.1 cubic feet of cargo capacity with all seats upright.

Drivers should also consider the technologic discrepancies between the 2019 Murano and the 2019 Highlander. The Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration services are unavailable for the 2019 Toyota Highlander, but come standard in the 2019 Murano.

2019 Nissan Murano exterior color options include: Cayenne Red Metallic, Gun Metallic, Magnetic Black Pearl, Mocha Almond Pearl, Sunset Drift Chromaflair, Brilliant Silver Metallic, Deep Blue Pearl and Pearl White Tricoat.

*All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.