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Nissan Murano gets first-ever diesel, snarlier new fascia... just not in the States

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Jul 16th, 2010 at 1:58PM

The last time we found ourselves strapped behind the steering wheel of a Nissan Murano, we wrote the following: What the Murano engineers did right was the powertrain. The matchmaker who hooked up the VQ with the Xtronic CVT deserves a promotion. In fact, after spending countless hours with the pair, we observed that it just may be the perfect mechanical marriage for this vehicle. A perfect powertrain... for the United States, perhaps. As we all know, diesel is the name of the game across the pond in Europe, and Nissan has never offered its attractive midsize crossover with an oil... Read More

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