2016 NISSAN MURANO: As Nissan's flagship sport utility vehicle, the 2016 Nissan Murano is offered in four grade levels: S, SV, SL, and Platinum. Each is available in front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The 2016 Murano is powered by a standard 3.5-liter DOHC V-6 rated at 260 horsepower. Also standard is an advanced continuously variable transmission that is engineered to maintain the engine at the ideal rpm for the conditions at hand, offering responsive power for passing when needed and quiet efficient running at cruising speeds or around town, with the new D-Step Logic adding the feel of a traditional stepped automatic. Murano incorporates up to four cameras (front, rear, two sides) and three radar sensors (one front, two sides) to provide input to a range of available technologies, including blind spot warning, predictive forward collision warning, forward emergency braking, and cruise control. The NASA-inspired Zero Gravity front and rear outboard seats are available with leather and high-speed heating, The rear cargo area dimensions have been stretched 3.3 inches in width and 2.0 inches in length, which along with the reconfigured shape of the rear liftgate, results in four extra cubic feet of cargo space. Additional available technologies offered includes navigation and mobile apps, SirusXM radio and travel links. The Murano is assembled in the United States becoming the ninth model in production at the Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Mississippi. Chicago Auto Show Fact: The inspiration for the model name of this Nissan mid-size crossover comes from famed Italian Murano glassware, known for its elegant designs.