The 2016 Nissan Murano has just received its second major award from the editors of U.S. News & World Report – “Best 2-Row SUV for Families.” In February, Murano was named one of the magazine’s “Best Cars for the Money.”
The latest honor is part of U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Cars for Families awards program, which combines professional automotive reviews, safety and reliability ratings, seating and cargo volume and the availability of family-friendly features information to determine winners within each of 21 automotive categories.
In selecting Murano as the top choice in the 2-row SUV category, the editors wrote: “Though the 2016 Nissan Murano’s price qualifies it as an affordable midsize SUV, reviewers say its cabin offers a near-luxury level of refinement. With the best combination of positive reviews and long-term ownership costs in its class, the Nissan Murano is our 2016 Best 2-Row SUV for the Money. The Murano, however, isn’t [...]
<a href="https://www web based collaboration tools.cars.com/” target=”_blank”>Cars.com and PickupTrucks.com have selected the all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD as the “Best Pickup Truck of 2016” over five other nominated vehicles. In addition, the 2016 Nissan Rogue crossover was named Cars.com‘s “Family Car of the Year.” The awards were announced tonight at a ceremony held at The Fillmore Detroit in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show.
“Nissan is honored and humbled to be recognized as the top vehicles in these two extremely significant and popular vehicle categories,” said Fred Diaz, division vice president and general manager, North America Trucks and Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. “These awards are a great way to kick off the new year, following our record 2015 sales of nearly 1.5 million vehicles.”
The Cars.com and PickupTrucks.com editors had much to say about both of the category winning vehicles:
“The all-new 2016 Nissan Titan XD isn’t just breaking new [...]
The 2016 Nissan Pathfinder has been named one of the “16 Best Family Cars of 2016” by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. It is the third straight year that Pathfinder has been included on the website’s annual evaluation and selection of vehicles that “best meet the needs of today’s modern families.”
Editors specifically commended Pathfinder for its available Around View® Monitor, no child seat hassle with EZ Flex Seating System™ with LATCH AND GLIDE™ system, as well as for “being pitch-perfect on the road.” The final selection of vehicles chosen for the honor – after an extensive two-week evaluation period – includes sedans, crossovers and SUVs.
“When we launched the totally redesigned Pathfinder in 2013 as a 3-row/7-passenger model, we knew it was an ideal vehicle for what we call everyday family adventures,” said Dan Mohnke, vice president, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager & Marketing Operations. “Now, as it enters its fourth year of production, Pathfinder continues [...]