The Murano was one of the first crossover vehicles on the market. It had many positives, such as styling and performance. But when it came down to it, the reliability was questionable and the build quality was not in line with its high price (via Readers Digest).
The Murano was notorious for transmission problems that were costly to fix. The Murano was a success for Nissan but that didn’t mean that it was a viable used car. The crossover segment evolved over the next decade and the Murano was at the forefront.