2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport vs 2023 the 2023 Nissan Murano
If you're in the market for a midsize SUV, the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport and the 2023 Nissan Murano are two options to consider. Here's a comparison between the two models to help you make an informed decision. We’ve done the research for you, so keep reading to find out about the 2023 Volkswagen Cross Sport vs. The 2023 Nissan Murano.
How does the Atlas Cross Sport compare to the Murano? Well, the numbers and specs are all laid out for you below to judge for yourself. Check out how things stack up and let us know what you think!
Feature / Spec
2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport
2023 Nissan Murano
Standard Engine / Horsepower / Torque
2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder / 235 / 258
3.5L V6 / 260 / 240
Standard Transmission / Drive
8-speed Auto with Tiptronic / FWD
CVT / FWD
Fuel Economy City / Hwy
21 / 25
20 / 28
Standard Safety Features
Some advanced features like automated emergency braking and blind-spot monitoring
Standard Nissan Safety Shield ® 360
6.5" touchscreen AM/FM radio w/ USB input
NissanConnect® 8" color display with multi-touch control
4 years / 50k miles
5 years / 60k
18" alloy wheels w/all-season tires
18" Machine-finished aluminum-alloy wheels
2000 (up to 5k with V6)
The two vehicles are similar in many ways. While the Murano is more generous with some standard features, it falls short in the powertrain department with a continuously variable transmission. Both can be equipped with AWD, while the VW can also be equipped with a V6. The V6 produces 276 horsepower. Equipped thusly, this places the Cross Sport in more powerful and more sophisticated powertrain territory. The Atlas Cross Sport also has a massive advantage with interior space and towing. At the end of the day, what you prefer is what matters most. Naturally, we love the Atlas Cross Sport for the above reasons and more.
Herman Cook VW Encinitas has the selection, pricing, and service that you want when buying a new car or SUV. We are your source for the new 2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport near San Diego and Orange County. Contact us via the website or come into the dealership and test drive the vehicle of your choice.