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2011 Nissan Murano Specifications
Engine
Name VQ35DE
Cam design DOHC
Orientation Transverse
Cylinders / configuration 60 degree V6
Block / head composition Aluminum/aluminum
Displacement (liters) 3.5
Horsepower 260 @ 6,000 rpm
Torque (lb-ft) 240 @ 4,400 rpm
Bore & stroke (mm) 95.5 x 81.4
Compression ratio (:1) 10.3
Spark plugs Double-tipped platinum
Maximum engine speed 6,600 rpm
Intake system NICS (Nissan Induction Control System)
Engine mounts 1 Liquid Filled (right side), 1 Solid (left side), 2 Vacuum-controlled Liquid Filled (front/rear), 2 Torque Rods (upper/lower)
Recommended fuel Unleaded regular
Emissions system Three-way catalyst
Emissions certification level LEV2-ULEV (CAL), Tier 2 Bin 5 (FED)
Exhaust Stainless steel, 2 mufflers
Ignition system Electric (direct ignition)
Starter 12 volt
Alternator 130 amp
Transmission and Drive System AWD/ FWD
Drive configuration Front engine AWD/FWD
Transmission type Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Gear ratios (:1) 2.371 - 0.439
Reverse 1.766
Final drive ratio (:1) 5.173
Transfer case gear ratio (:1) 0.4048 / --
Brakes
Front Type/Rotor size (diameter x thickness) (in.) Vented disc / 12.6 x 1.1
Rear Type/Rotor size (diameter x thickness) (in.) Vented disc / 12.1 x 0.6
Steering
Type Vehicle-speed-sensitive power-assisted rackandpinion
Overall ratio (:1) 18.5
Turns (lock-to-lock) 18 inch wheels - 3.19
20 inch wheels - 3.08
Turning diameter (ft.) - 18-inch/20-inch tires 38.1/39.4
Suspension
Front Independent strut w/ coil springs, Twin-tube struts Solid Stabilizer bar (25 mm)
Rear Multi-link, Twin-tube shock absorbers tubular Stabilizer bar (20 mm)
Body / Chassis
Type Unibody
Materials (primary) Corrosion-resistant and high-strength steel
Wheels & Tires
Wheels 18-inch 5-spoke aluminum-alloy
20-inch aluminum-alloy, titanium finish
7.5JJ x 18 inches
7.5JJ x 20 inches
Tires P235/65R18
P235/55R20