I had a 2005 Murano and loved it. After test driving the 2009, I decided to trade the old one. The 2009 is definitely more refined than my 2005. However, the 2009 has been riddled with squeaks, creaks and rattles since delivery. It has been off the road for almost a month in total as the dealer has tried to repair it. After replacing almost all plastic pieces in the interior of the vehicle, there is now an issue with how the body panels were assembled at the factory. Nissan is not clear yet how to fix this issue. It likely will involve body work, re- welding the panels and inserting some type of insulation to prevent rubbing during body flex. Stay tuned. Check other blogs for similar posts
The features are outstanding. I would not have purchased any other vehicle (not knowing the trouble that would come from it).
Nissan needs to eliminate the cheap plastic fasteners that are used extensively throughout the vehicle. They crack and break too easily. Quality control on the assembly line needs to be improved significantly.
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