2022 Nissan Murano shows its dark side with Midnight Edition
Nissan adding Murano for a range of black Midnight Edition cars for the 2022 model year. Also offered on Altima, among other nameplates, the appearance pack includes some black exterior accents that give intersection a more sinister look.
The Midnight Edition boxed offers a black grille, black exterior trims, black roof rails and finished 20-inch wheels – you guessed it! – black. The package also includes illuminated sill plates and the “Midnight Edition” logo on the hatch. Magnetic Black Pearl paint is available, but buyers can also choose Pearl White (for which Nissan charges $395) and Boulder Gray Pearl (pictured).
Only SV models are eligible to receive the Midnight Edition treatment. Nissan has added faux leather upholstery and heated front seats to the model’s list of standard features for 2022. No mechanical changes have been reported, meaning power comes from the 3.5-liter engine. liter V6 with 260 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive and continuously variable transmission (CVT) continue as standard.
Nissan also released pricing information for other variants of the 2022 Murano. Base S model starts at $34,085, SV costs $37,625, SL priced at $41,585 and the range-topping Platinum will set you back $45,635. These numbers represent small increases compared to 2021; For context, last year’s S was priced at $33,985 while the Platinum’s price was set at $45,535. Note that all of these numbers include a $1,175 destination charge, and they correspond to the front-wheel drive Murano. All-wheel drive is a $1,700 option across the board.
The price for the Midnight Edition package is pegged at $1,395. You’ll need to spend at least $39,020 to park one in your garage.