Last post on Feb 06, 2010 at 8:15 AM
You are in the Nissan Murano
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Nissan Murano, SUV
#10 of 13 Re: 2009 Murano Bouncy Ride quality [krony01]
Apr 07, 2009 (6:26 am)
I agree - I've run into overinflated tires at dealers a lot. When I test drove my '01 Pathfinder, the ride was horrible and I couldn't believe it based on the reviews I had read. So I went back with a tire gauge after the dealership was closed. Every tire was well over 40 PSI! Recommended was 26 PSI, which I feel is a bit too low, so I took them all down to 30 PSI and came back the next day and drove it again. World of difference. It's ridiculous that you have to bring a tire gauge to your test drive but I guess that's what it comes to sometimes. I suspect that tires might be overinflated for shipping to prevent them from flattening out on the trucks/trains. Then if the dealership doesn't prep the vehicles properly, they remain overinflated.
#11 of 13 What difference would I expect on 18" and 20"
Sep 08, 2009 (4:39 pm)
Could any Tyre guru plez help out here.
what's the difference between 18 and 20"
1. Price wise
2. Ride quality
3. Performance (safety)
4. Avalability (I found 235/65/R18 is quite a rare spec)
6. LOOK (i guess 20" looks nicer, but is it a good investment?)
Also, I am curious if i went nut and drove the car at 180kmh on the highway, should any rating on the tyre speed cope? Mostly came with "H" (what does H go up to?) Just want to know I wont slip when I am being chased by cops.
Do I have to stick to 235?
235/60/R18 is a much more popular tyre. Will it affect the speedometre as in actual speed and shown speed?
#12 of 13 Re: What difference would I expect on 18" and 20" [lovepub]
Sep 09, 2009 (9:52 am)
Unless you are really hyped about the 18" wheels , pass on them and save $ on a loaded sl. They are nice but will be costly to replace. If that concerns you act accordingly.
#13 of 13 Re: 2009 Murano Bouncy Ride quality [jkenley]
Feb 06, 2010 (8:15 am)
I have to agree with driver preference as well. I drove an '06 Murano SL AWD for 60,000 miles and loved the ride. I now have an 09 Murano SL AWD and find it to be just as smooth - not bouncy at all. Compared to my neighbor's '09 Highlander, the Murano is outstanding but maybe its the CVT transmission that gives it that smooth ride. I would consider my 1997 Pathfinder a bouncy ride.