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Autotrader Find: Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet for Just $13,900

Many years ago, in a different time when nobody had ever considered making a 2-door convertible SUV out of a family crossover, Nissan was cooking up something special. Something unique. Something called the CrossCabriolet. See the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet models for sale near you

Yes, the Murano CrossCabriolet was a very unusual vehicle: a Nissan Murano, minus two doors, plus a convertible top, an extra rear window pointed up at the sky and … a huge price tag. When the Murano CrossCabriolet came out back in 2011, it cost $47,000. As I’ve pointed out, this princely sum of money could purchase you a manatee.

Of course, as we now know, the Murano CrossCabriolet flopped like its convertible roof during the end of the closing phase, and values subsequently tanked — both new (Nissan cut the SUV’s base price in each of its subsequent years) and used (as depreciation quickly set in). But nowhere did deprecation wreak more havoc than on this particular 2011 Murano CrossCabriolet, for sale at Atlanta Best Used Cars near Atlanta, Georgia, for just $13,900.

Yes, you heard correctly: You can buy a 5-year-old Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet for under $14,000, less than a third of what it cost new. Actually, you can only buy this Murano CrossCabriolet for that price, because it’s the cheapest one currently for sale on Autotrader.

Why is it so cheap? It isn’t because it’s been thrashed by a series of previous owners, as this Murano CrossCabriolet has a single-owner Carfax report. And it’s not because it’s been in several accidents — this one appears to be accident-free. Instead, it’s due to mileage. Despite being just 5 years old, this Murano CrossCabriolet has 113,678 miles on the odometer. That’s a lot of Murano CrossCabrioletin’.

So do you have what it takes to own the cheapest Murano CrossCabriolet in America? Of course you do! Because now, after 5 years and 114,000 miles of depreciation, this thing is finally a good deal. I’m jealous of whoever buys it. Find a Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet for sale

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Doug Demuro
Doug DeMuro writes articles and makes videos, mainly about cars. Doug was born in Denver, Colorado, and received an economics degree from Emory University in Atlanta. After graduation, Doug spent three years working for Porsche Cars North America. Eventually, he quit his job to become a writer, largely because it meant that he no longer had to wear pants. Doug’s work has been featured in a... Read More about Doug Demuro

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  1. Ok, this seems like a lot of fun for $14k. Seems to have decent ground clearance and AWD – add an off road wheel package, cage, and you have yourself a heck of a time offroading….

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