2017 Nissan Pathfinder Review, Engine

The SUV Nissan models have existed for a very long time in the auto market. One of the SUV range Nissan model is the Pathfinder. It is now over 30 years since it hit the market as a crossover. Over the years, Nissan Pathfinder has not lost its popularity, and it continues to be a market game changer for the other models of the same class. The popularity of the Nissan Pathfinder has continued to define the auto market because of the redesign that the company adopted that meets the needs of the market. Currently, the auto company is working on the SUV 2017 Nissan Pathfinder that is part of the fourth generation SUV with additional features.

2017 Nissan Pathfinder front

2017 Nissan Pathfinder Exterior and Interior

The new Nissan Pathfinder is going to be built on the D-Platform. The car will be a four-door SUV that carry seven people. The seating layout is of three rows. The redesigns of the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder will touch on the exterior, which will make it, look more attractive and better. The company will use lightweight materials such as aluminum to reduce the overall weight of the car to around 4.000 pounds. The grille will be large and round giving it a bolder appearance, the bumper, and tailgate is headlights positioned at the back. The wheels are alloy, and it has standard LED lights.

The developers of the new car will maintain the interior features of the current model but with slight modifications to meet the demands of the modern generation. The inside will be more spacious with high technological features such as advanced audio system, LCD displaying unit and great control system. The other novelties of the interior of the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder include leather upholstery, improved air conditioning, and a 7-inch touch screen.

2017 Nissan Pathfinder rear

2017 Nissan Pathfinder Engine

Though it is still unknown, the kind of engine that will be installed in the new Nissan Pathfinder. Auto experts predict that it will have a big engine to meet the needs of an SUV. It is likely to have the 3.5 L DOHC V6 with some slight upgrades. The engine will be mated to a CVT gearbox to deliver close to 300hp with 250 lb-ft torque. Since the car will be all weather and all terrain, it will have an all-wheel drive with an option of an FWD. The manufacturers are working on a fuel economy drive that can hit 20 mpg for city roads and 26mpg for highway drives.

2017 Nissan Pathfinder interior

2017 Nissan Pathfinder Release Date and Price

Available information indicates that the Nissan Pathfinder will reach the market late 2016, and the price is not yet certain though experts predict $30,000 more or less depending on the model.

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