On July 7 in Dallas was presented an updated Nissan Pathfinder. After restyling seven-seat SUV got more courageous and aggressive appearance. In addition, the changes have affected the passenger compartment, its suspension and engine.
The changes affected mainly the front part of the car body. The SUV has a new design of head lighting with LED daytime running lights, fog lights, radiator grille and front bumper.
In addition, the car has a new design of the side mirrors, in which are located the LED turn signal indicators. Nissan Pathfinder 2017-2018 is equipped with alloy wheels with radius of 18 or 20 inches of the original design.
At the rear part, the changes are minor. Slightly modified form of lamps and rear bumper.
Added the function of the contactless opening of the tailgate. Now you can open it by simply holding foot under the rear bumper of the car.
In the car almost everything remains the same. The changes affected Nissan Pathfinder’s head unit. Now it is equipped with a color touch 7-inch display in the basic package. another USB-connector has been added, as well as a microphone and a slightly modified dashboard.
Richer versions of the car will be equipped with 8-inch head unit display, as well as monitors in the headrests of the front seats.
In addition, manufacturers claim that more high-quality modern materials will be used for the interior trim. Front row seats have electric adjustment. There is heating in all seats, steering wheel, windshield and side mirrors.
The car is equipped with a three-zone climate control, a rearview or a circular scan camera.
All versions of the car are equipped with an engine with capacity of 3.5 liters and output of 284 horsepower, and a continuously variable transmission. The vehicle may have front-wheel or all-wheel drive.
In any package, the car is equipped with active and passive safety systems. These include:
— rear-view camera or a circular scan system, which includes 4 cameras,
— intelligent cruise control,
— blind spot monitoring system,
— reversing movement assistant and other system.
Depending on the package, Pathfinder 2017-2018 is equipped with alloy wheels with radius of 18 or 20 inches. The multimedia system has a 7 or 8-inch touchscreen display with a navigation system. The richest versions are also provided with monitors for the passengers of the second row.
Compared with pre-restyling version, the car has received two new variants of color – red sand and the Caspian blue.
Opportunity to purchase restyling version of the Japanese SUV will occur not before 2017. Then we will know the exact packages and their prices. Its cost will be slightly higher than the pre-restyling model and will be about 30,500 US dollars.