The Nissan Pathfinder is one of the most common names you will come across when talking about mid-size SUVs. The Pathfinder (also sold as Terrano) has been on the market since 1985, making it Nissan’s one of the longest running vehicles. Initially, when it was released, it was released as a compact SUV. Over the three decades, it has undergone a lot of modifications. From 2012 it was sold as a mid-size crossover SUV. Currently, it is in its fourth generation of production which started from 2012. In last few years, European automobile giants have been making huge strides forward in terms of both design and engineering. Therefore, it is expected that 2017 version of Pathfinder will come with many up gradations. The concept of 2017 Nissan Pathfinder which has been released by the company holds a lot of promise.
2017 Nissan Pathfinder – Changes in Design
There would be several significant designing changes in this 2017 Nissan Pathfinder. The Japanese automobile giants has already claimed that the 2017 model would have several designs and engineering modification and the concept which has been recently releasing clearly shows the intention. It is going to be built are Nissan’s popular D-platform. Dimensions are going to be increased suggesting that there would be extensive use of aluminum and other light weight alloys. Grille would have a larger and more circular appearance with mesh-like structure and chrome border. There would changes made to the tailgate and bumper.
Some rare improvements are sure to be made inside Nissan Pathfinder. It has been made much more spacious than before. Being a mid-sized crossover it can actually easily accommodate 7 fully grown adult passengers. Ample leg room as well as head room has been provided inside. At back, large storage space gets provided for various cargo types. This product must have some really advanced technological supporting. Here are some amazing stuff you may find in its cabin space instrument panel, about 360 degree monitoring system, twin moon roof, 8 inch touch screen display, satellite navigation system, branded music system, stop-start push button, voice recognizing satellite-based navigation system, Bluetooth, climate controls, Wi-Fi, 120 V AC power support, power lift gate, central console, satellite radio, etc.
2017 Nissan Pathfinder – Drivetrain
This super 2017 Nissan Pathfinder will be more effective and unique as well as creative than earlier models. Under its hood, you may find a 3.5 liter V6 engine system which can generate about 260 hp and some heavy torque. All this gets mated with normal or basic 2 speed CVT transmission system. This engine has an average mileage rate of 21 mpg on city streets whereas exactly 28 mpg on highways. AWD may be the most favorable drive type.
2017 Nissan Pathfinder – Price and Release date
Though no such official revelation has been made about launch date or price range of 2017 Nissan Pathfinder, experts suggest that it may have price range from $33,500 – $41,900. And by end of next year i.e. 2016, it may get released worldwide.