Nissan Pathfinder Review, Platinum

Nissan has already stated that this is the “Year of the Truck” because the company already has a plan in which almost 85% of the trucks will be all-new by the end of 2016. Also, they also have some other strategies in which they are planning to modernize and upgrade their SUV’s. In this content, they are going to launch their new model as 2017 Nissan Pathfinder.

It is considered that this model will be getting refreshed design and will allure its buyers. The company has already stated that it will be having tough on frame SUV, along with that there will be other key upgrades which make this upcoming model more attractive and appealing. In this post, the readers will be able to go through 7 things which one should know.

2017 Nissan Pathfinder front

Towing capacity of 2017 Nissan Pathfinder touched the mark of 6000 pounds

This 1000 lbs. enhancement in its towing capacity is the result of the new engine along with enhancements in Xtronic continuously variable transmission. Underpinnings of the body near the trailer are also responsible for this hike.

Available Trim Levels:

This time, makers will avail Nissan Connect Services in 2017 Nissan Pathfinder and its different trims, and they are- Premium Plus Package, Standard Platinum, and SL trim. This time, this vehicle is also equipped with smartphone app compatibility in which engine can be started just using an app. Buyers can use this service for 6 months without any cost but after that, they have to take a subscription.

2017 Nissan Pathfinder rear

2017 Nissan Pathfinder – Engine Specs

More than 50% of the machinery in 3.5-liter V6 2017 are new. This time, the makers have updated most of the parts in which there is VQ series mill, latest direct-injection system, pistons, and intake. This time, the powertrain will be able to generate 10% more power, and it accounts for 284 hp and 259 pound-feet of torque. Cast iron coating has been replaced with mirror bore cylinder coating and it also helps to minimize the weight up to three pounds.

According to its makers, Nissan Pathfinder 2017 will be more fuel efficient this time and reports state that it will be having a fuel economy of 20 mpg in city, 27 mpg on highways and 22 mpg on combined basis. Ratings mentioned above are well matched with a rear-wheel-drive option.

Power lift gate of 2017 Nissan Pathfinder has become Motion-Activated

In this new model, the liftgate can be operated just with a kick under its rear bumper. The technology used also allows the users to program different heights for the liftgate just by holding the close button.

In 2017 Pathfinder makers have used latest materials inside its cabin. Top trims model is designed with faux-wood grain. Inside the cabin, the designers have also used aluminium-finish look which resembles with plastic.

2017 Nissan Pathfinder interior

2017 Nissan Pathfinder – Price

The 2017 Nissan Pathfinder is expected to be launched with a price tag that it will range between $30,730 and $44,200.

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