Given the fact, rivals like Ford and Honda have upped the ante already. The Nissan Pathfinder 2018 full-sized SUV is also getting revamped as a result. The 2018 test prototype has been spotted at some places. Upon release, the SUV will battle it out with contenders like Honda Pilot and Ford Explorer. This time, it may actually be made available in Europe.
Nissan Pathfinder 2018 – Redesign Features:
The upcoming 2018 Nissan Pathfinder is getting a mild design revamp, as is evident from the spy shots online. The front end design is new with a bigger grille and new LED headlamps that give the car a sleeker look. Like the 2017 model, its upcoming version may also get 4 regular trims- S, SV, Platinum, and SL along with a special Midnight edition. All trims get roof rails and LED DRL. Dual Panel Panoramic Moonroof is available in top trim. All trims also get Tri-Zone Automatic Temperature Control System and rear privacy glass. The 2018 model is expected to be lighter and sport a more aerodynamic design which will improve both acceleration and fuel economy. 19-inch alloy wheels are standard while top trim gets bigger 20-inch ones.
It is a 7 seater SUV. EZ Flex Seating System of Nissan makes customizing setting setup and cargo arrangement fun. There are 12-volt DC power outlets. There are six bottle holders along with 8 cup holders. Top trim gets perforated leather-appointed seats as well as Climate-controlled front seats. It also gets Leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel.
The Nissan Pathfinder 2018 gets full marks in safety and entertainment segments. The twin USB ports, voice recognition with HD microphone, 8.0-inch touch screen display all add to the convenience of buyers. The Nissan connect infotainment system has been spruced up for 2018 model and it offers solid support for smartphones. The Platinum trim gets navigation as standard. Nissan’s much touted Intelligent Safety Shield Technologies also deserve applauds. All trims get RearView Monitor, Advanced Air Bag System, Traction Control System, Anti-lock Braking System, Tire Pressure Monitoring System. SL trim gets Around View Monitor, Blind Spot Warning system. In a Platinum trim, you get Intelligent Forward Emergency Braking, individual tire pressure display, and rear cross traffic alert.
Nissan Pathfinder 2018 – Powertrain:
The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder may sport the existing model’s engines, albeit with an enhanced output. The towing capacity is likely to get a boost too.
Nissan Pathfinder 2018 – Price and Release Date:
The expected base trim pricing for 2018 Nissan Pathfinder is $31,000 while top trim price may touch $43,000. It is slated for late 2017 release.
The Nissan Pathfinder 2018 is a nice upgrade to the company’s popular full sized SUV. The design changes are nice and its amenities and technology features give the SUV some edge over segment rivals. Some details about the engines are yet to be revealed. However, Nissan can make it a winner by keeping the pricing competitive.