Nissan is renown worldwide for its vehicles especially the SUV’s. The Nissan Pathfinder is one of Nissan’s oldest SUV models. It is a mid size SUV that was first launched in the mid 1980s, derived from Nissan’s compact pick up truck platform. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder is the fourth generation of this SUV which was launched in 2012. It will have a uni-body design using the same platform as the Altima, Infiniti JX, Maxima and the Quest models. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder is a vehicle designed to handle all terrains and weather conditions.
2018 Nissan Pathfinder Interior and Exterior
The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder will have modification to enhance it performance, and make it modern and more attractive. The 2018 Pathfinder will be built on Nissan’s famous D platform and will be a four door SUV. In the front , the SUV will have a redesigned grille which will be larger and rounder, refreshed high quality LED projector headlights design to offer better lighting during night time driving, day time driving lights and a large bumper. At the rear, the SUV will have an improve tailgate, large LED tail lights, a unique bumper and an aerodynamic roof spoiler. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder will be lighter than its predecessor due to the use of more aluminum and other light weight materials in the construction of its body. The SUV will have 18 inch alloy wheels.
In the cabin, the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder will be stylish, spacious with seats for 7 passengers and comfortable. The seating layout will be in 3 rows. It will have many significant improvements and new high technology systems. It will feature an 8 inch touch screen display for the infotainment system, satellite navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, automatic climate control, power steering, radio, sound system, entertainment system, etc. Safety features will include Anti lock Brake system, forward collision warning system, stability and traction control, Adaptive cruise control, passenger air bags, Lane Keep Assist, rear view camera, parking assist and many more.
2018 Nissan Pathfinder Engine
The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder will be fitted with a 3.5 liter DOHC V6 engine with an output of 300 HP, a torque of 250 pound feet and a fuel economy of 20 mpg for city driving and 26 mpg for highway driving. This engine can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 8 seconds. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder may have a hybrid model which is expected to have a 2.5 liter inline – 4 engine combined with a 15 kW electric motor. These engines will be paired with CVT transmission. The SUV is expected to be available as an AWD standard with the FWD as optional.
2018 Nissan Pathfinder Price and Release
The price of the Nissan Pathfinder is expected to start at $30 000. It is expected to be launched late 2018 or early 2019.