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2017 Nissan Pathfinder – Review, Hybrid, Release date

November 15, 2015

2017 Nissan Pathfinder comes refreshed on outside and inside. Design changes are about to meet desires of  potential buyers in this crowded market segment.

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2017 Nissan Pathfinder Review

2017 Nissan Pathfinder design based on the Nissan’s D platform. There means use aluminum materials to lower the overall body-weight. Redesigned car will come with slightly lager and rounded-edge mask which will reduce its rough and full-bodied appearance. The model will also have an enhanced rear end bumper and an extra tail gate. The headlights and the tail lights are also expected to have the LED technology while the rear part receives and an advanced spoiler. The interior of the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder will maintain the current modern and classic interior look but with slight modifications. The inside of this vehicle will be enough spacious for about seven people as well as an adequate legs and luggage room. Technology wise, this car will use the latest version where by, high-tech systems are going to be incorporated. The bigest improvement inside is definitely new dashboard. New 7-inch touchscreen, which will come with much better resolution and more options. This screen will be a standard feature, just like rear view camera, and improved air conditioning and sound systems. There will be plenty of optional features in offer, like leather upholstery, navigation system and all-round viewing system that allow for 360 degree view of the surrounding area. The vehicle will also be equipped with advanced security system and a superb control system.

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2017 Nissan Pathfinder Engines

2017 Nissan Pathfinder comes with a very strong and high performing engine. The car will be offered in a 3.5 lts. V6 petrol engine that has the capability of producing 260 hp of power and 240 lb-ft of the average torque. To allow for all terrain driving, this car will be equip with a two-wheel drive system mated to a CVT gearbox, four-wheel drive system will be options. Fuel economy is excellent for this kind of vehicle, with 20 mpg for city and 26 mpg for highway drive. It is not so important for this class, but worth of mentioning is 8 second sprint to 60 mph. 2017 Nissan Pathfinder should be available as hybrid which is going to pair 4-cylinder 2.5-l petrol unit with 15 kW electric motor. Its power comes from lithium-ion battery. It is positioned under the third row of seats.

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2017 Nissan Pathfinder Price and Release date

2017 Nissan Pathfinder is still under development it is therefore speculated that this car model will be in market in late 2016 or even early 2017. The expected price is however expected to range between $28,000 and $35,000 depending of trim levels, while top models will go up to 50.000 dollars. Main competitors will be 2017 Honda Pilot , 2017 Volvo XC60, 2017 Toyota Prado and 2017 Mazda CX-9.

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