The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder is a powerful crossover SUV that will be entering the market soon. This vehicle comes with better and improved features as compared to its predecessors. The features expected with this model include a more powerful engine, a front and rear redesign, greater towing capacities, a larger cabin, a new styling and a revised steering and suspension system for a better driving experience. The new Nissan Pathfinder is going to revolutionize the SUV concept considering the fact that this model remains one of the original SUV cars on the market today.
2018 Nissan Pathfinder – Exterior Body Changes and Interior Cabin Design
The interior of the new Nissan Pathfinder presents an intuitive dashboard display. The touch screen display and the voice commands will greatly improve the way you navigate with this car. The car also comes with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. The safety within the car is also enhanced with the child safety features, traction control features and steering wheel controls.
The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder comes with enough space to comfortably accommodate 7 passengers. The leather adjustable seats adds to the luxury within the car. You will also get features like air conditioning, second row monitors and an improved infotainment system based on the latest technology.
The exterior of the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder includes the 18 inch wheels, a rear view camera, roof rails and a key less entry and ignition system. It also comes with the LED lighting, tri-zone climatic control features, panoramic moon roof and rear privacy glass. The automatic headlights, rear parking sensors, fog lights, rear cross traffic alert and blind spot monitoring are part of the improved features of this car’s exterior.
2018 Nissan Pathfinder – Engine and Performance
The 2018 Pathfinder crossover SUV is expected in four trim levels. These are the Platinum trim, S trim, SV trim and SL trim. All the four trims come in a standard front wheel drive mode. The optional all wheel drive mode is also expected. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder is expected to come with a 3.5- liter V6 engine with capacities to generate a horsepower of up to 284 hp with a torque of 259 lb-ft. An optional 3.8-liter V8 engine is also expected. A standard two speed CVT (continuous variable transmission) is expected.
For the all wheel drive, you have an option to get a hill descent control and a four wheel lock function. The fuel economy for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder is expected to be slightly better than that of its predecessors. The combined mpg is estimated to be 23 mpg for the front wheel drive. And 22 mpg for the all wheel drive. The maximum towing capacity for the properly equipped model is expected to be in the region of 6,000 pounds.
2018 Nissan Pathfinder – Price and Release Date
The Nissan Pathfinder 2018 is expected to be relatively cheaper than the other SUVs within its class. The basic S trim MSRP price will be in the region of $31,810. The well equipped SV trim will cost you an average of $35,650 whereas the loaded platinum trim will cost up to $45,915. The vehicle is expected in the market towards the end of the year. There is a possibility of sales happening in the US within the months of October or November this year. When the vehicle finally gets to the market, you should expect up to 8 color options for the exterior and 2 color combos for the interior.