The Pathfinder changed over the years from a fully fledged SUV which could take head on any real SUV out there to a more sensible family midsize SUV which not only offers space for up to 7 passengers, but also offers the comfort and quietness needed for them to travel happily. The 2016 Nissan Pathfinder is that tamed crossover and it is just a small facelift of the older generation which aims at fixing a few of the issues which plagued the car released back in 2012. We could expect that new Nissan Pathfinder 2016 will hit the roads at the start of 2016.
Exterior of new 2016 Nissan Pathfinder
Exterior of the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder on will remain mostly the same with the same front end and only a slightly different back side. It will receive a new set of taillights which will light up in a different pattern thanks to a LED system.
Nissan 7 passenger SUV – interior
Most things that Nissan will change will be inside the cabin which is now that much better. The new Nissan Pathfinder 2016 dashboard will come with a new type of material on the contact surfaces while the general layout will be a bit clearer. This not only allows the driver to focus on the road but it also provides a more pleasant experience for the passengers. Base features will now include a 7-inch display which also has a rear view camera, a very good audio system with both USB and Bluetooth as well as one of the best air conditioning systems we saw in a car so far. The optional leather upholstery as well as the navigation system are a must if comfort is what you’re looking for.
Nissan Pathfinder 2016 specs
Under the hood of the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder there are going to be 2 different engines available. The base model will come with a 3.5-liter aspirated V6 which is good for 260 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. Even though it isn’t the fastest or even the quietest V6 engine out there, it is certainly smooth and it doesn’t give any real vibrations to the cabin. Just like before, front-wheel-drive is going to be standard with an optional all-wheel-drive system.
2016 Nissan Pathfinder Changes
The optional engine will come in the form of a 2.5-liter supercharged inline-4 coupled to an electric motor which provides 250 horsepower and 242 lb-ft of torque which is almost just as much as the V6. The best part about this 2016 Nissan Pathfinder hybrid powertrain though is the fuel consumption which is almost 30% better with almost 26 MPG on average.
2016 Nissan Pathfinder release date and price
Even though the price and release date are still unveiled, we can assume that the price of the Nissan Pathfinder 2016 will be around the current model cost. That means that the base price of the new version of this Nissan midsize SUV is expected to start around $28,000, while the top end model will cost around $50,000 which shouldn’t be considered unreachable. Like the most of its competitors 2016 Nissan Pathfinder is only in testing stage, and it will actually be released at the end of 2015 or early 2016.
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