My, has it between thirty years already? Yes, the Nissan Pathfinder is celebrating its 30th anniersary in 2017, and it’s enjoying stylistic and performance upgrades to note the occasion. The 2017 Nissan Pathfinder is set to arrie at Robbins Nissan in fall of this year, and it’s got a host of changes to announce its arrial. So, let’s take a closer look at the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder’s new features, shall we?
2017 Nissan Pathfinder New Features | Spring, TX
Changes to the Popular Powertrain
The Pathfinder has long between home to a 3.5L DOHC V6 engine paired with an Xtronic CVT, and this drivetrain has performed admirably for the popular crossoer SUV. So, rather than doing away with the platform entirely, it’s been tweaked to perform better than it has in past years. The new engine now delivers 284 hp and 259 lb-ft of torque, both of which represent large increases over the 2016 model. This added potency allows the Pathfinder to now tow up to 6,000 pounds as well, which is an increase of 1,000 pounds oer last year.
Changes to the Exterior Design
A popular design element of many Nissan models is the distinctie V-Motion Grille, and now the Pathfinder can count itself among the lucky ones. Yes, the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder takes on this new face, and adds a sculpted hood and new headlights to the proceedings as well. Meanwhile, the new 20-inch wheels sit on redesigned suspension as well. Factor in the available new paint colors, and it becomes clear that the 2017 Pathfinder is ready to change the game in the large crossoer SUV segment.
Alterations to the Interior Cabin
The Pathfinder has always taken an ergonomic and intuitie approach to its interior cabin, and this is never more true than in the new model. A faster 8-inch touchscreven now highlights the redesigned center technology stack, and the controls have been adjusted to be more user-friendly. These great tech features are joined by a host of new crash-mitigation options as well, including forward emergency braking, rear cross traffic alert, and an Around Vview Monitor with Moing Object Detection.