Nissan has just announced that the 2013 Pathfinder will be priced from $28,270. Set to hit the dealerships in late October, all the Pathfinder models will be powered by the same 3.5-liter DOHC V6 engine delivering 260 hp and mated to a next-generation Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).
Fuel economy is rated at 26 mpg Highway / 20 mpg City and 22 mpg Combined for the 2WD model and 25 mpg Highway / 19 mpg City and 21 mpg Combined for the 4WD model.
The Nissan Pathfinder is the only vehicle in its class with selectable 2WD, Auto or 4WD Lock modes from the available intuitive ALL-MODE 4x4-i system. Regarding the price list, the Pathfinder SV 2WD is priced from $31,530, while the SL 2WD model will cost $34,470.
Moreover, the Pathfinder Platinum 2WS will be priced at $39,170, while the Patfinder S 4WD will cost $29,870. The Pathfinder SV 4WD will be priced from $33,130, while the Pathfinder SL 4WD will cost $36,070. The most expensive Pathfinder model will be the Platinum 4WD, which is priced at $40,770.
Nissan Pathfinder's style expresses modernity while respecting the three preceding generations of Pathfinders. The latest unibody platform offered the designers a chance to make an exterior that has more aerodynamics without compromising cargo capacity or headroom. Indeed, the latest Pathfinder has a more spacious interior than the model before it simply due to better packaging.
With a sleeker look, the latest exterior design shows a clever combination of dynamic strength and signature Nissan styling cues. The appearance is adventure-ready with a strong, unwavering stance and wheel-oriented muscular fenders.
The upper body has slim A- and D-pillars and an open cabin that has a low beltline. This part runs easily into the rugged, tough-looking lower body. Nissan Pathfinder's style integrates front and back spoilers, rear suspension fairings and rear tire deflectors to accomplish the expectations of users— to be one of the segment’s finest aerodynamic performances. Further exterior features include a chrome door handles, huge rear combination lights, depressed wide chrome grille and windshield wipers, and huge aerodynamic headlights.
A sweeping dual-panel moonroof merges with the huge windows to make an open, airy interior atmosphere. Its moonroof has a slide opening front panel and stable rear glass panel covering the 2nd and 3rd rows,
Castignetti said that with its all-new aerodynamic figure, the designing is a crucial milestone in the development of the SUV. The new figure maintains its passenger and cargo carrying capacity without appearing too utilitarian.
It is only fitting that an automobile that confronts adventures in a fresh approach also appears like it.