Nissan finally released official pictures and details of it snew Pathfinder crossover for the American market. The new uni-bodied car looks more handsome, and less rugged, than the outgoing model, and features the latest iteration of Nissan’s 3.5 liter V6 and the CVT gearbox. Another class-exclusive feature the car is blessed with is the Around View Monitor.
But perhaps the most interesting fact about it is the fuel consumption Nissan claims for it. They say the 2013 Pathfinder manages 20 (City), 26 (Highway) and 22 (Combined) mpg for the FWD version and 19 (City), 25 (Highway) and 21 (Combined) mpg for the 4WD version. The new car is, after all, 500 lbs lighter than the old model.
The new Nissan Pathfinder also has an excellent interior that seats seven in good comfort and offers them great features and toys. It is the only vehicle in the segment with a 3rd row seat recline.
The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder will be offered in 4×4 and 4×2 drive configurations and in four models – S, SV, SL and Platinum. Its V6 engine is capable of 260 horsepower.
From the long list of available equipments for the car, we can mention EZ Flex Seating System with LATCH AND GLIDE, eather-appointed seating, heated steering wheel, heated and cooled front seats, programmable Nissan Intelligent Key®, Nissan Navigation System, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, 13-speaker Bose® Premium Audio system, Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately), Dual-Zone Climate Control, RearView Monitor, remote engine start and tri-zone entertainment system.