The popular Japanese SUV 2020 Nissan Patrol will once again conquer the market. According to the latest report, this car will bring a long list of changes. The Nissan Patrol is a full-size SUV that offers a unique design and powerful engine under its hood. The Patrol model is very popular in Australia, Central, and South America, South Africa, Western Europe. Also, this model has been sold in North America with the different name Nissan Armada.
It`s a perfect vehicle for a big family, thanks to the great arranged cabin and three rows seating. Furthermore, it provides plenty of space for all passengers. This year model will be offered with few engine options and among them will be a new Hybrid system.
2020 Nissan Patrol Facelift
The design of the 2020 Nissan Patrol will remain to be strong and attractive. We will see some changes and updates outside. The Nissan Patrol is an SUV that is popular in Australia thanks to its off-road abilities. According to the latest photos, most of the changes will be visible at the front. Also, the side and rear will continue to offer the same unique look as before. The upcoming 2020 Nissan Patrol SUV sits on the same platform that makes Infiniti QX80 model. And dimensionally both models are the same.
As we already wrote, most of the changes will be at the front. The new grille looks more attractive and it`s wider if we compare it with the current one. The attractive front is followed with a new LED headlight system and the fog light and more chrome material around. It comes with standard 18-inch wheels that look awesome. However, if one needs bigger wheels and that are made for off-roading there is a one of 20-inch in the Platinum trim.
Interior and Safety Options
The interior of the 2020 Nissan Patrol will provide quality materials and lots of techs. Also, there will be plenty of space for all passengers. The popular family SUV will come with three rows of seats and it can accommodate eight passengers. The cabin is attractive and stylish with many soft touches.
There will be more features inside than before. The features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto systems, new infotainment system and comfortable seats are the main reason to buy this SUV. Also, safety is great thanks to the Intelligent Cruise Control, Brake Assist system along with the Distance Control Assist.
Powertrain Details and Towing Capacity
The next-gen 2020 Nissan Patrol will be available with three engine options. The base one will be a 4.0-liter V-6 drivetrain that will deliver 275 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. The stronger engine will be available in higher trim levels 5.6-liter V-8 unit. The manufacturer didn’t provide how much this type of engine will make output.
However, we can expect some boost over the current one. The current one model with the same engine makes 400 HP and 420 lb-ft of torque. So, we can expect that new comes with additional 30-50 HP. The towing capacity remains the same, and the 2020 Nissan Patrol will be able to tow a maximum of 8500 pounds.
2020 Nissan Patrol Nismo
The new Nismo package will also continue to be offered. With this package, the 2020 Nissan Patrol will look sportier and it will come with a more luxurious cabin. The same engine 5.6-liter unit is lying under the hood of the Nismo model. However, it will be stronger than the base one. According to the latest report, the Nismo model will be able to deliver 430 HP. It will be connected to the six-speed automatic transmission and AWD system as standard.
The new this year will be the 2020 Nissan Patrol with a mild-hybrid system. Furthermore, this information is not yet confirmed by the officials, but it`s provided from the relevant source. Also, form the same source comes the news, that the new manufacturer will use the same base V6 engine with a couple of electric motors and batteries. Whatsoever, with the hybrid variant, buyers can expect much-improved fuel economy and more output.
Release Date, Price, and Rivals
The forthcoming 2020 Nissan Patrol will bring more changes and updates this year. According to some speculations, this model will debut sometime at the end of 2019 as the 2020 model. The price is not yet available. However, we can expect the base model to starts at around $45,000, while the fully equipped Patrol and the Nismo variant may cost $60,000 or more.
Toyota Land Cruiser, Lexus LX 570, Range Rover Evoque are the main competitors to this SUV. However, each of them provides a unique look and great off-road abilities. The competitors are taught and we can only wait to see how the 2020 Nissan Patrol will stand by them.