The popular middle-size SUV 2021 Nissan Pathfinder will be redesigned and it will introduce numerous upgrades. The new model according to the officials will debut sometime next year. Changes will happen and the exterior will look more stylish and it will be sharper. Also, this is just the beginning of reconstruction.
The interior will be also modern and spacious. As before, Pathfinder SUV will be available in four trims: S, SV, SL, and Platinum. Each of these trims will provide a unique look and features. Performance-wise, the 2021 Pathfinder will see some improvements. According to some information, this year’s model will gain more power and long-awaited hybrid variant.
2021 Nissan Pathfinder Provide Attractive Look
The new 2021 Nissan Pathfinder is caught testing and from the first images, it won’t depart from the current model. Dimensions and shape will remain to be the same as before. However, some of the visual refreshes will happen and this SUV will be more attractive.
The front fascia will dominate. Furthermore, the new model deploys the same enlarged chromed-out V-Motion grille and LED headlights like recently spied Nissan Rogue. The manufacturer will also offer a power-operated tailgate system that’s standard on higher trims. Moreover, dual-panel moonroof and roof rails will be in the offer as well. The side profile will come with 18-inch aluminum wheels as standard or optional 20-inch wheels.
Cabin Comfort and Changes
The interior of 2021 Nissan Pathfinder will be spacious and it will provide more luxury this time. The forthcoming model will come with a longer list of standard features. Also, Pathfinder continues to ride on the same platform that will provide a great designed and roomy interior for seven passengers. Comfort is truly one of the best.
Pathfinder remains to be available in four trims: S, SV, SL, and Platinum. Pathfinder S model will be equipped with features like tri-zone climate control, 8-inch touch-screen display, 6-way manual-adjust driver’s seat, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, and a 6-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system with two USB inputs and HD Radio. The next trim SV trim level is the most recommended. This trim features an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, navigation, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert and 13-speaker Bose audio system. SL models offer leather interior and heated front seats and steering wheel, while the top-line Platinum includes intelligent cruise control, navigation, panoramic moonroof, and a rear-seat entertainment package.
2021 Nissan Pathfinder Powertrain Specs and Towing Rate
There are plenty of speculations about the new powertrain option under the 2021 Nissan Pathfinder. However, for sure we know that the upcoming Nissan Pathfinder will continue to use a 3.5-liter V6. This engine produces 284 HP and 259 lb-ft of torque on the current model. With the release of the new one, we can expect slightly better consumption and output. As before, this mid-size SUV can tow slightly over 6,000 pounds and comes with an FWD system as standard. The all-wheel-drive configuration will be available as optional.
According to the latest rumors, the manufacturer will introduce a new engine after years of waiting. The possible new engine will be a turbocharged unit that will produce 300+ hp. Other options will be Pathfinder Hybrid. According to Nissan, this version will slightly improve performance and consumption. However, we are still waiting for more information.
Price and Release Date
The newest 2021 Nissan Pathfinder will get some modifications this year. However, the price will stay the same as before. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starts little less than $32,000 for a base S version with front-wheel drive. Pathfinder SV trim that is recommended trim cost $34,500.
The most expensive is Platinum trim which costs around $50,000. The 2021 Nissan Pathfinder will hit the U.S. markets in the second half of 2020. In the same range of prices are models Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot, and Hyundai Santa Fe.