2018-2019 Nissan Pathfinder  – minus the frame plus the variator

2018-2019 Nissan Pathfinder – minus the frame plus the variator

At the International Motor Show in Detroit, the company 2018-2019 Nissan has presented the updated SUV fourth generation Pathfinder. The main feature of the updated model was the refusal of full-wheel drive, the frame structure and return to the monocoque.

It is worth noting that the RAMS 2018-2019 Nissan Pathfinder was the first and the third generation, the second generation model was carrying the body. The Japanese claim that this approach will not lose the car excellent off-road capabilities, while significantly increasing the comfort and spaciousness of the interior.

Outside the “SUV” has changed significantly, received a more modern look and improved aerodynamics. The first thing that catches the eye in the photo 2018-2019 Nissan Pathfinder, the car got a little slanted headlights and a more compact grille, LED taillights and roof spoiler. By design, the seven-seat interior with three rows of seats devoid of sharp straight lines.

New Pathfinder from 2018-2019 Nissan built on a modular platform FF-L, which is the basis of crossovers Infinity JX and 2018-2019 Nissan the Murano , as well as passenger models Altima and the Maxima . Equipped with an SUV is only one engine – the petrol 3.5-liter V-shaped “six” power of 265 horsepower working in conjunction with the variator. The combination of motor and transmission in no way affect the towing capabilities – Pathfinder will remain one of the best in this discipline among their classmates.

According to the statements of official representatives of the Japanese automaker, the new car, by eliminating frame structure and as a result, reduce vehicle weight, it consumes 25 percent less fuel than the previous generation model.

In the United States the updated 2018-2019 Nissan Pathfinder will be available this fall, and when the car will be on the roads of Europe, remains a mystery.

Photo 2018-2019 Nissan Pathfinder Concept