The 2019 Nissan Pathfinder is getting few improvements compared to current vehicle. With slight tuning, it is more competitive in full-size SUV market. This is not good news for rivals, especially for Ford Expedition and Chevy Tahoe. Nevertheless, changes for the new model are not so big. A major redesign is in plans for 2020 or 2021. So, then we will see Nissan Pathfinder with a new look and new drivetrains. By then, it will keep pros of the current crossover. On the other side, people in Nissan will try to fix all weaknesses of the SUV.
2019 Nissan Pathfinder pros and cons
Numbers are saying enough about mileage of the full-size crossover. Pathfinder is one of the most fuel-friendly models out there. If you thought that no one can top its 20/27 mpg rating, it the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder will do it. However, nothing huge, but even 1 mpg added to current mileage is a big deal. The good thing about the interior is overall comfort and safety. However, some don’t like to lower seating position in the second row. There is enough space and seats are comfortable, but the bench is somehow too low. The engine is V-6, and it delivers a nice amount of power, although being pretty noisy.
2019 Nissan Pathfinder specs
The engine room of the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder is going to hold 3.5-l V-6 drivetrain. This petrol unit is good for 285 hp with direct injection system and continuously variable transmission. The last crossover suffered big tuning of the suspension. It is now stiffer, and 2019 Pathfinder is not going to make it firmer. A CVT gearbox is transferring the power to front wheels for the base units. Buyers can also pick a 4×4 configuration.
2019 Nissan Pathfinder trim levels and features
There are 4 types of existing Nissan Pathfinder, which will likely reappear in 2019 season. That means we will see the crossover in S variant as the base unit. Mid-range variants are SV and SL, while the top of the lineup is again 2019 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum. Equipment is good for a base model, while the most expensive configurations will be full of hi-tech and luxurious features. The price, of course, depends on that. So, the base S crossover will cost around $33,000, while Platinum edition is not under $45,000.