2022 Nissan pathfinder, a Monocoque SUV with off-road performance

Nissan launches 2022 Pathfinder at a virtual launch event. 2022 Nissan Pathfinder and Frontier launched at the same time. Featured as a Monocoque SUV with a 3-row seating layout, the Pathfinder comes with a different look than its predecessor.

What is the 2022 Nissan pathfinder look like?

The 2022 Pathfinder uses a grille with the latest V-Motion large design. Directly above it are three small air-hole blades arranged horizontally.

LED headlights have a unique shape. There are fine lines that resemble the eyebrows. At the bottom is a bumper given a black finish with fog lamps and accents like skid plates.

The character of the SUV is emphasized by the appearance of the bulging front and rear fenders. Combined with plastic details on the fender lining. For the two-tone variant, the C-pillar is split in two.

On the rear, there is a trapezoidal taillight that extends and is connected by a black line with Pathfinder writing underneath. The license plate’s location is below, to be precise, on the bumper, which has a skid plate finish.

The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder offers 14 different color options, including five two-tone color options. Nissan uses 20-inch alloy wheels, so it is very proportional to the size of the body.

2022 Nissan pathfinder interior

Pathfinder’s signature bold design continues inside the cabin. The 2022 Pathfinder has a solid looking dash design with an attached side AC grille and door trims. The high center console features a robust gear shifter with ample storage space underneath.

This successor to the R52 model has many modern features. such as a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel and 10.8-inch head unit with the NissanConnect system and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity as standard. There’s also a WiFi connection port feature, Qi wireless charging, a 13-speaker sound system from Bose, and a 360-degree camera.

The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder has a good level of cabin capacity. This is because the third seat is in the second row. So this car has a capacity of 8 seats. There is also the option of a captain’s seat in the center row. When all seats are unfolded, the cargo capacity is still 447 liters.

The 2022 Pathfinder has excellent cabin attenuation with an acoustic glass windshield and thicker second-row glass. It has an excellent soundproofing of the engine thanks to the greater insulation of doors and floors.

What engine 2022 Nissan pathfinder uses?

The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder uses a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 284 HP and 351 Nm of torque. However, the typical Nissan Xtronic CVT gearbox is no longer used, replaced by a 9-speed automatic gearbox from ZF. The gearbox connects the engine to a 4WD drive system with seven different modes, including Standard, Sport, Eco, Snow, Sand, Mud / Rut, and Tow. The 2022 Pathfinder offers a maximum towing capacity of up to 6,000 pounds when properly equipped and comes with standard Trailer Sway Control.

What are the 2022 Pathfinder’s safety features?

2022 Pathfinder comes with the Nissan Safety Shield 360 package consisting of autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection and reverse braking. There is also a lane departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and automatic high beams, and driver attention monitor and rear occupant reminder as standard.

Pathfinder features ProPilot assist for a higher trim, with adaptive cruise control functions with lane centering lines and stop and go. The Platinum version has a Navi-link function that can reduce speed around road curves, toll exits, and intersections. Also included are blind-spot collision avoidance, lane stay assist, and traffic sign recognition, with 10 airbags as standard.

How much does the 2022 Nissan pathfinder cost?

Nissan hasn’t announced a price for the 2022 Pathfinder yet, but it looks like it will cost a lot more than the current generation at $ 31,980. S 2WD variant, up to $ 44,910. The variants present are no different, namely S, SV, SL, and Platinum, with the front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive options.

Toby Archer

With experience as an automotive journalist since 2016 in well-known media, Toby has also tested various types of cars and visited world auto shows. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Hotwheels since early 2020

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