Newly improved, the Nissan Pathfinder is quite a vehicle. The crisp styling is clean, sporty and eye-catching. Available with big 17-inch alloys, Nissan are making quite a visual statement for the Pathfinder.
Slip into the Pathfinder’s interior, and you’ll find that this is a vehicle designed for the long journey. Exceptional comfort, and tasteful interior design and colour make travelling in the new Nissan Pathfinder a pleasure. With a beefed up 140 kW, 2.5 turbo-diesel, travelling is effortless and always efficient. If you prefer a little more power, then the Nissan Pathfinder Ti 550 3.0-litre turbo-diesel is a sweet performer.
Kicking off with the ST model, you’ll find that for under 50k, you’ll have a machine that will get you all over Australia, provide you with efficient and reliable performance, and offer a massive torque curve that will pull your house if required! ALL MODE 4×4 ability, a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic, low range gearing, ABS, BA, EBD, TCS, VDC, airbags for Africa, indicator lights on the wing mirrors, seven seats, dual-zone climate control, cruise control, blue-tooth communications and MP3 compatibility are some of the features presented on the ST model.
Move to the ST-L, and added to the ST list are items like leather seats, electronic front seats that are heated, door mirror memory, an entire side length of airbags, reversing sensors, roof rails, front fog lamps and chrome side mirrors – to name a few.
The Nissan Pathfinder Ti is the flagship, and boasts everything you can think of. Why buy a Jag, when the Ti has it all? DVD entertainment, USB connection and satellite navigation are some of those special items you just gotta have!
‘An SUV that deals to the competition’. This is certainly a way of summing up the impressive Nissan Pathfinder that takes you where you need to go in style, whether down the city street or deep into the woods.
Under the bonnet of the Pathfinder, you have the choice of two modern turbo-diesel engines. The breathtaking and silky-smooth 2.5 litre turbo-diesel puts out a sizzling 140 kW. When linked to a five-speed automatic in the Ti model, you have effortless cruising speed on the highway and muscular performance in the rough. The ST and ST-L diesel variants boast the robust six-speed manual gearbox – which, for the off-road purist, will be unbeatable. The impressive Part Time All Wheel Drive system and shift-on-the-fly 4-wheel drive mean you’ll be able to go just about anywhere and handle just about any terrain.
Look at the top of the range, and you’ll find that the Nissan Pathfinder Ti 3.0-litre turbo-diesel has all the luxury and increased performance. A stunning 550 Nm of torque is class leading, while 170 kW of power is superior. You also find that the Nissan Pathfinder 3.0-litre Ti has a standard seven-speed automatic transmission which always appears perfectly in tune with the demands of the driver and engine response.
Great stability and premium handling are also natural talents to each new Nissan Pathfinder. The four-wheel antilock brakes with brake-force distribution, front and rear independent wishbone suspension, front and rear stabilizer bars and engine-speed-sensitive power assisted rack and pinion steering make the Pathfinder a nimble SUV that has very tidy handling characteristics. Drive it around town, and you’ll enjoy your commanding driving position and very good visibility right around the vehicle.
The interior of the Nissan Pathfinder pampers your comfort requirements to the max! There is an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat and a 4-way power-adjustable passenger seat. The driver’s seat has a memory system that adjusts not only the seat but the mirrors and pedals upon exit or entry of the vehicle. You have the choice of cloth, rich leather upholstery and heated front seats. There is an excellent Nissan navigation system that is hard drive based with GPS. It boasts a 7″ inch colour LCD touch-screen monitor which has voice recognition. There is even the option of a Bluetooth hands free phone system and the HomeLink universal remote system. A Nissan Pathfinder has a tilting steering column, with the audio and cruise buttons located on the steering wheel. Dual climate control with an in-cabin microfilter make the Pathfinder’s cabin ambience clean and well balanced.
Space is excellent inside the Pathfinder cabin. A handy feature is, definitely, the 50/50 split-fold rear seats. Adventure touring Australia-wide is on the cards for Pathfinder owners. Towing capacity is top notch, and handy luggage space inside makes long overnight journeys a relaxing breeze. The rear cargo area has tie down hooks and there is even plenty of storage space for occupants in the third row.
With a list of options and choices that would stagger the mind, the Nissan Pathfinder is the SUV for the discerning buyer.
It is worth noting that every new Nissan Pathfinder comes with a comprehensive 3 year/100,000 km warranty and a 3 year 24-Hour Roadside Assistance program.
The current model series includes the:
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