The forthcoming 2022 Nissan Pathfinder spied a couple of days ago with a mild redesign. Nissan stated recently that the whole line of its vehicle lineup should be updated or redesigned by 2023. One vehicle in its line due to be redesigned is the Pathfinder SUV.
The newest generation Pathfinder test mule looks to have a similar dimension and shape as the current model. It comes with a rugged and boxy styling that will replace the current soft lines. The recently spied Nissan Rogue from information that we got will hint the market in the coming year.
2022 Nissan Pathfinder Redesign
The upcoming 2022 Nissan Pathfinder and the current QX60 are twins under the skin. Basically, both models use even more of the same construction. The Pathfinder is a very popular SUV that is made on a car-like unibody construction. However, there are plenty of gossips that the next-gen model in associations with Renault Nissan Mitsubishi corporation might use the new CMF-D platform. If you didn’t know, this popular platform is designed exclusively for mid-size cars and crossover SUVs.
As we mentioned, the spied prototype at first glance looks to have similar proportions as the predecessor. This model is heavily camouflaged but thought skin, we can see a more rugged and boxy look. Interestingly, the front fascia looks better with slimmer LED headlights, similar to what we saw on the latest Nissan Rogue model. On the back, this model including a better-LED taillight and a more prominent spoiler on the end of the roof.
Spy Image Reveals Large Infotainment Screen
The interior of the newcomer 2022 Nissan Pathfinder should take influences from the latest Rogue model. We also have one spy image that reveals the same digital instrument cluster and a large infotainment screen. Basically, from the picture, we can see that Pathfinder’s interior hosts plenty of upscale materials and an infotainment screen with the hexagonal shape.
Like before, Pathfinder comes with three rows of seats, and it provides enough room for seven passengers. Thanks to the Latch and Glide technology, the new SUV offers 79.5 cu. ft. of cargo space. In terms of techs, the standard package includes a tri-zone climate control system, hands-free access, Bose® Premium Audio System with a crisp sound, heated and cooled front seats, and much more.
2022 Nissan Pathfinder Powertrain Specs
In the powertrain department, the latest 2022 Nissan Pathfinder should carry over the same proven powertrain. The current model under the hood uses a 3.5-liter V-6 that can produce 284 horsepower and 259 pound-feet of torque.
However, from plenty of speculations, the forthcoming model might also be offered with various engine options. That means we might finally get a hybrid powertrain at some point as well. Unfortunately, like before, we can expect this model to come with the same continuously variable unit.
2022 Nissan Pathfinder Release Date and Price
As we stated, the latest 2022 Nissan Pathfinder is spied testing recently and is wearing a heavy camo. However, we managed to see plenty of improvements.
This model is one of the reliables on the market with great history and sales. From what we heart, this model will be available at some point next year as the 2022 model. Pricing is not yet available, but we can expect more information soon.