Since its inception in 1933, Nissan has grown to be the third largest car manufacturer in Japan and has cemented its place in the automotive industry while enforcing itself as a force to reckon with. With a number of models being the brand careers for the Japanese car maker, it has been able to warm itself into the hearts of many car enthusiasts. Among the more popular models of Nissan is the Nissan Patrol which has a rich history filled with success. This is why the 2015 Nissan Patrol is being received with plenty of anticipation and this is rightfully so if the rumors floating around are anything to go by.
2015 Nissan Patrol trims
The 2015 Nissan Patrol will be offered in three trim levels namely the XE, SE and LE. Each of the trims will have four sub-trims in each level less the base trim which is the XE. The Sub-trims available include T1, T2, Platinum and Platinum city which goes to show just how much variety buyers will have once the SUV is out. Even though there will be plenty to choose from, there will be only two engine varieties available.
2015 Nissan Patrol engine
Under the hood, the 2015 Nissan Patrol will feature a 5.6L V8 engine that will put out either 317 horses and 385 pounds of torque per foot or 400 horses with 413 pounds of torque depending on the trim that the buyer chooser. This will be mated to 5 speed manual transmission with the option of a 6 speed automatic transmission depending on what the buyer will prefer. This will have an estimated fuel consumption of 16 miles per gallon which is not too shabby given the power that the engine will be able to generate.
2015 Nissan Patrol exterior
The walk around will feature some new accents that will be quite intriguing among them the new look grille that will feature horizontal chrome bars and LED front headlights. It will also feature 18 inch alloy rims and a newly designed aggressive and sporty chassis with creases on the side to achieve better air flow and aesthetic appeal.
2015 Nissan Patrol interior
In the inside, the 2015 Patrol will feature a plethora of features that will include a 7 inch LCD screen, heated seats with leather finishing, a navigation system and DVD entertainment for back seat passengers complete with a View monitor. The sound system of 2015 Patrol will feature six speakers and the ability to connect to a variety of music playing devices.
2015 Nissan Patrol price and release date
While there is not a clear date as to when the 2015 Nissan Patrol will hit the market, it is not expected to be released later than the second half of 2015. Finally starting price is not expected to change much from the previous model and is expected to be around $45,000.