Crossover for 2018 is almost ready. But, what fans are really expect with a lot of enthusiasm is 2019 Nissan Pathfinder. Rumors are saying about big redesign, but we still can’t guarantee that. Company officials are quiet, so it might be silent confirmation that gossips are true. First spy shots are available, but camouflage is very heavy to spot details. Overall, you can expect boxy back and higher nose. These are main highlights of this testing mule, while engine lineup is still under question mark. We believe this could also be edition of R52 model, but these are only possibilities.
2019 Nissan Pathfinder powertrain rumors
Last model of the Pathfinder crossover in 2017 got significant boost on power and towing capacity. Now, it can go further. If rumors are coming from trusted sources, same 3.5-l V-6 unit is going to supply the power for 2019 Nissan Pathfinder. But, updates and improvements on engine can push it closer to 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. Also, fans would like to see better fuel economy and towing. Gearbox which will transform power to wheels is 6-speed automatic. It is almost certain that new crossover will use both two- and four-wheel drive.
2019 Nissan Pathfinder redesign
Although company have 2 years to develop 2019 Nissan Pathfinder, some details are already known. Spy shots help a lot, but it doesn’t unveil all. Heavy camo is on the nose, so big changes are expected there. We believe changes on grille, bumper and headlights will make front end totally new. Side and roof are pretty much the same. However, most changes come on the rear. Latest model wasn’t so boxy. Except shape, under camouflage panels should be modifications on exhaust tips, bumper and rear window. Nevertheless, more details will be available as we are getting closer to 2019 and premiere of brand new SUV.
2019 Nissan Pathfinder price
With so many changes 2019 Nissan Pathfinder could get significant increase of the price. Current vehicle costs from $30,000, while in two years it could start from $35,000. Experts are shy to predict it, but redesign always brings price updates. However, Japanese carmaker must be careful, since competition is tougher and tougher.