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2017 Nissan Pathfinder gets updated


Nissan has unveiled the updated 2017 Pathfinder, which is getting a long list of upgrades, including styling updates, a more powerful V6 and an upgraded suspension.


On the outside, the 2017 Pathfinder's styling updates include a new "V-Motion" grille, boomerang-shaped headlights, a new front bumper, fog lights, outside rearview mirrors with integrated turn signals and new 18-inch and 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheel designs. In the rear, changes include new taillight and bumper designs.

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Under the hood the 2017 Pathfinder is now powered by a new 3.5-liter V6 with 284-hp and 259 lb-ft. of torque, which utilizes more than 56 percent new or new-to-Pathfinder engine parts and a new Direct Injection Gasoline system. Maximum towing capacity has increased by 1,000 pounds to a best-in-class 6,000 pounds. The updated steering system is now 11 percent quicker and the front shocks are 11% stiffer, while the rear shocks are 7% stiffer.


Inside the interior gets a new standard 8.0-inch touch-screen monitor, which is upgraded from the old 7.0-inch system. The updated 2017 Pathfinder also gets NissanConnect Services
and SiriusXM Travel Link.

Source: Nissan

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