2017 Nissan Pathfinder Review
Getting behind the wheel of a great SUV can add ease and comfort to your trips throughout the East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket area. But if you’re in the market, how do you know which SUV is right for you? There’s a wide variety of vehicles out there, but the Nissan Pathfinder is continuously one of the best on the market.
To help you find out if the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder is the SUV for you, we’re going to take a closer look. Learn more about the engine performance, the technology and entertainment, and the safety features to decide if the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder has what it takes to be your next vehicle.
Nissan Pathfinder Review: Engine Performance
Underneath the hood of the Nissan Pathfinder is a 3.5-liter V6 engine. This vehicle is equipped with the Xtronic CVT® (continuously variable transmission), which delivers smooth accelerations while cutting back on fuel waste. At its peak, this vehicle can deliver 284 horsepower with 259 lb-ft of torque. Due to the efficiency of the Xtronic CVT®, the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder gets an EPA-estimated 20/27 mpg city/highway*, which is a relatively high fuel economy for an SUV.
Nissan Pathfinder Review: Technology & Entertainment
The Nissan Pathfinder features an 8-inch multi-touch color monitor that sits at the center of the dashboard. This screen is used to access your media to play through the 6-speaker sound system. You have a variety of options at your fingertips like the CD player and the HD Radio®. This radio allows you to listen to standard AM/FM broadcasts at a higher sound quality. The Nissan Pathfinder also comes with a 3-month trial subscription of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio.
Nissan Pathfinder Safety Features
This SUV was specifically designed to protect the driver and passengers with its Zone Body Construction, which features front and rear crumple zones, pipe-style steel side-door guard beams, and an energy-absorbing steering column. As for interior protection, the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder features an advanced airbag system that will actively adjust the inflation rate to correspond with the force of impact. These airbags include front airbags, seat-mounted side airbags, and curtain side airbags for all rows.
This vehicle also features Vehicle Dynamics Control. This active safety feature will provide brake pressure to wheels with low traction during slippery conditions. It also reduces the engine speed to help guide your vehicle back to your intended path.
Schedule Your Test Drive
By reading our Nissan Pathfinder review, you learned all about this SUV and its great features and how this vehicle offers a perfect blend of power and efficiency. The 2017 Nissan Pathfinder offers a variety of technology and entertainment to keep you and your family entertained during your road trips and daily commutes.
The Pathfinder also has the necessary safety features to keep your family safe, such as the body construction, the advanced airbags, and the traction and stability control system. Overall, you learned that this SUV offers you more than just size.
Schedule your test drive of the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder with us at Stateline Nissan—your trusted dealership in the East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket area.
*2017 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 20 city / 27 highway (front-wheel drive), 19 city / 26 highway (4-wheel drive). Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.