The Nissan Pathfinder is getting a complete overhaul for 2022, and it will come as a refreshing surprise to many Nissan fans. From sleek exterior body, lines feature a ‘floating’ roofline to a more capable drivetrain, the next year of the Pathfinder has the potential to make itself one of the best options on the affordable SUV market.
The newly redesigned Nissan Pathfinder
From the outside, the Nissan Pathfinder has always taken on a more subdued appearance, doing well to blend into the crowd and never really standing out. It wasn’t that the SUV looked bad, per-say, but it definitely wasn’t turning heads. There is no doubt that when redesigning the exterior of this car, Nissan set out to change that. While it still has the iconic Pathfinder styling cues, its more modern appearances make it look more appealing than ever.
The best interior yet
The updates to the exterior only hint toward what’s hiding inside the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder. If you took it out for a test drive just based on how it looks, you wouldn’t be disappointed once you get inside. The refreshed interior is sleek and modern, potentially one of the best new interiors in the Nissan lineup. The infotainment system pairs well with the digital dashboard to give it a high-tech feel that brings the car into the competition, where it finally competes with other border-line luxury SUVs.
On the road and off
The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder is designed to dominate on the road and off, with the upgrade to the new 9-speed automatic transmission, you’ve only hit the tip of the iceberg. On top of that, the SUV gets seven drive modes designed to tackle any type of terrain imaginable. Higher trim levels even offer an impress 6,000 towing capacity.
The Nissan Pathfinder doesn’t just do well to compete with the off-road capable SUVs on the market, it’s third-row seat capabilities make it a great family option, too. With bench seating or captains chairs, there is plenty of space to take the whole family on adventures, across the country or across uncharted territory.