Welcome to "Nissan 2017 – What's New." Replacing the annual "Charting the Changes," this document will be updated monthly, creating a one-stop shop for the most up-to-date Nissan vehicle lineup news. Watch for updates on Nissan vehicles as they become available, and, as always, check in regularly with NissanNews.com for the latest updates on Nissan sales, pricing, motorsports and other activities in the United States and around the world.*
Nissan today announced it is expanding its Midnight Edition equipment package, previously available only on the Maxima SR, to five additional models – each among the brand’s best-selling nameplates. Designed to add visual excitement, the new Midnight Editions of Sentra, Altima, Maxima, Rogue, Murano and Pathfinder share unique content – including black wheels, black spoiler, black mirror caps and available special floor mats –with additional equipment added by model.
Pathfinder, one of Nissan's best known and most popular nameplates in its nearly 60-year history in the United States, is reborn for the 2017 model year with more adventure capability, a freshened exterior look and enhanced safety and technology – pure Pathfinder taken to a higher level of performance and style.
The refreshed 2017 Nissan Pathfinder has earned a 5-star overall vehicle safety rating as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Beginning with the 2011 model year, NHTSA introduced more stringent tests and requirements in order to earn 5-star ratings. The previous Pathfinder earned a 5-star NCAP rating each year since 2014.
Nissan Pathfinder has an amazing heritage as one of the modern pioneers in the SUV segment, with more than 30 years in the marketplace. The 2017 Nissan Pathfinder ups its adventure-ready credentials with aggressive new exterior styling, increased power and towing capability, and advanced driver assistance features. Following are two infographics giving an overview of the 2017 model and Pathfinder's history.
Nissan today took over Dallas' popular Klyde Warren Park to announce a major sponsorship agreement with the city – along with the debut of the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder, which goes on sale at Nissan dealerships nationwide this fall. The reveal of the new Pathfinder took place inside a pop-up "#FindYourNewPath" urban maze.
There's an old saying, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." The engineering team behind the new 2017 Nissan Pathfinder has a slightly different perspective – one that aligns closer to, "If it ain't broke, give it more power." The other guiding principle can be summed up in one word: Balance.
Auto industry studies estimate that by 2020, 80 percent of all new vehicles will be equipped with telematics systems. The new 2017 Nissan Pathfinder gets a jump on the future with a range of enhanced "family adventure-ready" connectivity and infotainment systems.
Completely redesigned for the 2013 model year, Pathfinder takes another significant leap forward for 2017. The new Pathfinder offers more adventure capability, more power and towing capability, a freshened exterior look and enhanced safety and technology – taking the nameplate to the highest level of performance, technology and style ever. Following is a brief overview of some of the major enhancements. Equipment availability may vary by grade level and equipment package.