2019 Nissan Pathfinder Review, Platinum Edition


The newest in the series of SUVs 2019 Nissan Pathfinder is a family favorite 3-row vehicle. The interior is spacious and the safety rating is high. New Pathfinder is based on the platform that is more similar to the sedan models. More efficient and more comfortable than its predecessor, the 2019 Pathfinder offers an all-wheel-drive setup as well. Furthermore, the new model is available in four trim levels and it this SUV is very practical.

The 2019 Pathfinder is quick and easy to maneuver and new changes include plenty of new interior features and minor exterior facelift. Generally, a great family SUV with top-level safety amenities and spacious interior.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder side

2019 Nissan Pathfinder exterior will get a slight upgrade

The last year’s model has suffered plenty of significant changes, so the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder will get only a slight upgrade. That will include some new lines and curves across the whole body. Moreover, a V-Motion grille is finished in chrome and the front end looks much more modern and aggressive as a result.

Even the base model looks attractive and it adds a roof rail. On the other hand, a dual-panel moonroof is optional and it provides great interior light, even for the third-row. A tailgate is power-operated and it is standard on higher trim levels. This tailgate opens much easier as all you have to do is to swipe your foot under the rear bumper.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder interior

2019 Nissan Pathfinder interior design

As we wrote, the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder can accommodate up to seven persons across the three rows. The second row comes with a 3-person bench and the third row with a pair of smaller seats. Legroom is ample in the first two rows, however, the third row is tight for the adults and taller persons.

The interior was revamped last year, so the layout and the use of upscale materials will stay intact. However, the interior will get plenty of new amenities, where some of the optional amenities are standard now. Moreover, safety is better thanks to the inclusion of blind spot monitoring and automatic emergency braking that are standard. An 8-inch touchscreen is available and it is easy to operate with.

Trim options

The newest model will be offered with four trims S, SV, SL and Platinum edition. The base one S trim that is also the cheapest one comes with a great list of features that no other SUVs have.

The features that are present are tri-zone climate control, rearview-camera display, great 8-inch touch-screen display, 6-way manual-config driver’s seat, 6-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system, Bluetooth wireless connectivity and plenty of USB ports. However, it will also get the latest safety like forwarding emergency braking, stability-control systems, airbags, low tire warning.

Furthermore, with the next one SV that is recommended by the experts, buyers will get automatic headlights, parking assist, eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, navigation, blind monitoring and Bose audio premium with 13 speakers.

SL trim features a beautifully crafted leather interior with heated front seats and steering wheel, power tailgate and air view monitor.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum version

The most priced is the Top-line Platinum trim. This trim will bring many premium features to this SUV model. All above techs will be implanted in this one plus will add include intelligent cruise control, a better navigation system, great panoramic moonroof and bigger wheels of 20-inch.

Also, this trim will bring to the rear-seat entertainment package that will be available with two display high definition screens on the headrest.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder side look

2019 Nissan Pathfinder engine output

The 2019 Nissan Pathfinder will run on a single engine choice. A 3.5-liter V6 is the only option and it comes with a CVT automatic transmission. It generates 284 HP and 259 lb-ft of torque.

Those figures make this model the most powerful Pathfinder in its three-decade-long history. Front-wheel drive is standard on all trim levels, however, a sophisticated all-wheel-drive setup is optional.2019 Nissan Pathfinder cargo space

Towing capacity and fuel consumption

This mill drinks a regular gasoline and it can tow up to 6,000 pounds. Fuel economy of the newest model 2019 Nissan Pathfinder is rated at 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. Using all-wheel-drive configuration sets the fuel economy at 19/26 mpg figures.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder rear

2019 Nissan Pathfinder price and release date

The upcoming Nissan’s SUV will cost around $32,000. The SV trim starts at $35,000 while the Platinum model costs up to $50,000.

The prices are in line with the Toyota Highlander, Hyundai Santa Fe and Honda Pilot. The 2019 Nissan Pathfinder will go on sale in the last quarter of 2018.


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