The next Nissan Pathfinder will receive a new transmission

The next Nissan Pathfinder will receive a new transmission

May 14, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The Japanese manufacturer is finally refusing a problematic transmission.

The current-generation Nissan Pathfinder has been on sale since 2012, and since then it has been beaten by three-row SUVs like the Kia Telluride, so the replacement is long overdue. In addition to the “soft” style, one of the main disadvantages of the Pathfinder is its terrible stepless transmission. It runs extremely noisy and responds slowly, resulting in sluggish performance. Earlier versions were also unreliable, prompting Nissan to release several reviews to replace them.

Fortunately, Nissan is finally solving this problem with the next-generation Pathfinder and is abandoning the Jatco CVT transmission in favor of the newly developed 9-speed gearbox, which should provide a smoother ride and responsive handling. Most likely, it will be the same unit that was recently added to the 2020 Nissan Frontier and used in the updated Titan. The exterior and interior are also expected to change.

Engine options for the new Nissan Pathfinder are not yet known, but it will likely use a new 3.8-liter V6 from Frontier 2020 with a capacity of 310 horsepower. This would be a welcome improvement to the current 3.5-liter V6 Nissan Pathfinder, which produces 284 hp. and 259 Nm of torque.