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Nissan is Upgrading the Nissan Pathfinder for 2017

Roughly three years ago, Nissan revealed its latest version of the Nissan Pathfinder. The result was a SUV that was an instant hit for the brand! However, Nissan is not one to rest on its laurels. That is why the Nissan brand has announced some exciting news.

According to Drive.com, Nissan is upgrading the Nissan Pathfinder for 2017.

The 2017 model of the Pathfinder is set to undergo major upgrades for its exterior design, engine capabilities, and technologies.

Drivers will notice the first change to the Pathfinder when they first lay eyes on it. The latest Pathfinder has a newly-redesigned exterior, which helps it more closely resemble the rest of the Nissan family of vehicles.

The Pathfinder is also receiving some upgrades under the hood. The 3.5-litre V6 engine equipped to the Nissan Pathfinder will now possess direct injection, which provides it with more power and efficiency.

Finally, a new vehicle wouldn’t truly be upgraded without some great new technologies. The 2017 Nissan Pathfinder has been packed with more active safety technologies, such as Adaptive Cruise Control and Blind Spot Monitoring, to provide drivers with a ride that is not only safer, but more advanced.

If you already loved the Nissan Pathfinder, then you are certainly going to get a kick out of the brand-new 2017 Nissan Pathfinder!

2015 Nissan Pathfinder
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Nissan Gains Ground on Industry Leaders

The fight for first is a tough one in the automotive industry. Recently, Nissan has been gaining ground on some of its top competitors – Honda and Toyota. While Nissan hasn’t been obsessed with taking the top spot, the rivalry has been intensifying for over 25 years. Nissan may leapfrog over Honda, which is currently in the number 2 spot as they have diversified their lineup in recent years.

Nissan Gains Ground

Jose Munoz, chairman of Nissan North America plans to target a 10% share of the U.S. market by 2016. This is a steady gain as recent years they have held anywhere from 7% to 9%. Currently Honda holds about 9.1% of the U.S. market which is definitely within striking distance for Nissan.

With the new 2015 lineup, Nissan executives believe that they will take Honda’s spot in the not-so-distant future. When talking about Honda, Dave Sargent, VP, global automotive from J.D. Power They hope to do so by offering a variety of different models that tailor to many different consumers.

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