Nissan just revamped its Pathfinder SUV for the first time since 2012 with bolder, angrier looks - see more

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan
  • The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder marks the fifth generation of the automaker's popular SUV.

  • It replaces the fourth-generation Pathfinder that was introduced in 2012.

  • No pricing was announced at this time, but it should cost around $32,000.

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The fourth-generation Nissan Pathfinder has been around since 2012. But for the 2022 model year, we'll finally get the all-new, completely redesigned fifth generation.

The first Pathfinder was introduced in the 1980s as a rad two-door, body-on-frame SUV. But for its fourth generation, Nissan changed that formula to a front-wheel drive crossover for families. It ruffled some feathers.

The all-new, fifth-gen Pathfinder is still front-wheel drive (though four-wheel drive is an available option). A new design and more technology are offered, according to a press release.

No pricing was announced at this time, but to give you an idea, the current Pathfinder is priced from $31,980. The 2022 Pathfinder will likely cost slightly more and goes on sale this summer.

Read on to learn more.

The 2022 Pathfinder is the fifth generation of Nissan's popular SUV.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

It will replace the fourth-generation Pathfinder, which was introduced in 2012 for the 2013 model year.

All new 2022 Nissan Pathfinder Infographic
2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

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The new Pathfinder wears what Nissan calls "bold, rugged all-new design."

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

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It will offer either front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

It comes in 14 different color combinations.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

It uses a 3.5-liter V6 that's good for a claimed 284 horsepower and 259 pound-feet of torque, as well as a nine-speed automatic transmission.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

The nine-inch center touchscreen is an optional extra.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay come as standard on all Pathfinder trims.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

There's also ProPilot Assist, Nissan's advanced adaptive cruise control, as part of the Platinum trim.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

Trim levels include S, SV, SL, and Platinum. SV Premium and SL Premium are your two package options.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

Nissan didn't announce pricing for the 2022 Pathfinder, but the current one starts at $31,980. The SUVs will go on sale this summer.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan

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