NEW FOR 2012:

– Silver option package adds DVD entertainment system
– Exterior colours: Airstream added; Silver Mist discontinued

For 2012, the Nissan Pathfinder adds a DVD system to its available Silver option package.

Sitting on a fully-boxed, all-steel frame borrowed from the Nissan Armada and Titan pickup truck, the Pathfinder uses a 4.0-litre V6 with five-speed automatic transmission and driver-selectable four-wheel drive. Trim lines are the S, SV and LE, all with seven-passenger seating.

Features on the S include 16-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, tire pressure monitoring system, heated mirrors, splash guards, privacy glass, variable intermittent wipers, fixed intermittent rear wiper, roof rack side rails, cloth seats, 40/20/40 second row split bench seat, 50/50 split fold-flat third-row seat, CD player, cruise control, auto up/down front windows, keyless entry, digital compass, and security alarm.

The SV adds 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, fog lamps, running boards, roof rack cross bars, heated seats, eight-way power driver’s seat, six-CD stereo with auxiliary input, and illuminated vanity mirrors.

The LE adds 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlamps, power sunroof, heated leather seats, four-way power passenger seat, six-CD Bose stereo system, XM satellite radio, and garage door opener.

The available Silver trim package adds 17-inch alloy wheels, leather interior, DVD entertainment package and special badges, and can be further optioned with a navigation system.

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