Given that the Nissan Patrol is traditionally a very sophisticated SUV that is fancied by a large number of vehicle enthusiasts, the 2016 model is an exciting release. It is highly projected that the new Nissan Patrol 2016 will receive unique features that have never before been a part of the vehicle model line. This new model year version will allow consumers to venture onto terrains that its predecessors were unable to address. The vast majority of the improvements are focused upon design along with the addition of exterior colors. Current features of the vehicle are said to additionally undergo a shuffling within the vehicle itself.
2016 Nissan Patrol Engine and Trim Levels
The power of the new 2016 Nissan Patrol will be delivered via a 5.6 liter V-8 engine that is capable of delivering a maximum output of 317 bhp and 385 pounds per feet of torque. The engine will be smartly mated with either a five or seven speed automatic transmission. The power of the vehicle will be transferred to all four of its wheels. A secondary engine option is said to be available, but the automaker has yet to release the specifications of the unit at this time.
The most significant of the changes regarding the 2016 Nissan Patrol are centered on the technological features as well as the aesthetic of the exterior. The vehicle will also receive new lines that will enhance the overall appearance of the vehicle. This model year version of the Patrol will have a futuristic feel to its design. This vehicle is available is a trio of trim levels that includes: SE, LE and XE. The SE trim level is specifically designed with off road abilities that are expressly superior. The 2016 offering will, in essence, be a rather large upgrade from the 2014 model year version.
2016 Nissan Patrol Exterior and Interior Redesign
The front of the vehicle has gained refreshed bumpers, LED equipped headlights and a new fine grille. The wheel of the new vehicle will also receive new designing for its wheels. The new colors that will be available for the exterior of the vehicle include: carbon silver, sheer silver, alpine white, titanium and desert dune. The expansion of the color palette is said to be driven towards catering to the enthusiasts of the industry and the class.
The interior of the vehicle will be outfitted with the following features:
- ABS brake assist.
- A 7 inch LCD touchscreen.
- A power steering wheel.
- Push start button.
- Dual zone climate control.
- Air conditioning.
- Manual tilt and telescopic steering wheel.
- Cruise control.
- Power locks.
The new 2016 Nissan Patrol will be available with seating for either five or seven. Optional features that will enhance the riding experience of the driver and passengers are the following:
- DVD player.
- Bluetooth connectivity.
- Parking sensors.
- Leather wrapped steering wheel.
- BOSE audio system with a total of 13 speakers.
- An HDD navigation system that is hand free.
- Memory settings.
- Leather upholstery.
- Rear DVD entertainment system.
- 20 alloy wheels.
- Cooled and heated front seating.
- Parking assist with an all-round view monitor.
2016 Nissan Patrol Release Date, Competitors and Price
The release date and base pricing for the 2016 Nissan Patrol is still yet unknown. Currently, insiders have not been able to properly estimate a base pricing either. What can be conformed is that the vehicle’s closest competition will remain the Lexus 570, the Mercedes Benz GL Class, the Infiniti QX50 and most notably (and closely) the Toyota Land Cruiser.