As a family vehicle, it maximizes interior volume, convenience, sand safety, with comfortable, well-bolstered front seats and space for real-world adults in the second row. That second seat slides 5. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. What is new for 2014 is a second powertrain option. It requires that the Deluxe Touring Package be specified as well. With the second row fully to the rear, there's class-leading legroom for rear-seat passengers. The recall began on November 30, 2015.
As noted, Infiniti has programmed in some artificial shift points, to simulate a 6-speed automatic for drivers who usually prefer the feeling of a conventional self-shifter. Not bad for a system that only costs a couple of thousand dollars more in certain trim levels. When the car is put into reverse, sonar sensors in the rear bumper scan the surrounds for plastic objects, and radar in the rear quarter panels looks for metal objects and over longer distances. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. Recall Date 2016-04-26 Description Nissan North America, Inc. And the mix of dials, knobs, touchscreen commands, and controller use was among the least intuitive in any vehicle we've tried to figure out on the fly. Remedy Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will modify the angle of the hood release mechanism to provide additional length to the release cable, free of charge.
Backup Collision Intervention is the latest, and possibly the most welcome of these innovations. Both cars, regardless of nomenclature, are the same new three-row crossover utility vehicle that basically adds more luxury, additional features, and a fresh set of sheetmetal to the underpinings of the more mass-market Nissan Pathfinder. Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-662-6200 -. The seven-seat vehicle is still relatively sleek, nicely detailed, and modern for what could have been a tall and blocky-looking box of a utility vehicle. This is accessible by clicking the shift lever into sport mode. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. The recall is expected to begin by the end of June 2014.
Nonetheless, the system boosts gas mileage from a combined 20 or 21 mpg to 26 mpg, or more than 20 percent. Safety features include a comprehensive array of airbags, including roof-mounted side curtain airbags activated by a rollover sensor. The stylists have managed to minimize the size by lengthening the rear doors, which also improves third-row access. Recall Date 2014-03-25 Description Nissan North America, Inc. The seven-seat crossover also comes with six airbags, including side-curtain bags that protect passenger heads in all three rows, and the usual suite of standard equipment: traction control, anti-lock brakes, and other electronic safety systems.
New for 2014 A power-folding third-row seat has been added to the Deluxe Touring Package, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink is now standard. The secondary latch may remain in the open position when the hood is closed. Also for 2014, the previous Premium Package splits into Premium and Premium Plus groups. Standard equipment is comprehensive, optional goodies tempting, and optional safety features innovative, particularly the backup intervention system. This isn't a Toyota-style hybrid, however, that can move away from stops using only electric power. Many owners have been irritated at one time or another by some, or even most, of these safety features. The second powertrain, new this year, is a hybrid.
Failure of the passenger airbag to deploy during a crash where deployment is warranted could increase the risk of injury to the passenger. Optional safety features include blind spot warning, blind spot intervention, lane departure warning, lane departure prevention, brake assist with frontal collision warning, and, perhaps the most compelling, back up collision intervention. Its headrests are thankfully designed to fold down, which opens up vision through the rear window, but when they're raised, there's not a lot of vision left to the rear. Pricing is competitive by the standards of this class. Our sole quibble with the interior styling is the analog clock, which verges on becoming as cliched as glossy piano-black trim. But that keeps the overhangs shorter, and the long hood prevents any hint of minivan from creeping into the lines.
There's no smooth, engine-less acceleration away from stop lights. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. Then there's a Driver Assistance Package that adds Rear Collision Intervention, along with a smart Eco Pedal that resists hard acceleration under certain driving circumstances. Chevrolet City Express owners will be notified by General Motors. Recall Date 2015-01-14 Description Nissan North America, Inc. Instead, it's a mild hybrid system that adds supplemental torque when more power is needed, restarts the engine after stops, and recharges a small lithium-ion battery pack under regenerative braking. The infotainment system isn't without its flaws, though.
But that really doesn't matter; it's a big, capacious crossover and that's why people buy it. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. It can be switched off too. Lane Departure Warning is useful though a bit too sensitive, we think, while the Around View Monitor is an essential safety aid for busy parents. Remedy Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and tighten any loose bolts to the proper specification, free of charge. It works at speeds up to 5 mph for objects directly behind the car, and up to 15 mph for cross-traffic coming from the sides.