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A Closer Look at the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder

2022 Nissan Pathfinder

If you ask the average person what they value in a car, they would probably tell you about its seats and provision for entertainment. Assuming you are that kind of person, you will enjoy owning the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder. The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder is an eight-seater vehicle with three rows. Its row arrangement allows for plenty of legroom, such that a very tall person can fit inside comfortably. Long journeys can be tedious, especially if you travel in silence. Fortunately, the car is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. These applications enable you to connect your cell phone devices to the vehicle's radio. Once connected, you can entertain your family with music or talk with relatives. What other features make this car a must-have? Tag along to be well acquainted with this model.

Electric Power Steering

Electric power steering relies on an electric motor that draws power from the vehicle's electrical system to steer. This steering technology detects the car's torque and effort applied to the steering wheel. The steering system thus draws energy sparingly, which is sufficient to turn. As a result, the driver will not have to apply so much force to turn. Unlike hydraulic steering, the electric power steering system does not need hoses, hydraulic fluids, a drive belt, and a power steering pump to run. Instead, it only requires a motor and a torque sensor. Therefore, repairing this steering wheel would be cost-effective since you only need to replace one of the two parts. This steering system is also cost-effective in terms of fuel consumption. Remember, the steering system only draws energy based on your steering action. So if you use minimal force to steer, the system will use minimal power. Consequently, you will save yourself trips to the petrol station.

Tri-Zone Climate Control

When you turn on the air conditioner in most cars, the breeze is distributed evenly throughout the vehicle. However, there is a challenge you are likely to face when you turn it on. Some people in the car may complain that they are feeling cold. Unfortunately, you may have to turn it off despite feeling hot. It will be worse for you if you happen to be prone to nausea from the heat. Luckily, this car has a tri-zone climate control feature whereby you can determine how the temperatures will be distributed in the vehicle. In this feature, you can select the temperature for these three zones: driver, passenger, and rear. So, for example, if the passenger feels cold while the driver feels hot, the feature distributes the temperature to the zones accordingly. Therefore, you get to decide which zone will be warm or cool. Besides introducing bearable temperatures in the car, it also contains a humidity control feature. The feature prevents fog from developing on the windows, thus allowing you to see the road.

Engine Immobilizer

Car theft is devastating. Imagine how much you saved to buy your car, only for a thief to reap where they did not sow. Lucky for you, this car has an anti-theft feature known as an engine immobilizer. The engine immobilizer prevents thieves from stealing your car by hotwiring it or by someone who has no key to start the engine. This anti-theft system is inserted into the engine's EMS (Engine Management System). Its engine will not start without the vehicle's authorized key. The key contains a transponder chip. The chip has a security code identical to the one in the EMS. Therefore, the codes have to match for the engine to start running. Any other key will not start this car's engine. The key is helpful as long as the driver does not lose it. Otherwise, someone may get access to it and start your car. In case you lose your key, be sure to contact Nissan immediately so that they can give you a different key.

9-Speed Transmission

This car has nine gears, and you are probably wondering why it is necessary to have so many gears. After all, shouldn't a car have only six gears? This gear system is far more advantageous than the traditional six-gear system. The gear system is good for fuel economy. Typically, you drive with the highest gear when you want to save fuel. For example, in a 6-gear car, the overdrive gear is the fifth gear. As a result, it is the only gear you can use to minimize excess gas usage. On the other hand, the 9-gear system has three overdrive gears: seventh, eighth, and ninth. The 9-speed transmission mechanism thus allows the driver to save fuel since they have three overdrive gears to choose from. Also, the gear system gives the car excellent torque. At some point when you were driving, you may have abruptly spotted an obstacle. Were you able to make a quick turn? If not, the car likely had six gears. With nine gears, the vehicle develops great power. You will therefore be able to turn to avoid hitting an obstacle with so much ease. Lastly, this transmission system makes this car have faster acceleration. In some cars, you need to step tightly on the accelerator to take off. If you are caught up in danger, especially while overtaking another vehicle, you may be knocked by another car. Fortunately, with this car, you will be able to take off with minimum effort. Tapping lightly on the gas pedal is all it takes to accelerate faster.


The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder serves the driver in so many ways. It allows you to entertain your family, saves you fuel, makes it easy for you to accelerate, etc. Very few drivers get their money's worth after purchasing a car. Though the car has functions that ease driving, it is visually appealing to look at. For instance, there are versions of this brand with a grey, black, or brown interior. As for the exterior, it comes in red, white, black, and silver colors. You will also enjoy its features that give you the ultimate driving experience. If you need a car that can do both, then the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder is the one for you.

Benjamin Smith

Written by Benjamin Smith

Benjamin Smith is one of the managing editors of Moneyinc. Ben's been focusing on the auto and motorcycle sector since 2005. He's written over 1000 articles in the space and continues to learn about it each day. His favorite car is "any Bugatti" and he's a die hard Harley Davidson fan.

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