The 2016 Nissan Patrol will most likely only present itself to the market with a handful of alterations since the 2015 model year version gained a great number of changes in regards to its design. This new generation will possibly offer a minute amount of cosmetic refreshments to remain competitive within the market. Per an array of industry chatter, the 2016 Nissan Patrol will increase its number of exterior colors, but this remains unconfirmed by the elite automaker.
2016 Nissan Patrol: Engine and Fuel Economy
The power behind 2016 Nissan Patrol will be delivered by a duo of engine options, and neither will be a diesel variant. The base engine option for the Patrol is said to be a 5.6 liter unit that will deliver an output of upwards of 317 brake horsepower and 285 lbs. per feet of torque. This unit option will be smartly mated with either a five or six speed automatic transmission that will also utilize four wheel drive. There is also the option of the 5.6 liter V8 engine that is expected to deliver a maximum output of an estimated 400 brake horsepower and 413 lbs. of feet of torque. This option is expected to be intelligently paired with a seven speed transmission which will provide the vehicle with an improved fuel economy.
2016 Nissan Patrol: Redesign Exterior and Interior
According to rumor, the front grille will be more prominent and will feature a rounded bumpers and accenting headlights. The headlights will host LED technology and the grille will not look as the one currently centered on the 2015 model. Also involved in the arena of improvements are the wheels. Reliable sources contend that the previous model’s trim levels will remain unchanged and are as follows: Se and XE. For future releases, it has been proclaimed that the trim level of LE will be added. It has yet to be confirmed if the vehicle will offer seating for five or for seven.
The interior cabin of 2016 Nissan Patrol will feature a seven inch LCD screen, a BOSE Premium audio system that features 13 speakers. As far as any other adjustments or features within the cabin, there has been no official word released. Additionally, no one has been able to properly spy on the interior therefore many cannot properly predict what will be featured. Most can expect to find the technological and comfort standards that grace all other vehicles offered by the automaker.
The greatest amount of competition for 2016 Nissan Patrol will be the Toyota Land Cruiser. Addition vehicles within its segment include the Lexus LS 570, the Range Rover and the Mercedes-Benz GL Class.
2016 Nissan Patrol: Release Date and Price
It is still unknown as to when the 2016 Nissan Patrol will be released since the 2015 model still hasn’t been released. The previous year model is believed to see its release at some point during this year speculating that the 2016 model will see the inside of dealership showrooms early within the new year. There are industry insiders that believe that this model will not see the light of day until the first quarter of 2017. The base pricing is estimated to ring in at an estimated $ 45 000 which will keep in quite competitive within its class.