FRANKLIN, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced U.S. pricing for the 2012 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, Xterra SUV and Frontier mid-size pickup. All three vehicles are on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide.
Enhancements for the new model year include new exterior colors, refinements to various equipment packages, and a new, high-value Frontier Sport Appearance Package. Details on specific model changes and 2012 pricing information follow.
2012 Nissan Pathfinder Pricing
The 2012 Pathfinder is offered in five well-equipped models, Pathfinder S, SV, Silver Edition, LE and LE V8. Each is available in a choice of 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive except Pathfinder LE V8, which is offered in 4-wheel drive only. All 2012 Pathfinder models (except LE V8) feature a standard 266-horsepower 4.0-liter V6 engine and 5-speed automatic transmission. The Pathfinder LE V8 features a 310-horsepower 5.6-liter V8 and 5-speed automatic.
For 2012, the Power Moonroof and DVD player are now available as options on the Silver Edition and the Nissan Navigation System is now standard on the Pathfinder LE V6. One new exterior color, Brilliant Silver, is offered.
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2012 Nissan Pathfinder include:
Pathfinder S 4x2 V6 5AT
Pathfinder SV 4x2 V6 5AT
Pathfinder Silver Edition 4x2 V6 5AT
Pathfinder LE 4x2 V6 5AT
Pathfinder S 4x4 V6 5AT
Pathfinder SV 4x4 V6 5AT
Pathfinder Silver Edition 4x4 V6 5AT
Pathfinder LE 4x4 V6 5AT
Pathfinder LE 4x4 V8 5AT
2012 Nissan Xterra Pricing
Xterra is offered in three models, X, S and PRO-4X. Each is equipped with a standard 261-horsepower 4.0-liter V6 and choice of 5-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmissions (X model not available with 5MT). The Xterra PRO-4X is offered in 4X4 only, while Xterra X and S models are available in 4x2 and 4x4 configurations.
For 2012, enhancements include one new exterior color, Metallic Blue, and the return of Lava Red and Metallic Green.
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2012 Nissan Xterra include:
Xterra X 4x2 V6 5AT
Xterra S 4x2 V6 5AT
Xterra X 4x4 V6 5AT
Xterra S 4x4 V6 6MT
Xterra S 4x4 V6 5AT
Xterra PRO-4X 4x4 V6 6MT
Xterra PRO-4X 4x4 V6 5AT
2012 Nissan Frontier Pricing
The 2012 Nissan Frontier is offered in King Cab and Crew Cab 4x2 and 4x4 configurations and in S, SV, PRO-4X and SL models (SL available on Crew Cab only, PRO-4X models in 4x4 only). Frontier King Cab is offered with two engines – a 152-horsepower inline 4-cylinder or 261-horsepower 4.0-liter V6. Frontier Crew Cab models come with the 4.0-liter V6 as standard.
The new Sport Appearance Package, which is competitively priced at $1,190 M.S.R.P., includes 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and front grille with Dark Hyper Silver finish, body-color front and rear bumpers, body-side sport graphics and more. Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS) and Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) are now standard on all Frontier models. In addition, three new exterior colors are offered for 2012: Brilliant Silver, Metallic Blue and Lava Red.
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2012 Nissan Frontier King Cab include:
Frontier S King Cab 4x2 I4 5MT
Frontier S King Cab 4x2 I4 5AT
Frontier SV King Cab 4x2 I4 5MT
Frontier SV King Cab 4x2 I4 5AT
Frontier SV King Cab 4x2 V6 6MT
Frontier SV King Cab 4x2 V6 5AT
Frontier SV King Cab 4x4 V6 6MT
Frontier SV King Cab 4x4 V6 5AT
Frontier PRO-4X King Cab 4x4 V6 6MT
Frontier PRO-4X King Cab 4x4 V6 5AT
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2012 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab include:
Frontier S Crew Cab 4x2 V6 6MT
Frontier S Crew Cab 4x2 V6 5AT
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4x2 SWB V6 6MT
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4x2 SWB V6 5AT
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4x2 LWB V6 5AT
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4x2 SWB V6 5AT
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4x2 LWB V6 5AT
Frontier S Crew Cab 4x4 V6 6MT
Frontier S Crew Cab 4x4 V6 5AT
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4x4 SWB V6 6MT
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4x4 SWB V6 5AT
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4x4 LWB V6 5AT
Frontier PRO-4X Crew Cab 4x4 SWB V6 6MT
Frontier PRO-4X Crew Cab 4x4 SWB V6 5AT
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4x4 SWB V6 5AT
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4x4 LWB V6 5AT
About the 2012 Nissan Pathfinder
More than 25 years after its original introduction, the Nissan Pathfinder remains an authentic, rugged yet civilized SUV ready for everyday use and family adventures. Pathfinder's first-class style, which includes a high level of available premium features, combines with a durable, truck-based platform and a choice of two powerful engines to reward owners with both functionality and rugged durability.
The 2012 Nissan Pathfinder is available in 4x4 and 4x2 drive configurations and in five models: S V6, SV V6, Silver V6, LE V6 and LE V8 (4x4 only). Enhancements for the new model year include the addition of power moonroof and DVD mobile entertainment system as available options on the Silver model, standard navigation system on LE models and one new exterior color: Brilliant Silver (replaces Silver Lightning).
Pathfinder's 5.6-liter DOHC V8 engine is rated at 310 horsepower and 388 lb-ft of torque, which helps it to achieve 7,000 lbs of maximum towing capacity (when properly equipped). The proven 4.0-liter V6 offers 266 horsepower and 288 lb-ft of torque. All 2012 Pathfinders are built on a high-strength, fully boxed, all-steel frame based on the full-size Nissan Armada SUV design.
Inside, the refined Pathfinder interior offers a range of amenities, including available leather-appointed seating, heated seating, heated steering wheel, Nissan Intelligent Key™ with twist start, Nissan Navigation System, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately) and RearView Monitor.
About the 2012 Nissan Xterra
The adventure-ready Nissan Xterra continues in the 2012 model year to combine power, utility, value and authenticity – inspiring and facilitating outdoor enthusiasts to "attack life" wherever they go. Xterra's distinct multi-flex interior provides an abundance of useable space, storage and convenience features – including an available Easy Clean cargo area, Utili-Track® cargo carrying system, tie-down channel system, 10 cargo hooks and an available built-in first-aid kit. The changes for the 2012 model year include two new exterior colors: Metallic Blue and Brilliant Silver.
The 2012 Xterra is available in three well-equipped models – X, S, and PRO-4X, making it easy for buyers to determine the exact Xterra model for their particular needs and lifestyles.
All Xterra models feature an advanced 4.0-liter DOHC V6 engine, rated at 261 horsepower and 281 lb-ft of torque, along with a rugged "F-Alpha" truck platform for adventure-ready performance. The "F-Alpha" platform is shared with the full-size Nissan Titan pickup and Armada SUV. Xterra is available with a choice of 6-speed manual (S 4x4 and PRO-4X 4x4 only) or 5-speed automatic transmissions, and in a choice of part-time 4-wheel drive or 2-wheel drive.
While maintaining its tough gear positioning, the 2012 Xterra also offers a range of advanced technologies, including Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately) and an 8-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio system with subwoofer.
About the 2012 Nissan Frontier
The Nissan Frontier, which combines premium hardware, extraordinary power and off-road athleticism, continues to be a leader in the mid-size truck segment. With a choice of two body configurations, 4x4 and 4x2 drive, powerful 261-horsepower 4.0-liter V6 or 152-horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder (King Cab only) engines, and good fuel mileage (19 city, 23 highway, King Cab 4-cylinder 2WD), Frontier again offers exceptional levels of family or workplace performance to fit nearly any need or budget.
Revisions for the 2012 model year include the addition of a new Sport Appearance Package on King Cab and Crew Cab SV models. The Sport Appearance Package includes 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and front grill with Dark Hyper Silver finish, body-color front and rear bumpers, sport cloth seat trim with embroidered Frontier logo, fog lights, body side "Frontier" sport graphic, white-faced gauges, Bluetooth® Hands Free Phone System and much more.
Other enhancements for 2012 include the addition of standard 2-Wheel Brake Limited Slip (ABLS) and Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) on 4-cylinder engine equipped models, and three new exterior colors: Brilliant Silver, Metallic Blue and Lava Red.
About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, design, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program 2010 and has been recognized as a 2010 and 2011 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. More information about Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.Infiniti.com.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second largest Japanese automotive company by volume, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan and is an integral pillar of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 150,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4 million vehicles in 2010. With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of fuel-efficient and low-emissions vehicles under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades including the prestigious 2011 European Car of the Year award.
For more information on our products, services and commitment to Sustainable Mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.
* MSRP excludes applicable tax, title, license fees and destination charges. Dealer sets actual price. Prices and specs are subject to change without notice.
SOURCE Nissan North America, Inc.