2019 Nissan Patrol Facelift, Changes, Pickup Truck

The 2019 Nissan Patrol is going to be available worldwide. In the matter of fact, some markets will see it under different names. As Patrol, the crossover is coming to Europe, Asia, South America. North America will offer its sibling, Nissan Armada. Also, a true copy of this SUV in the US will be Infiniti QX56. That is not all when we talk about versions of 2019 Patrol. In the upcoming season, this vehicle could arrive as the pickup truck. Modified towing mule is not confirmed yet, but it is likely to happen.

The 2019 Nissan Patrol is going to be a part of the sixth generation of the crossover. It dates back from 2010. With almost ten years old, the SUV is not getting a new one. Instead, we will see a facelift of the existing crossover. Also, in 2019 season we will see a Nismo model and probably few special editions for specific markets. The concept is the same. It is a Y62.

Platform

With the Y62 concept for the sixth generation, Nissan introduced the F-Alpha platform. This architecture is specific in many ways. It still keeps Patrol SUV as one of the modern crossovers with stylish appearance and drive. It is used for SUVs and trucks. This is another reason to suspect in Defender as a pickup model. Independent suspension is a highlight of this platform. However, the F-Alpha can offer a solid axle arrangement of suspension, and that makes it so special. Furthermore, the platform supports various sizes of engines, as well as the VVT setup.

2019 Nissan Patrol front

2019 Nissan Patrol Revisit and Facelift

Modest changes are on the way for 2019 Nissan Patrol. We will see pretty much the same crossover with slight updates. Test mules are still hidden well from spy photographers. That could mean fans could see a delay in appearance, or the company found a secret location to hide its SUV. Nevertheless, the totally new vehicle is definitely not an option.

Exterior

Outside, the 2019 Nissan Patrol will keep its current color lineup. From light to dark black, there are all neutral paint jobs that keep the crossover elegant and stylish. The new edition could add few more specific schemes, just to refresh the exterior. Also, the appearance is getting a boost from a new front bumper. The rear one will also be changed, but it fits gently into the entire image of the back part. Headlights and grille are suffering minor changes. The 2019 Patrol will again position the badge right on the edge of the hood.

Interior, Safety, Features

The 2019 Nissan Patrol is going to be one of the most prestigious crossovers in the segment. Thanks to innovative systems, this SUV will be a pleasure to ride on. Part of it is an Intelligent 360-degree view monitor. It will help the driver to park the Patrol in tight spots. Also, it can detect moving vehicles around the SUV.

Furthermore, inside the 2019 Nissan Patrol, we can find satellite navigation and Bluetooth. Big touch-screen display of 8-inches is present in every trim level. There, the driver will read all necessarily info about the SUV. In some higher-end models, passengers on the rear bench will have DVD system, with their own displays.

2019 Nissan Patrol interior

2019 Nissan Patrol Performance and Specs

Being delivered to all parts of the world in different editions, made the Patrol a versatile and adaptive crossover. Each market has their favorites. Buyers in some countries are purchasing powerful vehicles, somewhere fuel economy is the priority. Also, buyers know to appreciate interior elegance or exterior appearance. Finally, warranty and maintenance cost could play a major role in buying a vehicle. Common for all these things is drivetrain.

Engine

Powerful or fuel-friendly engine? Long-lasting or performance-boosted? Luckily, Nissan can provide any buyer with whatever is in demand. For 2019 Nissan Patrol, we will see a 4.0-liter V-6 drivetrain as the least potent one. A petrol mill is capable to deliver 275 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. Higher trims in some countries can get a 5.6-liter V-8 unit. This one is more potent, producing 400 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque.

Transmission and 2019 Patrol Nismo

Buyers of the 2019 Nissan Patrol will have a choice between automatic and manual gearbox. There is only one manual transmission, which comes with 6 gears. On the other hand, lovers of the automatic box will choose between 5-speed and 7-pace transmission. The all-wheel drive is the only method. However, there are 4 drive modes at the choice of a driver, and in accordance with road and weather conditions. The choice is on-sand, on-road, rock and snow mode.

Nismo model of the Patrol, as for other Nissan vehicles wearing the same badge, will get a performance-boosted engine. That is the same 5.6-liter unit, used by upper trims of the crossover. However, in 2019 Patrol Nismo, it will gain additional 28 hp.

Hybrid

Another possibility for the 2019 Nissan Patrol could be some mild-hybrid system. It can boost the overall output, but nothing radically, also saving a fuel. Extra miles in the MPG rating are always welcomed by drivers. Nissan could pair the entry-level V-6 engine with a couple of electric batteries. For the start, this plug-in vehicle could boost overall specs sheet. In future, after 2020, we could see more serious electric support for Nissan Patrol.

2019 Nissan Patrol rear

2019 Nissan Patrol Release Date and Price

The 2019 Nissan Patrol is going to debut during 2018. However, we still don’t know what are plans of the Japanese carmaker. Nevertheless, fans shouldn’t be too excited. Production will start in second half of the year, and first units will be in dealerships late this year.

Price will start from $45,000. However, it heavily depends on the part of the world. In some areas, the 2019 Nissan Patrol will start from $50,000. Top of the trim levels’ costs also varies from country to country. Heavily equipped Patrol can cost up to $70,000.

Competition

Another segment where it all depends on part of the world where will 2019 Nissan Patrol appear. It doesn’t come to the US, so many competitors don’t have to afraid of it. The Toyota Land Cruiser is probably the first next option if you don’t like Patrol. Also, for deeper pockets, there is GL Class by Mercedes-Benz and LX570 by Lexus. British carmakers have a representative in this segment with Range Rover producing a new Sport model.

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