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Nissan Navara, Pathfinder recalled for nudge bar fix

Nissan Australia has issued a recall notice for D23 Navara and R52 Pathfinder models with factory-fitted nudge bars. According to the company, insufficient bolt torque could cause the roll hoop to rattle or, in the worst-case scenario, detach from the vehicle while driving. This poses a risk to both vehicle occupants and other road users...

Nissan Navara SUV still under consideration for Australia, but not a priority

Nissan Australia is still interested in offering an off-roader based on the Navara ute, though it's not at the top of the company's wish list. Richard Emery, managing director and CEO of Nissan's local arm, told CarAdvice at the launch of the updated X-Trail range that a Ford Everest rival is still under consideration, though it's not a prime focus for the brand...

2017 Nissan Pathfinder pricing and specs

The facelifted 2017 Nissan Pathfinder will arrive in Australian showrooms this March, with more power, more technology and a new look. Starting from $41,990 before on-road costs, the new Pathfinder picks up a revised version of its 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine, which now pumps out 202kW of power and 340Nm of torque - up 12kW and 15Nm respectively - and maintains its 2700kg tow rating...

Nissan Pathfinder recalled for fuel tank replacement

Nissan has recalled a number of its current-generation R52 Pathfinder SUVs, over concerns the fuel tank could rupture. The recall centres on the fuel tank wall thickness, which may be "below the design specification". In the event of a crash, a fuel leakage could occur more easily than intended...

Facelift fails: The worst styling updates of 2016

When brands update their cars, sometimes the stylists get it wrong. Facelifted models are supposed to add some flair to an existing model - to bring it up to speed with its competitors, or harden up some edges that may been looking a little limp on the original model. They can be massive, major overhauls, or nips and tucks and tweaks to minor aspects of the car's design...

2017 Nissan Pathfinder facelift unveiled, coming to Australia first half of 2017

The facelifted Nissan Pathfinder crossover made its debut overnight in the US with a refreshed face and a heavily updated V6 engine. Under the bonnet, the 3.5-litre V6 is claimed have 56 per cent new parts with redesigned pistons, intake manifold, and combustion chambers. There are also new direct injection and valve timing systems...

2013 Nissan Pathfinder recalled for stop-lamp switch issue

Nissan Australia is recalling three examples of its current-generation R52 Pathfinder SUV after it was discovered the vehicle’s stop-lamp switch may have been installed incorrectly during assembly. The car maker reports that the stop-lamp switch in affected vehicles may become faulty over time, which could cause the stop lights to remain illuminated even if the brakes are not applied...

Nissan recalls 3.53m vehicles over faulty occupant sensor, Australia not affected - UPDATE

Update: Nissan Australia has confirmed that Australian models are not affected by this recall as local models use a different kind of occupant-sensing system. See bottom of article for details. Japanese manufacturer Nissan is recalling 3.53 million vehicles globally, due to a faulty occupant classification system (OCS) that may not deploy the airbags properly in the event of an accident...

2016 Nissan Pathfinder spied testing

An updated version of the Nissan Pathfinder is in the works, as these images captured by our spy photographer reveal. Light camouflage across the Pathfinder prototype’s front and rear panels can’t disguise some obvious design tweaks for the updated model. New at the front end of the refreshed Nissan Pathfinder are reshaped headlights, which now have a kink along their lower edges...

Weekend deals on wheels: Discounts from Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault and Suzuki

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. This week’s version has a theme...

Nissan X-Trail, Pathfinder, Patrol N-Trek limited editions released

Nissan Australia has released limited edition N-Trek versions of its X-Trail, Pathfinder and Y61 Patrol 4x4 SUVs equipped with a number of extra features and accessories at driveaway prices. First up is the Nissan X-Trail N-Trek. Based on the X-Trail ST 4x4 petrol auto, Nissan claims the N-Trek is fitted with more than $2400 in accessories including an alloy nudge bar, side steps, roof bars, bonnet protector, rear carpet mats and N-Trek badging...