Nissan’s 2017 Patrol
The new Patrol V6 complements the legendary Patrol V8 which is considered one of the most powerful, spacious and popular SUVs in the Middle East. Specifically designed and built for the demands of the region while taking into account increasing consumer appeal for more fuel efficient, practical, full-sized SUVs, the Patrol V6 still retains the high levels of power and prestige that the legendary Patrol is famous for and has earned it the title ‘hero of all terrains in life’.
The new Patrol 4L V6 was designed for and tested in the region to meet all types of terrain and temperature conditions while delivering the same legendary off-road and on-road capability. It delivers best in class power in the V6 category. With 275 horsepower and 394 Nm, the Patrol V6 offers 12% more torque in the driving range than the competition while retaining the same towing capacity as the Patrol V8. The Patrol V6 weighs less and enjoys lower ownership costs, making it the ideal choice as a practical, everyday family vehicle while retaining its go-anywhere readiness for any kind of adventure.
Available exclusively in the Middle East, the Patrol V6 is identical in design to the Patrol V8 and will be available in both XE and SE grades, each with many optional extras available. Both models have enhanced grade walks and will benefit of new standard specifications such as powered 3rd row seats, meaning they will continue to represent exceptional value for this class and above. Equipped with the Nissan Smart Car Application, the MY17 Patrol is the most connected car in its segment (available in the UAE and gradually expanding across the region).
Its increased fuel economy makes the Patrol V6 an appealing proposition to a wider customer base, while offering better ride quality and a quieter cabin than its competitors. These benefits will make purchasing decisions more practical for Customers seeking prestige and power while prioritizing economic benefits.
Building on a heritage that stems back from 1951 when the first Patrol rolled off the production line, the original 60-series Patrol was initially used as a military vehicle due to its all-terrain capability. Over the next 65 years, the evolution of the Patrol saw it become one of the most iconic off-road vehicles ever built, winning 26 awards since 2014 and making it the most awarded SUV in the region.
Like the existing V8, the new Patrol V6 offers incredible power, exceptional passenger and baggage space, and delivers industry-leading value in a prestige SUV. With this new addition to the current Patrol range, Nissan’s commitment to offering incomparable levels of choice to its customers is reaffirmed, and is certain the new Patrol V6 will continue to raise the bar on what a luxury SUV should be.
The Patrol V6 beats its rivals with several milestones including lower engine noise and vibration, better acceleration and a 25 percent improvement on acceleration push on steep inclines.
The new Patrol V6 will be available in 7 variations including the popular Platinum grade. Prices will range between USD 47,500 and USD 69,500 in the GCC, with local country prices being revealed by each Nissan distributor respectively.