Sales of the fifth-generation Nissan Pathfinder began in Russia in mid-February, shortly before the start of the CBO in Ukraine and the cessation of car deliveries from Western countries. Pathfinder, which had just begun to be brought to us from the United States, was estimated at that time at 4,285,000-4,995,000 rubles. Now Nissan’s recommended price starts at 5,785,000 rubles, but dealers who sell imported cars at the beginning of the year set their own prices.
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One of the dealers in Moscow estimated the new Nissan Pathfinder at 9,200,000 rubles, reports Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Thus, the cost of an SUV in the Top configuration turned out to be higher than the recommended retail price of the “top-end” QX80 from the premium brand Infiniti: on the Russian website it costs 9,140,000 rubles in the eight-seater version. Luxe Sensory ProActive.
The manufacturer itself estimates Pathfinder in this design at 6,455,000 rubles. That is, the dealer threw more than 42 percent above the RRP – 2,745,000 rubles. This extra charge alone is higher than the price of, for example, the Chinese crossover Haval Jolion in the maximum configuration. It is also more than the starting price of Pathfinder in the USA: abroad for a model they ask from 35 thousand dollars (about 2.1 million rubles at the current exchange rate).
Pathfinder in the Top version is equipped with a digital instrument panel, Zero Gravity seats and LED headlights with Follow me home function (turns off with a delay). The four-wheel-drive SUV is powered by a naturally aspirated V6 VQ35 engine of 3.5 liters with direct fuel injection, which produces 275 horsepower (340 Nm). It is paired with a nine band machine.
Meanwhile, national brand retailers continue to amaze with prices. UAZ “Patriot” with a truncated list of equipment is offered for 1.5 million rubles, and the cost of updating Lada Vesta with the prefix NG exceeds two million.