2018 Nissan Pathfinder Configurations: S vs. SV vs. SL vs. Platinum

A 2018 Nissan Pathfinder driving down a highway

Have you chosen the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder as your family’s new SUV, but haven’t yet decided which trim level meets your needs best? The following page created by the team at Hawkinson Nissan in Matteson, IL compares the key features of the Nissan Pathfinder S, SV, SL, and Platinum trim levels. Browse our new inventory of the Pathfinder SUV, or contact our Nissan dealership to speak to a product specialist at (708) 252-3769.

Standard Features

Regardless of which 2018 Nissan Pathfinder trim package you choose, there is a long list of standard features you’ll be able to take advantage of. From a 3.5L V6 engine to a rearview camera, you’ll appreciate all the features the new Nissan Pathfinder family SUV has to offer. Stared features among all trim levels include:

  • 5L V6 engine with 284 HP
  • Front-wheel-drive
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Advanced Drive-Assist® Display
  • 8-in. color touchscreen
  • Rearview camera
  • Bluetooth® hands-free system
  • Tri-zone climate control
  • Six USB ports
  • Automatic Emergency Braking

S vs. SV

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S and SV trim levels offer practical features to make the most of your daily drive. If the basic necessities are important to you, then consider the S trim. However, if you prefer upgraded interior amenities, then consider the SV trim which. Key differences between the Nissan Pathfinder S and SV trim levels include:

  • Only the SV trim level includes automatic headlights and fog lights
  • A rear sonar system is included with the SV trim
  • The S trim has remote keyless entry, while the SV has Nissan Intelligent Key®
  • A universal garage door opener and an auto-dimming rearview mirror are both standard with the SV trim
  • The S has a 6-way manual driver’s seat, while the SV has an 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat
  • A leather-wrapped steering wheel is included with the SV trim
A blue 2018 Nissan Pathfinder driving in the snow

SL vs. Platinum

The Nissan Pathfinder SL and Platinum trim levels offer premium interior and technology features every member of your family will appreciate. From a Bose® audio system to heated front seats, you’ll look forward to your next drive in your new Pathfinder. Key differences between the SL and Platinum trim levels include:

  • Only the Platinum trim level includes LED low-beam projector headlights
  • A dual-pane power panoramic moonroof is only standard with the Platinum trim
  • The SL trim has a manually adjustable steering column while the Platinum has a power adjustable steering column
  • Both trims include a memory system for the driver’s seat and outside mirrors, but the Platinum trim adds memory for the steering wheel
  • Heated front seats are included with both trims but the Platinum trim also adds ventilated front seats
  • The SL trim has a piano black interior while the Platinum has a wood-tone interior
  • The Platinum trim has a Bose® 13-speaker audio system
A black 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Midnight Edition

Midnight Edition

The Midnight Edition adds stylish blacked-out features to your Nissan Pathfinder. If you are looking for a unique exterior look, then the Midnight Edition is right for you. In addition to the features included with the SL trim, the Midnight Edition also adds:

  • Black 20-in. alloy wheels
  • Black exterior accents
  • Black splash guards
  • External ground lighting
  • Illuminated kick plates
  • Black rear spoiler
  • Black Midnight Edition badging

Schedule a Test Drive in Matteson, IL

Now that you have chosen which 2018 Nissan Pathfinder trim level is right for your daily driving needs, it is time to head over to the new inventory at Hawkinson Nissan in Matteson, IL to find your perfect model. After you have selected a model you’re interested in, schedule a test drive at our Nissan dealership by calling (708) 252-3769.

A bue 2018 Nissan Pathfinder driving down a dirt road by the lake