Car reviews - Nissan - Patrol - Ti 5-dr wagon
22 Feb 2001
By TIM BRITTEN
The 4.5-litre straight-six engine produces 145kW at 4400rpm and 350Nm of torque at 3600rpmLighter conrods and pistons with revised offsets and an alloy oil pan help quell noise vibration and harshness levels The TI comes with dual airbags, front side airbags, ventilated discs and anti-lock brakes as standard.
The ABS works in all drive modes, even with the limited slip differential locked in The spread of the headlight beam was increased over GQ from 36 to 60 degreesThe driver's seat gets four-way electrical adjustment while the front passenger has two-way adjust The TI has leather seats, dual system climate control air-conditioning, cruise control, in-dash CD and stacker unit, electric sunroof, wood grain trim and keyless entry A sub-fuel tank boosts capacity to 135 litres on all Patrols An electronically activated differential lock is standard on TI with an alarm to remind the driver to disengage at speeds over 20km/h Four-wheel drive in high range can be engaged on the move and automatically locks the front hubs TI has an electronic compass and temperature gauge The turning circle is 12.2 metres Patrol rides on coils all round, with stabiliser bars and telescopic dampers The TI has a stainless steel bull bar complete with vulnerable plastic chrome-finish nosepiece.
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