Why we use Pathfinder, not JLR SDD? (Posted by Cambo)

The reason for SDD being retired and Pathfinder being introduced is more because of the contract with Ford expiring, as the SDD is based on the Ford IDS, so JLR has to pay Ford to keep using it. The major change to the cars themselves is the infotainment system, the Next Generation Infotainment (NGI) is an ethernet-based system, vs the older MOST fibre-optic infotainment i.e. the IAM2.1 So yeah, you could not (easily or economically) retrofit the NGI system into an IAM2.1 car, for example.Continue Reading→