These days it's expected that cars have a projector and HID setup. Chances are, Nissan is reserving room for upgrades over the years. It's very possible we can see projectors with/without HID's become available on future production years.Although the topline Platinum trim is well-equipped with leather seating, heated and cooled seats for and front passenger, power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel with memory, including the driver's seat and exterior mirrors, and a power rear liftgate, the Pathfinder does forsake a few features found on competitors. HID headlights and LED driving lights or taillights are not available on any trim level at any price. Nissan representatives were somewhat vague on the reasoning, but acknowledged product differentiation from the platform-mate Infiniti JX is a logical conclusion.