The Nissan Pathfinder is a car with the name of an off-road SUV but the body of a crossover. What do you need to know before you buy a Nissan Pathfinder? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
When you think of the Nissan Pathfinder, odds are you think of this car. Or maybe even this car. But it's not that car anymore — the once-rugged, truck-based Pathfinder has gone over to the dark realm of the crossover. And today at the New York Auto Show, we saw the last of its toughness disappear forever as a hybrid…
The fourth generation Nissan Pathfinder loses its ruggedness for 2013, switching to a unibody from the traditional body-on-frame approach. It looks more like an oversized crossover vehicle than the rock-traversing machine of old. But don't for one minute think this makes the new Pathfinder any less capable.
Nissan's come a long way since 1986. From the pickup-with a back first generation, Nissan has re-invented the once-humble Pathfinder into a luxury kiddie hauler. The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder has seven seats, promises 19 MPG city/28 highway fuel economy and goes on-sale late this year.
This clip from the very soggy streets of Nashville, TN shows some kids having a brilliantly good time using a Nissan Pathfinder to go water-skiing in a flooded parking lot. Of course cops step in to enforce... uh, the law?
Nissan will be recalling 242,720 2005-2009 Xterras, Pathfinders and Frontiers due to a faulty airbag sensor.