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Nissan Pathfinder
Nissan Pathfinder
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Nissan Pathfinder Overview

The Pathfinder is a car-based SUV that has seating for seven, but the third-row seat is tight, and even the second row's posture is not ideal. Like the similar Infiniti JX, the passenger-side rear seat can be moved forward with a child seat installed. The ride is comfortable enough, but handling lacks agility. Power comes from a 3.5-liter V6 coupled to a new CVT. This combination returned 18 mpg overall in our tests. Its towing capability of 5,000 pounds is competitive. The cabin is quiet and spacious, and the controls are fairly easy to master. A hybrid version with a 2.5-liter, supercharged four-cylinder engine is new. Reliability of the redesign has been well below average.

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