With the new 2014 Pathfinder, Nissan is offering a tough, well-equipped, no-nonsense SUV for those who are sick of all that fashionable and useless crossovers in the market today. The car goes on sale in America from fall 2013, starting at $28,700.
That makes it a rather pricey choice in this class – a fully-loaded model costs $41,200 – but then it is a very capable vehicles. the 2013 Pathfinder is available with either 2WD or 4WD with selectable 2WD, Auto or 4WD Lock modes. It offers seating for seven passengers and has a very roomy interior. Towing capability is also class-leading at 5,000 lbs, and as for fuel economy, it does 26 mpg highway / 20 mpg city and 22 mpg combined for the 2WD model and 25 mpg highway / 19 mpg city and 21 mpg combined for the 4WD model.
The 2014 Pathfinder is available in four models: S, SV, SL and Platinum, and with four option packages: SL Tech Package, SL Premium Package, Platinum Premium Package and Trailer Tow Package. So you can customize your vehicle and only pay for the options you really want. And there are some good option on the list.
You get Bose 13-speaker Premium Audio System, Nissan Navigation System, Voice Recognition, XM NavTraffic and NavWeather capability (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately), Zagat Survey Restaurant Guide, Bluetooth Streaming Audio and 8-inch color touch-screen monitor.
All models are powered by Nissan’s famous 3.5-liter V6. The full price list is as follows:
|Pathfinder S 2WD||$28,700 USD|
|Pathfinder SV 2WD||$31,960 USD|
|Pathfinder SL 2WD||$34,900 USD|
|Pathfinder Platinum 2WD||$39,600 USD|
|Pathfinder S 4WD||$30,300 USD|
|Pathfinder SV 4WD||$33,560 USD|
|Pathfinder SL 4WD||$36,500 USD|
|Pathfinder Platinum 4WD||$41,200 USD|