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2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid

If you've been keeping up with our long-term 2013 Nissan Pathfinder coverage, you already know that, generally speaking, we dig it. After racking up 21,000 miles (and climbing!) on our dear Sweet Brown, we've become very, very familiar with the Pathfinder package as a whole, and many of us actually prefer it over competitors like the Ford Explorer and Chevrolet Traverse. For 2014, Nissan has added a new hybrid option for its Pathfinder, using an all-new powertrain that will also be shared with the CUV's Infiniti-badged QX60 sibling. As far as fuel economy is concerned, our long-term... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
SC 2.5L I4 + 15-kW Electric Motor
Power:
250 HP / 243 LB-FT
Transmission:
CVT
Base Price:
$35,110
As-Tested Price:
$45,910
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    Nissan and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have issued a recall for 989,701 vehicles in the US due to an issue with their passenger-side airbag systems. Affected Nissan models include the Altima, Leaf, Pathfinder and Sentra from the 2013 and 2014 model years, and 2013 NV200 taxis. Affected Infiniti models include the 2013 JX35 and 2014 ...

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    Quick Spin: 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid
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    Official: 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid priced from $35,110*
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    Nissan has announced pricing for the 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid, which was revealed earlier this year at the 2013 New York Auto Show. Offering two- or all-wheel drive, the hybridized crossover sports a 2.5-liter four-cylinder and a 15-kilowatt electric motor, for a total of 250 system horsepower and 243 pound-feet of torque. Those numbers match up well with ...

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    Recalls: Nissan recalling 151,000 CUVs over ABS issues
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    Nissan will be recalling over 151,000 vehicles due to issues with the anti-lock braking systems. On rough roads, light braking in the Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti JX35 and QX60 could trigger a problem in the brake pressure output software that might lead to longer stopping distances than expected relative to the brake inputs. Needless to say, unpredictable ...

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    Recalls: Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti JX in transmission safety probe
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    Long Term: 2013 Nissan Pathfinder: May 2013
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    Report: 2013 Nissan Pathfinder drivers reporting loss of power, 'shuddering' [w/video] [UPDATE]
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    No one appears to have a handle on the numbers, but more than a few owners are registering the same complaint about the CVT-equipped 2013 Nissan Pathfinder: that it "shudders" and loses power when accelerating from a standstill or at low speeds. According to posters at places like Pathfinder Talk, Edmunds, Auto Recalls for Consumers and About Automobile, ...

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    SAE World Congress: New Nissan gas-electric powerplant will boost Pathfiner, QX60 hybrids
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    At the SAE World Congress in Detroit this week, Nissan brought the guts of its new Pure Drive Hybrid System, a four-cylinder gas engine and 15-kW electric motor that has two clutches. The clutches on either side of the motor allows the system to use the motor for propulsion or regeneration and also result in a compact size, about the same as a ...

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    Recalls: About 20k Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti JX models recalled for potentially faulty brakes
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall for the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder and 2013 Infiniti JX due to a problem with the front brakes. The problem is a result of the brake torque member (a part that attaches the brake caliper to the front suspension), which was cast improperly with a structural weakness that could possibly lead ...

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    Official: Ward's 10 Best Interiors released, Asian automakers take 7 of 10 spots
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    Step inside just about any new car these days and you'll quickly see that vehicle interiors have become a pretty nice place to spend some time in. For the third consecutive year, WardsAuto sat in each and every new vehicle that had received redesigned or updated interiors, and it has now named its 10 Best Interiors. Judges look at everything from design ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #328
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    New York: 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid arrives with supercharged engine, 26 mpg combined
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