This ain't your daddy's Pathfinder. And that's exactly why we're welcoming one into the Autoblog long-term garage. With the launch of the all-new 2013 Pathfinder, Nissan has ditched the trucky, body-on-frame architecture of the previous model for something substantially more refined and efficient, yet the automaker says this is still a capable machine. It's a move Nissan has used before (the second-generation Pathfinder, sold from 1996 to 2004, used unibody construction), but because of just how darn popular three-row crossovers are these days, the timing sure seems right for Nissan to, ... Read More
- 3.5L V6
- 260 HP / 240 LB-FT
- $44,670 (as tested)
An Aging SUV Stalwart Sizes Up Its Crossover Competition Would you describe yourself as an optimist? Someone who can always find the good in something that others fail to see? It's an admirable quality, and one we're going to try and keep in mind while putting down our thoughts on the 2011 Nissan Pathfinder. We could write a thousand-word essay on the ...