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2013 Nissan Pathfinder

2013 Ford Explorer

  2013 Nissan Pathfinder  -  First Drive  -  10/2012 2013 Ford Explorer Sport
MSRP
$28,650
$29,100
Invoice $26,127 $27,427
MPG
City/Highway
19/26 16/24
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.8
/ 10
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Bottom Line The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is in a new place that's just right for families who want a big, comfortable, sensible wagon, but it's given up some of its path-finding heritage to get there. Read Full Review The Ford Explorer trades some trail-riding and towing for on-road driving lessons, and comes out fluent. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Interior space
  • Convenient seat-folding
  • Nicely weighted steering
  • Soft, composed ride
  • Quiet cabin

Dislikes:

  • Drab interior
  • Lack of handling grip
  • Bluetooth not included in base S

Likes:

  • A crossover with some SUV style
  • Excellent head and shoulder room
  • Fun handling for a crossover starts with steering
  • MyFord Touch is truly innovative
  • Better gas mileage for most models

Dislikes:

  • Not much dirt under its nails
  • A steep learning curve for MyFord Touch
  • Turbo four's an extra-cost option
  • Middle seat needs a lift
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