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2006 Nissan Pathfinder Review

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A larger and restyled Nissan Pathfinder debuted last year that's wrapped in bold exterior styling with cues borrowed from the larger Armada sport-utility vehicle. It rides on a modified version of the same tubular ladder-frame platform as the Armada SUV and Titan pickup. A 250-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 engine is fitted to a five-speed automatic transmission and delivers ample acceleration. Rear-wheel-drive is standard, and a choice of either a part-time or an auto-engaging full-time 4WD system is available. Four-wheel disc anti-lock power brakes with Active Brake Limited Slip and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, along with Vehicle Dynamic Control are offered for added on-road stability, and an optional off-road system maximizes grip over rugged terrain. The Pathfinder includes a four-wheel independent double-wishbone suspension for crisp handling and good ride comfort. Inside, split-fold second- and third-row seats and a fold-down front passenger seat provide 64 different seating and cargo configurations. Front-side and side-curtain airbags with rollover protection, a navigation system, rear-seat DVD player, and a power sunroof are optional.  Changes for 2006 include newly available Sirius or XM satellite radio, a new exterior color, Majestic Blue, available leather seats on SE models, Desert Leather newly offered on Off-Road versions, and a six-disc CD changer added to the SE Comfort Package.

 

2005 Nissan Pathfinder by Bengt Halvorson (9/6/2004)
Full-size ruggedness, sized down for reality.

 

 

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Saturday, May 28, 2016
2015 Nissan Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door SL

Great family hauler with good power to tow.

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Comfortable family hauler that can tow 5000 pounds. Good acceleration but could use improvement in the handling department. Great around camera system. Excellent 3rd row seat even for adults.
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Saturday, March 19, 2016
2015 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 4-Door SL

ST L Pathfinder 2015 is Excellent car

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ST L Pathfinder 2015 is Excellent car. I had Toyota Kluger (Altitude) but sold for some reason. Then i purchase Nissan pathfinder ST-L 2015 in February 2016. When i compare Kluger 2013 with Pathfinder 2015, I... + More »
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Sunday, December 27, 2015
2015 Nissan Pathfinder 4WD 4-Door SL

A pleasure to drive with smooth cvt and great mileage

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We compared the others in this class and picked the Pathfinder. It comes with the things we need. 5000 lb hitch and wiring from the factory. Remote start, heated front and rear seats and hill descent button... + More »
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