Nissan Pathfinder is a seven-seat large-size vehicle in the SUV category. For the 2016 model year, there are four trim-lines to choose from, all with the same 3.5L V-6 engine that produces 260 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual regular gasoline expense is $1,450 to $1,550, which over the course of five years will cost you $1,750 in extra fuel spending. It has a 5-stars overall crash safety rating by NHTSA.
2016 Pathfinder has a relatively long wheelbase ( 114.2 in) and a wider body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively heavier, too, with curb weight of 4168 - 4486 lbs.
2016 Pathfinder seats seven adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only one measurement - head - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on legs and shoulders. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Pathfinder ia a class-leader on only one measurement - legs - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on shoulders and hips. Cargo volume behind second-row seats is larger than average among its peers with 47.8 cu. ft.
2016 Pathfinder S
2016 Pathfinder SV
2016 Pathfinder SL
2016 Pathfinder Platinum
|Engine||3.5L V-6||3.5L V-6||3.5L V-6||3.5L V-6|
|HP||260 hp||260 hp||260 hp||260 hp|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|City||20 MPG||20 MPG||20 MPG||20 MPG|
|Highway||27 MPG||27 MPG||27 MPG||27 MPG|
|Combined||23 MPG||23 MPG||23 MPG||23 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost||$1,450||$1,450||$1,450||$1,450|
2016 Pathfinder SUV comes in four trim levels, with an average price that is $383 less compared to its rivals. With a heavier body, and on average less powerful engine, Pathfinder has higher-than-average combined fuel economy of 22 mpg.
2016 Pathfinder SUV has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, like all of its peers. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed sixty-three complaints, which is more than the average for its rivals. There is also one recall issued by Nissan, which by itself is a relatively high number.