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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum SUV

2013 Nissan Pathfinder Review

(0 Stars)  A more carlike seven-seater.

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New For 2013
The 2013 Pathfinder is totally new and shares its platform with the 2013 Infiniti JX35.
Overview
The Nissan Pathfinder is all-new for 2013. The three-row SUV has abandoned its old-fashioned truck frame in favor of unibody construction, which helps save weight for improved fuel economy. That transition nets a well-deserved face lift, too, as graceful curves, chrome, and creased body panels take the place of the previous square, boxy design. The second-row seats have two neat tricks: First, EZ Flex allows the second-row 60/40-split seats to slide forward 5.5 inches so people can access the third row from either side of the car. Second, the Latch and Glide feature means a child seat can remain safely attached to a second-row seat while it is tilted for access to the third row. The interior is home to smarter and higher-quality materials. The options list includes new gadgets like an eight-inch touch screen, push-button start, remote engine starting, a dual-pane sunroof, dual-screen rear DVD players, and Nissan’s Around View monitor 360-degree parking cameras. The lone powertrain choice is a 3.5-liter V-6 and an updated continuously variable transmission. Front- and four-wheel-drive configurations are available, and the Pathfinder can tow up to 5000 pounds. Fuel economy is much improved compared with the old Pathfinder. The new SUV can get up to 26 mpg on the highway.

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2013 Pathfinder Platinum Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 3.5L V 6 DOHC with CVTCS variable valve timing
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 19 MPG city, 25 MPG highway, 21 MPG combined and 410 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
19.5gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 260 hp @ 6,400 rpm; 240 ft lb of torque @ 4,400 rpm

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'13 Nissan Platinum SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
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Rear Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Compass
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Trunk/Liftgate
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Memory
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Trip Computer
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
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Rear Spoiler
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Roof Rail
  Interior  
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Auto Tilt Down Mirrors
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Brake Assist
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Memory Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear View Camera
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Air Conditioned Seats
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Folding Rear Seat
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Heated Front Seats
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Heated Rear Seats
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Leather Seats
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Memory Seat
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Third row seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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iPod Connector
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
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Navigation System
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Voice Activated Controls
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
  Trucks and Towing  
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Tow Hooks
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Trailer Harness
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Trailer Hitch
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