The Pathfinder will fit easily in garages and standard parking spaces. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:10 pm Post subject: V8 or V6. Last month, I traded in my '06 Pathfinder V6 with 70k miles. The shifter would feel at home in an expensive luxury car, though we would prefer the shifter on the left side of the console rather than the far side. However, if your main priority is safety or seating for seven, your best bet is to look elsewhere.
Do you by chance have a link to that comparison? Nissan equips every Pathfinder with front, front-side, and side curtain airbags, the last for outboard occupants in all three rows. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. I am very happy with my V6. Pathfinder is offered with several advanced 4x4 systems. A Design As At Home in the Outback as at the Office Throughout its history, Pathfinder has maintained an iconic exterior design, while also remaining fresh and dynamic. A long wheelbase of 112. With Tom Lankard reporting from Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Also, the Pathfinder doesn't require a climb to get into. You can put small adults back there because of the low floor line, or if you want the skis indoors, fold the left side seats and sit on the right. Chicago Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:39 pm Post subject: I like my V6. Vehicle Details The big story for the 2010 Pathfinder continues to be its roomy interior, especially as third-row seating has become a requirement of the mid-size category. If you'd be so kind as to whitelist our site, we promise to keep bringing you great content. If you're going to spend that much money, buy what you want.
Captain Sponsored Member Joined: 19 Mar 2008 Posts: 692 Location: S. The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited. Those guys are all about performance. Wheel packages vary by Pathfinder model. If you are doing a lot of towing or real offroading then the v8 along with the upgraded rear will make you a feel more assured to get you home. Do you by chance have a link to that comparison? When the original Nissan Pathfinder was first introduced in mid-1986, it was a true breakthrough design — powerful, capable and authentic in its tough, off-road truck roots. And thanks for reading Autoblog.
All 2010 Pathfinder trims come standard with a 4. I will sometimes have an additional 2 tons of debris in my trailer, and although the V6 could handle it, I would struggle on hills and when passing. The is geared toward a different crowd than the Nissan Pathfinder. They answered all our questions and did not pressure us at all. I have to say the V-6 is loaded with power and I am very happy with my choice.
Inside the ruggedly elegant body, the Pathfinder interior offers standard three-row seating and exceptional utility and storage capacity. The factory roof rack looks rugged, but it might not match the weight ratings or versatility of some aftermarket units. Though nowhere near the off-roader that the Pathfinder is, the Highlander is a much better choice for shoppers who need seven seats and want a more comfortable experience. I've only 1800 miles or so est. If you've ever driven a softly sprung French car, many designed for also-marginal roads, you'll feel right at home. The transmission, which is specially tuned for each engine application, features a wide gear ratio spread for maximum acceleration performance and a Direct Control System to provide smooth shift quality. It was a compact Sport Utility Vehicle made for family adventures.
. Storage areas are plentiful throughout the spacious cabin, including eight cupholders and an overhead console with sunglass storage. I can't imagine that maintenance will be much more difficult on a v8 compared to the v6. Folding Three-Row Seating The Pathfinder converts quickly and easily from seven-passenger troop transport to cavernous cargo hauler. For 3 of the 4 years, I towed a 6x12 tandem-axle, enclosed trailer twice a week with min. Model Lineup The 2010 Nissan Pathfinder V6 is offered in three trim levels and with two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive. I have the V8 and love it.
Until then, is offering its capable, truck-based Pathfinder with V-6 or V-8 power, seven-passenger seating, and rear- or all-wheel drive. With its independent rear suspension and large tires, the Pathfinder rides well and the rack-and-pinion steering works precisely and turns tighter than many mid-size sedans. The local dealer had their only one for a year and a half. Bose Audio With its ten speakers and powerful subwoofer, this system may not literally be able to blow the doors off the Pathfinder, but it sure feels like it. V6 all the way-less cost and better fuel economy. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site.
That's much better for switching among your favorites. Wheel sizes range from 16 to 18 inches, with all sizes nicely accentuating the 112. Properly tuned for truck use by favoring torque over horsepower, it makes 266 hp and 288 pound-feet of torque here, about the same as some domestic V8s, and is more than capable of propelling the Pathfinder with verve, smoothness, efficiency bearing in mind these are 2. However, the dealer was very much dismissive to the idea of me rectifying the situation. Besides the gas mileage, I don't have any negatives to say about the V8. Backing both engines is a standard electronically controlled 5-speed automatic transmission.