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Redesigned 2013 Pathfinder Priced Less than Traverse, Pilot, Explorer

The fully redesigned 2013 Nissan Pathfinder will have a MSRP of $28,270 when it goes on sale in late October. This starting price undercuts several of the model’s competitors, including the $29,135 Ford Explorer, $29,420 Honda Pilot and $29,660 Chevrolet Traverse. For 2013, the Pathfinder follows the trend of midsize SUVs moving from a truck-based platform to a car-based platform with the aim of delivering a more comfortable ride and better fuel economy.  In a ... continue reading»

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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Details Announced

Nissan announced more information Friday about the all-new, redesigned 2013 Nissan Pathfinder. While the outgoing 2012 model is a traditional truck-based SUV with an optional V8 engine, the new Pathfinder is a unibody crossover that comes with front-wheel drive. According to a Nissan press release, the 2013 Pathfinder will get much better fuel economy than the outgoing model. Nissan expects front-wheel drive models to net around 20/26 mpg city/highway. That’s better than the base 2012 Toyota Highlander ... continue reading»

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