2014 Nissan Pathfinder Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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What's New for 2014:

  • Pathfinder Hybrid debuts
  • Tech package for SL trim level

Introduction
Nissan redesigned the 3-row, 7-passenger Pathfinder for the 2013 model year, transforming it from a rugged SUV based on a pickup truck platform into a crossover SUV sharing mechanical components with the Nissan Murano. For 2014, a new Pathfinder Hybrid debuts, improving the SUV's combined fuel-economy rating by 4 mpg in exchange for a $3,000 price premium.

Models and Features
The 2014 Pathfinder is available in S, SV, SL, and Platinum trim levels. Pathfinder Hybrids can be equipped with SV, SL, and Platinum trim. Front-wheel drive (FWD) is standard, with 4-wheel drive (4WD) optional.

Upgrading to the Pathfinder SV adds Bluetooth hands-free calling, a USB port, satellite radio, Nissan Intelligent Key passive entry, 7-inch color monitor with an information center, reversing camera, and rear park-assist sensors. Automatic headlights, speed-sensing wipers, and roof rails are also included on the Pathfinder SV, along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, additional power adjustments for the driver's seat, one-touch operation for the front passenger's window, illuminated visor vanity mirrors, audio/video input jacks, and individual tire-pressure monitoring.

The Pathfinder SL has leather seats, heated front and rear seats, memory for the driver's seat and mirror settings, power lumbar adjustment for the driver, and 4-way power adjustment for the front passenger. The SL's interior has wood-tone trim, welcome lighting, and stainless steel doorsill kick plates, while the exterior receives fog lights, chrome body side moldings, and heated side mirrors. A power rear liftgate, remote engine starting, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a universal garage door opener are also standard for this version of the Pathfinder.

The Pathfinder Platinum is equipped with 20-inch aluminum wheels, towing equipment, a hard-drive navigation system with an 8-inch screen and real-time traffic and weather service, Around View Monitor system, power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, ventilated front seats, 13-speaker premium audio system with Bluetooth streaming audio capability and a DVD player, and a 120-volt power outlet.

The Pathfinder Hybrid differs in that it is equipped with unique hybrid powertrain information screens, unique badges, and LED taillights.

Options and Packages
Pathfinder buyers looking to upgrade their SUV have numerous factory- and dealer-installed options from which to choose. Depending on the trim level, highlights include floor mats, fog lights, roof rail crossbars, cargo net, auto-dimming interior mirror, universal garage door opener, remote engine starting, rear-seat entertainment system, trailer-towing equipment, and a tent that attaches to the Pathfinder's rear liftgate.

The Pathfinder SL can be upgraded with an SL Premium package that adds a 13-speaker premium audio system with Bluetooth streaming audio capability and a DVD player, panoramic sunroof, towing equipment, and a 120-volt power outlet. Alternatively, the SL is offered with an SL Tech package equipped with the premium audio system plus a hard-drive navigation system.

A Platinum Premium package is optional for the Pathfinder Premium trim level and includes a panoramic sunroof and a triple-zone rear-seat entertainment system with rear audio/video input jacks.

Under the Hood
The 2014 Pathfinder is equipped with a 260-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine that drives the front wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT). An All-Mode Intuitive 4WD system is optional.

The new Pathfinder Hybrid is equipped with Nissan's new Intelligent Dual Clutch parallel hybrid powertrain, which combines a supercharged, 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, 15-kW electric motor, and a Lithium-ion battery tucked beneath the SUV's third-row seat. Together, these components make 250 horsepower.

Fuel Economy
Equipped with FWD, the 2014 Pathfinder is rated to get 20 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway, and 22 mpg in combined driving. Add the optional 4WD system, and those ratings fall to 19 mpg city/25 mpg highway and 21 mpg in combined driving.

As this overview is written, official EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid are unavailable. Nissan claims it will get 25 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway for a combined rating of 26 mpg.

Safety Ratings and Technology
As this overview is written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has performed crash tests on the 2014 Pathfinder.

Nissan equips every Pathfinder with an Easy Fill Tire Alert system, which makes it easy to maintain proper tire pressures. All versions of the 2014 Pathfinder except for the base S trim level are also equipped with a reversing camera and rear park-assist sensors. An Around View Monitor is offered for the Pathfinder Platinum trim level, providing a 360-degree, top-down view of the SUV's surroundings.

What's New for 2014:

  • Pathfinder Hybrid debuts
  • Tech package for SL trim level

Introduction
Nissan redesigned the 3-row, 7-passenger Pathfinder for the 2013 model year, transforming it from a rugged SUV based on a pickup truck platform into a crossover SUV sharing mechanical components with the Nissan Murano. For 2014, a new Pathfinder Hybrid debuts, improving the SUV's combined fuel-economy rating by 4 mpg in exchange for a $3,000 price premium.

Models and Features
The 2014 Pathfinder is available in S, SV, SL, and Platinum trim levels. Pathfinder Hybrids can be equipped with SV, SL, and Platinum trim. Front-wheel drive (FWD) is standard, with 4-wheel drive (4WD) optional.

Upgrading to the Pathfinder SV adds Bluetooth hands-free calling, a USB port, satellite radio, Nissan Intelligent Key passive entry, 7-inch color monitor with an information center, reversing camera, and rear park-assist sensors. Automatic headlights, speed-sensing wipers, and roof rails are also included on the Pathfinder SV, along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, additional power adjustments for the driver's seat, one-touch operation for the front passenger's window, illuminated visor vanity mirrors, audio/video input jacks, and individual tire-pressure monitoring.

The Pathfinder SL has leather seats, heated front and rear seats, memory for the driver's seat and mirror settings, power lumbar adjustment for the driver, and 4-way power adjustment for the front passenger. The SL's interior has wood-tone trim, welcome lighting, and stainless steel doorsill kick plates, while the exterior receives fog lights, chrome body side moldings, and heated side mirrors. A power rear liftgate, remote engine starting, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a universal garage door opener are also standard for this version of the Pathfinder.

The Pathfinder Platinum is equipped with 20-inch aluminum wheels, towing equipment, a hard-drive navigation system with an 8-inch screen and real-time traffic and weather service, Around View Monitor system, power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, ventilated front seats, 13-speaker premium audio system with Bluetooth streaming audio capability and a DVD player, and a 120-volt power outlet.

The Pathfinder Hybrid differs in that it is equipped with unique hybrid powertrain information screens, unique badges, and LED taillights.

Options and Packages
Pathfinder buyers looking to upgrade their SUV have numerous factory- and dealer-installed options from which to choose. Depending on the trim level, highlights include floor mats, fog lights, roof rail crossbars, cargo net, auto-dimming interior mirror, universal garage door opener, remote engine starting, rear-seat entertainment system, trailer-towing equipment, and a tent that attaches to the Pathfinder's rear liftgate.

The Pathfinder SL can be upgraded with an SL Premium package that adds a 13-speaker premium audio system with Bluetooth streaming audio capability and a DVD player, panoramic sunroof, towing equipment, and a 120-volt power outlet. Alternatively, the SL is offered with an SL Tech package equipped with the premium audio system plus a hard-drive navigation system.

A Platinum Premium package is optional for the Pathfinder Premium trim level and includes a panoramic sunroof and a triple-zone rear-seat entertainment system with rear audio/video input jacks.

Under the Hood
The 2014 Pathfinder is equipped with a 260-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine that drives the front wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT). An All-Mode Intuitive 4WD system is optional.

The new Pathfinder Hybrid is equipped with Nissan's new Intelligent Dual Clutch parallel hybrid powertrain, which combines a supercharged, 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, 15-kW electric motor, and a Lithium-ion battery tucked beneath the SUV's third-row seat. Together, these components make 250 horsepower.

Fuel Economy
Equipped with FWD, the 2014 Pathfinder is rated to get 20 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway, and 22 mpg in combined driving. Add the optional 4WD system, and those ratings fall to 19 mpg city/25 mpg highway and 21 mpg in combined driving.

As this overview is written, official EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid are unavailable. Nissan claims it will get 25 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway for a combined rating of 26 mpg.

Safety Ratings and Technology
As this overview is written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has performed crash tests on the 2014 Pathfinder.

Nissan equips every Pathfinder with an Easy Fill Tire Alert system, which makes it easy to maintain proper tire pressures. All versions of the 2014 Pathfinder except for the base S trim level are also equipped with a reversing camera and rear park-assist sensors. An Around View Monitor is offered for the Pathfinder Platinum trim level, providing a 360-degree, top-down view of the SUV's surroundings.

Available Trims for the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name S (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 29210.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name SV (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 32300.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name SL (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 35250.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name Platinum (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 39950.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name S (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 30810.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name SV (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 33900.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name SL (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 36850.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name Platinum (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 41550.00 Engine 3.5 L/213 City/Hwy MPG 19/25
Name SV Hybrid (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 35300.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 25/28
Name SL Hybrid (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 38250.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 25/28
Name Platinum Hybrid (2WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 42950.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 25/28
Name SV Hybrid (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 36900.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 25/27
Name SL Hybrid (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 39850.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 25/27
Name Platinum Hybrid (4WD 4dr) Transmission CVT w/OD MSRP 44550.00 Engine 2.5 L/152 City/Hwy MPG 25/27
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INTERIOR
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 7 passenger seating capacity, 6-way manual driver's seat and manual lumbar support, 4-way manual front passenger seat, 2nd row 60/40 split w/manual slide/recline/fold flat and 3rd row 50/50 split w/manual recline/fold flat
  • Front Facing Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • Fixed Bench 3rd Row Seat Front and 2 Fixed Head Restraints
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Valet Function
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts, Headliner/Pillar Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Cloth Door Trim Insert
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • FOB Controls -inc: Windows
  • Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Analog Display
  • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
  • Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest w/Storage and Rear Center Armrest w/Storage
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 7 passenger seating capacity, 8-way power driver's seat and manual lumbar support, 4-way manual front passenger seat, 2nd row 60/40 split w/manual slide/recline/fold flat and 3rd row 50/50 split w/manual recline/fold flat
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Leather Gear Shift Knob
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 4 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
  • 4 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Heated Front & Rear Bucket Seats -inc: 7 passenger seating capacity, 8-way power driver's seat w/memory and power lumbar support, 4-way power AS seat, 2nd row 60/40 split w/manual slide/recline/fold flat and 3rd row 50/50 split w/manual recline/fold flat
  • Split-Bench Front Facing Heated Rear Seat
  • Fixed Bench Leatherette 3rd Row Seat Front and 2 Fixed Head Restraints
  • Compass
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Trunk/Hatch
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
  • Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Wood Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Wood/Metal-Look Door Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Leather Door Trim Insert
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • Memory Settings -inc: Driver Seat and Door Mirrors
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate, Windows and Remote Engine Start
  • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
  • Heated & Cooled Climate Controlled Seats -inc: 7 passenger seating capacity, 8-way power driver's seat w/memory and power lumbar support, 4-way power AS seat, 2nd row 60/40 split w/manual slide/recline/fold flat and 3rd row 50/50 split w/manual recline/fold flat
  • Front Facing Heated Rear Seat w/Manual Fore/Aft
  • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Heated Leather Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away
  • Memory Settings -inc: Driver Seat, Door Mirrors and Steering Wheel
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Traction Battery Level, Power/Regen, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Heated Front & Rear Bucket Seats -inc: 7 passenger seating capacity, 8-way power driver's seat and power lumbar support, 4-way power AS seat, 2nd row 60/40 split w/manual slide/recline/fold flat and 3rd row 50/50 split w/manual recline/fold flat
  • Heated & Cooled Climate Controlled Seats -inc: 7 passenger seating capacity, 8-way power driver's seat and power lumbar support, 4-way power AS seat, 2nd row 60/40 split w/manual slide/recline/fold flat and 3rd row 50/50 split w/manual recline/fold flat
  • 7 Person Seating Capacity
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 18" Alloy
  • Tires: P235/65R18
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Stored Underbody w/Crankdown
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Chrome Bumper Insert
  • Black Bodyside Cladding
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Black Grille w/Chrome Surround
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/1 Tow Hook
  • Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps
  • Chrome Bodyside Moldings and Black Bodyside Cladding
  • Body-Colored Power w/Tilt Down Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Wheels: 20" Unique Metallic Paint Finish Alloy
  • Tires: P235/65R20
  • Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • LED Brakelights
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 3.5L V6
  • Transmission: Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable)
  • 5.577 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 5,986 lbs.
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 82-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 150 Amp Alternator
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Electro-Hydraulic Power Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 19.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential
  • Class III Towing w/Harness and Hitch
  • Electronic Transfer Case
  • Part And Full-Time Four-Wheel Drive
  • Auto Locking Hubs
  • Engine: 2.5L V6
  • GVWR: 5,913 lbs.
  • Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Lithium Ion Traction Battery
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Rear Parking Sensors
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • RearView Monitor Rear Camera
    • Front Camera, Left/Right Side Cameras and Around View Monitor Rear Camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM/MP3/6-CD Audio System w/6-Speakers -inc: auxiliary audio input jack
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Integrated Roof Diversity Antenna
    • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
    • Radio: AM/FM/RDS/MP3/1CD Audio System w/6-Speakers -inc: XM satellite radio, USB/iPod connector (replaces standard auxiliary audio input jack) and speed sensitive volume
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Radio Data System and External Memory Control
    • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • 2 LCD Monitors In The Front
    • Radio: Bose Audio System w/AM/FM/CD & 13 Speakers -inc: XM satellite radio, USB/iPod connector (replaces standard auxiliary audio input jack), speed sensitive volume, MP3, Nissan navigation system, 8" color VGA display, voice recognition, XM NavTraffic and NavWeather capability, Zagat Survey restaurant guide, Bluetooth streaming audio and 120V power outlet (US/CAN only)
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Radio Data System and DVD-Audio
    • Regular Amplifier
    • Digital Signal Processor
    • Radio: AM/FM/RDS/MP3/1CD Audio System w/6-Speakers -inc: XM satellite radio, USB/iPod connector (replaces standard auxiliary audio input jack), speed sensitive volume and steering wheel audio controls
    • Radio: Bose Audio System w/AM/FM/CD & 13 Speakers -inc: XM satellite radio, USB/iPod connector (replaces standard auxiliary audio input jack), speed sensitive volume, steering wheel audio controls, MP3, Nissan navigation system, 8" color VGA display, voice recognition, XM NavTraffic and NavWeather capability, Zagat Survey restaurant guide, Bluetooth streaming audio and 120V power outlet (US/CAN only)

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