18Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

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3.5

187 reviews · Statistics

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62%11%27%

Build Quality
3.6 (33)
Value for Money
3.7 (33)
Cleaning & Maintenance
3.7 (33)
Noise Level
3.8 (30)
Braking
4.0 (29)
Acceleration / Power
4.0 (29)
Gear Shifting
4.1 (28)
Suspension
3.8 (29)
Fuel Efficiency
3.5 (28)
Handling
3.9 (29)
Interior Design
3.7 (29)
Boot Size
4.3 (29)
Comfort
4.1 (29)
Features
3.6 (28)
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Reviews

Nissan Pathfinder187 reviews
Jase
JaseQueenslandGold Coast, Queensland5 posts
  R52 ST-L 4WD Hybrid
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Amanda Grealy
Amanda GrealySAMetropolitan Adelaide, SA4 posts
  R52 ST 2WD

Nissan Pathfinder

We bought a 2016 Nissan Pathfinder. The car looks great. Is big and comfortable.

We had the car only a few days and noticed vibration when excellerating. We took it to the car dealership multiple times before we gave up and took the car to our own Mechanic 4 weeks into our Warranty. You guessed it transmission is stuffed ! We are hoping the car dealership honour's their warranty and fixes the car otherwise we have to take legal action and we paid over 30 thousand in cash only 4 weeks ago for the veichle. Show details

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HAL N.
HAL N.VICGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  R52 ST-L 4WD

Lemon

From 6 months in, had issues. Rear bearings, rear camera, stats and abnormal leather wear all within warranty... and 1 month out of warranty CV replacement and recently found crap load of rust around rear doors... on a 4 year old vehicle. I regret the day I walked into Frankston Nissan and signed up for this lemon!! All servicing was done at Nissan. Use the car as a SUV. 80,000k's. Show details
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Rum
RumVICGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC4 posts
  Fair Incentive R52 Ti 2WD

Fuel consumption is not recorded

I have brought brand new pathfinder from Essendon Nissan, after I took the car for service this fuel consumption is not recoded. They were saying it’s normal which cannot be true. Because it’s saved before the first service. Now it’s not erasing as well. Not recommending to go to Essendon Nissan I believe they broke the system on my 1st service. Show details
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Badunky
BadunkyNSWHunter Region, NSW12 posts
  R52 ST 4WD
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Dan
DanNSWRichmond-Tweed, NSW10 posts
  R51

2010 pathfinder 12 years old, 250K & no worries at all

I felt tempted to purchase a newer Ranger, Navara, or Triton, but having looked at the reviews and hearing all the horror stories I realised there was no need. She's getting old but still a very reliable and practical vehicle. The interior and paint is holding up well. A few little things like wear and tear but nothing out ordinary or expensive. She's all stock. I love my pathfinder. So much so I will lament the day I see it go because the new stuff seems like rubbish. Show details
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Charan
CharanQLDDarling Downs, QLD2 posts
  R52 ST 2WD

Underrated car of the segment

Ultra spacious, plenty of luggage space , comfortable 7 seater suv. Delivers 7.7l per 100km on highways , and tireless driving on highways.
In urban areas - it is not fuel efficient , it only delivers 12.5l-13l per 100km. Show details
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JTL
JTL2 posts
  R52 ST 2WD

Perfect family Car

i have a 2016 Nissan Pathfinder and i drive this car every single day to work and back and ive never had a problem. its almost at 95k kilometres and not a cvt problem. i bought this in June 2016 and ive never ever had a problem. i just drove 2000ks in it for a big holiday with my family and we had no problems. kids enjoyed there own aircon controls and i had my own. Headlights are full led and really bright. when it hits 100k ill definitely be buying another one Show details
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royb2354
royb2354SAMetropolitan Adelaide, SA
  R52 Ti 4WD
Peter WA
Peter WAWASouth West, WA8 posts
  R51
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Joel Leehy
Joel LeehyNSWNorthern Region, NSW4 posts
  R52 Ti 4WD Hybrid

Good mid class suv

after owning my 2016 pathfinder (silver) for 5 years i’ve noticed the towing is good for my camper going up the hill and the bluetooth is pretty good and my kids love having the movie screens in the back seat with the moon roof open. it’s also comfortable to drive on long trips. we did a drive from anna bay where we live to canberra without any problems there and back Show details
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Moonmag
Moonmag15 posts
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Robyn L.
Robyn L.
  R51

Would not have purchased any other 4x4

Purchased the car new in 2011. The 2.5 engine has just ticked over 246,000 kms. Not a single issue other than normal maintenance. The car has been set up for towing. More than half the kms used was towing vans in excess of 2.5 tons. Brilliant car. Longevity in my opinion was determined by two factors, how the car was first run in and servicing every 5000 kms for the first 100,000 kms at least. The car was remapped at 140,000 kms. Best money I have spent on the car. The car is now ten years old and still looks and runs like new. Show details
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Azza
AzzaNSWSydney, NSW2 posts
  R52 Ti 2WD

Best Family Car Ever

This is our 3rd Pathfinder (I have leased them through work) and we just keep going back to them. A beautiful smooth drive, massive boot, 7 seats (with the back row big enough to fit 2 people, unlike most "7 seaters". Excellent for road trips - just so comfortable in every way. Show details
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madles
madlesVICSouthwest, VIC61 posts
  R52 ST-L 2WD

Good family car for less than 7 people

We were a family of 7 when we purchased our pathfinder in 2016. With the third row of seats there is very limited boot space so not practical if going on a picnic or beach outing, great boot space if you don't have 7 people in the car. I also found the service intervals excessive and felt like I was constantly booking my pathfinder in for a service.
We had issues with the moon roof leaking, however this was covered under warranty.  Show details
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Questions & Answers

Kimberley G.
Kimberley G. · R52 ST 2WD (2013-2024)

2015 Nissan pathfinder ST. Wondering am I able to replace current touch screen for something better?

mar
mar · R52 ST-L 4WD (2013-2024)

Is good for beach driving?

Bob H.
Bob H. · Pathfinder R51 (2005-2012)

07 Pathfinder with diesel fuel issues

How do I know if it’s the filter or the pump

Shannon A.
Shannon A.  

Suction control valves are known for giving the yd25 engines issues with fuel

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Details

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CategoryLarge / 7 Seater SUVsLarge / 7 Seater SUVsLarge / 7 Seater SUVsLarge / 7 Seater SUVs
Starting Price $41,990$63,602$66,752$76,102
TransmissionContinuously Variable (CVT)Continuously Variable (CVT)Continuously Variable (CVT)Continuously Variable (CVT)
Drive TypeFront Wheel Drive (FWD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolHybridHybrid
Wheels18" Alloy18" Alloy18" Alloy20" Alloy
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Fuel Consumption9.9 L/100km10.1 L/100km8.7 L/100km8.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 73 L73 L73 L73 L
Engine6 Cylinder 3.5L6 Cylinder 3.5L4 Cylinder 2.5L4 Cylinder 2.5L
Max Power202kW @ 6400rpm202kW @ 6400rpm188kW @ 5600rpm188kW @ 5600rpm
Max Torque340Nm @ 4800rpm340Nm @ 4800rpm330Nm @ 3600rpm330Nm @ 3600rpm
Country of ManufactureUSAUSAUSAUSA
Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)2,700 kg2,700 kg1,620 kg1,650 kg
Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)750 kg750 kg750 kg750 kg
Manufacturer Warranty3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)
Dimensions
Ground Clearance181 mm181 mm181 mm181 mm
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