The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is leaner and more agile than before, and it will be arriving to U.S. showrooms by the end of this month. The fourth generation model provides greater fuel economy while maintain spacious cabin and cargo space. It features a full 7-passenger seating and has a towing capacity of 5,000 pound, and all this costs you about $28,270 for the base model, plus a destination charge of $825. That’s about $1,020 less than the 2012 model.
The new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder features a new body style and comes in four trims: S, SV, SL, and Platinum. All versions of the new Pathfinder are powered by a 260-horspower 3.5-liter V6 engine that is mated to Nissan’s Xtronic continuously variable transmission (CVT) for a front-wheel drive. Fuel economy is rated at 26 mpg Highway / 20 mpg City and 22 mpg Combined for the 2WD model and 25 mpg Highway / 19 mpg City and 21 mpg Combined for the 4WD model.
As the for the interior of the 2013 Nissan Path finder, it features an all-new interior design. It has comfortable seating for seven and premium seating materials in all three rows, including available leather-appointed seating. It also features the EZ Flex Seating System with LATCH AND GLIDE, which allows easy 3rd row access with a child safety seat still installed. The third row seating can also be folded away to provide even more cargo space. Up front in the dashboard, there is the new Advanced Drive-Assist Display featuring a 4.0-inch color display that uses natural-looking 3D-effect graphics to display information. Also available is an 8.0-inch touch-screen monitor provides interaction and control of the Nissan Navigation System, along with a variety of driver-selectable vehicle systems and settings.
There is a variety of amenities available, such as leather-appointed seating, heated and cooled front seats, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel, programmable Nissan Intelligent Key®, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, 13-speaker Bose® Premium Audio system, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately), Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control, RearView Monitor, remote engine start, tri-zone entertainment system and Dual Panorama Moonroof.
The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder S trim starts at $28,270, the SV trim starts at $32,170, the SL at $34,470 and the Platinum at $39,170. While a four-wheel drive option can be had for an extra $1,600. Nissan has not announced specific features on each trim level yet.
There are a few of options that can be attached to the new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder, which include the $2,650 SL Premium Package for the SL model, the $1,850 dual DVD entertainment system (except the base model), and the $2,300 Platinum Premium Package.
Here is the breakdown: Pathfinder S 2WD $28,270 USD, Pathfinder SV 2WD $31,530 USD, Pathfinder SL 2WD $34,470 USD, Pathfinder Platinum 2WD $39,170 USD, Pathfinder S 4WD $29,870 USD, Pathfinder SV 4WD $33,130 USD, Pathfinder SL 4WD $36,070 USD, and Pathfinder Platinum 4WD $40,770 USD.
We should have more details on the content of each trim of the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder by next week, so stay tuned.