2015 Nissan Pathfinder
Plus, it was named the Top Safety pick for midsize SUVs by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Pathfinder is available in two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive configurations, with all models powered by a fuel-efficient 260-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6.
A number of enhancements are added to the popular Pathfinder for 2015, including: Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert added to SL and Platinum grades; Enhanced D-Step Shift logic added to the standard Xtronic transmission; Hill Descent Control added to four-wheel drive models; SV trim level adds fog lights, auto dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink Universal Transceiver and heated side rearview mirrors.
Along with all of the enhancements for 2015, what remains unchanged is Pathfinder’s core values of fun, utility and fresh style. Additionally, it has the most standard towing capability in class (5,000 pounds), best-in-class passenger volume and best-in-class miles per gallon of 27 mpg highway for 2WD models.
Pathfinder comes equipped with 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, with unique 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels offered with the Platinum model. Inside, Pathfinder’s attractive interior design includes comfortable seating for seven, along with an innovative EZ Flex Seating System with LATCH AND GLIDE, an industry first second row tilt and glide seat that allows easy third row access with a child safety seat still installed. A range of available features is also offered, including Nissan Advanced Drive-Assist Display, leather-appointed seating, Around View Monitor and 13-speaker Bose Premium Audio system.
The 2015 Pathfinder is offered with four option packages: SL Tech Package, SL Premium Package, Family Entertainment Package and Trailer Tow Package. Base model estimated mpg: 20/27. Estimated starting price: $29,570.
Compiled by Motor Matters