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By Ford on Thursday, April 10, 2014
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 105,624overall rating 1 of 10rating details
Pros: "3rd row seat"
Cons: "Radiator defect will destroy the transmission"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1
"I purchased the vehicle in 2009 and thought it was a great value. 3rd row seat, tow package, nice interior and exterior. I was really happy with this vehicle until the sudden failure of the Transmission. I was unaware of the known issue where a transmission coolant line in the radiator fails and allows coolant into the transmission completely destroying the transmission. Nissan is not standing behind their product even though it is a well documented issue with many complaints, repairs are upward of $4000. I will never own another Nissan again!"
10 people out of 11 found this review helpful
By bsdanne on Saturday, April 05, 2014
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 46,000overall rating 9 of 10rating details
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8
"Never any problems, second Nissan for me. Dealership is always great when getting maintenance service."
By Art on Monday, March 03, 2014
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 88,000overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "Most reliable vehicle I've ever owned!"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9
"I love this Pathfinder even more than the 1996 Pathfinder I owned until it was totaled. I probably won't buy another one because I don't like the change to the body they made with the 2013 and forward. The original body style is classic. The rear doors with the handle up on the side was a signature look! Why did they change it?"
By millineum falcon on Monday, March 03, 2014
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 78,000overall rating 9 of 10rating details
Pros: "very reliable and in good condition"
Cons: "I dont use it as much, just need minor work"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"Overall, the vehicle is in good condition, minor scratches which are not seen unless you get close to the vehicle. I would like to keep it but is time to let it go, if I wanted would keep the car; only things to replace is a sensor in gas tank and later the tires. You need to come and see it for yourself and we could work something out about the price."
2 people out of 2 found this review helpful
By fubar on Sunday, January 26, 2014
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 68,000overall rating 7 of 10rating details
Pros: "Right Size auto for our needs, pulled boat"
Cons: "decrease reliability trend/increasing op. costs"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 7
"This was my third pathfinder, 92, 97, 2006. My very best was the first one. They (Pathfinders) started a down hill slide by going away from a "truck" style frame to a "car" uni-body. I wanted the truck ride. I pulled a boat much to heavy for the 1992's 3.0L engine. It never faltered. Never need any additional repair other than battery, oil changes etc. 120,000 wonderful miles of ownership/service. My 1997 needed all the body mounts replaced. It got so bad if you crossed a 2" snow ridge on the highway, you'd be thrown into the ditch before regaining control. My 2006 is on it's third belt and auto tensioner replacement. Then $1300 front end component repair, again it had became unable to drive on the highway. Complete front Rotor replacement at 60k miles, on it's second Heater fan, rear window strut replacement etc. etc. My disappointment of the decreasing quality is only exceeded by the $14,000 in emergency (stranded 5x's) on my Domestic 2005 Ford F250SD pickup. Pathfinder now look like a station wagon? Car's cost 2-3 x's as much...,but their reliability tanked? I bought a RAV4, not the same quality/size/or options. But it is only $10,000 more than the 1992 Pathfinder. Not the $46,000 if I were to stay with Pathfinders."
5 people out of 5 found this review helpful