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2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE-OR


Off-Road-Ready SUV

A three-quarter front view of a 2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE-OR

In short: A tough and versatile sport utility vehicle.

Off-roading, anyone? The Nissan Pathfinder SE-OR (the "OR" standing for "off-road," of course) comes backed by 270 horses and enough safety features to set your mind at ease. Whether you're planning on taking this tough all-terrain vehicle to the backcountry or merely looking for as full-size vehicle to cart the kids around in, the Pathfinder, with its reconfigurable three-row seating and ample storage space, makes for a versatile everyday vehicle.

Nissan Pathfinder

The interior of the 2005 Nissan Pathfinder

A three-quarter rear view of a 2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE-OR

Warranty/Service: 36-month/36,000-mile limited coverage, 5-year/60,000-mile limited powertrain coverage.

Base Price: $28,450 / As tested: $31,330

Technical Specifications

Performance Data

Vehicle type: front engine, rear-wheel drive, 7-passenger 4-door SUV

Engine: 4.0-liter DOHC 24-valve V6

Horsepower: 270 hp
Torque: 291 lb-ft
Transmission: 5-speed automatic

Safety: Nissan advanced airbag system (AABS) for driver and front passenger, 3-pt. front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters, ALR/ELR seat belt system for driver, zone body with front and rear crumple zones, side door guard beams

Acceleration: 0-60 in 7.5 seconds

Braking: 70-0 in 192 ft.; 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes
, electronic brake force distribution (EBD)

EPA City: 16 mpg
EPA Highway: 23 mpg

Handling: Traction Control, front and rear independent double wishbone suspension

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(Updated: 06/16/10 NW)

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