The Nissan Pathfinder is a mid-size SUV with seating for 7 and available V8 power. The 2009 Pathfinder is carried over from the '08 model, which received updated styling and a refined interior.
Trims for the Pathfinder are Base S, SE, LE, and SE Off-Road. There's lots of standard equipment, including 4 wheel antilock brakes, 8 way power driver's seat, 3 rows of split-fold seating, dual stage airbags, under-floor storage compartments, and a total of 12 cargo tie-downs.
Engine options are a 266 horsepower 4-liter V6 and a 5.6-liter V8 that generates 300 horsepower. Either engine sends power through a 5-speed automatic transmission and either 2 wheel or 4 wheel drive setups.
Fuel economy for the Pathfinder ranges from 12 miles per gallon city, up to 22 miles per gallon highway.
Base MSRP for the 2009 Nissan Pathfinder is $27,210. A fully loaded V8 model can cost as much as $43,000. The Pathfinder is backed by a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty.
With a long list of standard features and available V8 power, the 2009 Nissan Pathfinder delivers both comfort and power in a mid-size sport utility vehicle.