2009 Nissan Pathfinder  -  $28,010


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $28,010
Base Invoice: $26,299
Destination Charge: $800
Options: $0
Trim: 2WD 4dr V6 S
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 17 | City: 15 | Hwy: 22
Body Style: 2WD 4dr V6 S
Transmission: 5-speed automatic transmission
Engine: 4.0L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine

Pros

Well appointed, roomy interior; off-road and towing ability; V8 power.


Model News

After its make-over last year, the 2009 Nissan Pathfinder sees only minor modifications. For 2009 the Pathfinder gets more standard airbags, two new additions to the exterior color palette and a few alterations in equipment availability.


Value Writeup

With a sturdy fully boxed frame and 4-wheel drive, combined with a 4-wheel independent suspension, the 2009 Nissan Pathfinder offers a good combination of serious towing, hauling, and off-roading ability while providing a competent and comfortable ride on-road. And, with the same big V8 as the full-size Armada, the mid-size Pathfinder becomes both quicker and more capable, with towing capacity now up to 7,000 pounds.


Model Highlights

The 2009 Nissan Pathfinder is offered in S, SE and LE variants, and each are available with either rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. SE and LE models come with a choice of a 4.0L V6 engine rated at 266 horsepower and 288 pound-feet of torque, or a 5.6L V8 making 300 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque.

Both engines are mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission, but the available 4-wheel drive systems are quite different depending on the engine. The V8 comes with a full-time All-Mode 4WD system that can send up to 50 percent of engine torque to the front wheels on demand, while V6 models come with a part-time 4WD system that is more off-road oriented, with a separate low range and on LE models an electronically controlled transfer case.

On the special SE-V6 4WD model, there are several additional off-road-focused features, including a limited-slip system, hill descent control for descending steep, slippery slopes, and hill start assist, which allows a smoother launch on steep inclines when off-roading. The model also includes Bilstein performance shocks, plus additional skid plates.

The Pathfinder has a roomy interior with three rows of seating for up to seven. The third row folds flat to easily expand the cargo floor, the second row is split 40/20/40 and also folds forward, and the front passenger seat also folds forward on most models for especially long items.

The base model S comes standard with the V6 engine and 5-speed automatic transmission. Also standard on the S model are: 16" 5-spoke alloy wheels, remote keyless entry, steering wheel mounted cruise and audio controls, power windows and doors, and, new for 2009, a power liftgate with remote trunk release.

The mid-level SE adds 17" 6-spoke alloy wheels, 8-way power adjustable driver's seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, AM/FM in-dash 6-disc CD player with MP3 capability, dual zone automatic climate control with rear A/C and rear controls, variable intermittent speed-sensitive windshield wipers and more.

At the top of the model is the LE which has an available V8 engine with 5-speed automatic transmission with manual mode. Standard appointments include features such as 18" 12-spoke machined-finished alloy wheels, auto on/off headlamps, body colored side moldings with chrome inserts, heated outside mirrors, Nissan "intelligent key" with remote start availability, leather seats, heated front seats and steering wheel and premium Bose audio system with XM satellite radio, 6-disc in-dash CD player with MP3 capability and much more.

To increase equipment versatility and advance customization, the Nissan Pathfinder also offers six package options: DVD Entertainment package, Leather package, Navigation package, Premium audio package, Moonroof package and Journey package.

All Pathfinders include rack-and-pinion power steering with speed-sensitive power assist, plus 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD). Electronic stability control is also standard. For 2009, Nissan has also made previously optional side airbags and rear and side head airbags standard.


Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 MPG

Cruising Range - City
316.50 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
464.20 mi

Engine Order Code
VQ40

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
4.0L/241

Fuel System
SMPI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
266 @ 5600

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
288 @ 4000

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.84

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.76

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.13

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110

Total Cooling System Capacity
10.9 qts

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3

Passenger Capacity
7

Passenger Volume
149.1 ft³

Front Head Room
40.0 in

Front Leg Room
42.4 in

Front Shoulder Room
58.3 in

Front Hip Room
55.5 in

Second Head Room
39.0 in

Second Leg Room
34.2 in

Second Shoulder Room
58.4 in

Second Hip Room
57.6 in

Third Head Room
36.7 in

Third Leg Room
28.1 in

Third Shoulder Room
57.1 in

Third Hip Room
44.0 in

Wheelbase
112.2 in

Length, Overall
192.3 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.8 in

Height, Overall
72.0 in

Track Width, Front
61.8 in

Track Width, Rear
61.8 in

Min Ground Clearance
8.7 in

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
73.9 in

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
17.4 in

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
44.4 in

Cargo Box (Area) Height
34.8 in

Liftover Height
29.9 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
79.2 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
49.2 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16.5 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4446 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6000 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
600 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.30 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.98 in

Front Tire Size
P245/75R16

Rear Tire Size
P245/75R16

Spare Tire Size
P245/75R16

Front Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in

Spare Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.2 ft

Brake Type
Power

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 x 1.1 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.1 x 0.7 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.1 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V401000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 03, 2010

Component
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Potential Number of Units Affected
7948

Summary
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT WERE EQUIPPED WITH A GARMIN NUVI MODEL 750 NAVIGATION SYSTEM. THE BATTERIES CONTAINED IN THE AFFECTED GPS UNITS CAN OVERHEAT.

Consequence
OVERHEATED BATTERIES COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY GARMIN TECHNICIANS BY REPLACING THE BATTERY AND INSERTING A SPACER ON TOP OF THE BATTERY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GARMIN DIRECTLY AT 1-866-957-1981 OR NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10E019000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 12, 2010

Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Potential Number of Units Affected
1873

Summary
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN FRONT AND REAR LOWER LINKS, P/NOS. 54501ZQ00A, 54500ZQ00A, 551A1ZQ00A, 551A0ZQ00A , 54501EA00A, 54500EA00A, 551A1EA500, 551A0EA500, 54501ZR00A, AND 54500ZR00A, SOLD BETWEEN NOVEMBER 25, 2009 AND MAY 14, 2010 AS REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR MODEL YEAR 2004 THROUGH 2010 TITAN, ARMADA, AND QX56, AND MODEL YEARS 2005 THROUGH 2010 FRONTIER, XTERRA, AND PATHFINDER VEHICLES. THE LOWER CONTROL LINK ASSEMBLY HAS TWO CYLINDRICAL COLLARS FORMING THE INBOARD ATTACHMENT POINTS TO THE CHASSIS. DUE TO AN IMPROPER WELDING PROCESS SOME COLLARS MAY CONTAIN WELDS THAT DO NOT MEET STRENGTH SPECIFICATIONS.

Consequence
IF THE COLLAR WELD SEPARATES, THE VEHICLE HANDLING WILL DETERIORATE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE ANY AFFECTED LOWER LINK FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
08V690000

Mfg's Report Date
DEC 18, 2008

Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected
242720

Summary
NISSAN IS RECALLING 242,720 MY 2005-2009 PATHFINDER, FRONTIER AND XTERRA VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IN THOSE AREAS OF THE COUNTRY WHICH USE HEAVY CONCENTRATIONS OF ROAD SALT IN THE WINTER, A MIXTURE OF SNOW/WATER AND SALT CAN ENTER INTO THE FRONT CRASH ZONE SENSOR (CZS) HOUSING. IF THIS OCCURS, THE CZS MAY INTERNALLY RUST RESULTING IN A SIGNAL INTERRUPTION. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE RED AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE TO ALERT THE VEHICLE OPERATOR.

Consequence
THIS ISSUE COULD RESULT IN THE NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER FRONT AIR BAGS IN A CRASH, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT CZS WITH A REDESIGNED SENSOR. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS IN THE OTHER STATES WILL RECEIVE EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE SENSOR TO 10 YEARS. THESE OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE WARRANTY EXTENSION BY MAIL AND WILL RECEIVE A STICKER TO PLACE IN THEIR WARRANTY BOOKLET EXPLAINING THE EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERAGE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver
Not Rated

Side Rear Passenger
Not Rated

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

4.0L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine

Variable valve timing (CVTCS)

5-speed automatic transmission

Brake-activated limited slip (ABLS)

Rear wheel drive

Class IV tow receiver hitch w/7-pin wiring harness

Lower radiator skid plate

Independent double wishbone front/rear suspension

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Pwr speed-sensitive rack & pinion steering

4-wheel pwr vented disc brakes

Stainless steel exhaust

16" alloy wheels

P245/75R16 all-season tires

Full size spare tire w/steel wheel

Roof rails

Body-color bumpers & fender flares

Mesh grille w/chrome surround

Folding black pwr mirrors

Rear privacy glass

Flip-up liftgate window

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

Rear window fixed intermittent wiper w/washer

Body-color door handles

AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (6) speakers

In glass diversity antenna

Front bucket seats -inc: 8-way manual driver seat w/manual lumbar, 4-way manual front passenger seat, adjustable active head restraints

2nd row 40/20/40 reclining fold-flat bench seat w/adjustable head restraints

3rd row 50/50 fold-flat split bench seat w/adjustable head restraints

Cloth seating surfaces

Steering wheel mounted cruise controls

Tilt steering column

Immobilizer theft-deterrent system

Security alarm system

Trip computer

Pwr windows w/front window auto up/down & safety reverse

Pwr door locks w/selective unlock

Cruise control

Power liftgate release

Remote keyless entry

Delayed accessory pwr

Front air conditioning

In cabin micro filter

Rear center console vent

Rear window defroster w/timer

Dual cup holders for all rows

Bottle holders in front door pockets

(4) 12-volt pwr outlets

Overhead console w/sunglass storage

Day/night rearview mirror

Visors w/extenders & vanity mirrors

Assist grips-inc: (3) first row, (4) second row

Dual coat hooks for second row

Front map lights

Driver seatback pocket

Cargo area under-floor storage

(12) cargo hooks

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)

Electronic brake force distribution (EBD)

Vehicle dynamic control (VDC)

Side door guard beams

Front/rear crumple zones

Driver & front passenger advanced dual stage airbags w/occupant sensor

Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags

Roof-mounted side-impact curtain airbags for all rows w/rollover sensor

3-point front seat belts w/pretensioners, load limiters & height adjusters

3-point rear height adjustable seat belts

Child safety rear door locks

Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)

Energy absorbing steering column

Tire pressure monitor system

 
[C03] 50 STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
AVALANCHE WHITE
$0

 
SILVER LIGHTNING
$0

 
NAVY BLUE
$0

 
STORM GRAY
$0

 
RED BRICK
$0

 
SUPER BLACK
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
GRAPHITE, SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CAFE LATTE, SEAT TRIM
$0

 
[B94] SPASH GUARDS (4-PIECE SET)
$145

 
[L92] FLOOR MATS (4-PIECE SET) (GRAPHITE OR DESERT)
$155

 
[L93] FLOOR MATS & CARGO MAT (5-PIECE SET)
$240

 
[U94] PORTABLE NAVIGATION
$590

 
[V94] DOCKABLE DVD
$1,100

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