2008 Nissan Pathfinder Overview


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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 10 reviews

Hands Down, Better Than Toyota Products! by 3wildcats
 — Bought this car brand new & drove it for a year - absolutely loved it, but just not enough room in the back rows. We considered a Toyota 4Runner, but the Nissan Pathfinder won hands down in price, opt... Read More
Multi Purpose Off-roader by Christopher
 — Great truck solid engine and frame. Drives like a car but handles everything that can be thrown at it. It has an attractive appearance. It cost very little to maintain bc it doesn't need a tune till 1... Read More
Great Truck Handles Everything You Can Throw At It. by Christopher
 — Powerful engine that will not quit. Hold my 235 lb dog with no problems. Drives like a luxury car but hauls like a truck. Read More

2008 Nissan Pathfinder Overview

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Based on 10 reviews

2008 Nissan Pathfinder

For 2008, the Nissan Pathfinder midsize SUV adds the first V8 engine in its history with an available 5.6 L, 300 hp model in SE and LE trims.  In addition, the Pathfinder gets some new exterior accents along with some high-tech features that include Bluetooth and a 9.3 gig Music Box hard drive in the LE.  This SUV comes in 7 trims.

All trims feature a standard 4.0 L, 266 hp V6 engine with 5 speed automatic transmission.  Gas mileage comes out to around 13 mpg in the city and 20 on the highway.  This model has 4 doors, seats 7, and tows up to either 6000 or 7000 lbs. depending on the trim.

Overall, drivers like the solid powertrain and good handling.  However, the ride could use some improvement and interior room gets a bit tight once you reach full seating capacity.  In any event, the Pathfinder has taken some positive steps in the last few years and should continue to maintain its respected position in the SUV market.


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Nissan Pathfinder Questions

Sandra Butler

Truck Won't Stay On. When I Start My Truck, It Will Start Then Shudder And ...

2008 Nissan Pathfinder V6 4.0L. I was driving home and all of a sudden the truck cut off. I tried to start it back up and that's when it started, shuddered and cut off even while pressing on gas once ...

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Temmy Puente

Do You Guys Keep Records From Previews Dealers Offers

At the dealer were I've purchased my vehicle they Rip me off and I want to take a legal action agains them

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