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1997 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr SE 4WD SUV Review
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Love The Pathfinder - I Have Owned Several Of Them Since 1988. — I have owned this car ever since my return from the Philippines. I actually owned an a 1990 Terrano which is the Japanese version of the Pathfinder while I was in Mindanao, Philippines - great car there as well. I had also bought the 2 door Pathfinder in 1988 - It was a great SUV then as it is now...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great winter car; carries a lot of gear as I am an avid golfer, drummer and flea market enthusiast.

Cons: gas mileage but that is expected of this type of SUV

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1997 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr LE SUV Review
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Nissan Pathfinder — I loved this car ... but its time to move on ... I have to say that it was a fantastic SUV... great camping vehicle and family car... went to Burning Man and Death Valley!!! Again... never had a problem!!! Very safe too!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The most reliable car I've ever had... never had a problem with it... first car I ever bought new!

Cons: Poor gas mileage...

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1997 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr XE 4WD SUV Review
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Awesome — The performance of this SUV is lacking. The 3.3L is under- powered and it feels as if it works to hard. The gas mileage isnt to bad however. I get about 19-20mpg around town, and for a vehicle that has 4x4 that is very good. The build quality of the vehicle is incredible! Ive never had anything go wrong with it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 4x4 plus gas mileage

Cons: rust

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1997 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr LE SUV Review
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder — Manual tranny, no AC, no 4x4... after realizing traffic commuting, I had wished I paid extra for the automatic... also wished I had 4x4 so I could go 4 wheeling with buds back then.. * Performance - okay... * Build Quality - pretty good * Appearance - loved the boxy look of the old Pathfinders * Cost of Ownership - I don't remember any extraordinary repairs, etc. * Fun Factor - is this car fun to drive? Yeah, it was okay...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: looks good

Cons: wished I had bought it w/ 4x4 option

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1997 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr XE SUV Review
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder — It's 12 yearrs old. I mean what would you expect for it. I would say that it is in a peak condition for being as old as it is, despite a few problems with the radiator and muffler it is pretty fuel efficient and runs well.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It was free.

Cons: It's 12 years old.

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1997 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr SE 4WD SUV Review
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The Wifes Suv — Dependable truck, but it can be costly to fix. Rust seems to be an issue but all in all it is solid. Rear suspension has some issues but it is fixable by your average guy with the right tools. This is my second one and if gas wasn;t so stinking expensive I'd upgrade to a newer one.

Pros: Solid Truck

Cons: Eh, seats I guess.

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1997 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr SE 4WD SUV Review
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Torque-tastic <--theres A Copyright On That Guys — Not quick but it has power and it looks not that bad

Pros: Power/Torque, Looks ok

Cons: Mileage...not recomended for people that drive alot

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1997 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr XE 4WD SUV Review
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Rusty But Extremly Trusty!! — I love this suv awesome in winter, handles and drives beautifully. lots of room. very trustworthy.

Pros: mechanically bulletproof

Cons: gas mileage..but who buys an suv for mileage anyways!

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1997 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr SE 4WD SUV Review
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Nissan Pathfinder — It's an awesome car, I like it, has alot of horsepower and has 4 wheel drive, runs good and handles like a dream.

Pros: powerful, handles good, built tough

Cons: bad gas mileage

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1997 Nissan Pathfinder Review
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Great Care For New Drivers — I drove it in high school along with my brother. We liked it until it got smashed in. :(

Pros: Handles nice.

Cons: It went to car heaven

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Reviews From Other Years

2015 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

High Quality All Arround Vehicle, Best In Its' Class! By GMcMahan

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2014 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

Great Dance Mom//soccer Dad Vehicle By Dusek

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A Nice Alternative To The Dreaded Minivan. By bfitzpatrick

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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

Best Value For A Do Everything Vehicle W/ Gt Mpg. By GMcMahan

At first I thought this was a great car, that's why I bought it. Now that I have owned it for 2 years it has exceeded my expectations in every category. I liked it so much that I bought my wife a 2015... Read More

2012 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

Nice Looking "suv" And Not The Crossover/minivan Look By Pecknecker

Overall this is a great SUV. I wanted the 2012 since the 2013 changed bodystyles to the crossover and I wasn't impressed with its look so I took advantage of the huge rebates and price markdowns on t... Read More

2010 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

Loved It Enough To Buy Another By dukhntr

The pathfinder LE provides interior luxury and features combined with off-road capability for thousands less than the competition. I think the interior looks better than the 4 runner. I've owned two... Read More

Good Value For What You Buy, Not Ideal For City Driving By Josh

Purchased this 2 years ago, put about 20k miles on it, including many road trips (Pittsburgh to Florida, Virginia, Niagara Falls New York, Washington DC...). Used to pull my dirtbike on a trailer and ... Read More

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