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1998 Nissan PathfinderReview
Kelz writes:
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It was just what I was searching the market for.

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr SE 4WD SUVReview
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One Hell Of A Car — My pathfinder could climb any hill, go through any amount of snow and could pull 5,000 pounds! The thing was so comfortable, extremely affordable and very reliable. The only downside was I could only get about 12 to a gallon...but it was sooo worth it! Road trips, camping trips the pathfinder could do it all. Thank you so much Nissan!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: I loved this car. It was my first car and it was always there for me. Super reliable!

Cons: Absolutely nothing

6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr SE 4WD SUVReview
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Great Suv — its Fun... Sporty lookin.... drivable and easy to drive. marroon brown in color and its 4wd and there.. great shape and the performance is outstanding and very confortable to drive and sit it and has a alot of seat room and clear vision

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: 4WD

Cons: No Towing Hitch

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr XE 4WD SUVReview
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Over All Good Bush Vehicle — Once they start rusting... watch out. Once metal is exposed it gets nasty. Overall the performance is unexceptional, but it's got where it needs it. With smaller tires is very easy to park. The price is at the high end of the after market however if you get an aftermarket warranty then it's worth the price.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Stability

Cons: Body rust

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr XE 4WD SUVReview
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A Good Choice Of Suv Selection For All Season City And Little Off-road Car —

We bought this car when we first came to Canada which is 1998. My pathfinder is a high end model of 1998. It is a Nissan Pathfider "Chilkoot". It is V6 engine and low torque transmission. 0-100km/h with in 5-6 sec. Decent car for summer and winter. 2WD and 4WD no problem at all and depends which tires you are using. We are using Yokohama A/T for front and rear. The performance of this car obviously is not a sport car performance. It is sucks in fuel but little better than American SUVs. Braking is very sensitive and handling is decent because we are using the KYB suspensions. Below 70 degrees turn with 50 to 60 km/h is not a problem because I tried it. The engine is V6 as I mentioned before. Quality for a 1998 high end Nissan Pathfinder is better than other Pathfinders such as LE, etc. Less repairs on my car. So far we having replace the radiator. Theres no A/C leakage so far. Engine is running great still today. We always use 5w-30 Valvoline Motor Oil with Lucas protection. Appearance is very good during 1998 and it is still looking good today. No rust appear on body so far. Good things is we got hard plastic bumper in the front and back. Inside it got metal bumper as well. When it comes to small car crash accident, it doesnt ruin the car appearance at all. Eventhough I dont like SUVs, I still like this car. It is fun to drive in city during summer especially winter.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It is a decent car. Nothing special. A good looking Nissan SUV in 1998 still today.

Cons: No complain yet in my opinion. I liked it the way it is.

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr XE 4WD SUVReview
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Fabulous For Wheel Drive — Great Vehicle, only downfall is the gas mileage isnt the greatest. would buy another one for sure, the four wheel drive will be nice in the winter. seems to work great, no real problems with the vehicle yet. would totally recommend one to someone else

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Four wheel drive

Cons: Gas Mileage

2 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr LE 4WD SUVReview
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Rokin' But Not For Showoff — I like the overall performance but I hate it's inside, and specially the back spare-wheel. It's hideous. I hate the CD player. It keep breaking down. Even when it is working OK, music keeps interrupted at every speed hump or rough road.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Powerfull engine and smooth suspension

Cons: lousy job for the outside and inside.

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr LE 4WD SUVReview
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Nissan Pathfinder — The bass on the car isn't bad and the overall sound system is good. The interior is quite nice nothing is ripped or falling off. The fact that it is a stick is amazing, it is a blast to do burn outs in and the E brake is hand operated so you can drift on dirt and gravel roads quite easily.

Pros: Not a lot of rust for the north woods

Cons: it could have a better sound system

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1998 Nissan PathfinderReview
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Pimpin Black — it has about 80,000 miles on it. it mostly a family car but i drive it the most. We got it in '98. its been through hitting a deer and a tree. It goes pretty fast but has bad acceleration. Pretty good interior. it is automatic. i like it a lot better than the mini van i use to drive.

Pros: good breaks

Cons: slow acceleration

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr LE 4WD SUVReview
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You Do Not Feel Like You Are Driving An Suv — We had the pathfinder for ten years. There is alot of room in the backseat and the trunk. The interior was grey with a fake carbon fibre finish on the dash. The exterior was green, and it did not have tinted windows.

Pros: The pathfinder was great to transport the boat and trailer. The engine ran smooth for the time we owned it. It did not run like a truck.

Cons: The gas pedal deveoped a build up which needed to be cleaned. This caused the pedal to stick, sometimes causing it to push hard to accelerate.

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Reviews From Other Years

2020 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

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2019 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

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2018 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

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2017 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

Review By Beth

Roomy but not engulfing, handles nicely, all around sharp looking vehicle! Read More

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2016 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

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the looks of the did not turn me on nice car!! Read More

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