1999 Nissan Pathfinder User Reviews

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    1999 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr LE 4WD SUV (1999.5) Review
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    1,535

    Great Family Vehicle Lots Of Room. Great For Trips Decent Off-road 4x4 And A Reliable Commuter — the appearance is decent. headlights are efficent for the year it was made. 4X4 system is virtually bulletproof and a great family vehicle. inside build is a little plasticy wouldn't recommend towing a whole lot. fair power not so great fuel mileage i average 14MPG in the city

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Great in the winter, Super reliable never let me down and im in a -40 winter environment 4X4 system is dependable and when you put it in 4X4 its in no delay

    Cons: belt driven timming system. water pump is in behind the timing belt on 3.3L engine and fuel mileage isnt the greatest

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    1999 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr SE 4WD SUV Review
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    55

    Very Good/great Transportation — Not great gas mileage but acceptable. 99 was voted one of Nissan's best year for great mechanical reliability. Great handling in snow,rain and modest off road activity. Has a good set of running lights for fog and darkened wooded areas. Real roomy and spacious for trips: gear,sporting equipment and can easily carry or tow boats,campers,canoes, kyaaks,bikes, and trailers.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Roomy,fast,handles great in snow and rough terrain, can carry loads,gear,grocery easily.
    Looks like a cool ride with oversized tires.

    Cons: not great gas mileage 22/17

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    1999 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr SE 4WD SUV Review
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    435

    My Second Pathfinder — My first Pathfinder was a '95, which I ran for ten years before the frame rusted out. Its replacement, a '99 early model, is much more car-like, albiet a large, heavy car. It is strong and well built, with no frame to rust. After a year and a half with the '99, and all maintenance completed, I would not hesitate to drive this vehicle cross country.

    Pros: Smooth ride, comfortable interior, decent cargo capacity, big tires and four wheel drive for those off-road times.

    Cons: Gas mileage. 12 mpg in city driving.

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    1999 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr LE 4WD SUV (1999.5) Review
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    '99 Pathfinder, 4wd Le — I very much enjoyed my pathfinder. Nice interior, a little cramped in the back (but I didn't sit there), nice stereo (not compatable w/ ipod/iphone). At slow speeds, it worked really well on hills, however, it was a gutless wondering at highway speeds going over passes. If you're a flat-lander or will be in town w/ no significant climbs, a very nice vehicle. If highway passes, skiing, etc... consider something with a bit more guts than a 3.0L v6.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: interior

    Cons: highway speed hills (mountain passes)

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    1999 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr XE 4WD SUV Review
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    Cargo, Off Road, People Room. — The engine is well powered for the car, with nice gears and a short final drive (4.35?) to compensate for the weight. The fit an finish of the interior is superb. No part of the car has failed on me. 150000 miles, no chronic problems, save for a mysterious vibration i cant seem to locate. The ride is comfortable, and the suspension take bumps and dings very well. Speed bumps and tables are no match for struts on all wheels. I hit a speed table, got a foot of air, and still didnt bottom out the suspension. Ride height is great. Body leans on tight turns, but its not a sports car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: All weel drive. Great Ride height.

    Cons: High rollover risk (cant say i have.) So-so gas milege.

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    1999 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr SE Limited SUV (1999.5) Review
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    12345 — nice engine,lots of roll no repairs just regular maintenance although suspension squeaks and engine whines interior is pretty average exterior rugged with aftermarket about23/21 maintenance is very economic its as un a the local derby without the crashing

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

    Pros: ubreackable

    Cons: Stok suspension is horrible

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    1999 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr SE Limited 4WD SUV (1999.5) Review
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    Great Buy — I love how it drives, it may be an SUV but it feels light like a car. The gas milage is ok, not to great but its not horrible. Pathfinders are built like tanks, my pathfinder has taken so much abuse and just smiled at me. Its very capable offroad, seems to float over mud. I expected a jeep wrangler to outperform but it needed a tow from the pathy. I plan on buying another pathfinder.

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

    Pros: Very Veristile

    Cons: N/A

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    5
    The Pathfinder is a excellent quality and has great durability. It's very low maintenance and the gas mileage is decent. It's extremely comfortable.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

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    2014 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

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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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