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2019 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD
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2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
MSRP
$44,560
Invoice
$41,122
Average Price Paid
$41,641
814 listings nationwide

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AWD
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Platinum 4WD
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AWD
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Nissan has put a lot of energy into its cars and small SUVs in recent years. In comparison, the Pathfinder seems a little neglected. It was last redesigned in 2013 and refreshed in 201...

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

Specs

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
4X4
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
284 hp @ 6,400 RPM
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Torque
259 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
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10:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.19 in
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 43 in
Back Legroom 41.7 in 39 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.2 cu ft 18.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,323 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,300 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.5 in 198.8 in
Width 77.2 in 89.3 in
Height 70.6 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase 114.2 in 119.1 in

Available Options

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Caspian Blue Metallic
  • Gun Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Pearl
  • Midnight Pine Metallic
  • Mocha Almond Pearl
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat

Option Packages

  • [B09] Running Boards
  • [H02] Nissan Mobile Entertainment System Package
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White

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