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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
MSRP
$48,090
Invoice
$44,676
Average Price Paid
$48,090
162 listings nationwide

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2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
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2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
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AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$51,514
4 listings nationwide

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2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,450
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

You said it and Nissan listened. The automaker is bringing back much of the heralded capability of the classic Pathfinder, as well as a rugged-ish body style, for the 2022 model year. ...

2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Perhaps because the future of the Mercury brand is uncertain, the 2010 Mercury Mountaineer midsize SUV remains unchanged from ’09, when it underwent a marginal upgrade in styling, opti...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
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2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
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Michael writes:
Great for driving in City Traffic easy to park and carries almost as much cargo Yukon.With 105,000 on the spee...
Front Seats Ranked 2010 GMC Yukon Denali worse.
"The leather on the front seats was in much better shape and all the functions of the power seat worked"
Back Seats Ranked 2010 GMC Yukon Denali worse.
"Thee seats were a bit lighter and easier to lay down for cargo space."
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Joshua writes:
Handling Ranked 2010 Buick Enclave CXL1 AWD worse.
"The Mountaineer has very little body roll for an suv, it feels like it hugs the road"

Specs

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
13 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 22.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
284 hp @ 6,400 RPM
210 hp @ 5,100 RPM
Torque
259 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
254 lb-ft @ 3,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
9.7:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
4,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.19 in
3.95 in x 3.32 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
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 Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 44.3 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 35.5 in 36.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.6 cu ft 45.1 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 1,439 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,438 lbs 1,439 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 6,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,000 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 197.7 in 193.4 in
Width 77.9 in 84.8 in
Height 69.7 in 72.8 in
Wheelbase 114.2 in 113.7 in

Available Options

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Ocean Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Gun Metallic/Super Black
  • Mocha Almond Pearl
  • Obsidian Green Pearl
  • Obsidian Green Pearl/Super Black
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Pearl White Tricoat/Super Black
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat/Super Black
  • Solid Gray/Super Black
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [B95] Running Boards
  • [E08-1] Prem Paint & 2-Tone Roof - Pearl White Tricoat
  • [E08-2] Prem Paint & 2-Tone Roof - Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • [N92] Lighting Package (N92)
  • [N93] Lighting Package (N93)
2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD

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