Nissan introduced the Pathfinder 2013 model most popular SUV was completely redesigned for its fourth generation, with more aerodynamic lines, the most advanced technology, more space and indoor use, more towing capacity and off-road driving, and especially with a more powerful powertrain and 30% more efficient with performance up to 26 miles per gallon of gasoline.
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The new Pathfinder 2013 front-wheel drive has a weight of 4,149 pounds (500 less than the previous generation) and 4,290 for 4×4, but retains all the qualities of utility and now has towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds and accessories like the system safety Around View ™ Monitor for assistance in maneuvering in reverse.
With unique powertrain, the Nissan Pathfinder has a yield of 20 miles per gallon of gasoline in city, 26 highway and an average of 22 for models with front-wheel drive and 19/25/21 for-drive version four wheels.
These figures represent an improvement of 30% compared to the models of the generation that replaces, according to new EPA labels.
The power of the new Pathfinder comes from the DOHC 3.5-liter V6, mated to the new generation Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission), which generates 260 horsepower, V6 virtually the same 4.0-liter engine in generating above, but with better acceleration and response, thanks to its lower overall weight.
The better gas mileage and handling response is that the Xtronic CVT® keeps the rpm of the engine in the ideal amount at all times, either to handle cruise to go on the road or to tow up to 5,000 pounds.
Nissan offered as an option on all versions of the Pathfinder 2013, its system of four-wheel drive and is the only segment model SUVs with a switch to change the operating mode 2×4, automatic or 4×4 even moving and helps reduce fuel consumption in 2×4, to achieve traction
In addition, safety equipment includes Hill Start Assist technology, which automatically brakes and prevents the vehicle from sliding on a hill.
With its maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds, the 2013 Pathfinder is ideal for carrying boats, jet skis, trailers, campers or any other cargo or equipment.
4ta. generation family SUV par excellence
The Nissan Pathfinder was presented the original 25 years ago as the ideal vehicle for family use and weekend adventures and now in its 4th. generation, presents itself as the leading model in most benchmarks segment of SUVs that includes among other things the following
• Better gas mileage (up to 26 miles per gallon on the highway;. • Increased amount of interior space for passengers. • Increased amount of space on the 1st and 2nd row;… • More towing capacity in the segment ( up to 5,000 pounds) .; • Unico model selector 2WD, 4WD Auto and;. • Unico model with continuous variable transmission Xtronic CVT®;. • Unico model with 3rd row seats that recline;.. • System Around View ™ Monitor exclusive for assistance in parking maneuvers;. • Easy Fill tire exclusive alert System, which alerts reach the right pressure when inflating tires.
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The Nissan Pathfinder 2013, which is manufactured in the United States, is available in configurations 2×4 (2WD) or 4×4 (4WD) and four different models: S, SV, SL and Platinum, which includes luxury finishes and the most advanced systems communication, security and entertainment.
The following are the prices (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price, MSRP) for each of the variants
Pathfinder S 2WD: $ 28.270; Pathfinder SV 2WD: $ 31.530; Pathfinder SL 2WD: $ 34.470; Pathfinder Platinum 2WD: $ 39.170; Pathfinder S 4WD: $ 29.870; Pathfinder SV 4WD: $ 33.130; Pathfinder SL 4WD: $ 36.070; Pathfinder Platinum 4WD: $ 40.770
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