(4.7) 15 reviews
MSRP: $2,727$6,519
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 17-18
Engine: 170-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5
2000 Nissan Pathfinder

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Pathfinder received an extensive number of changes in the middle of the 1999 model year and will continue unchanged until next spring, when a new 3.5-liter V-6 with an estimated 240 horsepower is scheduled to become the standard engine. Pathfinder is built from the same design as the Infiniti QX... Read Full Report


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One of the quickest "fixes" a manufacturer can make to a platform that has fallen out of favor is to soup it up. Sometimes it works, sometimes it's too little, too late. In the case of the Nissan Pathfinder, it's certainly not too little, but it may be too late. The biggest rap against the compact sport-ute was that it was underpowered. One acidulous critic compared its performan... Read full review for the 2000 Nissan Pathfinder

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Best I've ever owned!

by BCB from Baltimore, MD on August 28, 2009

I bought my Pathfinder when it was 2 yrs old with 24,000 miles on it. I now have 241,000 6 years later. I did replace the transmission at 178,000 but that's it. I don't even think I've had to replace ... Read Full Review

6 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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