(4.2) 24 reviews
MSRP: $1,298$6,122
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 17-18
Engine: 240-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5
2001 Nissan Pathfinder

Our Take on the 2001 Nissan Pathfinder

Our Take

A larger, more powerful V-6 engine and a restyled interior arrived last spring to give the Pathfinder an early start on the 2001 model year.Pathfinder is built from the same design as the Infiniti QX4, a luxury SUV with more amenities and a higher price; both share a 3.5-liter engine. Nissan als... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

Drowning in a sea of SUVs? While Nissan is trumpeting a powerful new engine for its 2001 Pathfinder, there is little else to differentiate this Japanese-built four-door utility vehicle from a swarm of competitors. Where the entry-level Xterra has personality in spades, its elder sibling looks and feels more generic - despite a mild face-lift in 1999 and an all-new instrument panel this spring... Read full review for the 2001 Nissan Pathfinder

Consumer Reviews


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Solid as the day I bought it!

by Patrick from Folsom California on December 10, 2009

I have a 114k miles on this suv and it still starts/drives/handles the same as did when it was new. Power to spare and very solid off road. The inside features are simple and easy to use. The only rea... Read Full Review

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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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