(4.7) 13 reviews
MSRP: $2,824$8,796
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 17-18
Engine: 240-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5
2004 Nissan Pathfinder

Our Take on the 2004 Nissan Pathfinder

Our Take

The introduction of the new Pathfinder Armada full-size sport utility vehicle for 2004 doesn’t mean Nissan’s midsize Pathfinder will disappear. Both will be part of Nissan’s lineup. Nissan also sells the youth-oriented Xterra, which is based on the Frontier pickup truck and priced ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Soft ride won't suit everyone
  • Fuel economy
  • Difficult rear-seat entry and exit

Notable Features

  • 240-hp V-6
  • Two 4WD systems
  • Low-range 4WD gearing
  • Side-impact airbags


Our Expert Reviews

Armada's brute power blows competition away Toyota Motor Co.p. was the first Japanese brand to challenge Detroit in the full-size sport-ute arena. Now, two years after the arrival of Toyota's Sequoia, a second Japanese contender, the Pathfinder Armada, has been launched by Nissan Motor Co., and it finally seems like the Japanese mean business. The 2004 Pathfinder Armada, much li... Read full review for the 2004 Nissan Pathfinder

Consumer Reviews


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Best SUV I've Owned

by Pathfinder Lover from Denver, CO on July 3, 2014

I have owned my 2004 pathfinder for over 5 years and I'm still so pleased with it. It has great power, sleek look, comfortable interior and has been so reliable. I would recommend this vehicle to anyo... Read Full Review

4 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.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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