• (4.7) 13 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,039$8,655
  • 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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Great Mid Size SUV

by AG from Seattle, Wa. on November 8, 2011

I purchased my 2004 Pathfinder (Platinum 4wd) in early 2005. The 4wd is excellent, have driven in mud and snow and better than just about any other car that was out there with me. Reliability has been... Read Full Review

4 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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