• (4.2) 25 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,165$12,173
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 18-19
  • Engine: 270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 7
2006 Nissan Pathfinder

Our Take on the 2006 Nissan Pathfinder

Our Take

Redesigned for 2005, the Nissan Pathfinder sport utility vehicle features a 4.0-liter V-6 and three rows of seats. Built with body-on-frame construction, the Pathfinder has a fully independent double-wishbone suspension. The four-wheel-drive SE Off-Road model features Hill Descent Control and Hil... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Noise levels while accelerating
  • Short seat bottoms
  • Ride comfort on imperfect surfaces

Notable Features

  • 270-hp, 4.0-liter V-6
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Seven-passenger seating
  • Related to full-size Armada
  • RWD or 4WD

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

The Nissan Pathfinder has always had a rugged character, and while the 2006 is quite civilized, it reflects a decision by Nissan to give the Pathfinder enhanced off-road capabilities and a 4.0-liter V-6.The Pathfinder, all new last year, is built on the same platform as the Frontier pickup. It has a 112.2-inch wheelbase. The fully boxed, all-steel ladder frame comes from Nissan's F-Alpha t... Read full review for the 2006 Nissan Pathfinder

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Consumer Reviews

4.2

Average based on 25 reviews

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LOVED IT SO MUCH I BOUGHT OUT MY LEASE

by LOVE MY PATHFINDER from LYMAN, MAINE on December 2, 2010

WHAT CAN I SAY I LOVE THIS TRUCK. I LEASED THIS PATHFINDER S AND ENDED UP BUYING OUT MY LEASE. I HAVE A HEAVY FOOT AND THIS TRUCK DOESNT DISAPPOINT. I HAVE NO WORRIES ABOUT PULLING OUT INTO TRAFFIC OR... Read Full Review

7 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

There are currently 5 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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