Best Bet
(4.2) 38 reviews
MSRP: $5,589$14,701
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 15-18
Engine: 266-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 7
2008 Nissan Pathfinder

Our Take on the 2008 Nissan Pathfinder

Our Take

The 2008 Pathfinder is relatively unchanged, aside from the newly available V-8 engine. Larry Dominique, Nissan vice president of product planning, said a V-8 was added to the Pathfinder lineup in response to customer demand for more engine power. Rated at 300-plus horsepower, the V-8 gives the s... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Side curtain airbags not standard

Notable Features

  • V-6 or new V-8
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Seven seats
  • RWD or 4WD

11 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.