Tests and Features

Test Drives2018 Nissan Pathfinder: Slight Tweaks for this Year4.0/5
Way back when the Nissan Pathfinder hit the market in 1986, it was decidedly a different beast. Sporting a body-on-frame design meant it was a true sport utility vehicle which was constructed more like a truck versus a car. Over the years, it has evolved into a unibody construction, so …
Test Drives2017 Nissan Pathfinder: Refreshed, but a Bit Rough Around the Edges3.5/5
The Pathfinder is one of the more well-known names in the family SUV/crossover market given that it’s been around seemingly forever. It was originally introduced in 1986 as a body-on-frame SUV, but this latest fourth-generation is actually a unibody-construction crossover and shares its platform with the Nissan Altima, Maxima, Murano …
Test Drives2017 Nissan Pathfinder: Discreetly Capable3.5/5
The midsize, seven-passenger SUV segment is chock full of choices and we all know that bigger and trendy vehicles are most profitable for automakers. In Canada every year, the mainstream brands sell about 85,000 of them combined, which already seems like a lot. However, in the United States, more than …
First Drives2017 Nissan Pathfinder: A Better-Defined Role4.0/5
While compact and subcompact SUVs are gaining more and more in popularity each year, midsize SUVs are positioned as the new kings of the road. Big, powerful and versatile, the manufacturers of these vehicles are sweating the details to offer the consumer a unique driving experience. Whether we’re thinking of …
First Drives2013 Nissan Pathfinder: New star of the urban jungle4.5/5
What was Nissan thinking when they built the last Pathfinder on a slightly shorter version of the Titan pick-up’s frame? With its optional 5.6-litre V8, rugged look and large tires, this macho Pathfinder was equipped to either climb mountains or tow them. But the market changed and its sales plummeted; …
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