The new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is benefited from numerous new changes as well as being built on a unibody crossover, sharing its D architecture with the new Infiniti SUV. Like its predecessors in model years past, it is able to comfortably seat seven passengers across three rows of seats.
The new flared fenders and angled front fascia actually make the exterior of this full-size SUV more aerodynamic. The second-row is capable of shifting 5.5 inches for increased legroom or cargo capacity depending on the need. The second row features 60/40 folding split, while the third row split 50/50. Both second and third rows fold flat for increased cargo carrying. Designed with families in mind, passengers can easily get to the third row without moving car seats firmly stationed in the second row, a feature unique to this vehicle.The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder comes with an advanced drive-assist display that is located in the instrument cluster directly in front of the driver; the center of the dash features a large multifunction IT display. The dash mounted screen displays the Nissan Navigation System with real-time traffic and weather info as well as Zagat Survey restaurant guide, Bluetooth Streaming Audio and RearView Monitor. Optional features include leather heated/cooling seats, power tilt and telescoping steering wheel, Nissan intelligent Key with Push Button Start, multiple user memory settings, and a Bose Audio System with 13 speakers. Under the hood is a refined 3.5-liter V6 engine paired with a continuously variable transmission. This setup achieves a 25 percent increase in full economy when compared to previous engines. It is rear-wheel drive standard, but all-wheel drive is optional. The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder aims to lead this segment in towing capacity.The Pathfinder has become Nissan's most recognizable nameplate in the American market. The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is sure to fill the large shoes left for it. With innovative features, modern style, and comfort this vehicle delivers unprecedented efficiency. This outstanding vehicle is sure to be the new standard for next generation's SUVs.