By Evergreen on
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4WD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 5M)
Bought the car because my buddy has a '99 with 130K miles and his still looks runs and looks like new. Mine has 77K on it now and seems designed and built to last. Only regular maintenance so far. The engine is awesome and puts others to shame with it's smooth power and passing ability. The interior carpet seems to be the only thing that isn't really up to the rugged standards of the rest of the vehicle.
Great exterior looks but I'd never buy a black car again. Interior gets too hot. "Shift on the fly" four wheel drive is great. Love the styled wheels. Awesome stereo with subwoofer. Great headlights/driving lights. "One touch" power windows, both up and down. 250HP, 3.5L V6 engine.
It requires premium fuel or power and mileage suffer. The driver's seat has multiple adjustments but I can't get it comfortable. Visibility is poor as it has dangerous blind spots on drivers side to the rear and also forward at both front pillars. Turning radius could be improved.