After One Week In Our New 02 Pathfinder
By ChicagoPathfinder on
2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4WD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
After a week with our new Pathfinder LE
I must admit that I'm very impressed
overall. I also heavily considered the
Toyota 4Runner, Infinity QX4 (almost
the same vehicle as the Pathfinder),
and Lexus RX300. Build quality is
excellent. Performance excellent!
Price was less than the Lexus and the
Toyota. Drives more like a car than a
truck. Not the most attractive of the
bunch (the 4Runner is better looking).
However, the 240 HP engine and towing
capacity (tows my 2500 lb boat) put the
Pathfinder well over the others. Even
without the towing capability I would
have chosen it though.
240 HP engine, excellent ride, high
quality interior, DVD Entertainment
System, Glacial Pearl paint, 5000 lb
The overall styling is a little dated.
The front could look a little nicer. A
little more room in the back seat.
Stereo sound is decent but not quite
good enough (but then again I'm quite
into music). Could use better speakers.