Built to Last
By Phil on
2003 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4WD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
When it came time for our family to buy
an SUV, we looked at all of the
options. We narrowed our choices to
the Lexus RX300, Acura MDX,Infiniti
QX4, and the Pathfinder. All had
similar engines and cargo space, so my
decision was based on reliability and
value. The Pathfinder had all of the
options that the competition had,
except for the MDX's 3rd seat. I
interviewed other owner's and they both
had many great
things to say of the Pathfinder.
However, they had the older engine that
wasn't up to the task of the mountain
passes here in Colorado. Nissan has
fixed that with the new 3.5L VQ engine
that makes 240 hp.
AWD and 4WD systems are easy to use and
very effective. Reclining rear seats
are great for back seat passengers.
Plenty of power in the engine.
More space under the front seats so
that there is more foot room for rear