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First week impression
By brucemaz1 on
2013 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)
I have had an SL 4x4 for about a week, and I am happy with my decision. I had a loaded Enclave prior and turned it in early because of poor gas milage, around 15 mpg. So far I am around 22 mpg with the Pathfinder. The front seats are comfortable and roomy. The 2nd row holds 3 vs. 2 with my Enclave and that is a benefit for a family of 5. The 2nd and 3rd row seats are low to the ground, not so much an issue for kids, but it can be for taller adults. The Enclave was roomier overall, but the size meets our needs. You do have to adjust the back 2 rows of seats to make it work for 7. Most importantly, the Pathfinder drives better than the Enclave. Feels much lighter and evokes more confidence.
3 All wheel drive modes.
Excellent road "feel".
Solid gas milage for an SUV
Looks better than a JX.
Priced right, value
2nd row bench for 3
Under floor rear storage
Back up camera
Rims on SL better looking than Platinum
Built in Satellite Radio
Just the right amount of chrome
Power rear door
CVT Trans works well
Heated front and rear seats
Higher rear seats
Consolidate packages, options
Poor wiper coverage for front passenger
Standard single moon roof above S model
Power tilt/telescoping steering wheel at this price
Optional roof rack cross bars, really?