2018 Nissan Pathfinder Pricing


Consumer Rating
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What’s new

  • Midnight Edition appearance package
  • Additional USB charging ports
  • Adaptive cruise control system
  • A rear-seat reminder system
  • Automatic emergency braking now comes standard on all trim levels

Pros

  • V6 engine delivers strong acceleration with decent fuel economy
  • Third-row seat is easy to access
  • Offers robust towing capacity
  • Automatic emergency braking is standard on every trim level

Cons

  • Top trim's ride quality may be too firm for some drivers
  • Third-row space is less roomy than in some rivals
  • Cargo capacity and small-item storage is below average

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Features & Specs

SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)S 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT)S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)
Starting MSRP$39,440$31,040$32,730
MPG222322
Seating777
Transmissioncontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automatic
Fuelgasgasgas
Horsepower284 hp @ 6400 rpm284 hp @ 6400 rpm284 hp @ 6400 rpm

Safety

Our experts’ favorite Pathfinder safety features:

Automatic Emergency Braking

Front radar monitors proximity to the vehicle ahead. In an imminent collision, the Pathfinder can apply brakes to avoid/mitigate impact.
Blind-Spot Monitoring

Helps compensate for reduced side and rear visibility caused by the Pathfinder's stylish exterior. Standard on SL and Platinum.
Around-View Monitor

Four cameras display a 360-degree image of the car. Selectable curbside view works great for parking. Standard on SL and Platinum.

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    Overall4/5
    Driver4/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
  • Side Barrier Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover17.4%

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder

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Consumer Rating


Nice good looking ride!
The transmission shifts better than the Highlander. We found the Highlander shifts funny with its 6 speed transmission. We bought the SL with 20" wheels. Very good ride and handling. No reliabilty issues thus far with 8000+ miles. Havn't towed with it yet but looking forward to being able to tow up to 6000 lbs. Dont like the Cruise Control because you cant turn off the forward looking feature. Love the all around parking camera. Great value for the money.
Nissan Pathfinder 2018 SV is worth the value.
Shoppers should test drive this SUV a great comfort ride.

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Nissan Pathfinder vs. Toyota Highlander

When comparably equipped, the Nissan Pathfinder is a better value than the Toyota Highlander. The base Highlander comes standard with a less expensive, but also less powerful, four-cylinder engine that we don't recommend. Once you equip the Highlander with a V6 to make an apples-to-apples comparison, its price advantage goes away. Although our editors still preferred the Highlander, those looking to get more car for the money should keep the Pathfinder in mind.

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Nissan Pathfinder vs. Honda Pilot

The Nissan Pathfinder faces tough competition when compared to the Honda Pilot. The Pathfinder gets slightly better fuel economy, and while the MSRP is higher than the Pilot's, you're likely to see greater discounts on average. On the other hand, the Pilot starts out less expensive, can seat an extra person (bringing the passenger capacity to eight), has better infotainment technology and is a little more engaging to drive.

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Nissan Pathfinder vs. Ford Explorer

The Pathfinder comes equipped with more standard features than the Explorer, including keyless ignition and tri-zone climate control. It also keeps the shopping simple, with a single, powerful engine. But if you prefer a more traditional boxy SUV look, the Ford Explorer has got that covered. It has a choice of three engines, but the best one, a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6, is only available on more expensive higher trims.

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2018 Nissan Pathfinder for Sale

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Nissan Pathfinder 2018 SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) Magnetic Black Metallic Charcoal leather
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MSRP:$40,590
Est.Loan: $690/mo
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Magnetic Black 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4WD CVT with Xtronic 3.5L 6-Cylinder Pathfinder SL, 4D Sport Utility, 3.5L 6-Cylinder, CVT with Xtronic, 4WD, Magnetic Black, Charcoal Leather.26/19 Highway/City MPG

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Cargo Package (First Aid Kit and Tonneau Cover), Nissan Mobile Entertainment System Package (Dual 8 Headrest DVD FES), 4WD, 13 Speakers, 3rd row seats: bench, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 5.25 Axle Ratio, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, AM/FM radio: SiriusXM, Auto tilt-away steering wheel, Auto-dimming Rear-View mirror, Automatic temperature control, Black Mold-In Color Splash Guards, Blind spot sensor: Blind Spot Warning (BSW) warning, Bodyside moldings, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, Carpeted Floor Mats (4-pc Set), CD player, Cross Bars, Delay-off headlights, Distance-Pacing Cruise Control, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Emergency communication system, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest w/Storage, Front dual zone A/C, Front fog lights, Front Heated & Cooled Bucket Seats, Front reading lights, Fully automatic headlights, Garage door transmitter: HomeLink, Heated door mirrors, Heated front seats, Heated rear seats, Heated steering wheel, Illuminated entry, Leather Seating Surfaces, Leather Shift Knob, Leather steering wheel, Low tire pressure warning, Memory seat, Navigation System, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power door mirrors, Power driver seat, Power Liftgate, Power moonroof, Power passenger seat, Power steering, Power windows, Radio data system, Radio: Bose Premium Audio w/AM/FM/CD & 13 Speakers, Rear air conditioning, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear Bumper Protector, Rear Parking Sensors, Rear reading lights, Rear seat center armrest, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Reclining 3rd row seat, Remote keyless entry, Roof rack: rails only, Running Boards, Security system, Special Paint - Pearl White, Speed control, Speed-sensing steering, Speed-Sensitive Wipers, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Steering wheel memory, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Trip computer, Turn signal indicator mirrors, Variably intermittent wipers, Ventilated front seats, and Wheels: 20 Machined Alloy w/Dark Met Gray Finish. *Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, freight ($835 Rogue Sport; $885 370Z, Altima, Maxima, Sentra, Versa; $940 JUKE, Murano, Pathfinder, Rogue; $960 Frontier; $975 NV200; $1,095 Armada; $1,195 Titan; $1.295 Titan XD; $1,595 GT-R) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Pricing and incentives may vary if vehicle is leased. Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer. Every Internet Price includes current applicable manufacturer rebates and incentives, but certain conditions apply to some of these offers. Additional offers and conditions on this vehicle are: $500 - Nissan Customer Bonus Cash - National. Exp. 05/31/2018, $1,500 - Nissan Customer Cash - 2018 Pathfinder. Exp. 05/31/2018

Nissan Pathfinder 2018 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) Magnetic Black Metallic Almond leather
New 2018Nissan PathfinderPlatinum
MSRP:$48,215
Est.Loan: $819/mo
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2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD. 26/19 Highway/City MPG Price includes all rebates and incentives Price Excludes tax, title, tag, $300 processing fee, and $885-$1195 destination depending on model $500 - Nissan Customer Bonus Cash - National. Exp. 05/31/2018, $750 - Nissan College Grad Cash. Exp. 05/31/2018, $750 - Nissan Military Cash Certificate. Exp. 05/31/2018, $1,500 - Nissan Customer Cash - 2018 Pathfinder. Exp. 05/31/2018, $1,000 - Nissan Special Savings Bonus Cash. Exp. 05/31/2018, $500 - Nissan Customer Bonus Cash - Retail Owner Loyalty May-June. Exp. 05/31/2018

Nissan Pathfinder 2018 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) Scarlet Ember Almond leather
New 2018Nissan PathfinderPlatinum
MSRP:$48,750
Est.Loan: $829/mo
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This Nissan won't be on the lot long! Both practical and stylish! This model accommodates 7 passengers comfortably, and provides features such as: heated and ventilated seats, turn signal indicator mirrors, and the power moon roof opens up the cabin to the natural environment. It features four-wheel drive capabilities, a durable automatic transmission, and a 3.5 liter 6 cylinder engine. We have a skilled and knowledgeable sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers needs. We'd be happy to answer any questions that you may have. Call now to schedule a test drive.

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Nissan Pathfinder 2018 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) Midnight Pine Metallic Almond leather
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Midnight Pine 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD CVT with Xtronic 3.5L 6-Cylinder 4WD. Your first oil change is FREE when you purchase a vehicle at Nissan Of Bowie. FREE Car Washes when you purchase a vehicle from Nissan Of Bowie. 26/19 Highway/City MPG Price includes: $500 - Nissan Customer Bonus Cash - National. Exp. 05/31/2018, $750 - Nissan Military Cash Certificate. Exp. 05/31/2018, $1,500 - Nissan Customer Cash - 2018 Pathfinder. Exp. 05/31/2018

Nissan Pathfinder 2018 SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) Scarlet Ember Almond leather
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Gun Metallic 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD CVT with Xtronic 3.5L 6-Cylinder Sunroof/Moonroof, Navigation, Leather, Roof Rack, Heated Seats, Display screen, Blue Tooth, Back up camera, Spoiler, XM radio, Steering wheel controls, 4WD, 13 Speakers, 3rd row seats: bench, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 5.25 Axle Ratio, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, Alloy wheels, AM/FM radio: SiriusXM, Auto tilt-away steering wheel, Auto-dimming Rear-View mirror, Automatic temperature control, Bodyside moldings, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, CD player, Delay-off headlights, Distance-Pacing Cruise Control, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Emergency communication system, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest w/Storage, Front dual zone A/C, Front fog lights, Front Heated & Cooled Bucket Seats, Front reading lights, Fully automatic headlights, Garage door transmitter: HomeLink, Heated door mirrors, Heated front seats, Heated rear seats, Heated steering wheel, Illuminated entry, Leather Seating Surfaces, Leather Shift Knob, Leather steering wheel, Low tire pressure warning, Memory seat, Navigation System, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power door mirrors, Power driver seat, Power moonroof, Power passenger seat, Power steering, Power windows, Radio data system, Radio: Bose Premium Audio w/AM/FM/CD & 13 Speakers, Rear air conditioning, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear Parking Sensors, Rear reading lights, Rear seat center armrest, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Reclining 3rd row seat, Remote keyless entry, Roof rack: rails only, Security system, Speed control, Speed-sensing steering, Speed-Sensitive Wipers, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Steering wheel memory, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Trip computer, Turn signal indicator mirrors, Variably intermittent wipers, Ventilated front seats. 26/19 Highway/City MPG Online prices include all available rebates which creates the most competitive price. Not all customers qualify for all rebates. We will work with each customer to get to the very best price available to them. Bayside For Life Oil Changes, Tire Rotations, Car Washes, Earn Points, and more Call For Details.

Nissan Pathfinder 2018 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) Caspian Blue Metallic Almond leather
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Caspian Blue 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD CVT with Xtronic 3.5L 6-Cylinder 4WD. 26/19 Highway/City MPG

Nissan Pathfinder 2018 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) Pearl White Charcoal leather
New 2018Nissan PathfinderPlatinum
MSRP:$48,015
Est.Loan: $823/mo
Nissan Pathfinder 2018 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) Pearl White Charcoal leather
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MSRP:$48,370
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2018 Nissan Pathfinder Pearl White Platinum Cargo Package (First Aid Kit and Tonneau Cover), Nissan Mobile Entertainment System Package (Dual 8"" Headrest DVD FES), 13 Speakers, 3rd row seats: bench, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 5.25 Axle Ratio, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, AM/FM radio: SiriusXM, Auto tilt-away steering wheel, Auto-dimming Rear-View mirror, Automatic temperature control, Black Mold-In Color Splash Guards, Blind spot sensor: Blind Spot Warning (BSW) warning, Bodyside moldings, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, Carpeted Floor Mats (4-pc Set), CD player, Delay-off headlights, Distance-Pacing Cruise Control, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Emergency communication system, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest w/Storage, Front dual zone A/C, Front fog lights, Front Heated & Cooled Bucket Seats, Front Illuminated Kick Plates (N10), Front reading lights, Fully automatic headlights, Garage door transmitter: HomeLink, Heated door mirrors, Heated front seats, Heated rear seats, Heated steering wheel, Illuminated entry, Leather Seating Surfaces, Leather Shift Knob, Leather steering wheel, Low tire pressure warning, Memory seat, Navigation System, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power door mirrors, Power driver seat, Power Liftgate, Power moonroof, Power passenger seat, Power steering, Power windows, Radio data system, Radio: Bose Premium Audio w/AM/FM/CD & 13 Speakers, Rear air conditioning, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear Bumper Protector, Rear Parking Sensors, Rear reading lights, Rear seat center armrest, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Reclining 3rd row seat, Remote keyless entry, Roof rack: rails only, Security system, Special Paint - Pearl White, Speed control, Speed-sensing steering, Speed-Sensitive Wipers, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Steering wheel memory, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Trip computer, Turn signal indicator mirrors, Variably intermittent wipers, Ventilated front seats, and Wheels: 20"" Machined Alloy w/Dark Met Gray Finish. 26/19 Highway/City MPGBob Bell your Baltimore Nissan Kia Dealer serving all of Maryland is proud to be an automotive leader in our community. Since opening our doors 25 years ago, we have maintained our solid commitment to our customers, offering a wide selection of Nissan cars, trucks and SUV's at Great Low Prices. Bob Bell Nissan Kia. We are an easy drive from Belair, White Marsh, Timonium and are just minutes from anywhere on the Baltimore Beltway. If you need Financing we'll help you find an affordable loan that works for you! We offer bad credit car loans and first time buyer car loans.

Nissan Pathfinder 2018 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) Pearl White Almond leather
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Nissan Pathfinder 2018 SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) Gun Metallic Charcoal leather
New 2018Nissan PathfinderSL
MSRP:$42,100
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Gun Metallic Pathfinder SL $5,088 off MSRP! Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price! 26/19 Highway/City MPG Price includes freight: $500 - Nissan Customer Bonus Cash - National. Exp. 05/31/2018, $1,000 - Nissan Customer Cash - 2018 Pathfinder. Exp. 05/31/2018

Is the Nissan Pathfinder a good car?

Are you looking for an SUV with a classy, upscale interior and a V6 engine with plenty of power for towing? If so, the Pathfinder strikes an excellent balance of quality and utility and should be on your list of vehicles to consider. It also offers one of the sharpest infotainment interfaces around. The 8-inch touchscreen ranks high among rivals, backed by crisp graphics, fast response times and an intuitive dial-and-button controller. On the other hand, the Pathfinder's third row is less roomy than those of its competitors, and the cargo capacity is below average.

How can I get a Nissan Pathfinder deal?

Edmunds can help you find a great local price on a 2018 Nissan Pathfinder. Check out our 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Pricing page for the latest exclusive offers in your area.

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Does the Nissan Pathfinder have good MPG?

A front-wheel-drive Pathfinder gets an EPA-estimated 23 mpg combined (20 city/27 highway). Opting for all-wheel drive lowers these estimates by 1 or 2 mpg. The combined mpg number is slightly above average for vehicles in this class, and while the difference may only be a mile or so per gallon, it can make a big difference in an SUV. If you want better fuel economy, you could consider the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, though it costs nearly $6,000 more.

Does the Nissan Pathfinder have good resale value?

If you're ready to buy, you're probably wondering about the Nissan Pathfinder's resale value. How much will a 2018 Nissan Pathfinder be worth in two or five years — or whenever you decide to sell? Check out the Edmunds True Cost to Own (TCO) calculator. It includes projected annual depreciation over the first five years of ownership based on Edmunds' robust market transaction data.

True Cost to Own calculator

At first glance, the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder looks like just about every other crossover out there. It's about the same size and has about the same specifications as its competitors. The Pathfinder plays in a big, competitive pool where every fish is a shark.

But that doesn't mean it lacks certain advantages compared to its rivals. Among them are a robust V6 engine, a classy interior, high-performing infotainment tech and robust towing capability.

The current fourth-generation Pathfinder debuted as a 2013 model and received some significant updates with the 2017 model year. Those included tweaks to the 3.5-liter V6 that powers it, the most substantial involving the use of direct gasoline injection. The miracle of direct injection facilitates, among other things, a higher compression ratio and superior combustion. In short, engine output moves from last year's 260 horsepower to 284. More power is usually good.

Despite the increased power, the Pathfinder's fuel economy ratings remain respectable. The EPA rates the front-wheel-drive 2018 Pathfinder at 23 mpg combined. Add all-wheel drive to the mix and it drops just a bit to 22 mpg combined.

Among the other changes, Nissan fortified the suspension and steering, increased the tow rating from 5,000 to 6,000 pounds, and touched up the Pathfinder's appearance. Changes to the 2018 model are few but not unsubstantial. Noteworthy among them, automatic emergency braking now comes standard even on the base model.

Nissan offers the Pathfinder in four trim levels. At the bottom is the S, which practically no one buys. Then come the SV, which is livable, and the SL, which is the mainstream model and pretty cushy. Finally there's the Platinum, which is full of stuff you don't need but really want.

Additional interior room, however, isn't available on any of them. And while the interior is roomy enough, the third row is best left to kids, and the Pathfinder still suffers from a shortage of cargo space that limits its utility compared to its rivals.

Still, the Pathfinder elevates the humble family SUV to something slightly less than luxury, but more upscale than utilitarian. It's a happy middle ground, backed up by some real capability that makes it worth a look for anyone considering a three-row crossover.

Let Edmunds help you see if the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder is the perfect crossover for you.

2018 Nissan Pathfinder Overview

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder is offered in the following submodels: SUV. Available styles include SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT), S 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT), S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT), SL 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT), SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT), SV 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT), Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT), and Platinum 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT). Nissan Pathfinder models are available with a 3.5 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 284 hp, depending on engine type. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder comes with four wheel drive, front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What do people think of the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2018 Pathfinder 5 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2018 Pathfinder.

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2018 Pathfinder featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2018 Nissan Pathfinder?
2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $36,395. The average price paid for a new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is trending $7,095 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,095 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $29,300.

The average savings for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is 19.5% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 13 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $34,115. The average price paid for a new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is trending $6,823 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,823 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $27,292.

The average savings for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is 20% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 29 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT)

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $32,780. The average price paid for a new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is trending $6,548 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,548 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $26,232.

The average savings for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is 20% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 8 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $37,015. The average price paid for a new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is trending $7,386 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,386 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $29,630.

The average savings for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is 20% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 10 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $33,940. The average price paid for a new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is trending $6,788 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,788 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $27,152.

The average savings for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is 20% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 10 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $48,215. The average price paid for a new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is trending $9,643 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $9,643 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $38,572.

The average savings for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is 20% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 8 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $36,630. The average price paid for a new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is trending $7,324 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,324 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $29,307.

The average savings for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is 20% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 8 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $42,045. The average price paid for a new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is trending $7,058 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,058 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $34,988.

The average savings for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is 16.8% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 6 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT)

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $34,470. The average price paid for a new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is trending $6,894 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,894 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $27,576.

The average savings for the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) is 20% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 6 2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

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2018 Nissan Pathfinder Gas Mileage

2018 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT), continuously variable-speed automatic, regular unleaded
22 compined MPG,
19 city MPG/26 highway MPG

2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl CVT), continuously variable-speed automatic, regular unleaded
23 compined MPG,
20 city MPG/27 highway MPG

2018 Nissan Pathfinder S 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl CVT), continuously variable-speed automatic, regular unleaded
22 compined MPG,
19 city MPG/26 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG22
Transmissioncontinuously variable-speed automatic
Drive Trainfour wheel drive
Displacement3.5 L
Passenger Volume170.0 cu.ft.
Wheelbase114.2 in.
Length198.5 in.
Width77.3 in.
Height70.6 in.
Curb Weight4489 lbs.