A midsize Nissan SUV, like the Pathfinder, is a great choice for families. It has a roomy interior and capable performance. To help families in Ithaca, Elmira, and Cortland decide if it's the right SUV for you, Maguire Nissan put this 2020 Nissan Pathfinder review together.

Nissan Pathfinder Specs & Capability

The 2020 Nissan Pathfinder is powered by a 3.5L V6 engine that gets up to 284 horsepower and 259 lb-ft of torque. This works with an Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission® (CVT) to help this SUV get up to an EPA-estimated 20 MPG city and 27 MPG highwayi.

Two-wheel drive comes standard but Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive is available on every trim level. Both drivetrains are designed to help you cross tough terrain. You can tackle trails and potholes with its seven inch ground clearance. It's also prepared to carry some extra cargo for you with a 6,000-pound towing capacityii.

Nissan Pathfinder Interior Dimensions

The Nissan Pathfinder features room for the whole family. There's seating for up to seven people with three convenient rows of seats. Overall, the interior offers lots of space to get comfortable with 154.0 cubic feet of passenger space.


Up front, the driver and front passenger can relax with 42.2 inches of legroom. Passengers in the middle seats can kick back with 41.7 inches of legroom. The pair of third row seats features 19.8 inches of legroom.

The EZ FLEX® Seating System comes standard and makes it simple for passengers to get in and out of the third row. It also allows you to load lots of cargo. With both the second and third rows of seats folded down, you'll have up to 79.5 cubic feet of cargo room. Plus, you can add a Motion Activated Liftgate that will make packing up more convenient.





Cargo Room Behind Row

79.5 cubic feet

47.4 cubic feet

16.2 cubic feet


42.2 inches

39.4 inches

37.8 inches


42.2 inches

41.7 inches

19.8 inches


Nissan Pathfinder Safety Features

The Nissan Pathfinder also gives you peace of mind during your drive. It keeps everyone safe the Nissan Advanced Air Bag system which includes a pair of front airbags, driver and front passenger seat-mounted side impact air bags, and roof-mounted curtain airbags that cover all three rows of seats.

There are also driver assistance features to help prevent accidents. For example, the standard RearView Monitor gives you a clear look at what's behind your SUV when backing up. For even more awareness during your drive, the Nissan Intelligent Mobility system offers available features such as:

  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Intelligent Cruise Control
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Test Drive the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder

To learn more about the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder, contact Maguire Nissan and take a test drive. The Pathfinder offers lots of power, safety features, and cargo room to families in Ithaca, Elmira, and Cortland.

2019 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 20 City MPG / 27 Highway MPG / 23 Combined MPG for Pathfinder® 2WD. 19 City MPG / 26 Highway MPG / 22 Combined MPG for Pathfinder 4WD. 2020 EPA estimates not available at time of publication. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

ii Maximum towing capacity when properly equipped. Towing capacity varies by configuration. See Nissan Towing Guide and Owner's Manual for additional information.

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