2008 Nissan Pathfinder Values

Quick on the street and powerful in the dirt, the 2008 Nissan Pathfinder is a four door SUV available in three trims, in either two or four wheel drive. The Pathfinder is fully redesigned for 2008, the first time in three years the SUV has seen major styling renovations. Available in S, SE, SE off-road and a top-of-the-line LE trims, the Pathfinder is equipped with a Base 266 horsepower 4.0-liter V6 or a newly introduced 310 horsepower 5.6-liter V8 with a 5-speed automatic transmission. Equipment includes power controls, keyless entry, cruise control and a CD stereo system.

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A V8 engine is available in the Nissan Pathfinder for the first time for 2008; the existing V6 is still available, too, and both engines can be equipped with rear- or four-wheel drive. The Pathfinder also gets a new look in front and in back, and new wheel designs and two new exterior colors--White Frost and Mocha--join the lineup along with one new interior color, Russet. Inside, there's a redesigned center-console area, a restyled instrument panel, a new reclining second-row seat, and illuminated switchgear. The Intelligent Key entry system, a navigation system with Music Box hard-drive system, and a heated steering wheel are among the new options.

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Roomy interior; off-road and towing ability; new V8 power.

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With a sturdy fully boxed frame and four-wheel drive, combined with a four-wheel independent suspension, the 2008 Nissan Pathfinder's offers a good combination of serious towing, hauling, and off-roading ability with a good ride on-road. And now that it gets the same big V8 as the larger Armada, the mid-size Pathfinder becomes both quicker and more able, with towing capacity now up to 7,000 pounds.

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