2011 Nissan Pathfinder (Overview)

Car: 2011 Nissan Pathfinder
Models: S V6, SV V6, Silver V6, LE V6 and LEV8
Pricing (Base Vehicle): From $30,570 to $43,250
*Price Effective Date March 18 2011



  • Rugged exterior design, long wheelbase, short front and rear overhangs
  • Aggressive front and rear styling, including powerful hood, grille, front and rear bumpers, rear liftgate
  • Aggressive geometric fenders, angled strut-style grille
  • C-pillars with Nissan SUV signature high-mounted rear door handles
  • Highly functional roof rack with integrated front and rear grips
  • Available side running boards (standard on all trims except S)
  • Standard fog lights (except S)
  • Standard auto on/off headlights (except S)
  • Available heated outside mirrors
  • Available body color side moldings with chrome inserts
  • Available power moonroof
  • Seven available exterior colors – Super Black, Silver Lightning, Dark Slate, Red Brick, Avalanche, Espresso Black and Navy Blue

Engine and Driveline


    • 5.6-liter DOHC V8 producing 310 horsepower and 388 lb-ft of torque (LE V8); aluminum block with cast iron cylinder liners, forged steel crankshaft, microfinished

crankshaft and camshafts, graphite-coated pistons, 6-bolt main bearing caps, single-stage timing chain

    • 4.0-liter DOHC V6 producing 266 horsepower and 288 lb-ft of torque (S, SV, Silver and LE V6); aluminum block with cast iron cylinder liners, microfinished

crankshaft and camshaft, molybdenum-coated pistons, Nissan variable Induction Control System (NICS), Continuous Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS), silent two-stage timing chain

  • Standard 5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission
  • Available XN All-Mode part-time 4-wheel drive system (S, SV, LE V6)
  • Standard All-Mode automatic 4-wheel drive system with 2WD/AUTO/4HI/4LO modes, electronically controlled transfer case (LE V8 model)
  • Standard tow hitch
  • Up to 7,000 pound towing capacity with LE V8 model, up to 6,000 pounds with V6 models (when property equipped)

Suspension, Steering and Braking

  • High-strength F-Alpha platform – fully boxed, all-steel ladder frame
  • Independent all-steel double-wishbone front suspension with stabilizer bar
  • Independent double-wishbone rear suspension with stabilizer bar
  • Power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
  • 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD)
  • 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with P245/75R16 (S)
  • 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with P265/65R17 BFGoodrich Long Trail tires (SV)
  • 17-inch aluminum-alloy with P265/65R17 OWL – BFGoodrich Long Trail tires (Silver)
  • 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with P265/60R18 BFGoodrich BSW tires (LE V6, LE V8)

Interior Features


  • 7-inch color multi-information display with available RearView Monitor (except S)
  • Available heated steering wheel (standard on LE models)
  • Gated shifter design with grip shifter (all models except S-V6)
  • Standard 2nd and 3rd row fold-down seats with 7-passenger seating
  • Available Nissan Navigation System with 9.3GB Music Box Hard Drive
  • Available Nissan Intelligent Key™ with twist start (Silver and LE models only)
  • Available Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System
  • Available 10-speaker Bose® audio system with 6CD autochanger (1CD with Navigation Package), MP3 capability and XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately)
  • Available fold-down front passenger seat (SV only)
  • 40/20/40 split 2nd row seat with center reclining portion, 50/50 split 3rd row seat
  • Available leather-appointed 1st and 2nd row and 1st row power memory seats (standard LE models)
  • Power-adjustable foot pedals (all models except S)
  • Standard power windows with driver and front passenger auto-up/down and safety reverse
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control, rear air conditioning (all models except S)
  • Available RearView Monitor
  • Available DVD video entertainment system (LE models only)
  • Wood-toned interior (LE models only)
  • Two available interior colors – Graphite and Cafe Latte

Safety and Security

  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (includes dual-stage front supplemental air bags with seat belt sensors and a front occupant classification with 3-point front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters)
  • Standard supplemental front seat-mounted side-impact air bags
  • Standard roof-mounted supplemental curtain air bags for side impact and rollover head protection for outboard passengers in all three rows
  • 3-point seat belts for rear seat occupants, including 2nd row center position
  • Front seat Active Head Restraints
  • Standard Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
  • Zone Body construction with front and rear crumple zones
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)
  • Standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)


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