2017 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum

?2017 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum? New Pathfinder bows with more power, better looks Nissan?s original Pathfinder first appeared on the scene in mid-1986 as a compact 1987 model SUV intended for serving the needs of adventuresome families. Over the years, the Nissan Pathfinder has continued to grow considerably not only in size, but also in comfort,…

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2017 Nissan Pathfinder

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Road trip ? Typically we don?t think of an SUV as a good road trip vehicle, that would be the bastion for something like a luxury sedan or maybe a crossover. However, over the years the once hard edge of many SUVs has soften to a more passenger-friendly demeanor often…

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Northwest Automotive Press Association?s Mudfest 2014 ? Part 2

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Photos by NWAPA/Josh Mackey & Bill Schaffer To go back to part one click here:?northwest-automotive-press-associations-mudfest-2014-part-1 Snoqualmie, Wash. ??Officially titled ?NWAPA 2014 Mudfest — Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year?, the annual event was created in 1994 by the North West Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) to select a vehicle we…

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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer It has been our experience, as we grow older and wiser, that we gravitate to more relaxed and refined things. We seek the most comfortable mattress, a chairs comfort is more important than looks and we pick clothes based more on how they feel rather than how they look. The…

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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4×4 Test Drive

?2013 Nissan Pathfinder lunches Fourth Generation continuing to evolve? The first Pathfinder from Nissan bowed in mid-1986, appearing as a compact SUV intended to serve the needs of active, adventuresome families. Not one to make changes simply for the sake of change, the Pathfinder has continued to evolve over the years, and? has continued to…

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First Drive: Nissan Sentra & Pathfinder

By Barbara Schaffer Napa Valley, Calif. ? Business is good at Nissan.? The company has become the second largest Asian brand globally and has increased its share of the U.S. market to 8.2 percent.? In fact, in 2011, U.S. sales grew to more than one million units, up 17.3 percent from the previous year.? Nissan?s…

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First Look: Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan has sent the rugged Nissan Pathfinder away to one of those fancy finishing schools, and it?s back with a new level of sophistication, comfort, fuel-efficiency and innovative technology. Available at dealers in fall 2012, Pathfinder is one of 20 new or redesigned products Nissan has scheduled for dealers in the next two years. ?Nissan…

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