Nissan boosts fuel economy of 2013 Pathfinder SUV by 30%, drops weight by 500 lbs
Green Car Congress
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Nissan’s new 2013 Pathfinder SUV—the 4 th generation of the vehicle introduced more than 25 years ago— utilizes a new drivetrain featuring a 3.5-liter DOHC V6 engine mated to a next-generation Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) to help provide up to a 30% increase in combined city/highway fuel economy over the previous V6-equipped model while maintaining comparable power. The new Pathfinder is a 3-row/7-passenger SUV. 2013 Pathfinder.