2014 Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid on Driving the Nation

2014 Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid on Driving the Nation

Adam O’Shaughnessy, Nissan Motor, Senior Manager Product Planning, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder and 2014 Nissan Pathfinder hybrid.

The new 2014 Pathfinder hybrid is a supercharged 2.5-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor paired to a compact Lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery which is fitted under the 3rd row seat so that there is no compromise in passenger seating in the 2nd or 3rd row legroom or cargo space.

Nissan says the hybrid system uses a Nissan Intelligent Dual Clutch System (one motor / two clutch parallel system) that manages power from both the electric motor and the gas engine. The 15 kW electric motor and gas engine work in tandem to provide performance equivalent to the Pathfinder 3.5-liter gasoline V6 model. The Nissan Pathfinder hybrid system is rated at 250 net horsepower and 243 lb-ft of torque “ versus the Nissan Pathfinder 3.5-liter V6 ratings of 260 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque.

Fuel economy for the new Pathfinder Hybrid is rated at 26 mpg combined, an increase of 24 percent over the standard Pathfinder. City fuel economy is 25 mpg, while highway mileage is rated at 28 mpg (27 mpg 4WD).

Prices for 2014 Nissan Pathfinder hybrid models:

2014 Nissan Pathfinder SV 2WD Hybrid
$35,110

2014 Nissan Pathfinder SL 2WD Hybrid
$38,050

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 2WD Hybrid
$42,750

2014 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4WD Hybrid
$36,710

2014 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4WD Hybrid
$39,650

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD Hybrid
$44,350

2014 Nissan Pathfinder comes in four 3.5-liter V6 models: S, SV, SL and Platinum, each offered in 4WD and 2WD.
The prices for 2014 Nissan Pathfinder are;

2014 Nissan Pathfinder S 2WD
$28,850

2014 Nissan Pathfinder SV 2WD
$32,110

2014 Nissan Pathfinder SL 2WD
$35,050

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 2WD
$39,750

2014 Nissan Pathfinder S 4WD
$30,450

2014 Nissan Pathfinder SV 4WD
$33,710

2014 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4WD
$36,650

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD
$41,350

Destination and Handling $860

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:15+00:00 August 25th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Nissan, Video, youtube.com|0 Comments

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.