Pathfinder

Submitted: Monday, Mar 07, 2005 at 15:54
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Howdy all...
it has been a while since I have been in the forum...have been occupied with other things...
I have the option to buy a Pathfinder Ti (3.3 V6) at a more than reasonable price...according to Redbook...it's a 2000 model and has done 100k km...I am looking for comments from previous and current owners on how you have found the Pathy's and any probs...
Cheers,

Sparky
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Reply By: Member- Starky - Monday, Mar 07, 2005 at 16:16

Monday, Mar 07, 2005 at 16:16
Sparky,

I had a 98 version. Lovely car to drive and did everything I ask of it. However it had a drinking problem. I found it was not hard to get to do 19L/100. The best I ever did was 10L/100 creepping along at 80 to 85 Km per hour.
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Follow Up By: Michael ( Moss Vale NSW) - Monday, Mar 07, 2005 at 20:10

Monday, Mar 07, 2005 at 20:10
Hey Sparky, you are not wrong,,,, i have a loan car from a nissan dealership at the moment, 1999 model Pathfinder ,no idea whats under the bonnet and i dont care, getting worse fuel consumpion than my 4,2 tdi GU. I get about 28mpg from my gu and i reckon i'm getting about 22mpg at 120 ks. If you drop back to 100kph, it increases to about 25mpg. Its auto and its a shocker.. i cant imaging towing with type of vehicle, you would end up with white knuckles and a thin wallet at the end of the day!!!!
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Follow Up By: Moggs - Monday, Mar 07, 2005 at 23:17

Monday, Mar 07, 2005 at 23:17
I tow an offroad trailer with my 99 Pathy and average 16 to 17 :trs per 100kms. Yes, for the size of the Pathy it is thirsty if driven hard - but then again most vehicles have something that you would rather change - for the Pathy it would be the fuel consumption - although it can be managed by learning the best driving style / speed.
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Reply By: Moggs - Monday, Mar 07, 2005 at 16:38

Monday, Mar 07, 2005 at 16:38
Sparky, try the Pathfinders Club of Australia Inc forum for everything you ever wanted (or didn't want) to know about the Pathfinder. Many people drop in to discuss potential purchases - and are given an honest account of the strengths and weaknesses of the vehicle

forum location: http://www.thrsolutions.com.au/pcoaforum/
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