Nissan Pathfinder 2WD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Nissan Pathfinder 2WD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 0 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2020 2020 Nissan Pathfinder SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2020 2020 Nissan Pathfinder SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2019 2019 Nissan Pathfinder SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2019 2019 Nissan Pathfinder SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2018 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2018 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2017 2017 Nissan Pathfinder SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2017 2017 Nissan Pathfinder SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2016 2016 Nissan Pathfinder SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2016 2016 Nissan Pathfinder SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2015 2015 Nissan Pathfinder SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2015 2015 Nissan Pathfinder SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2014 2014 Nissan Pathfinder SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2014 2014 Nissan Pathfinder SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2013 2013 Nissan Pathfinder SUV AWD 4 5 3 5 5 4
2013 2013 Nissan Pathfinder SUV FWD 4 5 3 5 5 4
2012 2012 Nissan Pathfinder SUV 4WD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2012 2012 Nissan Pathfinder SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2011 2011 Nissan Pathfinder SUV 4WD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2011 2011 Nissan Pathfinder SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2010 2010 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 Not Rated Not Rated 3
2009 2009 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 Not Rated Not Rated 3
2008 2008 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2007 2007 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2006 2006 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2005 2005 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2004 2004 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 Not Rated
2003 2003 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 3
2003 2003 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2002 2002 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2002 2002 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2001 2001 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. Not Rated 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 3
2001 2001 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 3
2000 2000 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. 4x4 w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 Not Rated
1999 1999 Nissan Pathfinder4-DR.4x4 (1999.5) w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 Not Rated
1997 1997 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 3 (picture) 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1995 1995 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 1 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1994 1994 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 1 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1993 1993 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 1 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1992 1992 Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 1 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Nissan has manufactured models of Pathfinder 2WD for 32 years. They average 16.9 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 Pathfinder 2WD above average at 23 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 Pathfinder 2WD to be $1,700 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $1,250 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Pathfinder 2WD consumes about 14 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Pathfinder 2WD emits 392 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 5,880,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 280 trees would offset these emissions. The Pathfinder 2WD does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 23 27 20
2019 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 23 27 20
2018 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 23 27 20
2017 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 23 27 20
2016 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 23 27 20
2015 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 23 27 20
2014 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 22 26 20
2013 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 22 25 20
2012 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 17 22 15
2011 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 17 22 15
2010 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 17 22 15
2009 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 17 22 15
2008 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 17 22 15
2007 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 17 22 15
2006 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 17 21 14
2005 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 17 21 14
2004 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 16 19 15
2003 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 16 18 15
2002 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 16 18 15
2001 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 16 18 15
2000 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 16 17 15
1999 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 16 18 14
1998 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 16 18 15
1997 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 16 18 15
1996 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 16 18 15
1995 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 15 17 14
1994 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 15 17 14
1993 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 15 17 14
1992 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 15 17 14
1991 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 15 17 14
1990 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 15 17 14
1989 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 15 17 14

MPG breakdown by model options

The Nissan Pathfinder 2WD has 55 different model options on record with the EPA since 1989. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 23 27 20
2019 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 23 27 20
2018 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 23 27 20
2017 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 23 27 20
2016 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 23 27 20
2015 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 23 27 20
2014 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 22 26 20
2013 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.5 L 22 25 20
2012 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 22 15
2011 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 22 15
2010 Automatic (S5), 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 22 15
2009 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 22 15
2009 Automatic (S5), 8-cyl, 5.6 L 15 19 13
2008 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 22 15
2008 Automatic (S5), 8-cyl, 5.6 L 15 18 13
2007 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 22 15
2006 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 21 14
2005 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 21 14
2004 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 19 15
2003 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 19 14
2003 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 18 15
2002 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 14
2002 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 18 14
2002 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 18 15
2001 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 14
2001 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 18 14
2001 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.5 L 16 18 15
2000 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 15 18 14
2000 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 17 15
1999 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 14
1999 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 15
1999 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 14
1999 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 15
1999 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 14
1999 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 14
1998 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 14
1998 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 15
1997 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 15
1997 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 15
1996 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 19 15
1996 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 16 18 15
1995 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1995 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1994 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1994 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1993 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 16 19 15
1993 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1992 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 16 19 15
1992 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1991 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 17 19 15
1991 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1990 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 16 18 15
1990 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14
1989 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 16 15
1989 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15 17 14