PHOTO CAPTION: 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid carries a $3,500 premium over non-hybrid model.

Review: 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid

2014 Pathfinder Hybrid represents company's re-immersion into the hybrid car market with its chief competitor being the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Published: 31-Jan-2014

Hot on the heels of winning an award for the 2014 Pathfinder at the Texas Truck Rodeo, Nissan expands its lineup by adding the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid to the list of 14 available models.

The prize-winning large crossover utility vehicle is noted for its capabilities and its uplevel interior that can carry seven passengers while toting up to 16 cubic feet of cargo. The all-new hybrid version gets close to 25 percent improved fuel economy over its gasoline-powered stablemate.

The Pathfinder Hybrid starts at $35,110, which is a $3,000 upcharge over a similarly equipped Pathfinder powered by the 3.5-liter, V6, gasoline engine.


Toyota Vice Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada at media presentation of now-scaled back IQ electric car.

Toyota Vice Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada sees fuel cells as the future rather than the battery electric car approach being pursued by Nissan.

Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive logo

Mayo Clinic cardiac investigators studied the potential risk of the effects of EMI on patients with implantable devices such aspacemakers and defibrillators.

Ford hybrids have jumped from 5% market share to 17%  over previous 12 months.

Market share for hybrids has now increased to four percent and could double that by end of decade, analyst estimates.


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