New 2023 Nissan Pathfinder ( Overview ). HIGHS
– Thoughtful interior storage cubbies, generous maximum towing capability, cabin is well isolated from the road.
– Forgettable driving demeanor, top trims are priced higher than key rivals, not as off-road capable as a Jeep.
– Its rugged styling projects an adventurous image, but the three-row Pathfinder shines brightest as family-friendly on-road transportation.
The Nissan Pathfinder is reasonably spacious and pleasant to drive. Nissan has given it a lot of in-car tech and driver aids too. Overall, the Pathfinder does a good job of hauling people and cargo in relative comfort.
Towing capacity is near the top of the class
Comfortable and quiet highway ride
The front seats feel a bit stiff
Engine can feel sluggish when you need quick power
Less cargo space than some rivals
– What’s new
New trail-inspired Rock Creek trim level is available
SL trim gets standard wireless charging
Part of the fourth Pathfinder generation introduced for 2022
The 2023 Nissan Pathfinder is a spacious midsize three-row SUV that boasts strong towing capacity and faces competitors like the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot and Kia Telluride. A full redesign last year gave the Pathfinder a variety of improvements, most notably a more comfortable ride quality and updated technology features.