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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD - We Mostly Knew Where This Was Headed - Brief Review

The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder. Dedicated to families who prefer their crossovers to "maxi-minivans." <br>  <br>The $42,000 4WD Platinum guise sports, among other niceties, 20"-inch wheels, dual moon-roofs, blind sport warning, dual moonroof, HDD navigation, hands-free communications, and dual monitor theater entertainment with Bose audio and wireless headsets.<br>
First Nissan spoiled us late last year with its Infiniti JX35 luxury uni-body three-row crossover utility vehicle. You know the one that will get the name change to QX50 next year. Then they dump in our laps  “down-market” Tennessee kissin’ cousin, the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder 4WD Platinum. No name change in sight for the Pathfinder. In... Read more »

2013 Infiniti JX35 AWD - From the Service Entrance To the Front Door - Review

The 2013 Infiniti JX35 in the "Zone." Look for this full-size luxury cross-over utility vehicle, with seating for seven, in more and more School Zones. The base price of $41, 250 for the front-wheel drive model is still below that of some fully kitted premium maxi-vans. All-wheel drive adds $1400. Key options being lumped into packages as they are these days, our fully decked-out Diamnond Slate AWD tester had a tag with $55,000 written on it.
“Drive…He Said ” recently defended the 2010 Nissan Quest “maxi-minivan” as being darn near the ultimate “man’s lair” / “family room” on wheels. A retreat for occupants from the pressures of the outside world. For all of its space and mass it still earned praise for  a decent amount of on-the-road ability. Great if you... Read more »

2012 Dodge Durango and 2012 Ford Explorer: Reports of the SUV's Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

2012 Dodge Durango Crew and 2012 Ford Explorer Limited AWD; adding a lease on life to the Sport Utility Vehicle
Making “predictions” about the fiercely competitive automotive industry is at least difficult thanks to a new generation of bean-counters who can drown out the marketing and engineering sides. Such were the exaggerated claims of all this interest in saving Saab after General Motors kicked the Swedish sport sedan manufacturer to the curb. With each swing... Read more »
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