Monday, October 28, 2013

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid Selling Now For $35,970

The 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, which is on sale now at U.S. Nissan dealers nationwide, is one of Pathfinder's 14 model configurations with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of $35,970 (including $860 Destination and Handling) for the SV 2WD Hybrid model, versus a starting price of $32,970 for a comparably equipped SV 2WD 3.5-liter V6 model.

The new 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid has a supercharged 2.5-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor paired to a compact Lithium-ion battery that fits under the 3rd row seat. The hybrid system uses a Nissan Intelligent Dual Clutch System (one motor / two clutch parallel system) that manages power from both the electric motor and the gas engine. The 15 kW electric motor and gas engine work in tandem to provide performance equivalent to the Pathfinder 3.5-liter gasoline V6 model. The system is rated at 250 net horsepower and 243 lb-ft of torque versus the 3.5-liter V6 ratings of 260 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy for the new Pathfinder Hybrid is rated at 26 mpg combined, an increase of 24 percent over the standard Pathfinder. City fuel economy is 25 mpg, while highway mileage is rated at 28 mpg (27 mpg 4WD).