2014 Nissan Pathfinder gets five-star safety rating image

The new generation of the Nissan Pathfinder has been recently tested by the federal government and the result was a five-star safety rating.

If nothing but a five-star safety rating is what you’re looking for when buying a new family vehicle, well there is now a new option around the corner as the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder has received a total of five stars after being tested by the federal government. The model in question has managed to grab a total of five stars after gaining only four stars in the 2013 model year.

The fourth generation of the Nissan Pathfinder has been in production since 2012 and it’s currently being assembled in the United States, being offered with a front engine and front-wheel drive or a four-wheel drive layout. The new Nissan Pathfinder stands at 5,009 mm ling, 1,961 mm wide and 1,768 mm tall, riding on the Nissan D platform. The model is available with a 3.5 liter V6 engine, rated at 260 HP (194 kW) and 325 Nm (240 lb-ft) of torque, and with a 2.5 liter four-cylinder in the hybrid version, mated to an electric motor and a Li-Ion battery. Total output is 250 HP and 243 lb-ft of torque.