Nissan Pathfinder Problems

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Should we replace our Holden Commodore with a Subaru Outback?

Answered by CarsGuide 27 Jun 2020

A car with a little extra ground clearance is great for camping as it often allows you to get a little farther away from the masses in their caravans who tend to huddle around the shower block at bush campsites.

The Subaru Outback is a good, solid choice and if you can find an independent workshop to service it, you’ll avoid the cost of dealership prices. And you’re right, the all-wheel-drive would be great for gravel roads. Another vehicle to look at would be a late-model Ford territory diesel which is big and clever inside and has the option of all-wheel-drive. The diesel engine is a plus on the bush where that fuel is more readily available (in really remote areas) and gives you more range for big holidays in the mulga.

Don’t rule out things like the Mitsubishi Pajero, either, which won’t be as around-town friendly, but is a proven quantity and is absolutely tremendous off-road. The same goes for a Toyota Prado or Nissan Pathfinder prior to the current model (which is a bit less hard-core adventure).

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Nissan Pathfinder recalled for possible brake fault fire risk

Nissan Pathfinder recalled for possible brake fault fire risk

20 Nov 2019 · by Richard Berry

Nissan is recalling almost 400,000 cars globally, including more than 6000 Pathfinder SUVs in Australia, due to a brake fault which could cause vehicles to catch fire.

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What are the best 7-seat SUV's?

Answered by CarsGuide 30 Aug 2019

A better option for someone with a tribe to transport would be a peoplemover, such as the Kia Carnival, Hyundai iMax, or VW Transporter. They’re made for that purpose and much more practical than an SUV.

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Ram 2500 and 3500 lead latest round of safety recalls

Ram 2500 and 3500 lead latest round of safety recalls

26 Nov 2018 · by Robbie Wallis

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued its latest round of safety recalls, led by American Special Vehicle’s converted Ram 2500 and 3500 pick-ups. ...

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Failed clutch in 2006 Nissan Pathfinder

Answered by CarsGuide 10 Aug 2018

I would doubt that he has any claim; clutches are considered a wear and tear item and not covered by warranty.

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Will a Nissan Pathfinder tow a horse float?

Answered by CarsGuide 12 May 2018

You don’t specify a model, but it’s a sure bet that a Pathfinder will handle 1250 kg, whichever model you have.

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What's a fuel efficient SUV on the market?

Answered by CarsGuide 20 Nov 2017

I don’t believe that what you want is out there, and can only reiterate past advice, buy a Patrol/Pajero/Prado/LandCruiser.

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Toyota Prado: Buying tips

Answered by CarsGuide 13 Oct 2017

Your choices are limited if you want a four-wheel drive for serious off-roading. You could look at a Mitsubishi Pajero, Nissan Pathfinder, or maybe one of the popular 4WD utes. A ute will do everything you need, and they are quite comfortable on the road.

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How to find cars that are easy to get in and out of?

Answered by CarsGuide 30 Jun 2017

The best thing you can do is to go around to various dealers and check a number of vehicles to see how they work for you.

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