When will the next Pathfinder redesign happen?

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chadh
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When will the next Pathfinder redesign happen?

Postby chadh » Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:22 am

Hi all, sorry for the newbie question. I did a search and couldn't find a mention of this, but I'm thinking of getting a new SE V6 Pathfinder. I'm about ready to sign on the dotted line, but I hate to get a vehicle if a new redesign is coming out soon (yes, I'm one of those people). I assume it won't be for 2009 at least or I would have heard about it. Anyone know when the current Pathfinder might be redesigned?

Thanks in advance!


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Postby boogyman » Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:26 am

They just did the little cosmetic update with the my08, so not for a few more years.

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Postby blink32 » Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:36 am

Even if a redesign was coming out, you'd be best waiting at-least an additional full model year before signing on that line. Too many bugs to work out typically in the first model year of a big change. And many times the 2nd model year is only marginally better. So if you are ok waiting 2-3 more years then skip it.

But do some searching around this site. The next incarnation of Pathfinder is potentially (or maybe for sure) going to be of uni-body construction as opposed to the body on frame that it is now. Depending on your requirements this may or may not matter to you.

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Thanks!

Postby chadh » Wed Apr 16, 2008 8:29 pm

Appreciate the input, folks! I'm now just deciding between a used 2005 and a new 2008.

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Postby 08Datsun » Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:08 pm

I didn't find the price discrepancy big enough to warrant buying used. With the factory rebate and the Costco deal, it didn't seem that much more just to buy a new one, which we did.

The next Pathfinder is a few years off and may be lighter duty:

http://www.autoblog.com/2008/01/09/niss ... -on-frame/


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