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Old 05-16-2016, 09:16 PM   #15
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Congrats! I test drove one of the new gen Pathfinders, and it was nice.

After towing with it a bit, I'd be curious to know what RPMs the CVT causes the engine to run at when accelerating and when cruising (while towing). Will you let us know?

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Old 05-17-2016, 09:18 PM   #16
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I really like the styling on the new pathfinders. It reminds me a lot of the Rogues from three or four years ago.
I think it will pull that little boler down the road like nothing is back there. You must be pretty handy to install your own brake controller.
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Old 05-18-2016, 08:13 AM   #17
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Pathfinder will outlast any GMC product....excellent selection.

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Old 06-03-2016, 01:06 PM   #18
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Pathfinder 2016 First trip out last weekend stats:

Towing 1974 Boler 13, ~1500 lbs loaded, maybe 500-750lbs in vehicle
18.5 mpg hwy on trip out, 17 mpg on return (headwind)
1750 - 2000 RPM when towing on straight flat terrain

Baseline: 24 mpg highway, 1500 RPM with cruise control

Will repost once transmission gets used to the load

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