Notes: The 2014 has a small, but significant number of transmission complaints at low mileage. The issue is part of a class-action lawsuit that says the Pathfinder's transmission shakes violently during acceleration between 15mph and 30mph.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,450 miles

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2014 Nissan Pathfinder body / paint problems

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2014 Nissan Pathfinder Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 152015


  • miles


The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Pathfinder. While exiting the vehicle, the doors automatically locked while the key fob was still in the vehicle. In addition, the contact was unable to re-enter the vehicle to get to her child, who was trapped in the vehicle due to the failure. The contact also stated the vehicle was difficult to shift from drive into reverse or reverse into drive. Additionally the liftgate failed to remain open and closed independently numerous times. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Coconut Creek, FL, USA

problem #1

Jun 072014


  • 2,900 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Pathfinder. After locking the motorized rear lift gate and placing the vehicle into drive, the lift gate lifted independently and struck a concrete pillar. The contact did not hear the lift gate warning chime during the failure. The manufacturer was notified of the lift gate failure. While driving between 10-30 mph, the transmission failed and prevented the vehicle from accelerating. The manufacturer was not notified of the transmission failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 2,900.

- Falls Church, VA, USA

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