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2011 Nissan Pathfinder Technical Specifications
Type Body-on-Frame (ladder-type)
Materials (primary) Corrosion-resistant and high-strength steel
Cylinders / configuration V6 V8
Name VQ40 VK56
Cam design DOHC
Orientation Longitudinal
Block / head composition Aluminum/aluminum
Displacement (cc) 4.0L 5.6L
Horsepower 266 @ 5600 rpm 310 @ 5200 rpm
Torque (lb-ft) 288 @ 4000 rpm 388 @ 3400 rpm
Bore & stroke (mm) 95.5 x 92 98 x 92
Compression ratio (:1) 9.7 9.8
Spark plugs Platinum-tipped Double-tipped Iridium
Maximum engine speed 6,200 rpm 6,000 rpm
Induction system Naturally aspirated, Nissan Variable Induction System Naturally aspirated
Valvetrain DOHC, Silent Chain, Two-Stage, 4-Valves per Cylinder
Engine mounts 3 solid (non-fluid filled) mounts: 2 front, 1 rear
Recommended fuel Premium unleaded
Emissions system 50 State ULEV LEV
Exhaust Single exit/main & post muffler
Transmission type 5-speed AT
Gear ratio V6 S, SV, Silver, LE V8 LE
1st 3.841 3.827
2nd 2.352 2.368
3rd 1.529 1.52
4th 1 1
5th 0.839 0.834
6th - -
Reverse 2.764 2.613
Final drive ratio (:1) 3.133 2.937
Transfer case gear ratio (:1) High/Low TBD/TBD TBD/TBD
Front Type; Rotor size diameter and thickness (in.) Vented Disc 11.65 x 1.10
Rear Type; Rotor size diameter and thickness (in.) Vented Disc 12.12 x 0.70
Type Engine speed-sensitive power rack-and-pinion
Overall ratio (:1) 17
Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.54
Curb-to-curb turning diameter (ft.) 39.2 (4x2), 39.5 (4x4)
Front Independent double-wishbone with coil-over shocks; S (33 mm V6, 34 mm V8) Stabilizer bar
Rear Independent double-wishbone with coil on toecontrol link; S (25.4 mm) Stabilizer bar
Specifications are based on latest product information available at the time of printing