2020 Nissan Pathfinder Towing Capacity

Nissan Pathfinder Towing Capacity

Searching for a reliable SUV to explore New Castle, Wilmington, and Newark, DE, and the surrounding areas? Not only does the Nissan Pathfinder offer a spacious cabin area, but it also offers an impressive towing capacity. Give your day trips to Cape Henlopen State Park and weeks at Rehoboth Beach a boost by bringing along a camper or boat.

Our team at Sheridan Nissan put together the following guide to the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder towing capacity to help you determine whether this SUV has what you want. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions as you read ahead!

How Much Can the Nissan Pathfinder Tow?

Nissan Pathfinder Towing Capacity When properly equipped, the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder offers a standard maximum towing of up to 6,000 pounds.1 With that kind of capability, you can expect to tow a recreational boat, camping trailer, or other over-sized toys.

Towing Accessories

To set you up for towing success, the Nissan Pathfinder offers an array of available tow-support features, such as:

  • Tow Hitch Receiver, Class III
  • Hitch Ball Mount, Class III
  • Hitch Ball, Class III

The 2020 Nissan Pathfinder also offers an available Rock Creek™ Edition Package that includes a tow hitch receiver with 7-pin wiring harness.

Nissan Pathfinder: Performance You Can Count On

Under the hood of the Nissan Pathfinder roars a 284-horsepower 3.5L Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) V6 engine with 259 lb-ft of torque that helps it deliver this impressive towing capacity.

Ready for Anything

The available Intelligent 4×4 system features selectable driving modes, so you can adapt your performance by turning the drive mode selector to switch among:

Full-Time 2WD

Delivers optimal efficiency.

Auto Mode

Maximizes traction by continually monitoring road conditions and adjusting the power between front and rear wheels.

4WD Lock Mode

Ready to perform across the most difficult terrain.

Through the optional Advanced Drive-Assist® Display, you can stay effortlessly tuned into your SUV by watching the 4-wheel drive system distribute torque between the front and rear axles.

Hill Start Assist & Hill Descent Control

When approaching a steep incline, Hill Start Assist prevents rollback, so you can start with confidence. Heading back down? Hill Descent Control adjusts the speed and brake pressure to ensure you stay in control.

Room for Everyone, Plus Their Stuff

Nissan Pathfinder Towing CapacityInside the cabin of the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder, you can comfortably accommodate up to seven passengers. The EZ FLEX® Seating System with 2nd-row 60/40 split fold-flat bench seat featuring LATCH AND GLIDE® and 3rd-row 50/50 split fold-flat reclining bench seat enable you to fit different combinations of people and belongings.

Configure Your Cargo

Preparing for moving day, your annual family road trip, or a weekend getaway? The extensive cargo area and convenient space-maximizing features offered by the Nissan Pathfinder lend a helping hand:

  • 79.5 cubic feet of maximum cargo space
  • Under-floor storage area
  • Fold-flat seats

Even with a full house, the Nissan Pathfinder offers space to organize belongings in its 16.2-cubic-foot trunk. With the third-row seats folded down, you’ll have 47.4 cubic feet of cargo space too.

Convenient Packing & Unpacking

When it comes to loading or unloading the car, simply keep the available Nissan Intelligent Key® in your pocket and kick under the rear bumper. This activates the optional Motion Activated Liftgate, so you can approach the vehicle with your hands full.

Amplify Every Adventure in the Nissan Pathfinder

Ready to tow more fun with you on every trip around the First State and beyond? Contact us at Sheridan Nissan to schedule your 2020 Nissan Pathfinder test drive near New Castle, Wilmington, and Newark, DE, today!



1Maximum towing capacity when properly equipped. Towing capability varies by trim level and configuration. See Nissan Towing Guide and Owner’s Manual for additional information.


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