Pricing for 2011 Nissan Xterra, Pathfinder, & Altima
Beginning next year, the Pathfinder will start at $27,840 (two-wheel drive, V6 S), a $300 increase over the 2010 version. Topped out with four-wheel drive and a V8: $42,600.
The base, two-wheel drive Xterra X runs $23,850, about $1,100 more than the outgoing model. Option up to the four-wheel drive PRO-4X with an automatic gearbox: $30,100.
The Frontier S King Cab two-wheel drive starts at $17,750, though the topped-out SL Crew Cab with four-wheel drive, long-wheelbase chassis and a V6 coupled to a five-speed automatic gearbox jumps to $31,630.
Finally, the 2011 Nissan Altima sedan comes in at $19,900 (2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a CVT gearbox).
Look to pay $22,940 for the Altima Coupe and $26,780 for the hybrid sedan.
None of the prices above include destination charges.
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