Is the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder Good for Towing?

By Product Expert | Posted in Nissan Pathfinder on Thursday, December 19th, 2019 at 11:47 AM

How much can the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder tow? 

Sporting three rows of seating and a diverse set of standard features, the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder is a solid choice in the SUV segment for drivers with large families. But many drivers interested in the 2020 Pathfinder want to know: How much can the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder tow? We’ve highlighted this SUV’s engine specifications, performance ratings and towing capabilities. 


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A 3.5-liter, V6 engine working in conjunction with a continuously variable automatic transmission powers every trim level of the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder. Producing 284 horsepower and 259 pound-feet of torque, this engine generates more than enough power for towing. The maximum tow rating of the 2020 Pathfinder is 6,000 pounds when properly equipped.*  

2020 Nissan Pathfinder driving down a rural street

2020 Nissan Pathfinder Configurations & Features 


Features/TrimsSSVSLPlatinum
Roof RailsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Blind-Spot WarningsUnavailableStandardStandardStandard
Hands-Free LiftgateUnavailableUnavailableStandardStandard
Panoramic SunroofUnavailableUnavailableUnavailableStandard

The four primary trim levels available for the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder include S, SV, SL and Platinum. Each trim level of the 2020 Pathfinder builds on the last, adding more and more features for drivers to enjoy. The SV and SL trims are also offered in Rock Creek Edition variants, which add a trailer tow hitch, a wiring harness, unique exterior accents and a unique grille. 

Wondering where you can find a 2020 Nissan Pathfinder in the Dayton, OH area? Many local drivers would recommend Matt Castrucci Nissan. Before stopping in, feel free to browse through our online inventory and become familiar with our selection of 2020 Pathfinder models.  

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

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