The new ’05 Pathfinder rolls off the line at Nissan North America Inc.’s Smyrna, TN, manufacturing plant Aug. 30. It marks the first time the vehicle has been built in North America, adding to Smyrna’s roster of models, which includes the Maxima, Altima, Frontier and Xterra. The previous-generation Pathfinder was built at Nissan’s Kyushu, Japan, plant. With the addition of Pathfinder, Smyrna’s annual output rises to 550,000 units. The Pathfinder’s new 4L V-6 engine is being produced ...

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