NEW YORK – Nissan's fourth-generation Pathfinder sheds body-on-frame construction and now features a unibody that makes it 500 lbs. (227 kg) lighter than the current model. The slimmed-down vehicle, which also has a lighter engine, transmission and seat structure as well as more high-strength steel, will boast segment-leading fuel economy among V-6s, while retaining many of the capabilities of a truck-based SUV, company officials say. The ’13 Pathfinder goes on sale in ...

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