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2005-2012 Nissan Pathfinder Specifications

Look up Nissan Pathfinder specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.


  • Type: R51

Engine 4.0L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Recommended Engine Oil: API
  • Drain Plug Torque:  25FT-LBS
  • Oil capacity: 5.5 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 4.0L 6-Cylinder: 0.044”

Engine 5.6L 8-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Recommended Engine Oil: API
  • Drain Plug Torque:  25FT-LBS
  • Oil capacity: 6.9 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 5.6L 8-Cylinder: 0.044”


  • Capacity: 21-1/8 gal (80L)

Cooling system

  • Type: Pre-diluted Genuine NISSAN Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant (blue) or equivalent
  • Capacity:
    • With reservoir models w/o rear a/c: 2-3/4 gal ( 10.2 L)
    • With reservoir models with rear a/c: 3-1/2 gal (13.4L)

Automatic transmission fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Matic S ATF

Power steering fluid (PSF)

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN PSF or equivalent.

Brake fluid

  • Type: Genuine Nissan Super Heavy Duty Brake Fluid*4 or equivalent DOT 3 (U.S. F.M.V.S.S. No. 116)

Multi-purpose grease

  • Type: NLGI No. 2 (Lithium soap base)

Air conditioning system refrigerant

  • Type: HFC-134a (R-134a)

Air conditioning system lubricants

  • Type: Nissan A/C System Oil Type S or exact equivalent

Transfer fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Matic D ATF recommended
  • Capacity: 
    • All mode 4WD: 3-1/8 qt (3.0L)
    • Part-time 4WD: 2-1/8 qt (2.0L)

Front final drive oil

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Differential Oil Hypoid Super GL-5 80W-90 or API GL-5, Viscosity SAE 80W-90
  • Capacity: 
    • VQ40DE:1-3/4 pt (0.85L)
    • VK56DE: 3-3/8 pt (1.6L)

Rear final drive oil

  • Type: API GL-5 synthetic gear oil, Viscosity SAE 75W-90
  • Capacity: 
    • VQ40DE:13 pt (1.4L)
    • VK56DE: 3 pt (1.75)

Windshield-washer fluid (shared between front and rear wipers)

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Windshield Washer Concentrate Cleaner & Antifreeze fluid or equivalent
  • Capacity: 1-1/4 gal (4.5L)



  • Petrol:
    • 4.0 L VQ40DE V6
    • 5.6 L VK56DE V8
  • Diesel:
    • 2.5 L YD25DDTi I4 turbo
    • 3.0 L V9X V6 turbo


  • 5-speed RE5R05A automatic
  • 7-speed RE7R01B automatic (V9X only)
  • 6-speed FS6R31A manual

Fuel Consumption


Safety Ratings



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