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This afternoon my 2014 PF got into an accident where a motorcycle hit the front-left side (bumper). And these are the damages (so far):
1) Dented and dislocated bumper
2) Dented/scratched/dislocated left headlight
3) Broken/ripped front-left wheel mudguard
4) Bent hood release lever
5) Bent/stuck hood stand
6) Ripped radiator hose connection
7) Bent (horn) mount in front of the radiator

That simple hit from a motorcycle limits the car's usability because of the resulted bad radiator leak, a hood which cannot be fully closed (after opening it), and front wheel rubbing at the bumper/fender.

I don't know what other damages could be there waiting to get fixed. I'll find out when it gets to the shop.

The motorcycle driver got some scratches on his arm.
 

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New cars are built to implode on impact this disapates the energy and lessens the impact on the passengers. We had a Honda CR-V get hit on the front bumper and it did amazing amount of damage but no major injuries. Sucks your pathfinder is damaged but you will appreciate the fragile front end in a more severe accident.
 

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What did the bike look like afterword? The amount of damage you sustain depends on many factors like speed of both vehicles, angle of hit, location of hit, direction, etc. Actually, the Pathfinder does pretty well in crash tests.


http://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1089775_2014-nissan-pathfinder-finds-five-star-federal-safety-rating
http://www.cars.com/nissan/pathfinder/2014/safety-ratings/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REA1KIqP3Kk
http://www.safercar.gov/Vehicle+Shoppers/5-Star+Safety+Ratings/2011-Newer+Vehicles/Vehicle-Detail?vehicleId=8512
 

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As far as I could vaguely remember, the motorcycle was in good shape except for what looked like a toolbox attached to it. I was more attentive to the condition of the rider. I felt really bad because I considered myself a biker-friendly driver.
 

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This afternoon my 2014 PF got into an accident where a motorcycle hit the front-left side (bumper). And these are the damages (so far):
1) Dented and dislocated bumper
2) Dented/scratched/dislocated left headlight
3) Broken/ripped front-left wheel mudguard
4) Bent hood release lever
5) Bent/stuck hood stand
6) Ripped radiator hose connection
7) Bent (horn) mount in front of the radiator

That simple hit from a motorcycle limits the car's usability because of the resulted bad radiator leak, a hood which cannot be fully closed (after opening it), and front wheel rubbing at the bumper/fender.

I don't know what other damages could be there waiting to get fixed. I'll find out when it gets to the shop.

The motorcycle driver got some scratches on his arm.

How much did this end up costing you?
 

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This is a 4yr/old thread, but this sounds like a $2000+ job easily once you factor in parts and the even more expensive paint work involved. My wife whacked a deer with her parent's Nissan Rogue about 4yrs ago. The HID headlamp assembly alone was $1000 at the time.
 
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