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2015 Toyota Highlander vs. 2015 Nissan Pathfinder Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Pathfinder than in the Toyota Highlander, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Toyota Highlander and the Nissan Pathfinder.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Toyota Highlander as you will with the Nissan Pathfinder, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Toyota Highlander or the Nissan Pathfinder, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Toyota Highlander and the Nissan Pathfinder have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Toyota Highlander is a little narrower than the Nissan Pathfinder, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Toyota Highlander is slightly shorter than the Nissan Pathfinder, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Toyota Highlander transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Handling
The Toyota Highlander has the same turning radius as the Nissan Pathfinder, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Toyota Highlander will do just as well as the Nissan Pathfinder, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Toyota Highlander has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Utility
The Toyota Highlander offers greater seating capacity than the Nissan Pathfinder, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Toyota Highlander has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Warranty
The Toyota Highlander comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Pathfinder.

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2015 Toyota
Highlander

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MSRP*: $29,415 - $43,790
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2015 Nissan
Pathfinder

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MSRP*: $29,510 - $43,100
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Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 18 - 20 19 - 20
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 26 - 27
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $26,855 - $39,981 $27,218 - $39,730

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