Compare 2004 Buick Rainier vs 2004 Nissan Pathfinder

2004 Buick Rainier
2004 Nissan Pathfinder
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4-Door RWD CXL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD CXL 16 21 $32,258 $35,645
4-Door RWD CXL Plus 16 21 $33,208 $36,695
4-Door AWD CXL 15 21 $34,023 $37,595
4-Door AWD CXL Plus 15 21 $34,973 $38,645
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2WD SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD SE 16 21 $24,970 $27,000
4WD SE 15 19 $26,820 $29,000
2WD LE Platinum 16 21 $29,085 $31,450
4WD LE Platinum 15 19 $31,583 $34,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,258
$24,970
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,645
$27,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$594 / month
$450 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
58.1 51.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 56.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 92.9
Second Leg Room (in)
37.1 31.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 39.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.0 8.3
Length, Overall (in)
193.4 182.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in)
74.5 68.1
Liftover Height (in)
32.1 31.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.1 85.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 32.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 38.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 56.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 35.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.78 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.6 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.14 11.8 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20.4 18.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.8 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QTM NA
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P255/65R16
Spare Tire Size
P245/65R17 P255/65R16
Front Tire Order Code
QTM NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N79 NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P255/65R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5700 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
400 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4442 3871
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas L6 Gas V6
Fuel System
MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
275 @ 3600 265 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
LL8 NA
Displacement
4.2L/256 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
275 @ 6000 240 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.55
Trans Order Code
M30 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 4.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.05 2.79
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.27
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Buick Rainier Nissan Pathfinder
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.81 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-link w/air- Rigid 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
suspension w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double A-arm Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs

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