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2012 Nissan Pathfinder

2012 Toyota 4Runner

  2011 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 4-door V6 SV Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Toyota 4Runner 4WD 4-door V6 SR5 (GS) Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$29,290
$31,090
Invoice $27,444 $28,603
MPG
City/Highway
13/22 17/23
Rating
6.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2012 Nissan Pathfinder appeals to those who need tow or off-road, yet occasionally carry passengers; if it's the other way around, you can do better. Read Full Review The brawny 2012 Toyota 4Runner targets off-road purists who sometimes need to haul the family—and it's better on the highway than you might think. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Serious truck toughness
  • Strong, torquey powertrains
  • Good versatility for cargo
  • Three rows of seating
  • Impressive lux features on offer

Dislikes:

  • Choppy ride
  • Skimpy, thinly padded seats
  • Poor gas mileage
  • Subpar interior materials
  • LE has luxury-brand pricing

Likes:

  • Rugged exterior style
  • Strong, flexible V-6 powertrain
  • Perhaps the best Toyota truck interior
  • Useful off-road electronics (Trail)
  • Excellent visibility

Dislikes:

  • Choppy highway ride (SR5)
  • Small third-row seat
  • Disappointing cargo space
  • Nearly as heavy as a full-size ute
  • Trail and Limited models can be pricey
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