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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door S
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door S 20 26 $26,127 $28,650
2WD 4-Door SV 20 26 $29,095 $31,910
2WD 4-Door SL 20 26 $31,770 $34,850
2WD 4-Door Platinum 20 26 $36,048 $39,550
4WD 4-Door S 19 25 $27,583 $30,250
4WD 4-Door SV 19 25 $30,551 $33,510
4WD 4-Door SL 19 25 $33,226 $36,450
4WD 4-Door Platinum 19 25 $37,505 $41,150
2WD 4-Door LX
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Features

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door w/RES & Navi Touring 18 25 $36,258 $39,670
4WD 4-Door LX 17 24 $28,459 $31,120
2WD 4-Door LX 18 25 $27,000 $29,520
2WD 4-Door EX 18 25 $29,052 $31,770
2WD 4-Door EX-L 18 25 $32,016 $35,020
2WD 4-Door w/RES EX-L 18 25 $33,476 $36,620
2WD 4-Door w/Navi EX-L 18 25 $33,840 $37,020
4WD 4-Door EX 17 24 $30,511 $33,370
4WD 4-Door EX-L 17 24 $33,476 $36,620
4WD 4-Door w/RES EX-L 17 24 $34,935 $38,220
4WD 4-Door w/Navi EX-L 17 24 $35,300 $38,620
4WD 4-Door w/RES & Navi Touring 17 24 $37,717 $41,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,127
$27,000
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,650
$29,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$478 / month
$492 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is in a new place that's just right for families who want a big, comfortable, sensible wagon, but it's given up some of its path-finding heritage to get there. The 2013 Honda Pilot looks tough and truck-like from the outside, yet inside it's one of the better family haulers.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) 42.0 48.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.4 62.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.4
Third Head Room (in) 37.8 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8 58.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 58.9
Second Leg Room (in) 41.7 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 42.2 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 157.8 153.7
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.7 61.5
Third Leg Room (in) 30.7 32.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 39.8
Passenger Capacity 7 8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 65.7 67.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 7.97
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 191.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.6 71.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.7 67.5
Wheelbase (in) 114.2 109.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.2 78.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 79.8 87.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 16.0 18.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.4-47.8 47.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 45.9 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 31.4 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 78.9 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 13.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 21.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.69
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 19.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 37.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T165/80D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R18 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/65R18 P235/65R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 300
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4185 4299
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.93
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 4400 253 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/- TBD - 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 6400 250 @ 5700
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.606
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.312
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.766
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.697
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.071
Trans Type 1 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.612
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.888
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Nissan Pathfinder Honda Pilot
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 1.0
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.9
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.3 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 4 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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