Compare 2014 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2014 Chevrolet Traverse

2014 Nissan Pathfinder
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2WD 4-Door S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door S 20 26 $26,942 $29,210
4WD 4-Door S 19 25 $28,415 $30,810
2WD 4-Door SV 20 26 $29,787 $32,300
4WD 4-Door SV 19 25 $31,260 $33,900
2WD 4-Door SL 20 26 $32,503 $35,250
2WD 4-Door SV Hybrid 25 28 $32,548 $35,300
4WD 4-Door SL 19 25 $33,976 $36,850
4WD 4-Door SV Hybrid 25 27 $34,022 $36,900
2WD 4-Door SL Hybrid 25 28 $35,264 $38,250
4WD 4-Door SL Hybrid 25 27 $36,738 $39,850
2WD 4-Door Platinum 20 26 $36,830 $39,950
4WD 4-Door Platinum 19 25 $38,303 $41,550
2WD 4-Door Platinum Hybrid 25 28 $39,592 $42,950
4WD 4-Door Platinum Hybrid 25 27 $41,065 $44,550
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FWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 17 24 $29,563 $30,795
AWD 4-Door LS 16 23 $31,483 $32,795
FWD 4-Door LT 17 24 $32,309 $34,010
AWD 4-Door LT 16 23 $34,209 $36,010
FWD 4-Door LTZ 17 24 $38,779 $41,255
AWD 4-Door LTZ 16 23 $40,659 $43,255
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,942
$29,563
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,210
$30,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$487 / month
$513 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
With a new hybrid model, the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder has the Toyota Highlander and its hybrid model in its sights. The 2014 Chevrolet Traverse offers up all the practicality, space, and features that will make a big family happy--provided you prefer an understated style.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
37.8 37.80
Front Hip Room (in)
56.8 58.00
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.60
Second Leg Room (in)
41.7 36.80
Front Head Room (in)
42.2 40.40
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 57.80
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.7 61.50
Third Leg Room (in)
30.7 33.20
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 39.40
Third Hip Room (in)
42 48.30
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.4 61.00
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.30
Passenger Volume (ft³)
157.8 150.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
69.6 69.90
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.7 67.10
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 118.90
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.2 78.50
Track Width, Front (in)
65.7 67.30
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7 7.20
Length, Overall (in)
197.2 203.70
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.8 70.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
51.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
45.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79.8 116.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
78.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16 24.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
19.8 NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 13.0 x 0.8
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 22.0
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack-&-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 40.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.89
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QPR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA QD6
Rear Tire Size
P235/65SR18 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QPR
Front Tire Size
P235/65SR18 P245/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 520
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 780
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4168 4646
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 660
Engine
Displacement
3.5 L/213 3.6L/217
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
260 @ 6400 281 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
240 @ 4400 266 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
NA LLT
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.58 3.16
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.77 2.88
Trans Order Code
NA M7V
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 - 0.44 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.41
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.74
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Pathfinder Chevrolet Traverse
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Linked H-Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Coil-Over Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 9.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 3 (2012)
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 11.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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