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2014 Nissan Pathfinder

2014 Ford Explorer

  2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid 2014 Ford Explorer
MSRP
$29,110
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$30,015
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Invoice $26,850 $28,288
MPG
City/Highway
19/28 16/24
Rating
8.0
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TCC Rating
8.8
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Bottom Line With a new hybrid model, the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder has the Toyota Highlander and its hybrid model in its sights. Read Full Review The 2014 Ford Explorer does build on its heritage, but on-road fluency and passenger comfort are clearly at center stage. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Spacious interior
  • Clever folding second row
  • Composed, quiet ride
  • Calm cabin
  • Good MPG, low cost for hybrid

Dislikes:

  • Interior materials drab
  • Far from a sportscar
  • Base model missing Bluetooth
  • Hybrid can't run electric-only

Likes:

  • Stocky SUV look, in a crossover
  • Lots of passenger space
  • Great ride quality
  • Good gas mileage for its three rows

Dislikes:

  • Not much ruggedness under it all
  • Steep learning curve for MyFord Touch
  • Lower-power turbo four costs more
  • Middle seat needs a lift
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