Compare 2014 Toyota Highlander vs 2014 Nissan Pathfinder

2014 Toyota Highlander
2014 Nissan Pathfinder
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FWD 4-Door I4 LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door I4 LE 20 25 $26,673 $29,215
FWD 4-Door V6 LE 19 25 $27,864 $30,520
AWD 4-Door V6 LE 18 24 $29,199 $31,980
FWD 4-Door V6 LE Plus 19 25 $29,892 $32,740
AWD 4-Door V6 LE Plus 18 24 $31,225 $34,200
FWD 4-Door V6 XLE 19 25 $32,905 $36,040
AWD 4-Door V6 XLE 18 24 $34,238 $37,500
FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 25 $36,191 $39,640
AWD 4-Door V6 Limited 18 24 $37,524 $41,100
FWD 4-Door V6 Limited Platinum 19 25 $38,465 $42,130
AWD 4-Door V6 Limited Platinum 18 24 $39,798 $43,590
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,673
$26,942
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,215
$29,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$487 / month
$487 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Toyota Highlander covers familiar territory, without straying too far into Adventure Land. With a new hybrid model, the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder has the Toyota Highlander and its hybrid model in its sights.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
27.7 30.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 39.4
Third Hip Room (in)
45.6 42
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 60.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 42.3
Third Head Room (in)
35.9 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
145 157.8
Front Hip Room (in)
57.2 56.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
55 57.1
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 41.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 42.2
Second Hip Room (in)
57.1 56.1
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 60.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 77.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 65.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 7
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 197.2
Height, Overall (in)
68.1 69.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 65.7
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 114.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.7 79.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
13.8 16
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.3 47.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 78.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 19.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 51.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 45.9
Brakes
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)
12.2 12.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.2 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/60SR18 P235/65SR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60SR18 P235/65SR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4134 4168
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 4200 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.7 L/163 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5800 260 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 2.37 - 0.44
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.36 5.58
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 -
Trans Type
6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.15 1.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 -
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Toyota Highlander Nissan Pathfinder
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 (Est) 8.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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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