Compare 2020 Honda Pilot vs 2020 Nissan Pathfinder

2020 Honda Pilot
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Black Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pilot Black Edition AWD 19 26 $45,424 $49,720
Pilot EX 2WD 19 27 $31,569 $34,530
Pilot EX AWD 18 26 $33,394 $36,530
Pilot EX-L 2WD 19 27 $34,698 $37,960
Pilot EX-L AWD 18 26 $36,522 $39,960
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES 2WD 19 27 $36,522 $39,960
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES AWD 18 26 $38,346 $41,960
Pilot Elite AWD 19 26 $44,056 $48,220
Pilot LX 2WD 19 27 $28,943 $31,650
Pilot LX AWD 18 26 $30,767 $33,650
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $39,313 $43,020
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger AWD 19 26 $41,137 $45,020
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $39,039 $42,720
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger AWD 19 26 $40,864 $44,720
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4x4 Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pathfinder 4x4 Platinum 19 26 $41,724 $44,910
Pathfinder 4x4 S 20 27 $31,294 $33,670
Pathfinder 4x4 SL 20 27 $37,243 $40,080
Pathfinder 4x4 SV 20 27 $33,883 $36,460
Pathfinder FWD Platinum 20 27 $40,156 $43,220
Pathfinder FWD S 20 27 $29,726 $31,980
Pathfinder FWD SL 20 27 $35,674 $38,390
Pathfinder FWD SV 20 27 $32,315 $34,770
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,424
$41,724
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,720
$44,910
Monthly Payment Estimate
$829 / month
$749 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda Pilot is a three-row family crossover at the top of its class. The 2020 Nissan Pathfinder three-row crossover steers into the middle lane among rivals with just-enough for most families.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
38.9 36.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
153.1 133.7
Front Hip Room (in)
59.1 56.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 57.1
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 41.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 41.1
Second Hip Room (in)
57.3 56
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62 60.9
Third Leg Room (in)
31.9 30.7
Second Head Room (in)
40.9 38.5
Third Hip Room (in)
44.6 42
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62 60.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
196.5 198.5
Height, Overall (in)
70.6 69.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 65.7
Wheelbase (in)
111 114.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 77.3
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 65.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16 16
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46 47
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
82.1 78.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 51.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 45.9
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
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.6
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)
13 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50HR20 P235/55HR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50HR20 P235/55HR20
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)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 6000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 600
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4319 4662
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 20 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 6000 284 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4700 259 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 5.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
9 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Four Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 2.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 2.41 - 0.38
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Pilot Nissan Pathfinder
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 8.4
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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