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 $45,333 $49,620
Pilot EX 2WD 19 27 $31,478 $34,430
Pilot EX AWD 18 26 $33,302 $36,430
Pilot EX-L 2WD 19 27 $34,607 $37,860
Pilot EX-L AWD 18 26 $36,431 $39,860
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES 2WD 19 27 $36,431 $39,860
Pilot EX-L w/Navi & RES AWD 18 26 $38,255 $41,860
Pilot Elite AWD 19 26 $43,965 $48,120
Pilot LX 2WD 19 27 $28,851 $31,550
Pilot LX AWD 18 26 $30,675 $33,550
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $39,222 $42,920
Pilot Touring 7-Passenger AWD 19 26 $41,046 $44,920
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger 2WD 20 27 $38,948 $42,620
Pilot Touring 8-Passenger AWD 19 26 $40,772 $44,620
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4x4 Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pathfinder 4x4 Platinum 19 26 $41,446 $44,610
Pathfinder 4x4 S 20 27 $31,016 $33,370
Pathfinder 4x4 SL 20 27 $36,965 $39,780
Pathfinder 4x4 SV 20 27 $33,605 $36,160
Pathfinder FWD Platinum 20 27 $39,878 $42,920
Pathfinder FWD S 20 27 $29,448 $31,680
Pathfinder FWD SL 20 27 $35,396 $38,090
Pathfinder FWD SV 20 27 $32,036 $34,470
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,333
$41,446
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,620
$44,610
Monthly Payment Estimate
$827 / month
$744 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.3
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
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
44.6 42
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62 60.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 42.2
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 65.7
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
82.1 78.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16 16
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46 47
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 19.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 6000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 600
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4319 4662
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 20 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4700 259 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 26
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 2.41 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 5.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
9 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive 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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Pilot Nissan Pathfinder
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
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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