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Compare 2020 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Nissan Pathfinder
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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
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Hybrid LE AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Highlander Hybrid LE AWD 35 35 $36,489 $39,800
Highlander Hybrid LE FWD 36 35 $35,022 $38,200
Highlander Hybrid Limited AWD 35 34 $43,090 $47,000
Highlander Hybrid Limited FWD 36 35 $41,302 $45,050
Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD 35 34 $46,025 $50,200
Highlander Hybrid Platinum FWD 36 35 $44,237 $48,250
Highlander Hybrid XLE AWD 35 34 $39,056 $42,600
Highlander Hybrid XLE FWD 36 35 $37,589 $41,000
Highlander L AWD 20 27 $33,050 $36,200
Highlander L FWD 21 29 $31,589 $34,600
Highlander LE AWD 20 27 $35,059 $38,400
Highlander LE FWD 20 28 $33,598 $36,800
Highlander Limited AWD 20 27 $41,633 $45,600
Highlander Limited FWD 21 29 $39,853 $43,650
Highlander Platinum AWD 20 27 $44,555 $48,800
Highlander Platinum FWD 21 29 $42,775 $46,850
Highlander XLE AWD 20 27 $37,616 $41,200
Highlander XLE FWD 21 29 $36,155 $39,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,446
$36,489
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,610
$39,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$744 / month
$663 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Nissan Pathfinder three-row crossover steers into the middle lane among rivals with just-enough for most families. The 2020 Toyota Highlander puts practicality above all else, but handling and styling make worthwhile cameos.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 35 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
30.7 27.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.4
Third Hip Room (in)
42 45.6
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.4 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 40.4
Third Head Room (in)
36.5 36.1
Front Hip Room (in)
56.8 57.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 55
Second Leg Room (in)
41.7 41
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
133.7 141.3
Second Hip Room (in)
56 57
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.9 59
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
65.7 65.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7 8
Length, Overall (in)
198.5 194.9
Height, Overall (in)
69.5 68.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.7 65.4
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.3 76
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16 16
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
19.8 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47 48.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
51.1 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
45.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
78.9 84.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
78.9 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 13.3
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 13.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 17.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR20 P235/65SR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR20 P235/65SR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4662 4465
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
284 @ 6400 243 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
259 @ 4400 175 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/213 2.5 L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 35
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 35
Transmission
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.31 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 - 0.38 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.25 -
Trans Type
1 1
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Nissan Pathfinder Toyota Highlander
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
8.4 5.1
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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  • 2020 Highlander is in showrooms
  • Lease: From $399/mo.
  • Finance: 2.9% for 60 months
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