Nissan Pathfinder vs Ford Explorer Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
MSRP
$44,260
Invoice
$41,122
Average Price Paid
$41,656
817 listings nationwide

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2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,515
Invoice
$33,479
Average Price Paid
$32,969
838 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
Fair Price
$42,976
Good Price
$39,999
Great Price
$38,297
2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
Fair Price
$33,768
Good Price
$32,063
Great Price
$31,088

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,161
1 listings nationwide

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2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,625
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Nissan has put a lot of energy into its cars and small SUVs in recent years. In comparison, the Pathfinder seems a little neglected. It was last redesigned in 2013 and refreshed in 201...

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The midsize SUV market is rife with competition. The SUV that started it all nearly 30 years ago was the Ford Explorer. Keeping the Explorer relevant in the modern SUV market is no eas...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
No User Reviews
2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot worse.
"It looks aggressive and looks like a range rover."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot worse.
"The looks and style of the 2019 Explorer are amazing. It looks great with their headlights, and all of their trims. It has a lot of good tech, and has many class leading features."

Specs

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
4X4
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
18 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
25 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
284 hp @ 6,400 RPM
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290 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
259 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
--
255 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
9.5:1
10.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,300 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.19 in
3.44 in x 3.7 in
3.64 in x 3.41 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 41.7 in 39.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.2 cu ft 21 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,323 lbs 1,531 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.5 in 198.3 in
Width 77.2 in 90.2 in
Height 70.6 in 71 in
Wheelbase 114.2 in 112.8 in

Available Options

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Caspian Blue Metallic
  • Gun Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Pearl
  • Midnight Pine Metallic
  • Mocha Almond Pearl
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat

Option Packages

  • [B09] Running Boards
  • [H02] Nissan Mobile Entertainment System Package
2019 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Engine: 2.3L I-4 Ecoboost
  • Running Boards - Black
  • Class III Trailer Tow Package

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