Nissan Pathfinder vs Toyota Highlander 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.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
MSRP
$48,090
Invoice
$44,676
Average Price Paid
$48,090
314 listings nationwide

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2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
MSRP
$36,685
Invoice
$33,493
Average Price Paid
$35,341
153 listings nationwide

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

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
Fair Price
$48,559
Good Price
$47,210
Great Price
$46,438
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
Fair Price
$36,406
Good Price
$34,364
Great Price
$33,196

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$50,694
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,065
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

You said it and Nissan listened. The automaker is bringing back much of the heralded capability of the classic Pathfinder, as well as a rugged-ish body style, for the 2022 model year. ...

2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

Toyota hardly needs any help selling three-row Highlanders. It already sits close to the top of the sales charts for its segment, and few vehicles carry the name recognition as the Hig...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

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

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
No User Reviews
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
Cbunn123 writes:
Goid
Power Ranked 2021 Chevrolet Traverse worse.
"Good "
Handling Ranked 2021 Chevrolet Traverse better.
"Goid"
20
EDDIE writes:
Family Car Ranked 2021 Toyota Avalon Limited FWD worse.
"It bigger"
Value Ranked 2021 Toyota Avalon Limited FWD better.
"Both are very good and dependable vehicles so its a toss up for me"

Specs

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 17.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
284 hp @ 6,400 RPM
295 hp @ 6,600 RPM
Torque
259 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
263 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
11.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.19 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard 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 8 seats
Front Legroom 44.3 in 42 in
Back Legroom 35.5 in 41 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.6 cu ft 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,438 lbs 1,605 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 6,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,000 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 197.7 in 194.9 in
Width 77.9 in 76 in
Height 69.7 in 68.1 in
Wheelbase 114.2 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Ocean Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Gun Metallic/Super Black
  • Mocha Almond Pearl
  • Obsidian Green Pearl
  • Obsidian Green Pearl/Super Black
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Pearl White Tricoat/Super Black
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat/Super Black
  • Solid Gray/Super Black
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [B95] Running Boards
  • [E08-1] Prem Paint & 2-Tone Roof - Pearl White Tricoat
  • [E08-2] Prem Paint & 2-Tone Roof - Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • [N92] Lighting Package (N92)
  • [N93] Lighting Package (N93)
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Special Color

Option Packages

  • Four Season Floor Mat Package (TMS)
  • Highlander XP Package (XX1000) (Set)
  • Highlander XP Package (XX1010) (Set)
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Protection Package #3 (TMS)
  • Running Boards (RB1100) (Set)
  • Running Boards (RB1200) (Set)
  • Running Boards (TMS)
  • Tow Hitch Kit (TMS)
  • Tow Hitch Receiver & Trailer Wire Harness (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000) (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
  • Wheels: 20" Black Gloss (Set)

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