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2019 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
MSRP
$44,560
Invoice
$41,400
Average Price Paid
$41,267
1,013 listings nationwide

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2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
MSRP
$35,340
Invoice
$32,265
Average Price Paid
$31,968
1,507 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
$42,611
Good Price
$40,218
Great Price
$38,850
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
Fair Price
$33,000
Good Price
$31,125
Great Price
$30,054

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$42,005
27 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
7 GOOD deals

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2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,483
56 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 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
Thom Blackett Preview:

Introduced in 2000, the Toyota Highlander underwent its most recent update for 2017. This popular 3-row crossover enters 2019 mostly unchanged, with the exception of a few exterior twe...

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

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
40
writes:
smooth through the gears
writes:
Nice family car with all the safety features standard in the SV trim, including forward collision warning and ...
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Ford Flex Limited better.
"The Ford Flex seats are heated and cooled with 10 way power and are very comfortable. The Nissan seats sit higher, but are not as comfortable."
Family Car Ranked 2017 Ford Flex Limited better.
"The Ford Flex has more room and more convenience features and rides much smoother than the Nissan."
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
20
writes:
Acceleration is not bad, but the cx9 is more responsive and enjoyable to drive
Handling Ranked 2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD better.
"I drove both before ending up to cx9."
Handling Ranked 2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD better.
"I drove it both before ending up to cx9."
Value Ranked 2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"Smoothness and handling performance."
Value Ranked 2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD worse.
"Practicality, highlander is better when it comes to family suv. Cos of its cargo capacity and space on its 3rd row."
80
writes:
Drove good,not much storage space with 3rd seat up .carpet tends to get mashed up below right drivers foot at ...
30
writes:
I’m sold on this SUV. Couldn’t be better!

Specs

2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Platinum 4WD
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 19.2 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
10.8:1
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
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 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 Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 44.2 in
Back Legroom 41.7 in 38.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.2 cu ft 13.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,323 lbs 1,370 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.5 in 192.5 in
Width 77.2 in 75.8 in
Height 70.6 in 68.1 in
Wheelbase 114.2 in 109.8 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

  • [H02] Nissan Mobile Entertainment System Package
  • [B09] Running Boards
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alumina Jade Metallic
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Ooh La La Rouge Mica
  • Predawn Gray Mica
  • Shoreline Blue Pearl
  • Special Color
  • Toasted Walnut Pearl

Option Packages

  • Protection Package #3
  • Euro Running Boards
  • On-Board Vacuum
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (XF210)
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Front Bumper (XF110)
  • Protection Package #1
  • Running Boards
  • Toyoguard Platinum
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000)
  • Tow Hitch Receiver & Wiring Harness Package
  • Tow Hitch Receiver And Trailer Wire Harness

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