Nissan Pathfinder vs Highlander, Pilot, Explorer

2017 Nissan Pathfinder Dare to Compare


2017 Nissan Pathfinder vs. Toyota Highlander vs. Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer

When shopping for an SUV, sorting through all the competition can be tough. We will compare the Nissan Pathfinder against the Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot, and Ford Explorer to show you why the Pathfinder is the right choice.


Buying an SUV is a major purchase. Get the most out of your money when you choose the Pathfinder. It has a starting price of $30,290* and comes standard with a strong 284-horsepower V6, a Rear View Monitor, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and Bluetooth streaming audio. All the other SUVs cost more and don’t necessarily include all of these features.


With three rows of seating in each of these SUVS, they are true family haulers. However, for passengers riding in the second row of the Pathfinder, they will enjoy the most legroom with 41.7 inches. The closest competitor is the Ford Explorer with 39.5 inches.


Owners will get exclusive technology only available on the Pathfinder, including the available Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection. This feature is unavailable in competing models.

And, if you have big toys to tow, the Pathfinder will get the job done with its best-in-class maximum standard tow rating of 6,000 pounds. The Highlander, Pilot, and Explorer can only manage 5,000 pounds.

Come experience the Nissan Pathfinder at Carriage Nissan for even more reasons why it beats the competition.

*Manufacturer’s suggested retail price. Actual price will depend on options and will be set by the dealership.

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