Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid than in the Lexus RX 350, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus RX 350.
The Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus RX 350, making it more convenient to drive.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Lexus RX 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus RX 350 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.
Since the Lexus RX 350 is much slimmer than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Lexus RX 350 is slightly shorter than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.
With similar torque, the Lexus RX 350 and the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.
The Lexus RX 350 has the same turning radius as the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350 for pulling heavy loads. The Lexus RX 350 has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.
The Lexus RX 350 has less seating than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, making the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Lexus RX 350 as you will in the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus RX 350 than that of the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.
Compare the 2014 Lexus RX 350 and the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.
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