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2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class vs. 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid than in the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class as you will with the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is much slimmer than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class will do just as well as the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has less seating than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, making the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class than that of the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
GLK-Class

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MSRP*: $37,480 - $39,480
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2014 Nissan
Pathfinder Hybrid

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MSRP*: $35,300 - $44,550
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.89%
City MPG: 19 - 24 25
Highway MPG: 25 - 33 27 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $34,856 - $36,716 $32,548 - $41,065

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