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2015 Nissan Pathfinder vs. 2015 GMC Terrain Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Pathfinder than in the GMC Terrain. The Nissan Pathfinder will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the GMC Terrain.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Pathfinder as you will with the GMC Terrain, 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). The Nissan Pathfinder is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Terrain. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Nissan Pathfinder will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the GMC Terrain.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Pathfinder is much wider than the GMC Terrain, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Nissan Pathfinder, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the GMC Terrain.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Nissan Pathfinder does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the GMC Terrain.

Handling
The Nissan Pathfinder has a smaller turning radius than the GMC Terrain, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Nissan Pathfinder is clearly the choice over the GMC Terrain for pulling heavy loads. The Nissan Pathfinder has a little less horsepower than the GMC Terrain.

Utility
The Nissan Pathfinder offers greater seating capacity than the GMC Terrain, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Nissan Pathfinder has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the GMC Terrain.

Warranty
The Nissan Pathfinder comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Terrain.

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2015 Nissan
Pathfinder

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MSRP*: $29,510 - $43,100

2015 GMC
Terrain

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MSRP*: $26,560 - $37,240
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 19 - 20 20 - 22
Highway MPG: 26 - 27 29 - 32
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $27,218 - $39,730 $25,232 - $35,378

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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