Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Pathfinder than in the Nissan Xterra. 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 Nissan Xterra.
The Nissan Pathfinder requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Xterra, 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 Nissan Pathfinder will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan Xterra, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Nissan Pathfinder and the Nissan Xterra have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Nissan Pathfinder is much wider than the Nissan Xterra, 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 Nissan Xterra.
With its lower torque engine, the Nissan Pathfinder doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Nissan Xterra.
The Nissan Pathfinder has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Xterra, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
If you've got something you need to pull, the Nissan Pathfinder will do just as well as the Nissan Xterra, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Nissan Pathfinder and the Nissan Xterra.
The Nissan Pathfinder offers greater seating capacity than the Nissan Xterra, 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 Nissan Xterra.
The Nissan Pathfinder comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Xterra.
Compare the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder and the 2013 Nissan Xterra.
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MSRP*: $28,950 - $41,350
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MSRP*: $22,940 - $29,440
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,000||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 1.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 2.86%||As low as 2.86%|
|City MPG:||19 - 20||15 - 16|
|Highway MPG:||25 - 26||20 - 22|
|Seating Capacity:||7 - 7||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$26,399 - $37,686||$21,745 - $27,584|
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