Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid than in the Toyota Highlander. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid and the Toyota Highlander.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid as you will with the Toyota Highlander, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.
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 Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Highlander. 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 Hybrid and the Toyota Highlander have similar Destination Charges.
The Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid is a little wider than the Toyota Highlander, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, which is slightly longer than the Toyota Highlander.
With similar torque, the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid and the Toyota Highlander are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.
The Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid has the same turning radius as the Toyota Highlander, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander is clearly the choice over the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. The Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Highlander.
The Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid has less seating than the Toyota Highlander, making the Toyota Highlander the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid has less cargo space than the Toyota Highlander, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Highlander.
Compare the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid and the 2014 Toyota Highlander.
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MSRP*: $35,300 - $44,550
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.89%||--|
|City MPG:||25||18 - 20|
|Highway MPG:||27 - 28||24 - 25|
|Seating Capacity:||7 - 7||7 - 8|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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