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2022 BMW X2 vs. 2023 Nissan Pathfinder Review

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2022 BMW
X2

MSRP*: $36,600 to $46,450
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2023 Nissan
Pathfinder

MSRP*: $35,000 to $49,870
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MPG - City 23 - 24 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 32 MPG 23 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 50.1 ft3 80.5 ft3
Engine
  • 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 301-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 284-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 295-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 - 301 hp 284 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 - 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 172.2 in 197.0 - 198.8 in
Exterior Width 71.8 in 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 36.7 in
Front 44.3 in
Rear 35.5 in
Head Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 37.1 in
Front 41.1 - 42.3 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.6 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the BMW X2 than the Nissan Pathfinder. The Nissan Pathfinder will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X2.

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 BMW X2 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X2 is much slimmer than the Nissan Pathfinder, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW X2, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Pathfinder.

Handling
The BMW X2 has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Pathfinder, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW X2 has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the BMW X2 and the Nissan Pathfinder are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The BMW X2 has less seating than the Nissan Pathfinder, making the Nissan Pathfinder the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW X2 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X2 than that of the Nissan Pathfinder.