2023 Buick Envision vs. 2024 Nissan Pathfinder Review

Picture of the 2023 Buick Envision

2023 Buick
Envision

MSRP*: $33,400 to $47,460
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Picture of the 2024 Nissan Pathfinder

2024 Nissan
Pathfinder

MSRP*: $36,080 to $50,950
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MPG - City 22 - 23 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 31 MPG 23 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 52.7 ft3 80.5 ft3
Engine
  • 228-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 Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 hp 284 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 - 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 182.5 in 197.7 - 198.8 in
Exterior Width 74.1 in 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 44.3 in
Rear 35.5 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.9 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Envision than in 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 Buick Envision.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Envision as you will with the Nissan Pathfinder, 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 Buick Envision will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Envision 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 Buick Envision, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Pathfinder.

Performance
The Buick Envision has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Buick Envision does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Nissan Pathfinder.

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