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2021 Cadillac XT4 vs. 2022 Nissan Pathfinder Review

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2021 Cadillac
XT4

MSRP*: $35,795 to $42,495
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2022 Nissan
Pathfinder

MSRP*: $33,410 to $48,090
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Invoice* $34,005 to $40,370 $31,053 to $44,676
MPG - City 22 - 24 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 48.9 ft3 80.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 235 hp 284 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 - 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 181.1 in 197.0 in
Exterior Width 76.7 in 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 44.1 in
Rear 39.5 in
Front 44.3 in
Rear 35.5 in
Head Room Front 39.4 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 41.1 - 42.3 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.6 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 Cadillac XT4 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 Cadillac XT4.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Cadillac XT4 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). Whether you pick the Cadillac XT4 or the Nissan Pathfinder, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Cadillac XT4 and the Nissan Pathfinder have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac XT4 is a little narrower than the Nissan Pathfinder, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Cadillac XT4, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Pathfinder.

Handling
The Cadillac XT4 has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Pathfinder, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Cadillac XT4 will do just as well as the Nissan Pathfinder, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Cadillac XT4 has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Cadillac XT4 and the Nissan Pathfinder are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Cadillac XT4 seats a lot fewer people than the Nissan Pathfinder. The Cadillac XT4 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 Cadillac XT4 than that of the Nissan Pathfinder.