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2022 GMC Acadia vs. 2022 Nissan Pathfinder Review

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2022 GMC
Acadia

MSRP*: $34,800 to $48,600
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2022 Nissan
Pathfinder

MSRP*: $33,410 to $48,090
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Invoice* $33,199 to $46,364 $31,053 to $44,676
MPG - City 19 - 22 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 79.0 ft3 80.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Transmission Automatic Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 228 - 310 hp 284 hp
Towing Capacity 4,000 lbs 3,500 - 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 193.4 in 197.0 in
Exterior Width 75.4 in 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.7 in
Front 44.3 in
Rear 35.5 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.6 in
Front 41.1 - 42.3 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.6 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 GMC Acadia 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 GMC Acadia.

Convenience
The GMC Acadia requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Pathfinder, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The GMC Acadia is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Pathfinder. 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 GMC Acadia and the Nissan Pathfinder have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Acadia is much slimmer than the Nissan Pathfinder, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the GMC Acadia takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Pathfinder.

Handling
The GMC Acadia has the same turning radius as the Nissan Pathfinder, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the GMC Acadia, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Nissan Pathfinder. The GMC Acadia has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder.

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

Utility
The GMC Acadia has less seating than the Nissan Pathfinder, making the Nissan Pathfinder the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the GMC Acadia as you will in the Nissan Pathfinder.

Warranty
The GMC Acadia comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Pathfinder.