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2023 GMC Acadia vs. 2023 Nissan Pathfinder Review

Picture of the 2023 GMC Acadia

2023 GMC
Acadia

MSRP*: $36,800 to $50,600
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Picture of the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder

2023 Nissan
Pathfinder

MSRP*: $35,000 to $49,870
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MPG - City 19 - 22 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG 23 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 79.0 ft3 80.5 ft3
Engine
  • 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 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 9-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 - 310 hp 284 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 - 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 193.4 in 197.7 - 198.8 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

*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.

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.

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. The GMC Acadia is slightly shorter than the Nissan Pathfinder, which may make it easier to park.

Performance
The GMC Acadia has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder.

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the GMC Acadia and the Nissan Pathfinder. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the GMC Acadia as you will in the Nissan Pathfinder.