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2020 GMC Acadia vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder Review

New 2020 GMC Acadia

2020 GMC
Acadia

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New 2020 Nissan Pathfinder

2020 Nissan
Pathfinder

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MSRP*
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$29,800 to $48,300
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$31,980 to $44,910
Invoice* $29,770 to $46,078 $29,726 to $41,724
MPG - City 18 - 21 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 25 - 28 26 - 27
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 7
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Pathfinder than in the GMC Acadia, due to its greater head- and legroom. 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Acadia 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). 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. The GMC Acadia will cost more in terms of transportation costs 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.

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

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
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Pathfinder is clearly the choice over the GMC Acadia for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Acadia has a little more horsepower 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.

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