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2020 Honda Passport vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder Review

New 2020 Honda Passport

2020 Honda
Passport

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New 2020 Nissan Pathfinder

2020 Nissan
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MSRP*
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$31,990 to $43,780
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$31,980 to $44,910
Invoice* $29,253 to $40,007 $29,726 to $41,724
MPG - City 19 - 20 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 24 - 25 26 - 27
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 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 back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Honda Passport than 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 Honda Passport.

Convenience
The Nissan Pathfinder requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Honda Passport, 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). Whether you pick the Honda Passport 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 Honda Passport and the Nissan Pathfinder have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Passport is a little wider than the Nissan Pathfinder, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. The Honda Passport is slightly shorter than the Nissan Pathfinder, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Honda Passport has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Pathfinder, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Pathfinder is clearly the choice over the Honda Passport for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Honda Passport and the Nissan Pathfinder.

Utility
The Honda Passport has less seating than the Nissan Pathfinder, making the Nissan Pathfinder the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With the Honda Passport, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Warranty
The Honda Passport comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Pathfinder.