2023 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2023 Nissan Pathfinder | NewCars.com

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2023 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2023 Nissan Pathfinder Review

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2023 Hyundai
Palisade

MSRP*: $35,900 to $51,750
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Picture of the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder

2023 Nissan
Pathfinder

MSRP*: $35,200 to $50,070
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MPG - City 19 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG 23 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 86.4 ft3 80.5 ft3
Engine
  • 291-hp, 3.8-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 Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 291 hp 284 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 3,500 - 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 196.7 in 197.7 - 198.8 in
Exterior Width 77.8 in 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 44.1 in
Rear 42.4 in
Front 44.3 in
Rear 35.5 in
Head Room Front 39.3 - 40.7 in
Rear 38.8 - 40.1 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 Hyundai Palisade 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 Hyundai Palisade.

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 Hyundai Palisade is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Palisade is about the same width as the Nissan Pathfinder. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Palisade takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Pathfinder.

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

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Palisade and the Nissan Pathfinder. The Hyundai Palisade has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Nissan Pathfinder.