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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2022 Nissan Pathfinder Review

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

MSRP*: $38,050 to $40,050
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2022 Nissan
Pathfinder

MSRP*: $33,410 to $48,090
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Invoice* $35,767 to $37,647 $31,053 to $44,676
MPG - City 23 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 62.0 ft3 80.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4 V-6
Transmission Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Four-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 221 hp 284 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 - 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 182.4 in 197.0 in
Exterior Width 72.2 in 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 44.3 in
Rear 35.5 in
Head Room Front 40.7 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 41.1 - 42.3 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.6 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 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 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is much slimmer than the Nissan Pathfinder, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Pathfinder.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has the same turning radius as the Nissan Pathfinder, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has a lot less horsepower than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 and the Nissan Pathfinder are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has less seating than the Nissan Pathfinder, making the Nissan Pathfinder the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Pathfinder.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 than that of the Nissan Pathfinder.