2023 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2023 Nissan Pathfinder | NewCars.com

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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2023 Nissan Pathfinder Review

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2023 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

MSRP*: $39,800 to $41,800
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2023 Nissan
Pathfinder

MSRP*: $35,000 to $49,870
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MPG - City 22 - 24 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 32 MPG 23 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 62.0 ft3 80.5 ft3
Engine
  • 221-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 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 8-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 221 hp 284 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 - 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 182.4 in 197.0 - 198.8 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

*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.

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.

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
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 and the Nissan Pathfinder. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Pathfinder.