Striking a balance between an SUV’s spaciousness and a smaller car’s maneuverability, midsize crossover SUVs have gained immense popularity. They offer ample interior room, making them ideal for families, providing comfortable seating for passengers and generous cargo space for groceries, luggage, or recreational gear. With their higher ground clearance and available all-wheel drive, these versatile vehicles can handle various road conditions and off-road adventures. Additionally, they often come equipped with advanced safety features, modern technology, and fuel-efficient engines, making them an appealing choice for daily commuting, road trips, and urban driving.
When it comes to this segment, the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder and the 2023 Toyota Highlander stand out as formidable rivals. But how do these two vehicles measure up against each other? We have compiled a comparison guide of the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder vs. 2023 Toyota Highlander to help you understand. If interested in the 2023 Pathfinder, survey our inventory at San Leandro Nissan in San Leandro, CA!
2023 Nissan Pathfinder
2023 Toyota Highlander
|3.5-liter V6 engine
||2.4-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine
||Engine Horsepower (hp)
|9-speed automatic transmission
||8-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission
As seen in the table above, the 2023 Pathfinder has an advantage over the 2023 Highlander in its pricing, engine, power, and transmission. With 259 lb.-ft. of torque, the Pathfinder can tow up to 6,000 lbs., allowing you to effortlessly haul a pop-up camper, fishing boats, jet skis, motorcycles, or mini-excavator. This eight-passenger SUV’s seven driver-selectable modes include a Tow mode with Downhill Speed Control that promises smoother, more confident towing.
Inside, the Pathfinder offers a relaxing ambiance with 2nd-row captain’s chairs, excellent legroom, and Tri-Zone Automatic Temperature Control. Whether loading paddle boards or a weekend grocery haul, the kick-activated liftgate in the 2023 Pathfinder makes it easy.
We believe the 2023 Pathfinder is a better bet in the above comparison. Visit us at San Leandro Nissan in San Leandro, CA, to purchase it, schedule a test drive, or explore your financing options.