Nissan Pathfinder vs. Toyota Highlander

2020 Nissan Pathfinder


2021 Toyota Highlander

Starting MSRP

154.0 cubic feet

Cabin Volume

141.3 cubic feet
37.8 inches

Third Row Headroom

36.1 inches
6,000 pounds

Maximum Towing

5,000 pounds
16.2 cubic feet

Trunk Volume

16.0 cubic feet

2020 Nissan Pathfinder vs. 2021 Toyota Highlander

When you’re driving through Collinsville and want an SUV to haul your family and its many needs, two of your best options are the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder and the 2021 Toyota Highlander. When comparing the Nissan Pathfinder vs. the Toyota Highlander, we have to recommend the 2020 Pathfinder because of its better value for the money and slightly roomier interior. Auffenberg Nissan has the full story on that as well as a link to our finance page to help you get driving!

Nissan Pathfinder vs. Toyota Highlander: Performance

In Fairview Heights, you have two great SUVs in the Pathfinder and Highlander. However, when comparing the Nissan vs. Toyota SUV performance, you get just a little more with the Nissan Pathfinder. Here’s a quick comparison of these two SUVs:

Nissan Pathfinder

  • 3.5L Direct Injection DOHC 24-valve V6 engine
  • 20 city/27 highway mpg**
  • Max towing capacity of 6,000 pounds*

Toyota Highlander

  • 2.7L 4-cylinder 16-valve with Dual Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence (VVT-i)
  • Available 3.5L V6
  • 21 city/27 highway mpg
  • Max towing capacity of 5,000 pounds

Nissan Pathfinder vs. Toyota Highlander: Interior

When selecting Granite City SUVs, there is a lot to be said about the interior of your future car. Since you’re going to be spending a lot of your life behind the wheel, you want an interior that offers plenty of convenience and entertainment. The Pathfinder gives you lots of information behind the wheel, including navigation and technology features sure to enhance your drive. Here is a quick breakdown of what you’re offered in these two SUVs:

Nissan Pathfinder

  • NissanConnect® 8-inch touchscreen display
  • Nissan Navigation System
  • Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System
  • Speed-sensitive volume control
  • Streaming audio via Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Available Bose® Premium audio system

Toyota Highlander

  • Integrate backup camera with projected path
  • Bird’s Eye View Camera
  • 4.2-inch color LCD multi-information display
  • Available Entune™ Audio
  • Available rear-seat Blu-ray Disc™

Auffenberg Nissan: Nissan Specialists

Whether you want the Pathfinder or something smaller like the Nissan Altima, you can trust in the people of Auffenberg Nissan to provide you with the service you need in finding the right car for you. We’ve got a large selection on our lot and you can even start the process on your own by shopping for one of our cars with our online shopping tool. Contact us and we can start you out right!

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