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2016 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2016 Toyota Highlander near Sacramento, CA

See Why the Nissan Pathfinder Outshines the Toyota Highlander in This Comparison!

From a powerful and capable engine, to a roomy cabin, and helpful conveniences that make your drive run smoothly, there are many qualities you look for when you’re on the hunt for a new SUV. To narrow down your selectin of SUVs, we have made a 2016 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2016 Toyota Highlander near Sacramento, CA, comparison, so you know which model is best for you! With its performance-driven ride and commodious interior, the Pathfinder surpasses other SUVs available in more ways than one. Here at Nissan of Elk Grove, you can see this stunning SUV in action today!

Inside the Nissan Pathfinder, you are provided with ample space for all of your journeys. Whether you are headed Lake Berryessa for an outdoor adventure, or spending the weekend in Nappa Valley with friends, you can pack everything you need with the Pathfinder’s smart storage systems. Although the 2016 Highlander seats up to eight passengers and the Nissan Pathfinder seats seven, the Pathfinder triumphs when it comes to interior space. Its innovative EZ® Flex Seating System1 includes second-row 60/40 split-folding bench seat with LATCH AND GLIDE® and third-row 50/50 split-folding bench seat. This makes packing up your Pathfinder hassle-free, and you won’t find a system like this available in the Toyota Highlander.

Along with the Pathfinder’s eight cargo tie-downs and cargo area under-floor storage unit, it also gives you a generous 16 cu. ft. of cargo space2 with all seats in place, whereas the Highlander only offers you 13.8 cu. ft. of cargo space3 behind the third-row. Your passengers are not limited to space in the Nissan Pathfinder, since it provides 41.7 inches of rear legroom, which the 2016 Highlander’s 38.4 inches of rear legroom can’t beat.

The do-it-all Nissan Pathfinder also gives you access to an array of technology features the Toyota Highlander just can’t compete with in the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2016 Toyota Highlander near Sacramento, CA, comparison. You won’t find a backup camera like the Around View® Monitor4 in the 2016 Toyota Highlander, which shows you a 360-degree view of what surrounds your Pathfinder, making reversing and maneuvering effortless. Also, you’re passengers will never get bored with the 2016 Pathfinder’s Tri-Zone Entertainment System5, which features three screens. The Toyota Highlander’s Blu-ray Disc™ Rear-Seat Entertainment System only includes one screen. On top of that, the Pathfinder’s heated and cooled seats come standard, so you can stay cool on those hot California summer days and warm up during the cool winter months. You’ll have to add Toyota’s heated and ventilated seats on the Highlander if you want to stay comfortable.

With its superior efficiency and towing power, the Pathfinder boasts an incredible 3.5L V6 engine, which proudly cranks out 260 horsepower and 240 lbs.-ft. of torque. The Toyota Highlander’s 2.7L 4-cylidner engine can only work up to 185 horsepower and 184 lbs.-ft. of torque. An EPA-estimated 20/27 MPG city/hwy6 keeps your ride efficient in the Pathfinder. You’ll find yourself stopping for gas more often when you drive the Highlander, since it only offers 20/25 MPG city/hwy7. Want to bring your boat along for your weekend getaway? You can easily do so with the Pathfinder’s astounding 5,000-lb. maximum towing capacity8. The Highlander’s 1,500-lb. maximum towing capactiy9 doesn’t even come close in comparison.

It’s easy to see that the Pathfinder is the quality SUV you want to make your own in the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2016 Toyota Highlander near Sacramento, CA, comparison! You can see it here at your California Nissan dealer, Nissan of Elk Grove, today!

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1 Slide forward function should not be performed with the CRS occupied.

2 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. Always secure all cargo. Heavy loading of the vehicle with cargo, especially on the roof, will affect the handling and stability of the vehicle.

3 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

4 Available features based on 2015 Pathfinder Platinum vs. all 2015 Ford Explorer, 2015 Honda Pilot and 2015 Toyota Highlander models on manufacturers' websites. Parking aid/convenience feature. Cannot completely eliminate blind spots. May not detect every object and does not warn of moving objects. Always check surroundings and turn to look behind you before moving vehicle

5 Tri-zone operation requires compatible auxiliary media system. See Owner's Manual for details.

6 2016 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 20 City, 27 Highway. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.

7 2016 EPA-estimated city/highway mileage. Actual results may vary.

8 See Nissan Towing Guide and Owner's Manual for proper use. When towing at or near Maximum Trailer Weight, the allowable vehicle cargo and/or number of passengers is reduced because it is necessary to stay below the Gross Combined Weight Rating and the Gross Axle Weight Rating. If the vehicle has cargo and passengers, the allowable Maximum Trailer Weight is reduced. See your Towing Guide and owner’s manual for proper use.

9 Before towing, confirm your vehicle and trailer are compatible, hooked up and loaded properly and that you have any necessary additional equipment. Do not exceed any Weight Ratings and follow all instructions in your Owner's Manual. The maximum you can tow depends on base curb weight plus the total weight of any cargo, occupants, and added vehicle equipment. “Added vehicle equipment” includes additional standard/optional equipment and accessories added by the manufacturer, dealers, and/or vehicle owners. The only way to be certain of your vehicle's exact curb weight is to weigh your vehicle without passengers or cargo.