2016 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2016 Toyota 4Runner

Nissan Pathfinder Toyota 4Runner
Starting MSRP Starting at $29,780 Starting at $36,285
City/Highway MPG 20 city /27 highway 17 city/ 21highway
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Available Engines 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine V-6
Available Drivetrains FWD, AWD FWD, AWD
Base Horsepower 260 hp 278 hp
0-60 Time 7.2 sec 7.8 sec
Overall NHTSA Safety Rating 5 Stars 4 Stars
Seating Capacity 7 5
Front Head Room 42.2″ 39.3″
Front Leg Room 42.3″ 41.7″
Rear Leg Room 41.7″ 32.9″
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 47.2 cu ft
Heated Seats Available Available
Navigation Available Available
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Modern styling. Luxurious appointments. Thrilling performance. Yes, you can have everything on your wish list; and you can have it at a great price.

Forget blending in with the rest of the large crossovers on the market, step into the spotlight with the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder. Sleek in styling, daring on the roadways, and modern in appointments, the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder encompasses all the positive aspects of the midsized sedan without the “me too” commonality So what are you waiting for? Experience the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder for yourself, only at Garber Nissan Hyundai. That is, of course, if you aren’t afraid to stand out with style.

Competitive Advantages of the Nissan Pathfinder:

  • Starting MSRP $6,505 less than Toyota 4Runner

  • Satisfying fuel efficiency that rivals smaller crossover vehicles

  • 5-Star NHTSA safety rating

  • Thrilling Driving Dynamics

  • Bold Exterior with Sleek Lines and More Premium Finishes

  • Engineered to be Lighter, More Efficient, and Safety-Driven



The Nissan Pathfinder offers a much more comfortable interior than the Toyota 4Runner SR5. Offering more front and rear passenger space, as well as seating for seven, the Nissan Pathfinder is your go-anywhere, do-anything vehicle.


Save your stops for adventures, not gas stations. The Nissan Pathfinder is a much more efficient vehicle than the Toyota 4Runner, offering city and highway fuel efficiency that rivals smaller crossovers, while the Toyota 4Runner offers the archaic fuel economy found in 1990’s SUVs.


Ultimately, the Nissan Pathfinder offers far more for your money, with premium appointments, innovative technology, and greater interior space at a much lower starting MSRP than the Toyota 4Runner.


Overall, the Nissan Pathfinder takes the win by offering greater passenger space than the Toyota 4Runner. The Nissan Pathfinder measures 197″ L x 77″ W x 70″ H, while the Toyota 4Runner measures 190-191″ L x 76″ W x 72″ H.


The Nissan Pathfinder and Toyota 4Runner are both offered in Front-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel-Drive drivetrains; however the Nissan Pathfinder offers far better fuel economy than the 4Runner.


The 2016 Nissan Pathfinder was praised for offering a smooth, nimble ride on varying road surfaces whereas the Toyota 4Runner was criticized for offering little comfort over changing road conditions, such as bumps.


The Nissan Altima and Honda Accord are similar in terms of performance potential; offering comparable performance potential and 0-60 mph times. However, a notable difference between the vehicles is the noticeably higher level of comfort and superior fuel efficiency found in the Nissan Pathfinder.


Ultimately, there are no features more important than that of safety in a vehicle. The Nissan Pathfinder offers a 5-star NHTSA rating, while the Toyota 4Runner falls short with a 4-star NHTSA rating.


The Nissan Pathfinder and Toyota 4Runner offer an identical warranty, spanning 3 years/36,000 miles.

Winner: Nissan Pathfinder – Nissan Pathfinder vs Toyota 4Runner

For the driver willing to look past the groupthink of drivers, the 2016 Nissan Pathfinder is the superior choice. Moving beyond the sterile uniformity of most mid-sized sedans, the Nissan Pathfinder provides timeless elegance, modern technology, and innovative utility. It’s time to look at the facts. It’s time to experience the Nissan Pathfinder.


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