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Compare Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid vs. Toyota Highlander Hybrid vs. Buick Enclave

Compare the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid against the Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Buick Enclave. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Pathfinder Hybrid, Highlander Hybrid and Enclave stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Pathfinder Hybrid, Highlander Hybrid and Enclave. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2014 Buick Enclave
2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2014 Buick Enclave
     
2WD 4dr SV Hybrid
  • 2WD 4dr SV Hybrid
  • 4WD 4dr SV Hybrid
  • 2WD 4dr SL Hybrid
  • 4WD 4dr SL Hybrid
  • 2WD 4dr Platinum Hybrid
  • 4WD 4dr Platinum Hybrid
4WD 4dr Limited (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr Limited (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr Limited Platinum (Natl)
Convenience FWD
  • Convenience FWD
  • Convenience AWD
  • Leather FWD
  • Leather AWD
  • Premium FWD
  • Premium AWD
 

Prices

MSRP $35,300 $47,300 $38,890
Invoice $32,548 $43,185 $36,946
Avg. Paid $27,526 $32,874 $28,784

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.4 7.9 8.3
Critics' Rating 6.9 8.0 8.7
Performance 6.1 7.1 7.9
Interior 7.5 8.1 8.3
Cost to Own 8.6 8.2 8.3
Safety 9.0 9.0 9.7
Reliability 3.0 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Excellent fuel economy for the class
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Premium cabin materials
  • Opulent cabin
  • Generous cargo area
  • Polished ride
Cons
  • Underpowered engine
  • Rough transitions between gas and electric power
  • Limited cargo capacity for the class
  • Numb brake pedal feel
  • Tepid acceleration at higher speeds
  • Less fuel-efficient than rivals

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Intercooled Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4 2.5 L/152 Gas/Electric V-6 3.5 L/211 Gas V6 3.6L/217
MPG 25 City / 28 Hwy 27 City / 28 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 114.2 109.8 118.90
Length, Overall (in) 196.9 191.1 201.90
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.2 75.8 79.00
Height, Overall (in) 69.6 70.1 70.30

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard
Running Boards Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4417 4861 4724

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Optional
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Standard Optional
Wheel Locks Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 3500 3500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Standard Standard Standard
Power Liftgate Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 7 7 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 157.8 141.1 153.0
Front Head Room (in) 42.2 39.5 40.40
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 44.2 41.30
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.7 59.3 61.60
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8 57.2 57.20
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 39.6 39.40
Second Leg Room (in) 41.7 38.4 36.80
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.4 59 61.30
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 57.1 57.00
Third Leg Room (in) 30.7 26.7 33.20
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 79.8 83.2 115.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 47.8 42.3 68.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 16 13.8 23.3

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Optional
Entertainment System Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Additional Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Standard
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Supercharged Standard
Engine Type Intercooled Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric V-6 Gas V6
Displacement 2.5 L/152 3.5 L/211 3.6L/217
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 250 @ 5600 280 @ 5800 288 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 243 215 @ 4800 270 @ 3400
Transmission CVT w/OD CVT w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 38.7 38.7 40.4

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 27 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 17.2 22.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double Wishbone H-Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.