2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV

2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV Competitors

$34k full-size SUV, designed in Japan, built in U.S.A. 14 city / 20 hwy 295-422 mile range, gas engine
266 hp 244 cu. in. V6 3 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

The 2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV is mostly gets compared to other truck and SUVs. The 2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV's top rivals come from Ford (such as the F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat and the Expedition Limited) and Acura (such as the RDX and the MDX )

compared to truck and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Pathfinder SV compared to other truck and SUV competitors include: it has smoother suspension (independent vs live), has standard roof rails (standard vs not available), has standard rear air conditioning (standard vs not available), has standard CD changer (standard vs not available) and has slightly more cupholders (8 vs 6).

However, on average it gets significantly less from a tank of gas in the city (295 miles vs 390 miles), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (422 miles vs 546 miles), has slightly less spacious front seats (57.2 ft3 vs 64.1 ft3), has significantly less spacious back seats (34.1 ft3 vs 59.0 ft3) and has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year).

2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat

2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat
$42,045

Significant advantages of the F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • More powerful: 365 HP @ 5,000 RPM vs 266 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • Much roomier back seats: 66.4 ft3 vs 34.1 ft3
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 546 miles vs 422 miles

Significant disadvantages of the F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Independent
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the F150 SuperCrew Cab Lariat and Pathfinder SV

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Both have electronic stability control
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2011 Acura RDX

2011 Acura RDX
$38,880

Significant advantages of the RDX (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • Paddle shifters comes standard
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the RDX (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • Significantly less ground clearance for rough terrain: 6.3" vs 8.9"
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Fewer seats: 5 vs 7

common strengths of the RDX and Pathfinder SV

  • Both have a smoother suspension than expected for this class of vehicle: Independent vs Independent
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Both have electronic stability control
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2011 Acura MDX

2011 Acura MDX
$55,340

Significant advantages of the MDX (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • Paddle shifters comes standard
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the MDX (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: all-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Roof rails not available
  • More expensive: $55,340 vs $34,730

common strengths of the MDX and Pathfinder SV

  • Both have a smoother suspension than expected for this class of vehicle: Independent vs Independent
  • People mover: 7 vs 7
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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2011 Chevrolet Avalanche LS

2011 Chevrolet Avalanche LS
$40,300

Significant advantages of the Avalanche LS (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 651 miles vs 422 miles
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 465 miles vs 295 miles
  • Much roomier back seats: 59.0 ft3 vs 34.1 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Avalanche LS (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Independent
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • CD changer not available

common strengths of the Avalanche LS and Pathfinder SV

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Both have electronic stability control
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2011 Ford Expedition Limited

2011 Ford Expedition Limited
$49,380

Significant advantages of the Expedition Limited (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Leather comes standard
  • Passenger power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Expedition Limited (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • CD changer not available

common strengths of the Expedition Limited and Pathfinder SV

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have a smoother suspension than expected for this class of vehicle: Independent vs Independent
  • People mover: 8 vs 7
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2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax
$33,770

Significant advantages of the Tundra CrewMax (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • Much roomier back seats: 65.2 ft3 vs 34.1 ft3
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly roomier front seats: 65.8 ft3 vs 57.2 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Tundra CrewMax (vs the Pathfinder SV)

  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Independent
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the Tundra CrewMax and Pathfinder SV

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 5
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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