Comparison - Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2018 - vs - Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 2018

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Average Price: 
32,695
Updated: 
01 Feb 2018
44,260
Updated: 
23 Mar 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
19.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Carbide Gray Metallic
#505666
Crystal Black Silica
#000000
Crystal Black Silica
#000000
Crystal White Pearl
#E7E7E7
Crystal White Pearl
#E7E7E7
Ice Silver Metallic
#B7B8C5
Lapis Blue Pearl
#294989
Tungsten Metallic
#BAB690
Twilight Blue Metallic
#566B99
Venetian Red Pearl
#8D1111
Wilderness Green Metallic
#97A497
Color: 
Brilliant Silver Metallic
#BDBBBC
Caspian Blue
#293D80
Cayenne Red Metallic
#8B1E1C
Glacier White
#EBECE4
Gun Metallic
#3B424B
Magnetic Black Metallic
#000000
Midnight Jade Metallic
#4E453A
Sandstone
#986437

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Unless you really need three rows of seats, the 2018 Subaru Outback is the sensible SUV alternative.

Pros
Swiss Army knife utility
More refined than ever
Lots of safety tech
Comfortable, roomy interior
Good ride and handling

Cons
Optional 6-cylinder is thirsty
Short on high-end luxuries
No EyeSight on base Outback
Touring’s roof rack lacks cross bars

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Subaru Outback ranked #3 in Wagons. Currently the Subaru Outback has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 41 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Standard all-wheel drive
Spacious seats
Lots of cargo space

Cons
Unimpressive base engine

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Subaru Outback receives a variety of changes. On the outside, the grille and front and rear fascias have been updated for a more aggressive look, and there are new headlights that feature LED daytime running lights. A new side mirror design reduces interior cabin noise. On the inside, the Outback features a new infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and a new center console and steering wheel design. Premium and higher trims receive contrast stitching on the doors, seats and dash.

PROS
A more spacious and comfortable cabin than those of many rivals
Roof and cargo-loading heights are lower than those of most SUVs
Excellent visibility in all directions
Off-road ability is above average

CONS
Gas and brake pedal feel make it hard to drive four-cylinder smoothly
Acceleration is lackluster, especially with four-cylinder engine

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder should be on the list for shoppers looking for a large crossover. The Pathfinder is highly functional, but not entirely interesting.

Pros
Comfortable seating all the way around
Comparable fuel economy to rivals
Common-sense standard safety features
Adequate power

Cons
Relatively anodyne interior style
Coarse V-6
Base models are spartan
Low-slung second row seats

By: 
thecarconnection.com

After last year's significant updates, the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder offers a few minor changes, although one is notable: Automatic emergency braking now comes standard on all trim levels. Other enhancements include a rear-seat reminder system, additional USB charging ports, and expanded availability of the Pathfinder's Midnight Edition appearance package and adaptive cruise control system.

PROS
V6 engine delivers strong acceleration with decent fuel economy
Third-row seat is easy to access
Offers robust towing capacity
Automatic emergency braking is standard on every trim level

CONS
Top trim's ride quality may be too firm for some drivers
Third-row space is less roomy than in some rivals
Cargo capacity and small-item storage is below average

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder ranked #17 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Nissan Pathfinder has a score of 7.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 49 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Strong V6 engine
Intuitive infotainment features

Cons
Rough ride quality
Drab interior design

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
32.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Flat
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
3.50L
Torque: 
174ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
259ft-lbs
at 4 800rpm
Horsepower: 
175hp
at 5 800rpm
284hp
at 6 400rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.10Feet
38.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electric power steering
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Cargo Floor Mats
Keyless Ignition
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Keyless ignition
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Manual rear seat easy entry
Adaptive Cruise Control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Rear Parking Sensors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
189.60in
198.50in
Width: 
72.40in
77.30in
Height: 
66.50in
70.60in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
7.00in
Front Track: 
61.80in
65.70in
Rear Track: 
62.20in
65.70in
Wheel Base: 
108.10in
114.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.30
41.10
Rear Head Room: 
38.90
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
42.90in
42.20in
Rear leg room: 
38.10in
41.70in
Front Hip Room: 
55.50in
56.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.10in
60.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.00in
56.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.30in
60.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.30cu.ft
78.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2700lbs
6000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
35.50cu.ft
16.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
14.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
3893.00lbs
4662.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket front seats
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8-Way Power Driver Seat
4-Way Power Passenger Seat
4 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Driver cooled seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger cooled seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Heated
Folding center armrest
Manual folding bench third row seats
Multi-level heating
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Air conditioning
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Leather Steering Wheel
Heated steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
12 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
7-inch high-resolution touch screen
576 Watts Stereo Output
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
1 Subwoofer(S)
1 subwoofer(s)
13 total speakers
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Bose premium brand speakers
Bose premium brand stereo system
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Intermittent rear wiper
One-touch power sunroof
Variable intermittent wipers
Roof rack
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0-In
20 x 7.5-In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear height adjustable headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Turn Signal Mirrors
LED Headlamp
Adaptive Headlights
Self-Leveling Headlights
Blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Front, rear and third row head airbags
Pre-collision safety system
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-Collision Safety System
Led Headlamp
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
4-Wheel ABS
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Protection Package 1
Popular Package 2
Standard Model- 2.5i Limited / 3.6R Limited
Eyesight + Navigation System + High Beam Assist + Reverse Auto Brake
Cargo Package
Nissan Mobile Entertainment System Package
Exterior Options: 
Door Edge Guards- Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guards- Dark Blue Pearl
Door Edge Guards- Wilderness Green Metallic
Body Side Molding- Dark Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding- Crystal Black Silica
Body Side Molding- Wilderness Green Metallic
Body Side Molding- Crystal White Pearl
Wheel Arch Moldings
Splash Guards
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Light
Wheel Locks- Alloy
Trailer Hitch
Door Edge Guards- Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards- Tungsten Metallic
Door Edge Guards- Twilight Blue Metallic
Door Edge Guards- Ice Silver Metallic
Door Edge Guards- Magnetite Gray Metallic
Rear Bumper Cover
Body Side Molding- Tungsten Metallic
Body Side Molding- Magnetite Gray Metallic
Body Side Molding- Crimson Red Pearl
Body Side Molding- Twilight Blue Metallic
Body Side Molding- Ice Silver Metallic
Door Edge Guards- Crimson Red Pearl
Special Paint- Pearl White
Running Boards
Cross Bars
4-Piece Splash Guards
4-Piece Black Splash Guards
Rear Bumper Protector
Special Paint- Scarlet Ember
Interior Options: 
Rear Seatback Protector
Compartment Separator
All-Weather Floor Liners
Footwell Illumination Kit
LED Upgrade- Map And Dome Lights
Cargo Net
Sunshade
Cargo Net- Rear Seatback
All-Weather Floor Mats
Interior Accent Lighting
Illuminated Kick Plates
Welcome Lighting
4-Piece Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Slate Black Cloth, cloth
#29292B
Warm Ivory Cloth, cloth
#8C867E
Color: 
Almond, cloth
#ACA394
Charcoal, cloth
#1E1E1E