Comparison - Volkswagen T-Roc R 2019 - vs - Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 2020

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Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

Nissan Terrano

Average Price: 
£
38,450
Updated: 
16 Sep 2019
$
44,610
Updated: 
27 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.80gals
19.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Urano Grey
#4C4E4D
Flash red
#A73B32
Pure white
#EBEBEB
Dark Oak
#3E3022
Energetic Orange
#9C6041
Atlantic Blue
#2D3A5C
Indium Grey
#4A4D4D
Turmeric Yellow
#C09B40
Color: 
Mocha almond pearl
#442D27
Scarlet ember tintcoat
#941619
Gun metallic
#3B424B
Pearl white tricoat
#EBECE4
Magnetic black pearl
#000000
Caspian blue metallic
#293D80
Midnight pine metallic
#424941
Brilliant silver metallic
#BDBBBC

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The T-Roc may be among the most significant of many new Volkswagen models, even if it won’t be sold in the United States in the foreseeable future. It’s a new crossover that is roughly the same size as the Golf and is based on the same MQB architecture. For now, at least, the Golf will remain the mainstay of the brand’s lineup, but those within the company who are concerned with sales-growth rates are far more interested in the crossover-SUV segment nearly everywhere on the globe.

Pros
Golf-like driving dynamics,
decent packaging,
adventurous design (for VW).

Cons
Only average interior quality,
firm ride,
we likely won’t get it.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The T-Roc is a small family car that blends the high driving position and big boot of an SUV with the economical engines from a conventional small car. It is quite expensive, however…

Pros
More comfortable than alternatives
Well equipped as standard
Decent range of engines

Cons
Cheap-feeling interior plastics
Alternatives are cheaper
Back seats could be more spacious

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The Volkswagen T-Roc looks good, drives well and offers plenty of space, but it's pricey and some rivals have a nicer interior.

Pros
Easy to personalise
Good to drive
Stylish

Cons
Expensive
Interior quality issues
Rivals offer better value

By: 
carbuyer.co.uk

The 2020 Nissan Pathfinder comes with front wheel drive, and four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.New Rock Creek Edition offers unique visual flair.

Pros
V6 engine delivers strong acceleration with decent fuel economy
Third-row seating is easy to access
Robust towing capacity
Automatic emergency braking and rear parking sensors are standard on every trim level

Cons
Cargo capacity and small-item storage are below average
Offers less roomy third-row space than some rivals
The top trim's ride quality may be too firm for some drivers

By: 
edmunds.com

Nissan doesn't change or update the 2020 Pathfinder in any meaningful way. The rugged-looking Rock Creek Edition that was introduced last year is still available. However, those who hope the heritage-inspired package actually packs some legitimate off-road equipment will be disappointed.

Pros
Solid value in this class, cushy cabin experience, notable 6000-pound towing capacity.

Cons
Drives more boatlike than it should, middling cargo storage, small third row.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined ltr/100km, Min / 8.8-- Combined ltr/100km, Max./ 8.7
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.50L
Torque: 
295ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
259ft-lbs
at 4 800rpm
Horsepower: 
296hp
at 5 000rpm
284hp
at 6 400rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
38.70Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

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: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Load-through provision with cup holder when folded down
Interior ambient lighting and surround lighting
Variable boot floor, height adjustable and removable
Progressive steering
Parking sensors, front and rear
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
166.60in
198.50in
Width: 
71.60in
77.30in
Height: 
61.90in
70.60in
Ground Clearance: 
6.30in
7.00in
Front Track: 
60.50in
65.70in
Rear Track: 
60.30in
65.70in
Wheel Base: 
102.10in
114.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.00
41.10
Front Hip Room: 
56.80in
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
51.90in
60.90in
Rear Head Room: 
38.60
38.50
Rear Hip Room: 
56.00in
Rear leg room: 
41.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.00in
60.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
45.50cu.ft
78.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
6000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.70cu.ft
16.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.50degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.20degrees
Curb Weight: 
3130.00lbs
4659.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Compass: 
no
yes
More Instruments: 
Tool kit and jack

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height adjustable driver seat
Front seats with height adjustment
Front Center armrest
Lumbar support in front seats
Carpet mats, front and rear
Bucket Front Seats
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Manual Folding Bench Third Row Seats
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut front
stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
multi-link rear suspension
stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Illuminated vanity mirrors in sun visors
Rear tinted glass from B-pillar backwards, approx. 65% tinted
Automatic dimming interior rear-view mirror
Electric windows, front and rear
Heated rear window
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Keyless Ignition

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Digital radio reception (DAB)
6 speakers, front and rear
Composition media system
2 USB connection ports
Car-Net App-Connect & VW Media
eCall Emergency call service
12V socket in centre console
Navigation
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
13 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Darkened LED rear tail lights
Rain sensor
Rear wash/wipe with intermittent wipe
Shock absorption in front
Rear shock absorption
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19"
20 X 7.5
Wheels more: 
Steel space and weight saving spare wheel
Anti-theft wheel bolts
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Disk brakes in front, with integrated backing plate
ventilated discs
Rear brakes: 
Disk brakes in rear
ventilated discs
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Height-adjustable front three-point seat belts with tensioners
Driver's and front passenger's safety-optimised head restraints
Tyre pressure loss indicator
Warning sound and light for front seat belts if unfastened
Lane assist
Hill start assist/hill descent control
3 rear three-point seat belts
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Nissan Mobile Entertainment System Package
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
Cross Bars
4-Piece Black Splash Guards
4-Piece Splash Guards
Rear Bumper Protector
Running Boards
Special Paint - Pearl White TriCoat
Special Paint - Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
Interior Options: 
Welcome Lighting
Interior Accent Lighting
4-Piece Floor Mats
Illuminated Kick Plates

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Almond leather
#AA9F8D
Charcoal leather
#000000