Fully redesigned this year, the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder has a new rugged design, a bit more towing prowess, and remarkable off-road chops. This guide looks at some of the most critical factors that buyers in the Montgomery area should consider when choosing between the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder and the 2021 Toyota Highlander this year.
2022 Nissan Pathfinder
2021 Toyota Highlander
| 3.5-liter V6 ||Base Engine ||3.5-liter V6 |
|284 horsepower ||Engine Output ||295 horsepower |
|30.7 inches ||Third-Row Legroom ||27.7 inches |
|Up to 6,000 pounds ||Towing Capacity ||Up to 5,000 pounds |
Our research shows there are quite a few reasons to choose the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder over the competing 2021 Toyota Highlander three-row midsize SUV. In part, it has a higher maximum towing capacity and more space for passengers in the backseat.
All 2022 Pathfinder SUVs come loaded with tri-zone automatic climate control, NissanConnect® with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, and Nissan Safety Shield 360. This suite of confidence-enhancing driver assists includes automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane-departure warning, and automatic rear braking. In addition, higher trims will add additional creature comforts like the larger 9-inch center touchscreen, 12.3-inch digital instrument panel, 10.8-inch head-up display, climate-controlled front seats, wireless Apple CarPlay, a wireless charging pad, a 360-degree monitor, and so much more.
Every version of the 2022 Pathfinder SUV will feature a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 284 horsepower and 259 pound-feet of torque. Power is routed through an all-new 9-speed automatic transmission that helps to provide a smooth, direct response and strong acceleration. Pathfinder 4WD models will get an all-new Intelligent 4WD system with 7-position Drive and Terrain Mode Selector with Standard, Sport, Eco, Snow, Sand, Mud/Rut, and Tow modes.
For more information on the all-new 2022 Nissan Pathfinder, fans in the Montgomery area can reach out to their local team of experts here at Jack Ingram Nissan.