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Nissan Pathfinder vs. Nissan Xterra Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Nissan Pathfinder vs. Nissan Xterra Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $27,485

Nissan Xterra S   
Difference: $7,685

Lowest Total Invoice: $26,416

Nissan Xterra S   
Difference: $6,219

The configured Nissan Pathfinder 4dr SUV has a 260-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

The configured Nissan Xterra 4dr SUV has a 261-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 5-speed automatic transmission.

Even when the Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Xterra are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Nissan Pathfinder SV trim is $33,150. The features would cost an additional $1,120. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $35,170.

The base sticker price of the Nissan Pathfinder SL trim is $36,410. The features would cost an additional $1,120. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $38,430.

The base sticker price of the Nissan Pathfinder Platinum trim is $41,610. The features would cost an additional $720. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $43,230.

The base sticker price of the Nissan Xterra S trim is $25,670. The features would cost an additional $930. Including the destination charge of $885, the total price of this trim is $27,485.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Pathfinder trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Xterra trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Nissan Xterra S appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Nissan Pathfinder 4dr SUV has a 260-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

The configured Nissan Xterra 4dr SUV has a 261-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 5-speed automatic transmission.

Even when the Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Xterra are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Nissan Pathfinder SV trim is $30,812. The features would cost an additional $923. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $32,635.

The invoice of the Nissan Pathfinder SL trim is $33,837. The features would cost an additional $920. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $35,657.

The invoice of the Nissan Pathfinder Platinum trim is $38,663. The features would cost an additional $569. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $40,132.

The invoice of the Nissan Xterra S trim is $24,783. The features would cost an additional $748. Including the destination charge of $885, the total price of this trim is $26,416.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Pathfinder trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Xterra trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the Nissan Xterra S appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2016201620162015
ModelPathfinderPathfinderPathfinderXterra
TrimSVSLPlatinumS
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $33,150 $36,410 $41,610 $25,670
Base Invoice $30,812 $33,837 $38,663 $24,783
Cargo Package 305 305 305  
Rear bumper protector 205 205 205  
Floor mats 210 210 210 135
Class III trailer hitch 400 400   480
Auto-dimming rearview mirror       210
Cargo cover       105
Cargo Package 257 257 257  
Rear bumper protector 153 153 153  
Floor mats 159 159 159 106
Class III trailer hitch 354 351   388
Auto-dimming rearview mirror       172
Cargo cover       82
Options (show) (change) 1,120 1,120 720 930
Options (show) (change) 923 920 569 748
Destination 900 900 900 885
Total Price $35,170 $38,430 $43,230 $27,485
Total Invoice $32,635 $35,657 $40,132 $26,416

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Pathfinder vs. Nissan Xterra

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Xterra S
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,650
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,475
Model Year2016201620162015
ModelPathfinderPathfinderPathfinderXterra
TrimSVSLPlatinumS
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine260hp V6260hp V6260hp V6261hp V6
TransmissionCVTCVTCVTA5
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6?, 13?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/65-18235/65-18235/55-20265/70-16
Total Price$35,170$38,430$43,230$27,485
Adjustments for Features-4,035-7,160-9,9600
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,135$31,270$33,270$27,485
Cost Above Minimum$0$135$2,135$0
Total Invoice$32,635$35,657$40,132$26,416
Adjustments for Features-3,744-6,643-9,2460
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$28,891$29,014$30,886$26,416
Cost Above Minimum$0$123$1,995$0

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Features Comparison: Nissan Pathfinder vs. Nissan Xterra

Model Year2016201620162015
ModelPathfinderPathfinderPathfinderXterra
TrimSVSLPlatinumS
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000$1000 
5-speed automatic   $900
FWD$0$0$0 
RWD   $0
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100$100 
Heated steering wheel $100$100 
Power liftgate $350$350 
Proximity key$250$250$250 
Remote start $150$150 
Tilt steering wheel, manual   $150
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350 
Universal garage door opener$100$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats   $0
Around view cameras  $500 
Blind spot warning system $200$200 
Brake assist$50$50$50 
Full-size spare tire   $225
Obstacle detection, rear$300$300$300 
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100 
Rearview camera$200$200 $200
Side curtain airbags   $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500$500$500 
Temporary spare tire$150$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails   $250
Cargo area rails w/tie downs   $50
Cargo tray$40$40$40 
Roof rails$250$250$250 
Trailering equipment (7 wire)  $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support   $100
Automatic climate control, front$200$200$200 
Aux input   $50
Bluetooth audio streaming  $25$25
Dual-zone climate control$125$125$125 
DVD-compatible player  $0 
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50 
Navigation system  $600 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250$250 
Rear HVAC unit$400$400$400 
SMS text-to-speech reader   $50
Traffic + travel information  $25 
Voice control for nav and audio  $100 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250$250 
Bodyside moldings   $75
Glass roof panel(s)  $300 
Rear spoiler$200$200$200 
Skid plate (one)   $50
Sunroof  $900 
Tow hook(s), front$40$40$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights$125$125$125 
Automatic-off headlights   $25
Compass $0$0$0
Fog lights$125$125$125 
Heated mirrors$25$25$25 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50$50 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25$25 
Outside temperature display$50$50$50 
Trip computer$150$150$150 
Visor mirror, driver   $10
Visor mirror, passenger   $10
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential$150$150$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50$50 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300 
Door sill trim plates $100$100 
Folding third row seats$600$600$600 
Heated front seats $200$200 
Heated second row seats $200$200 
Leather door panel trim $250$250 
Leather seating surfaces $900$900 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75$75 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat   $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50  $50
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75$75 
Manual recliner, third row seats$125$125$125 
Manual tilt adjuster, driver seat   $50
Memory system, driver seat $200$200 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100 
Power recliner, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
White-letter tires   $0
Total Value of Features$6,855$9,980$12,780$2,820
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,035$7,160$9,960$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,744-6,643-9,2460

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Pathfinder vs. Nissan Xterra

Model Year20162015
ModelPathfinderXterra
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase114.2 in106.3 in
Length197.2 in178.7 in
Width77.2 in72.8 in
Height69.6 in74.9 in
Curb Weight4,149 lb.4,143 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.21.1 gal.
Row 1 Headroom42.2 in39.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room60.7 in58.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.8 in55.9 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in42.4 in
Row 2 Headroom39.4 in39.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room60.4 in58.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.1 in46.1 in
Row 2 Legroom41.7 in34.4 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room57.1 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room42.0 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom30.7 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.0 ft335.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
47.8 ft335.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
79.8 ft365.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Pathfinder SV

Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
First-aid kit15No
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7558%
Total Not Requested5542%

Option Package Details
Nissan Pathfinder SL

Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
First-aid kit15No
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7558%
Total Not Requested5542%

Option Package Details
Nissan Pathfinder Platinum

Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
First-aid kit15No
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7558%
Total Not Requested5542%

Option Package Details
Nissan Xterra S

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class III trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%

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