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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Touareg vs. Nissan Pathfinder

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Model Year 2014 2014 2014
Model Pathfinder Pathfinder Pathfinder
Trim S SV Hybrid SV
Engines (show)  
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
260 hp@6400
240 lb-ft@4400
 
supercharged
2.5L I4 Hybrid
DOHC-4v
230 hp@5600
243 lb-ft@3600
   
Transmissions (show)  
CVT
Drivetrains (show)  
FWD
4WD
Tires (show)  
235/65R18 tires
Audio Systems (show)  
Unbranded, 6 speakers
Accessories (show)  
Cruise control
First-aid kit
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks
Power rear side windows
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.  
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety (show)  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Electronic differential lockApplies the brakes to a slipping drive wheel to transfer torque to the other side, simulating the effect of a limited-slip differential. We haven't identified all applications, often implied by traction control.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.
Hill start assistApplies the brakes to hold the vehicle in place on an incline. Incomplete data, so only displayed when pricing a single vehicle.
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.  
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.  
Rollover sensorDeploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.
Side curtain airbags, three rowsAirbags contained just above the window level. Cover all three rows.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Termporary spare tire
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management (show)  
Cargo cover
Cargo tray
Class III trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 5,000 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.  
Console with shifter
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.
Roof rack crossbarsRequires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.  
Roof railsNo crossbars.  
Storage beneath cargo floorLarge storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.
Climate Control and Infotainment (show)  
A/V input jacksJacks for a video camera, game console, or other device with A/V output.  
Air conditioning
Audio controls on steering wheel
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.  
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.    
CD player  
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Entertainment system with dual headrest screensA DVD player and two front headrest-mounted screens.  
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Rear air vents with automatic controlsMaintains set temperature in rear passenger area by providing heated or cooled air through vents in the center console, B-pillars, and/or ceiling. Replaces and includes value of rear air vents with manual controls.
Rear defrost
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Rear HVAC unitA second evaporator provides cool air to rear vents. Does not include the value of these vents. Includes rear heater.
Rear wiper
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.  
Speed-sensitive wipersOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.  
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.  
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Exterior (show)  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)Protective cladding extending partly onto the doors.
Deep-tinted rear windows
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.
Rear bumper protector
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Tow hook(s), frontUsed to connect the vehicle with another, so one of them can tow the other out of the mud.  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors (show)  
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.  
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.  
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.  
Large energy flow and fuel economy displayStandard or optional in some hybrid vehicles. Fancy display of power flows, enhanced trip computer information.    
Map lightsFront row reading lights.
Outside temperature display
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.
Rear reading lights
TachometerReports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Visor mirror, driver    
Visor mirror, passenger    
Powertrain (show)  
Automatic start / stopAutomatically cuts off the engine when the vehicle is stopped and restarts it when the driver lifts off the brake pedal. Not listed for hybrids, where it is generally part of the powertrain system.    
Lockable center differentialThe center differential can be manually locked using a button. Only for use at low speeds on loose surfaces. Engaging low range (where available) usually locks the center differential automatically.
Transmission coolerOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Seats and Interior Trim (show)  
Front buckets
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench
Center armrest(s), front row
Center armrest(s), second row
Floor mats
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Folding third row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Illuminated door sill trim plates
Leather-wrapped steering wheel  
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seatsSeat adjusts back and forth to vary the split between the second row and the third row or cargo area.
Manual height adjuster, driver seat    
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.
Manual recliner, second row seats
Manual recliner, third row seats
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat  
Power height adjuster, driver seat  
Power recliner, driver seat  
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires (show)  
Alloy wheels

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Cargo Package

Features
Cargo cover
First-aid kit
Cargo tray

Cargo Package

Features
Cargo cover
First-aid kit
Cargo tray

Cargo Package

Features
Cargo cover
First-aid kit
Cargo tray

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