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2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder

2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder

2021 Honda Pilot


2020 Nissan Pathfinder

Up to 18.5 Cubic Feet

Cargo Space Behind the Rear Row

Up to 16.2 Cubic Feet
Up to 109.0 Cubic Feet

Cargo Space Behind the Front Row

Up to 79.5 Cubic Feet

Adaptive Cruise Control


Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)


Apple CarPlay/Android Auto

Not Available

CabinTalk® In-Car PA System

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With crossover SUVs becoming more popular than ever, plenty of active families are looking to the 3-row segment and comparing the 2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder. We’re confident the Honda Pilot offers just that bit more, so we’ve put together a competitive comparison on your behalf. Simply read on to discover how each model measures up when it comes to:

  • Interior Dimensions
  • Features
  • Safety Technology

Pilot vs. Pathfinder: Interior Dimensions

Both the Honda Pilot and Nissan Pathfinder are 3-row models, but the Honda can make room for up to 8 passengers whereas the Pathfinder can only ever offer room for 7. You’ll also find considerably more cargo space in the Honda Pilot.

  • Cargo Space Behind the Rear Row: Up to 18.5 cubic feet in the Honda vs. 16.2 in the Nissan.
  • Cargo Space Behind the Middle Row: Up to 55.9 cubic feet in the Honda vs. 47.4 in the Nissan.
  • Cargo Space Behind the Front Row: Up to 109 cubic feet in the Honda vs. 79.5 in the Nissan.

Pilot vs. Pathfinder: Features

Honda vehicles invariably bring more features than most drivers expect, so it’s no surprise to see that some of the latest Pilot’s most popular amenities aren’t available with the Nissan Pathfinder at any price. Just a few examples include:

  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Compatibility
  • CabinTalk® In-Car PA System
  • Power Tailgate with Available Hands-Free Access

Pilot vs. Pathfinder: Safety Technology

Honda Pilot drivers get first-class driver assistance safety features as standard for flawless peace of mind, including:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)

You won’t find Adaptive Cruise Control or a Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) as standard with the Nissan Pathfinder, and the Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM) isn’t offered at all.

It’s Hard to Pick the Nissan Pathfinder After Comparing It Against the Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot is once again establishing itself as one of the industry’s go-to 3-row crossover SUVs. To find out more, simply contact us today. If you’re already ready to start making it your own, feel free to apply for financing online.

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