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2018 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2018 Subaru Forester

Finding the right utility vehicle for your family can be a challenge, there are many aspects of a vehicle that are looked at while deciding. So, to help you out, we compared the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder with the 2018 Subaru Forester.

One of the biggest differences between the two vehicles is that the Pathfinder features a third-row and is larger than the Forester. Though both have comfortable seating that is made of premium materials, making any length of a drive extremely relaxing. And the 2018 Pathfinder has more advanced standard features, such as dual-zone automatic air conditioning and voice-activated audio control.

2018 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2018 Subaru Forester

 Engine Type Horsepower Torque Transmission

2018 Nissan Pathfinder S

3.5-Liter V6 284 hp 259 pound-feet Xtronic CVT®

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i

2.5-Liter H4 170 hp 174 pound-feet Manual

Test Drive a 2018 Nissan Pathfinder near Houston, TX


2018 Nissan Pathfinder

2018 Subaru Forester

Seating Capacity 7 5
Passenger Volume 154 cubic feet 108.3 cubic feet
Fuel Tank Capacity 19.5 gallons 15.9 gallons
Towing Capacity 6,000 pounds 1,500 pounds

Plus, the Pathfinder's lowest trim level is equipped with Automatic Emergency Braking, push button start and separate controls for the rear HVAC, unlike the Forester. Overall, the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder offers more premium amenities, advanced engineering and accommodations compared to the 2018 Subaru Forester. If you're interested in learning more about the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder, you can contact us online or by calling 281-973-0058.