2016 Toyota 4Runner vs 2016 Nissan Pathfinder

Versatility is a hallmark of the midsize SUV segment that caters to families in the Enfield, CT area. Drivers who are looking for a sport utility vehicle that can fit a variety of needs and driving situations will undoubtedly find a wealth of options on the road. Which model fits yours needs and lifestyle best though? If you are looking for a new SUV that is equally at home on the highway or the trail, the Toyota 4Runner will toe the line. Take a closer look at the Toyota 4Runner design and how it will fit the bill in a comprehensive 2016 Toyota 4Runner vs 2016 Nissan Pathfinder comparison.

With a body-on-frame design, the 2016 Toyota 4Runner is more than capable of handling extreme terrain and will deliver a confident, comfortable ride on the highway. A dynamic design is complemented by a bold style that makes the Toyota 4Runner an attractive option among sport utility vehicles. Inside the Toyota 4Runner cabin, you will be met by a wealth of standard features that includes a Toyota Entune infotainment system, a 6.1-inch touchscreen display and a standard rearview backup camera. Four available Toyota 4Runner trim levels will cater to nearly any lifestyle, from the well-equipped 4Runner SR5 trim to the luxurious and loaded 4Runner Limited grade.

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2016 Toyota 4Runner VS 2016 Nissan Pathfinder
270-Hp 4.0-Liter V-6 Engine 260-Hp 3.5-Liter V-6
5-7 Passengers Passenger Space 7 Passengers
89.7 Cubic-Feet Maximum Cargo Space 79.8 Cubic-Feet
Yes Off-Road Trim Level No

Versatile Interior and Elite Off-Road Performance Vault the Toyota 4Runner Past Competitors

Reliable performance is a necessity for any family, and the 2016 Toyota 4Runner will deliver on all counts. The standard 270-horsepower 4.0-liter V-6 under the hood provides plenty of kick and will tow up to 5,000 pounds for families on the go. When you couple that level of power with fuel-economy ratings that stand at 17 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway, the Toyota 4Runner is the total package. Nissan Pathfinder editions employ a lackluster 260-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 that puts a focus on fuel economy and will also manage a 5,000-pound towing capacity.

Where the Toyota 4Runner sets itself apart from the Nissan Pathfinder in our 2016 Toyota 4Runner vs 2016 Nissan Pathfinder comparison is a versatile interior design. Standard Toyota 4Runner configurations make room for five passengers with a cavernous 47.2 cubic-feet of cargo space behind the second row. If you need more passenger space, the Toyota 4Runner is available with a third row that increases passenger capacity to seven and will equal the Nissan Pathfinder. Should you need more room for cargo, the maximum cargo space available for the Toyota 4Runner will dwarf that of the Nissan Pathfinder with a massive 89.7 cubic-feet.

If you are looking for unrivaled off-road performance, the 2016 Toyota 4Runner is as good as it gets. A dynamic Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro trim possesses a bold style and an arsenal of off-road systems that can conquer any terrain. Equipped with a 4WDemand part-time four-wheel drive system that includes Active Traction Control, the TRD Pro will outperform the all-wheel drive Pathfinder when faced with tough terrain or poor road conditions. An available Multi-Terrain Select system and Crawl Control will further augment off-road performance.

Red 2016 Toyota 4Runner on the Beach
2016 Toyota 4Runner Toyota Entune Touchscreen
2016 Toyota 4Runner Front Interior and Dashboard
2016 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Front Exterior

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