2018 Toyota Highlander vs. 2018 Nissan Pathfinder

For drivers in the market for a three-row crossover SUV, we offer the 2018 Toyota Highlander. Comfortable and capable, it's everything you're looking for in an SUV. It does face some competition from the 2018 Nisan Pathfinder, but the Toyota Highlander is the superior model by far. Here are just a few reasons why:

Power and Performance

  • Drivers looking for some real power in their SUV will appreciate the 2018 Toyota Highlander. Its most powerful engine is an available 3.5-liter V6, which generates 295 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful engine in the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder gives out 284 horsepower and 259 pound-feet of torque.
  • The 2018 Toyota Highlander is available as a hybrid. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder is not.


  • The 2018 Toyota Highlander earned a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder did not.
  • The 2018 Toyota Highlander comes with an impressive variety of standard safety features, including forward collision warning with emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and lane departure warning with intervention. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder has standard forward collision warning, but adaptive cruise control costs extra.

Comfort and Capability

  • The 2018 Toyota Highlander has an impressive eight inches of ground clearance, allowing it to clear obstacles with ease. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder has seven inches of ground clearance.
  • The 2018 Toyota Highlander can comfortably seat up to eight, making it perfect for big families. The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder can only seat up to seven.
  • Taller drivers will appreciate the 2018 Toyota Highlander. It has two more inches of front legroom than the 2018 Nissan Pathfinder.

Come See for Yourself

Nissan does a good job, but they can't compete with Toyota. If you'd like to see the 2018 Toyota Pathfinder up close, we're here to help make that happen. Give us a call today at (888) 864-2057, and we'll help you set up a test drive, or come schedule one in person here in Sandusky, OH. At Kasper Toyota, we're proud to serve drivers from all over the Norwalk, Lorain, and Amherst areas. We can't wait to help you too.


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    904 East Strub Road
    Sandusky, OH 44870

    • Sales: 419.502.5687
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