When comparing the Nissan Pathfinder's and the Mitsubishi Outlander's specifications and ratings, the Nissan Pathfinder has the advantage in the areas of reliability, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Mitsubishi Outlander has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and resale value. Based on this comparison of the Nissan Pathfinder's and the Mitsubishi Outlander's specifications and ratings, the Nissan Pathfinder is a better car than the Mitsubishi Outlander.
Nissan Pathfinder vs. Mitsubishi Outlander Pricing
A used 2024 Nissan Pathfinder ranges from $37,114 to $54,057 while a used 2024 Mitsubishi Outlander is priced between $29,153 to $41,301. For a new model, the Nissan Pathfinder's price is between $39,307 and $54,195, with the Mitsubishi Outlander priced between $30,770 and $41,433.
Nissan Pathfinder vs. Mitsubishi Outlander Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Nissan Pathfinder loses 53 percent of its value and the Mitsubishi Outlander loses 46.1 percent of its value. This means the Mitsubishi Outlander retains 6.9 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Nissan Pathfinder.
Nissan Pathfinder vs. Mitsubishi Outlander Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Nissan Pathfinder is 8.4 out of 10 while the Mitsubishi Outlander's quality rating is 8.2 out of 10. This results in the Nissan Pathfinder being ranked 4 out of 21 Best 7-Seater SUVs and the Mitsubishi Outlander being ranked 7 out of 21. Out of 30 Best SUVs with 3 Rows, the Nissan Pathfinder is ranked 6 and the Mitsubishi Outlander is ranked 11. The Nissan Pathfinder is also ranked 12 out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs while the Mitsubishi Outlander is ranked 22 out of 66.
Nissan Pathfinder vs. Mitsubishi Outlander Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Nissan Pathfinder is 8.5 out of 10. For the Mitsubishi Outlander the reliability rating is 7.9 out of 10. This gives the Nissan Pathfinder a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Mitsubishi Outlander.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Nissan Pathfinder’s base engine makes 284 horsepower, and the Mitsubishi Outlander base engine makes 181 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the Nissan Pathfinder has the advantage of offering more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Mitsubishi Outlander, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage in the area of rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Nissan Pathfinder has higher safety ratings than the Mitsubishi Outlander, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.42 out of 5 Stars.