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Nissan Pathfinder vs. Nissan Rogue

When we compare the Nissan Pathfinder to the Nissan Rogue, the Nissan Pathfinder has the advantage in the areas of interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Nissan Rogue 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 fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Nissan Pathfinder versus the Nissan Rogue, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Nissan Pathfinder versus Nissan Rogue Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Nissan Pathfinder ranges from $21,494 to $34,595 while a used Nissan Rogue from the same model year range is priced between $19,555 to $29,898. For a new model, the Nissan Pathfinder's price is between $40,766 and $53,655, with the Nissan Rogue priced between $30,015 and $42,008.

Nissan Pathfinder versus Nissan Rogue Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Nissan Pathfinder is 8.4 out of 10 while the Nissan Rogue's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Nissan Pathfinder being ranked 9 out of 61 Best Crossover SUVs and the Nissan Rogue being ranked 23 out of 61. Out of 28 Best Crossover SUVs for the Money, the Nissan Pathfinder is ranked 28 and the Nissan Rogue is ranked 19.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Nissan Pathfinder’s base engine makes 284 horsepower, and the Nissan Rogue base engine makes 201 horsepower. The Pathfinder is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 500 miles. The Rogue is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 537 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Nissan Pathfinder, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The Nissan Rogue, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage in the areas of rear leg room trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Nissan Pathfinder has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity, while the Nissan Rogue has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Nissan Pathfinder has higher safety ratings than the Nissan Rogue, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Nissan Rogue has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2023 Nissan Pathfinder

2023 Nissan Rogue

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,766 - $53,655

Used Asking Price:

$21,494 - $34,595

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

53%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$30,015 - $42,008

Used Asking Price:

$19,555 - $29,898

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

42.9%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

8.3 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

7.3 / 10

Retained Value:

7.6 / 10

Safety:

9.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 25
6 / 31
6 / 25
6 / 15
7 / 61
8 / 61
8 / 31
8 / 25
8 / 25
8 / 21
9 / 61
9 / 28
10 / 31
14 / 31
44 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 61
1 / 24
11 / 14
12 / 24
14 / 24
19 / 28
23 / 61
25 / 61
36 / 61

Summary Review

The three-row Nissan Pathfinder was redesigned for the 2022 model year. The new model features a more boxy facade, additional standard safety features, a new nine-speed automatic transmission, and a more premium interior that can now seat up to eight passengers. This much-needed makeover of the aging Pathfinder, after nearly a decade, will better position the midsize SUV in this competitive segment.

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Summary Review

The Nissan Rogue is a five-passenger SUV with a roomy cabin and excellent cargo capacity. The current Rogue was redesigned for the 2021 model year, with new models costing an average of $31,623 and 3-year-old models averaging $21,320.

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Pros and Cons

  • “Right-sized” for this three-row segment (not huge, but certainly not small) 
  • Selectable modes to optimize optional AWD system
  • Impressive suite of standard safety features
  • Intuitive touchscreen infotainment system

  • No green (hybrid/electric) version available
  • Handling can be lackluster

Pros and Cons

  • Upscale cabin
  • Roomy interior
  • Impressive fuel economy

  • Lackluster acceleration
  • Noisy transmission
  • High starting price

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

S, SV, Rock Creek, SL, Platinum

Trim Levels

S, SV, SL, Platinum

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

284 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

259 foot-lbs @ 4800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.066 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

3500 lbs

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

201 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

225 foot-lbs @ 2800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.058 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

20 / 27 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

370 / 500 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

3

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

30 / 37 / 33

Range (city/hwy):

435 / 537 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

59.6 inches

Cargo Space:

16.6 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

80.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

164.6 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Cargo Space:

31.6 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

74.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

137.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4317 lbs

Width:

77.9 inches

Height:

70.9 inches

Length:

197.7 inches

Wheelbase:

114.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.1 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3457 lbs

Width:

72.4 inches

Height:

66.5 inches

Length:

183 inches

Wheelbase:

106.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.2 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum alloy

Tire Size:

255/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum alloy

Tire Size:

235/65R17