Nissan Pathfinder 2016 vs Land Rover Defender 2019

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Nissan Pathfinder
2016 -
Land Rover Defender
2019 -
Gearbox: Automatic Automatic
Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD) / All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Nissan Pathfinder is available with front wheel drive and four wheel (4x4) drive, while Land Rover Defender can be equipped only with four wheel (4x4) drive. All-wheel drive models tend to consume more fuel, so if you don't need off road capabilities, Nissan Pathfinder also offers 2-wheel drive versions for fuel economy. 2WD versions also have lower maintenance costs.
Engines: 3.5 (petrol)2.0 - 5.0 (petrol, diesel)


Power: 284 HP200 - 525 HP
Torque: 352 NM400 - 625 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: n/a seconds5.4 - 10.3 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 10.2 - 10.77.7 - 12.8
Nissan Pathfinder petrol engines consumes on average 1 litres less fuel per 100 km than Land Rover Defender.
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Ground clearance: 178 mm (7 inches)900 mm (35.4 inches)
Because of the higher ground clearance, Land Rover Defender can perform better on bad roads - it can go over higher obstacles and bumps. At the same time, the higher ground clearance can reduce stability and handling on paved roads, especially at higher speeds.


Length: 5.04 m5.02 m
Width: 1.96 m2.01 m
Height: 1.78 m1.97 m
Nissan Pathfinder is 2 cm longer than the Land Rover Defender, 5 cm narrower, while the height of Nissan Pathfinder is 18 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 453 litres972 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
2251 litres2277 litres
Land Rover Defender has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Nissan Pathfinder has 519 litres less trunk space than the Land Rover Defender. This could mean that the Nissan Pathfinder uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Land Rover Defender (by 26 litres).
Turning diameter: 11.7 meters13.1 meters
The turning circle of the Nissan Pathfinder is 1.4 metres less than that of the Land Rover Defender, which means Nissan Pathfinder can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 2`717~ 3`199
Safety: no data
Quality: no datano data
Average price (€): no data69 600
Pros and Cons: Nissan Pathfinder has
  • also available in 2WD
  • only petrol engines available
  • lower fuel consumption
  • better manoeuvrability
Land Rover Defender has
  • petrol and diesel engines available
  • higher ground clearance
  • roomier boot
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