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2023 Nissan Pathfinder vs. 2023 Ford Explorer

2023 Nissan Pathfinder vs. 2023 Ford Explorer model comparison

An effortless ride and advanced off-road features make the new Nissan Pathfinder a stunner in its class. Pohanka Nissan of Salisbury, MD, explores what contributes to the 2023 Pathfinder's success by comparing it with another equivalent, the 2023 Ford Explorer. Hope this comparison helps you make a better choice of purchase.

With a rugged exterior, more standard features, advanced driver-assist aids, enormous towing capacity, and off-road trims, the Pathfinder strikes a new chord for 2023. Read on to learn more.

2023 Nissan Pathfinder


2023 Ford Explorer

$35,200 Starting MSRP $36,760
3.5L V6 Base Engine 2.3L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder
8 Seating Capacity 7
6000 lbs Maximum Towing Capacity 5600 lbs

Buy the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder from Pohanka Nissan of Salisbury

The Nissan Pathfinder is a versatile and capable SUV that offers a range of benefits for potential buyers. Equipped with an advanced V6 powertrain with the Rock Creek trim delivering 295 hp and 270 lb.-ft of torque, the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder has an extensive list of standard and available options for you to consider. The comparison shows that the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder is a better purchase. With a lower base price, an advanced engine, improved seating capacity, and standout towing capabilities, the Nissan Pathfinder offers better performance than the 2023 Ford Explorer.

Additions for 2023 include:

  • Rock Creek model with an off-road-tuned suspension
  • 18-inch beadlock-style wheels with all-terrain tires
  • Tubular roof rack with a 220-pound capacity
  • LED fog lights
  • Orange-interior stitching
  • Intelligent Around View® Monitor
  • Second-row captain's chairs

The SV trim gets a standard wireless charging pad, and the Platinum trim gets a new Captain's Chairs package and a 10-way power adjustable passenger seat for the SL and Platinum trims. S, SV, Rock Creek, SL, and Platinum are the trim levels of the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder. The model's fuel economy is 21 mpg in the city, 27 mpg on the highway, and 23 mpg combined. Get behind the wheel of the 2023 Nissan Pathfinder at Pohanka Nissan of Salisbury, MD. Book a test drive and see how the vehicle drives! Please browse our inventory or visit our dealership to check out the new Nissan Pathfinder. Contact our sales representative at 410-548-4700 to find out more.

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