The 2021 Land Rover Discovery vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder

2021 Land Rover Discovery vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder
2021 Land Rover Discovery


2020 Nissan Pathfinder

Passenger Capacity

2.0L P300 i4

Base Engine

3.5L V6
296 hp


284 hp
295 lb-ft


259 lb-ft

Four-Wheel Drive

4 years/50,000 miles

Bumper to Bumper Warranty

3 years/ 36,000 miles
4 years/50,000 miles

Roadside Assistance

3 years/36,000 miles


If you need a third-row SUV capable of delivering both off-road capability and luxury amenities, it’d be good for you to compare the 2021 Land Rover Discovery vs. Nissan Pathfinder. We’ve already done the legwork for you and made this comparison between the Discovery vs. Pathfinder. Just keep reading to find out which of the two is best for your South Brunswick drives! 

Discovery vs. Pathfinder: Performance Specs

The new Land Rover Discovery comes standard with all-wheel drive and has an optional hybrid engine on its R-DYNAMIC trim level that is even more powerful than the base engine. On the other hand, the Pathfinder has a standard front-wheel drive, and four-wheel drive capability is only available at higher trims. Even when comparing their base engines, we also see that the Discovery outperforms the Pathfinder. You can compare the Discovery vs. Pathfinder specs here:

2021 Land Rover Discovery Base Engine: 2.0L P300 i4 

  • 296 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • 6,614-pound maximum towing capacity

2020 Nissan Pathfinder Base Engine: 3.5L V6

  • 284 hp and 259 lb-ft of torque
  • Continuously variable transmission (CVT)
  • 6,000-pound maximum towing capacity

Discovery vs. Pathfinder: Interior Features

The Discovery and Pathfinder both come equipped with premium features that you and your passengers need on your drives around Mount Laurel like Bluetooth® wireless streaming, SiriusXM® satellite radio, keyless ignition, parking assistance, and folding rear seats. When comparing the Land Rover Discovery vs. Nissan Pathfinder features in greater detail, you’ll see that the Discovery comes with more standard and available features such as:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control — Optional on Land Rover Discovery base trim / Optional only on higher Nissan Pathfinder trims
  • Heated Seats — Optional on Land Rover Discovery base trim / Optional only on higher Nissan Pathfinder trims
  • Upholstery — Standard leather seats in the Land Rover Discovery / Standard cloth seats in the Nissan Pathfinder
  • Navigation — Standard on the Land Rover Discovery / Optional only on higher Nissan Pathfinder trims
  • Moonroof — Standard dual-pane fixed glass moonroof on the Land Rover Discovery / Moonroof optional only on higher trims on the Nissan Pathfinder

Land Rover Discovery vs. Nissan Pathfinder Warranties

Nothing’s worse than getting stuck on the side of the road on your way to Hopewell, so it’s important to make sure you’ll be well taken care of. The Land Rover Basic and Drivetrain Warranties cover you for 4 years/50,000 miles, whichever comes first. You’ll also benefit from 4 years/50,000 miles of 27-hour roadside assistance. This is more coverage than you’ll get with Nissan, which provides a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty, 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty, and 3 years/36,000 miles of roadside assistance coverage.

Find Your Land Rover Discovery at Land Rover Princeton!

Ready to try a Land Rover Discovery for yourself? Contact us and set up a test drive at our Princeton dealership. Make sure to check our new vehicle specials for great deals, and apply for financing online to get started today! 

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