Nissan Frontier vs. Toyota Tacoma
When it comes to pickup trucks, drivers in Pawtucket, East Providence, and Cranston tend to have a strong level of brand loyalty, including Nissan and Toyota. And two popular options within these brands are the Tacoma and Frontier. But which one is right for you?
To help answer that question, we here at Stateline Nissan created this 2018 Nissan Frontier vs. 2018 Toyota Tacoma vehicle comparison. We’ll go over the similarities and differences between each truck, so that you can make an informed decision. Read all about them below, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Truck Engine Comparison
Both the Frontier and the Tacoma come with two engines, and both offer 4-cylinder and V6 options. With pickup trucks, the more important statistic in your engine is the torque it provides, as this will have a direct effect on your four-wheeling and towing capacity. In this area, the Tacoma comes out on top. Its V6 engine gets 281 lb-ft of torque, as compared to the 265 lb-ft of torque offered in the Tacoma’s V6 engine.
Frontier vs Tacoma: Towing Capacity
Speaking of towing capacity, this is another area where the Frontier truly shines. The maximum towing capacity of the Toyota Tacoma, when properly equipped, reaches only 6,400 pounds. While this might seem like a solid number, compare it to the maximum towing capacity for the Frontier. Properly outfitted with the V6 engine, the Frontier boasts a maximum towing capacity of 6,710 pounds. It’ll pull a bigger trailer and have a much easier time hauling a friend out of snow, mud, or a ditch.
Truck Cab Dimensions
Not everyone considers passenger space when they choose a pickup truck, but it can be important, especially if you’re using your pickup as a family vehicle. Even in the case of an emergency, having room for an extra passenger can make all the difference. Once again, the Frontier wins out with 88 cubic feet of space for passengers, whereas the Tacoma offers just 57.5 cubic feet.
Learn more about everything the 2018 Nissan Frontier can offer, and discover if this incredible pickup is best suited for your needs, with this in-depth review by our team.
Finally, the new Nissan Frontier is available with the NissanConnect® suite of technology that allows you to integrate all of the safety, infotainment, navigation, and communication features to control your vehicle right from your smartphone. Toyota doesn’t have anything even approaching that level of connectivity.
Test Drive the Frontier at Stateline Nissan
There’s no question that if you’re in the East Providence, Pawtucket, or Cranston area, you’ll want to check out the new 2018 Nissan Frontier. For more information, or to take a test drive, stop into Stateline Nissan and talk to our service reps today.