2020 Nissan TITAN vs Toyota Tundra
If you’re in the market for a new truck, you need something strong and capable, so you can tackle the biggest jobs East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket, RI, have to offer. That may be why the Nissan TITAN and the Toyota Tundra are on your short list.
To help you decide which of these pickups is better suited for your jobsite, our team at Stateline Nissan is pitting them against one another. It’s the 2020 Nissan TITAN vs. Toyota Tundra. Let’s see who has what it takes to be your next workhorse!
2020 Nissan TITAN vs Toyota Tundra: Power and Capability
Both the 2020 Nissan TITAN and the Toyota Tundra come with a powerful V8 engine, but the 5.6L Endurance® V8 of the TITAN boasts 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. It may help you get more done than the 5.7L Aluminum i-FORCE V8 of the Tundra, which is maxed out at 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque.
The new Nissan TITAN is outfitted with a 9-speed automatic transmission, which will give you a smooth towing performance and enhanced fuel economy. The Tundra, on the other hand, can only be equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
If you’re looking for an efficient truck, you’ll want to go with the Nissan TITAN. It achieves an EPA-estimated 16 city/22 highway MPG.1 The Toyota Tundra only manages an EPA-estimated 13 city/18 highway MPG.
Nissan TITAN vs Toyota Tundra: Which Works Smarter?
Both new trucks offer a host of technologies that’ll make each job easier to handle. When it’s time to hook up your trailer, the Toyota Tundra comes with a rear backup camera. It’ll be even easier to line up the truck and trailer in the Nissan TITAN, thanks to its available Intelligent Around View® Monitor, which gives you an overhead view.
Once you’re cruising with your trailer in tow, both trucks offer Tow-Haul Mode. It optimizes the engine output and transmission shift points, so you can pull with more confidence.
If you’re hauling a heavy load, both trucks come with an integrated Trailer Brake Controller. It can activate the brakes instantly or you can adjust their power to give you more precise stopping ability. Plus, Trailer Sway Control—standard on both trucks—can detect shifts in weight and applies precise braking to keep you in command of your haul.
Comfort and Connectivity
The 2020 Nissan TITAN and the Toyota Tundra come with relaxing amenities, so you can prepare for a hard day’s work or wind down when it’s over. You can sink into available leather-trimmed upholstery and set the climate-controlled front seats, which will make it easier to tackle a job in every season.
If you’re taking the whole team over to the jobsite, the crew cab configurations of either truck have seating for up to six passengers, but the TITAN has some more room. It boasts 41 inches of headroom up front and another 40.4 inches in the back. The Tundra only has 39.7 inches of headroom up front and 38.9 inches in the rear.
Both trucks come with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Plus, their available 12-speaker sound systems can turn the worksite into your favorite concert venue. The TITAN has the edge when it comes to ease-of-access, thanks to its available 9-inch NissanConnect® touchscreen. The largest touchscreen in the Tundra is maxed out at just eight inches.
Nissan TITAN vs Toyota Tundra: Time to Decide!
Now that you know what these trucks are capable of, it’s time to decide which one is right for you. If you need a more powerful engine, better efficiency, and advanced technology, check out the TITAN at our Nissan dealership. Take it to the streets of East Providence, Cranston, and Pawtucket, Rhode Island, to see if it’s right for you.
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1. 2020 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 16 City/22 Highway/18 Combined MPG for TITAN S, SV, SL, Platinum Reserve 4×2; 15 City/21 Highway/18 Combined MPG for TITAN S, SV, SL, Platinum Reserve 4×4; 15 City/21 Highway/17 Combined MPG for TITAN PRO-4X. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.