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2018 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Toyota Tacoma

2018 Nissan Frontier in a desert environment vs 2017 Toyota Tacoma on rocky terrain

Choosing which truck is the best option for you can be a difficult decision, and you have to decide early on what features and options you can't live without. What's even better is finding a vehicle that provides you with everything that is on your checklist. Whether you want a vehicle that has powerful performance, or if you're looking for something with all sorts of technology features, the 2018 Nissan Frontier is able to fulfill all of your requirements. Of course, there are other vehicles that also have an array of features, like the 2018 Toyota Tacoma. If you compare the 2018 Nissan Frontier vs the 2017 Toyota Tacoma, you'll be able to find the vehicle that best fits your needs.

2018 Nissan Frontier


2017 Toyota Tacoma

Two Engine Options Two
281 lb.-ft. Maximum Torque 265 lb.-ft.
6,710 pounds Maximum Towing Capacity 6,400 pounds
88 cu.ft. Passenger Volume 57.5 cu.ft.

2018 Nissan Frontier Advantages

When looking for a new truck, most people want to make sure that they are getting a vehicle that has high-performance. One of the reasons why choosing between the 2018 Nissan Frontier and the 2017 Toyota Tacoma is so difficult is because both vehicles have distinct specifications that are more beneficial for different tasks. Both the Nissan Frontier and the Toyota Tacoma have two engine options, one of which is a four-cylinder and the other, which is a V6. On the 2018 Nissan Frontier, the 2.5L four-cylinder engine produces 152 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque, whereas the 2017 Toyota Tacoma boasts a 159-horsepower 2.7L four-cylinder with 180 pound-feet of torque. If you opt for a trim level with the V6 engine, you'll have 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque with the 3.5L V6 on the Toyota Tacoma, while the Nissan Frontier provides 261 horsepower with the 4.0L V6 engine and an impressive 281 pound-feet of torque.

Most people buying a new truck want something that is able to do all the hard work that they need to be done. In order to do that, a truck needs to have excellent towing capability. When the 2018 Nissan Frontier king cab is equipped with the V6 engine, you'll be able to tow up to 6,710 pounds. With the four-cylinder engine, king cab option, the maximum towing capacity is 3,790 pounds. On the 2017 Toyota Tacoma, the towing capacity of the V6 engine maxes out at 6,400 pounds, and the four-cylinder engine manages to tow up to 3,500 pounds. When there's a vehicle that is capable of as much as the 2018 Nissan Frontier, many would think that the interior and the cab would suffer. With the Nissan Frontier, this isn't the case, as there's plenty of interior space, even in the king cab, which can seat up to four people. In the cab of the 2018 Nissan Frontier, there are 88 cubic feet of passenger volume. To experience the performance and comfort of the 2018 Nissan Frontier, schedule a test drive at Kenosha Nissan in Kenosha, WI.

2017 Nissan Frontier on rocky terrain
2017 Nissan Rogue driving on an icy road