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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2014 Nissan Frontier Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 than the Nissan Frontier. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Nissan Frontier.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Frontier, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan Frontier, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is much higher than that of the Nissan Frontier.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is much wider than the Nissan Frontier, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan Frontier.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Frontier.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Nissan Frontier, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Nissan Frontier, due to its slightly better towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 greatly outmuscles the Nissan Frontier.

Utility
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers a little more seating capacity than the Nissan Frontier, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 than the Nissan Frontier, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Frontier.

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2014 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

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MSRP*: $25,575 - $49,180

2014 Nissan
Frontier

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MSRP*: $17,990 - $34,410
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City MPG: 16 - 18 15 - 19
Highway MPG: 22 - 24 21 - 23
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 4 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $24,552 - $45,737 $17,252 - $32,233

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