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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD 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 3500HD than the Nissan Frontier. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Nissan Frontier.

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 3500HD 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 3500HD is much higher than that of the Nissan Frontier.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD 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 3500HD, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan Frontier.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Nissan Frontier.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a significantly larger turning radius than the Nissan Frontier, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is clearly the choice over the Nissan Frontier for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD greatly outmuscles the Nissan Frontier.

Utility
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD 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 3500HD than the Nissan Frontier, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Frontier.

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2015 Chevrolet
Silverado 3500HD

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MSRP*: $33,265 - $55,665

2014 Nissan
Frontier

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MSRP*: $17,990 - $34,410
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.05%
City MPG: -- 15 - 19
Highway MPG: -- 21 - 23
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 4 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $31,269 - $51,768 $17,252 - $32,233

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