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2017 GMC Canyon vs. 2017 Nissan Frontier Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
The GMC Canyon requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Frontier, making it more convenient to drive.

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 GMC Canyon is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Frontier. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the GMC Canyon and the Nissan Frontier have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Canyon is much wider than the Nissan Frontier, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the GMC Canyon, which is slightly longer than the Nissan Frontier.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the engines of the GMC Canyon and the Nissan Frontier are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The GMC Canyon has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Frontier, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the GMC Canyon, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Nissan Frontier, due to its slightly better towing capacity. The GMC Canyon has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Frontier.

Utility
The GMC Canyon has less seating than the Nissan Frontier, making the Nissan Frontier the better choice if you often have passengers.

Warranty
The GMC Canyon comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Frontier.

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2017 GMC
Canyon

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MSRP*: $20,940 - $43,120

2017 Nissan
Frontier

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MSRP*: $18,390 - $36,410
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City MPG: 17 - 20 15 - 19
Highway MPG: 24 - 26 21 - 23
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 2 - 5 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*: $20,835 - $40,964 $17,769 - $34,370

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.