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2016 GMC Canyon vs. 2016 Nissan Frontier Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the GMC Canyon than the Nissan Frontier. 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. The destination charge is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The GMC Canyon will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Frontier.

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. If you go with the GMC Canyon, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan Frontier.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the GMC Canyon doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the Nissan Frontier.

Handling
The GMC Canyon has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Frontier, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Canyon is clearly the choice over the Nissan Frontier for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Canyon has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Frontier.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Canyon as you will the Nissan Frontier.

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

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2016 GMC
Canyon

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MSRP*: $20,955 - $38,110

2016 Nissan
Frontier

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MSRP*: $18,290 - $36,110
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.58% As low as 2.88%
City MPG: 17 - 20 15 - 19
Highway MPG: 24 - 27 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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Invoice*: $20,850 - $36,205 $17,672 - $34,087

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.