2015 GMC Canyon vs. 2015 Nissan Frontier Review

Comparison Review

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.

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

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.

The GMC Canyon is a little wider than the Nissan Frontier, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. 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.

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

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.

The GMC Canyon offers a little more seating capacity than the Nissan Frontier, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them.

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

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2015 GMC

More Details & Photos New 2015 GMC Canyon
MSRP*: $20,955 - $37,250

2015 Nissan

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MSRP*: $17,990 - $35,260
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.39% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.29% As low as 3.05%
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
Invoice*: $20,850 - $35,388 $17,384 - $33,286

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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