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2016 Nissan Frontier vs. 2017 Toyota Tacoma Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Nissan Frontier than the Toyota Tacoma. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Nissan Frontier and the Toyota Tacoma.

Convenience
The Toyota Tacoma requires less frequent visits to 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Nissan Frontier will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Tacoma. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan Frontier costs less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Tacoma.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Frontier is much slimmer than the Toyota Tacoma, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Nissan Frontier is slightly shorter than the Toyota Tacoma, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

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

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

Warranty
The Nissan Frontier comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Tacoma.

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2016 Nissan
Frontier

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MSRP*: $18,290 - $36,110

2017 Toyota
Tacoma

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MSRP*: $24,120 - $40,760
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.53% --
City MPG: 15 - 19 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 21 - 23 20 - 24
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 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*: $17,672 - $34,087 $22,613 - $37,759

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.