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2023 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2023 Nissan Frontier Review

Picture of the 2023 Chevrolet Colorado

2023 Chevrolet

MSRP*: $29,200 to $46,800
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2023 Nissan

MSRP*: $29,190 to $39,300
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MPG - City 17 - 20 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 25 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 41.9 ft3 40.1 - 49.6 ft3
  • 310-hp, 2.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 237 - 310 hp 310 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 7,700 lbs 6,180 - 6,720 lbs
Exterior Length 212.7 - 213.2 in 210.2 - 224.1 in
Exterior Width 75.0 - 76.4 in 73.0 - 74.7 in
Leg Room Front 45.2 in
Rear 34.7 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 26.2 - 33.2 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 39.9 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.6 in

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Comparison Review

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

The Nissan Frontier requires less frequent visits to the gas station than the Chevrolet Colorado, 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 Chevrolet Colorado is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Frontier.

Since the Chevrolet Colorado is much wider than the Nissan Frontier, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Colorado takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Frontier.

With the Chevrolet Colorado, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Nissan Frontier, due to its slightly better towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Colorado and the Nissan Frontier.

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

The Chevrolet Colorado 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 Chevrolet Colorado has a little less cargo capacity than the Nissan Frontier for hauling material.