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2021 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2020 Nissan Frontier Review

New 2021 Chevrolet Colorado

2021 Chevrolet
Colorado

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New 2020 Nissan Frontier

2020 Nissan
Frontier

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MSRP*
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$25,200 to $43,200
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$26,790 to $37,490
Invoice* $24,293 to $41,213 $25,862 to $35,387
MPG - City 16 - 19 17 - 18
MPG - Hwy 18 - 25 23 - 24
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 4 - 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ***
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
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.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Colorado as you will with the Nissan Frontier, as they can travel a similar number of miles on a tank of gas.

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 Chevrolet Colorado 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 Chevrolet Colorado will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Frontier.

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

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

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

Performance
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.

Utility
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. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Colorado than the Nissan Frontier, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Colorado comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Frontier.