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2022 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2022 Nissan Frontier Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Colorado

MSRP*: $25,435 to $44,200
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2022 Nissan
Frontier

MSRP*: $28,690 to $38,120
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MPG - City 16 - 19 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 18 - 25 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 41.3 - 49.9 ft3 40.1 - 49.6 ft3
Engine
  • 181-hp, 2.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
  • 200-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 308-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T, Transmission Overdrive Switch 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 200 - 308 hp 310 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 - 7,700 lbs 6,260 - 6,720 lbs
Exterior Length 212.4 - 224.9 in 210.2 - 224.1 in
Exterior Width 74.3 - 76.7 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 45.0 in
Rear 28.6 - 35.8 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 26.2 - 33.2 in
Head Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 36.7 - 38.3 in
Front 39.9 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.6 in

*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). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Colorado or the Nissan Frontier, it's going to cost you about the same.

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

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.

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Colorado as you will the Nissan Frontier. The Chevrolet Colorado has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the Nissan Frontier.