2024 Ford Maverick vs. 2024 Nissan Frontier Review

Picture of the 2024 Ford Maverick

2024 Ford
Maverick

MSRP*: $23,815 to $34,855
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Picture of the 2024 Nissan Frontier

2024 Nissan
Frontier

MSRP*: $30,030 to $42,900
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MPG - City 20 - 42 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 33 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 33.3 ft3 40.1 - 49.6 ft3
Engine
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic, Continuously Variable Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 191 - 250 hp 310 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 6,180 - 6,690 lbs
Exterior Length 199.7 - 200.7 in 210.2 - 224.1 in
Exterior Width 72.6 in 73.0 - 74.7 in
Leg Room Front 42.8 in
Rear 35.9 - 36.9 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 26.2 - 33.2 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 39.6 in
Front 39.7 - 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 Ford Maverick than the Nissan Frontier. The Ford Maverick offers just a little more head- and legroom than the Nissan Frontier, making it a little roomier and more comfortable.

Convenience
The Nissan Frontier requires less frequent visits to the gas station than the Ford Maverick, 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). Clearly, the Ford Maverick is a better financial choice over the Nissan Frontier, when considering MSRP.

Dimensions
The Ford Maverick is about the same width as the Nissan Frontier. The Ford Maverick is slightly shorter than the Nissan Frontier, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Ford Maverick has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Frontier, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Frontier is clearly the choice over the Ford Maverick for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Maverick has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Frontier.

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

Utility
The Ford Maverick 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 Nissan Frontier has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Ford Maverick.