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2022 Ford Maverick vs. 2022 Nissan Frontier Review

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2022 Ford
Maverick

MSRP*: $19,995 to $25,490
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2022 Nissan
Frontier

MSRP*: $27,840 to $37,240
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MPG - City 22 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 33.3 ft3 40.1 - 49.6 ft3
Engine 250-hp, 2.0-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 8-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 191 - 250 hp 310 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 2,844 - 6,720 lbs
Exterior Length 199.7 in 210.2 - 224.1 in
Exterior Width 72.6 in 73.0 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 39.9 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.

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. If you go with the Ford Maverick, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Frontier.

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. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Maverick is clearly outclassed by the Nissan Frontier.

Powertrain
The Ford Maverick offers much less torque than the Nissan Frontier, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Ford Maverick as you will the Nissan Frontier. The Nissan Frontier has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Ford Maverick.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Ford Maverick over that of the Nissan Frontier.