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2022 Ford Maverick vs. 2023 Nissan Frontier Review

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2022 Ford

MSRP*: $20,995 to $26,860
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2023 Nissan

MSRP*: $29,190 to $39,300
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MPG - City 22 - 42 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 33 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 33.3 ft3 40.1 - 49.6 ft3
  • 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 - 6,720 lbs
Exterior Length 199.7 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 39.9 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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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