2023 Jeep Gladiator vs. 2023 Nissan Frontier | NewCars.com

2023 Jeep Gladiator vs. 2023 Nissan Frontier Review

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2023 Jeep

MSRP*: $38,990 to $51,245
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2023 Nissan

MSRP*: $29,190 to $39,500
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MPG - City 17 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 22 MPG 22 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 35.5 ft3 40.1 - 49.6 ft3
  • 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic, Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 285 hp 310 hp
Towing Capacity 4,000 - 6,000 lbs 6,180 - 6,720 lbs
Exterior Length 218.0 in 210.2 - 224.1 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 73.0 - 74.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 26.2 - 33.2 in
Head Room Front 42.8 in
Rear 42.8 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 Jeep Gladiator than the Nissan Frontier. The Jeep Gladiator will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Nissan Frontier.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Gladiator 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). The Jeep Gladiator will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan Frontier, which has a much lower MSRP.

The Jeep Gladiator 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. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jeep Gladiator, which is slightly longer than the Nissan Frontier.

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

With the Nissan Frontier, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Jeep Gladiator due to its slightly better towing capacity. The Jeep Gladiator has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Frontier.

With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Gladiator doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the Nissan Frontier.

The Jeep Gladiator 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 Jeep Gladiator.