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2020 Nissan Frontier vs. 2020 Toyota Tacoma Review

New 2020 Nissan Frontier

2020 Nissan
Frontier

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New 2020 Toyota Tacoma

2020 Toyota
Tacoma

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MSRP*
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$26,790 to $37,490
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$26,050 to $46,665
Invoice* $25,862 to $35,387 $24,422 to $43,230
MPG - City 17 - 18 17 - 20
MPG - Hwy 23 - 24 20 - 24
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 4 - 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** *** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Tacoma than in the Nissan Frontier. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Nissan Frontier and the Toyota Tacoma.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Frontier as you will with the Toyota Tacoma, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Nissan Frontier will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Tacoma. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan Frontier costs less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Tacoma.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Frontier is much slimmer than the Toyota Tacoma, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Nissan Frontier is slightly shorter than the Toyota Tacoma, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Nissan Frontier transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Tacoma.

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to tow, the Nissan Frontier will do just as well as the Toyota Tacoma, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Nissan Frontier has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Tacoma.

Utility
The Nissan Frontier has less seating than the Toyota Tacoma, making the Toyota Tacoma the better choice if you often have passengers.

Warranty
The Nissan Frontier comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Tacoma.