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2021 Nissan Titan vs. 2021 RAM 1500 Review

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2021 Nissan
Titan

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2021 RAM
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MSRP*
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$36,650 to $59,380
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$32,795 to $70,325
Invoice* $35,206 to $55,739 $31,407 to $65,436
MPG - City 15 - 16 10 - 23
MPG - Hwy 20 - 21 14 - 33
Engine(s) V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 5 - 6 5 - 6
Basic Warranty 5 years/100,000 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 RAM 1500 than in the Nissan Titan. The Nissan Titan offers just a little more head- and legroom than the RAM 1500, making it a little roomier and more comfortable.

Convenience
With the RAM 1500 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Titan, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Whether you pick the Nissan Titan or the RAM 1500, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Nissan Titan and the RAM 1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Titan is much slimmer than the RAM 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Nissan Titan is slightly shorter than the RAM 1500, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Nissan Titan does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the RAM 1500.

Handling
The Nissan Titan has a larger turning radius than the RAM 1500, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 1500 is clearly the choice over the Nissan Titan for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Nissan Titan and the RAM 1500.

Utility
The Nissan Titan offers a little more seating capacity than the RAM 1500, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Nissan Titan over that of the RAM 1500.