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2020 Nissan Titan vs. 2020 RAM 1500 Classic Review

New 2020 Nissan Titan

2020 Nissan
Titan

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New 2020 RAM 1500 Classic

2020 RAM
1500 Classic

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MSRP*
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$36,190 to $58,690
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$28,200 to $42,395
Invoice* $34,765 to $55,092 $27,024 to $39,875
MPG - City 15 - 16 15 - 17
MPG - Hwy 21 - 22 21 - 25
Engine(s) V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 5 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty 5 years/100,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Nissan Titan than the RAM 1500 Classic. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Nissan Titan and the RAM 1500 Classic.

Convenience
With the RAM 1500 Classic 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). The Nissan Titan will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the RAM 1500 Classic, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 Titan costs less to deliver to the dealership than the RAM 1500 Classic.

Dimensions
The Nissan Titan is about the same width as the RAM 1500 Classic. When looking at overall length, the Nissan Titan takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the RAM 1500 Classic.

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 Classic.

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

Performance
With the Nissan Titan, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the RAM 1500 Classic, due to its slightly better towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Nissan Titan and the RAM 1500 Classic.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Nissan Titan as you will the RAM 1500 Classic.

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