Outside, Toyota's Tacoma is the more bulked-up than Nissan's Frontier, its flared fenders extending some two inches beyond the more tucked-in visage of the Nissan. Subjectively, we find the Tacoma's sheetmetal a tad overdone, while Tacoma fans will regard the Frontier's curves (or lack of same) as undercooked.
The Nissan Frontier has a little less 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.
Midsize pickups like the 2018 Toyota Tacoma and the 2018 Nissan Frontier have undergone a resurgence in popularity lately. The segment that used to serve primarily as an alternative to larger, more expensive full-size trucks now serves an entirely different subset of buyers -- those looking for an expressive, fun vehicle to compliment their active lifestyle.
The Toyota Tacoma is a newer design with more technology and safety features plus an unbeatable reputation for longevity and strong resale. However, the Nissan Frontier has bee around a long time, offers a lower price for a V6 4x2 Crew Cab and has a good reputation in the areas of reliability and off-road performance.
2018 Nissan Frontier vs 2018 Toyota Tacoma. Once you dig a bit deeper, you’ll find that the 2018 Nissan Frontier isn’t so very different from the 2018 Toyota Tacoma, aside from that lower starting price and slightly better efficiency.
Nissan says that, for '02, the 4x4 Frontier S/C will come with 265/65R17 tires-better suited for offroading than the '01 model's 265/55R17 Firestone Firehawk GTAs. The Tacoma comes with knobbier, skinnier 265/70R16 Bridgestone Dueler H/Ts better suited for trail-running.
2018 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2018 Nissan Frontier vs. 2018 Toyota Tacoma Model Compare Compare Cars Side-by-Side. Remove. Remove. Remove. Add Another Car
See how the 2018 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab TRD Sport compares against the 2018 Nissan Frontier CREW CAB 4X4. To help lower the cost of ownership, the 2018 Tacoma 4X4 TRD Sport V6 6AT Double Cab's fuel economy (city) is 18 while Frontier Crew Cab 4X4 PRO-4X 5AT's fuel economy (city) is 15.
The Nissan Frontier is about $800 more at just over $26,000. Breaking the bank is the Toyota Tacoma, which costs over $31,000 when equipped with a V6. Breaking the bank is the Toyota Tacoma, which costs over $31,000 when equipped with a V6.