Nissan Frontier vs. Nissan Titan
If you’re in the market for a powerhouse pickup truck that can tackle both work and play with gusto, Nissan has exactly what you’re looking for within its lineup of 2017 trucks.
We’ve compiled a detailed comparison between two of these mighty Nissan trucks, the Nissan Frontier vs.Nissan Titan, to help you pin down just which one of these high-quality, high-style models is the right one for you. Keep reading to peruse our in-depth comparison—then head into Tamaroff Nissan to test drive each of these powerful pickups for yourself!
One of the first things most consumers look at when shopping for a vehicle is cost. Wherever your budgetary boundaries lie, there’s a Frontier or Titan model that will fit the bill.
If your budget constraints are at the conservative end of the financial spectrum, the lower-cost Frontier is the right truck for you, weighing in at a starting price that is more than $10,000 below the Titan’s beginning cost.
Featuring both king cab and crew cab configurations, the 2017 Nissan Frontier lineup is as follows:
- Frontier S: Pricing starts at $18,390 MSRP
- Frontier SV 4-Cylinder: Pricing starts at $22,860 MSRP
- Frontier SV V6: Pricing starts at $24,620 MSRP
- Frontier Desert Runner: Pricing starts at $25,200 MSRP
- Frontier PRO-4X: Pricing starts at $32,580 MSRP
- Frontier S: Pricing starts at $23,900 MSRP
- Frontier SV V6: Pricing starts at $25,750 MSRP
- Frontier Desert Runner: Pricing starts at $26,630 MSRP
- Frontier PRO-4X: Pricing starts at $32,340 MSRP
- Frontier SL: Pricing starts at $32,510 MSRP
The Nissan Titan lineup, which includes both single cab and crew cab body styles, comprises the following models and prices:
- Titan Gas S: Pricing begins at $29,580 MSRP
- Titan Gas SV: Pricing begins at $32,460 MSRP
- Titan Gas S: Pricing begins at $34,780 MSRP
- Titan Gas SV: Pricing begins at $37,670 MSRP
- Titan Gas PRO-4X: Pricing begins at $45,020 MSRP
- Titan Gas SL: Pricing begins at $46,380 MSRP
- Titan Gas Platinum Reserve: Pricing begins at $52,310 MSRP
Engine power is another key consideration when consumers are shopping for a new pickup truck.
While both the Frontier and the Titan deliver big in the area of engine output, the mighty Titan pulls ahead with the highest engine delivery numbers. If you need a lot of power for the work and recreation you have in mind, the Titan is likely the model you’ll gravitate toward.
One powerhouse engine is offered for the 2017 Titan models—a 5.6L V8 that produces 390 hp and 394 lb-ft of torque.
The Nissan Frontier brings two engine options to the road: a 2.5L 4-cylinder that generates 152 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque and a 4.0L V6 that delivers 261 hp and 281 lb-ft of torque.
Gasoline consumption is another area of key interest for today’s consumers. In terms of EPA-estimated fuel economy, the top delivery goes to the Nissan Frontier.
The Frontier achieves up to an EPA-estimated 23 mpg on the highway and 19 mpg in the city.
Right behind the Frontier is the Nissan Titan, which offers up to 21 mpg on the highway and 15 mpg in the city.
Whether you’re looking to pull a boat for recreation or a cargo trailer for work, impressive towing power is yours to command no matter which of these mighty Nissan trucks you choose.
For those seeking a higher towing capacity, the Titan will hold the most appeal, offering a maximum towing capability of 9,730 pounds.
Also geared up to tow with might, the Nissan Frontier delivers towing ability that can handle up to 6,710 pounds.
See for Yourself!
If you’re still not quite sure which pickup truck is the right one for you, the 2017 Nissan Frontier or the 2017 Nissan Titan, there is one more important comparison that can help you decide: experiencing these mighty truck models for yourself out on the open road. You can also check out the towing capability of the new 2019 Frontier.
Head into Tamaroff Nissan or contact us today to try out the Nissan Frontier and the Nissan Titan and to experience the exceptional qualities of each of these trucks in person such as the Nissan Frontier towing capacity. A member of our Tamaroff Nissan team will be glad to walk you through the various options and features for each Frontier and Titan trim level, answer all your questions, and then get you behind the wheel and out on the road!