2018 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Toyota Tacoma

2018 Nissan Frontier and 2017 Toyota Tacoma side by side

In order to be as informed of a consumer as you can possibly be, it is important to get all the information possible when researching a new vehicle. You want to make sure that you are getting all of the features that you want, and none that you don't, at your ideal price point. Luckily, Fenton Nissan of Lee's Summit is here to help with our latest model comparison. 

In this comparison, we will be seeing how the latest model of Nissan midsize pickup truck matches up against the most recent Toyota midsize pickup in this 2018 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Toyota Tacoma comparison. In order to compare a fair accurate comparison, we will be comparing the base trim levels for both vehicles, which are the closest to each other in both price and features. 

If you want to see the exterior appearance of both vehicles, they are pictured side by side in the following image. If you are in the Lee's Summit area and are already considering purchasing a new Nissan Frontier, you can follow the link to our inventory below. 

2018 Nissan Frontier


2017 Toyota Tacoma

$18,990 MSRP* $25,575
Standard Cruise Control Available
36 months Roadside Assistance Warranty 24 months
Standard Underseat Ducts Not Available

Which Midsize Pickup is Right for You?

When looking directly at a comparison like this, it is obvious that the 2018 Nissan Frontier is the right choice if you are looking for a midsize pickup. It is obvious that the Nissan Frontier is the more reliable, practical and convenient vehicles; let's look at the specifics of why this is the case. 

As far as convenience features, the Nissan Frontier is hands-down the better vehicle. First, cruise control is a vital part of driving, especially for longer periods of time, and it is something that Toyota makes customers pay extra for in the Tacoma. Additionally, the underseat ducts in the Nissan Frontier will circulate the air in your vehicle much more effectively for optimized climate control. 

The 12 extra months of roadside assistance that Nissan gives you as part of their warranty proves their dedication to their customers, long after they have purchased the car. Finally, all of these features for a difference of $6,000 MSRP makes the 2018 Nissan Frontier the obvious choice.

*Disclaimer: Based on lowest MSRP models. Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP).  MSRP excludes tax, title, license, destination/handling fees and optional equipment. Dealer sets actual price.

2017 Nissan Titan front side exterior
white 2017 Nissan Armada front exterior
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