2017 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Chevrolet Colorado

Unless you’re an auto enthusiast, researching a new vehicle can top most lists of convoluted chores. This is especially true when it comes to pickup trucks. Take a comparison of the 2017 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Chevrolet Colorado. It almost seems like Chevy is trying to make things complicated on its spec sheets, labeling its towing capability as “trailering.” You have plenty to consider when it comes to power options, but you also have to break pricing down to which cabs you’d like and look at box sizes before you can have an understanding of your options.

It’s not fun. When buying a new vehicle should be. The more expensive purchases ought to be ones you enjoy making, rather than a complicated process that might leave you wondering what could have been. Did you end up making the right choice? We’re here to help.

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2017 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Chevy Colorado
4 Base Seating Capacity 2
$18,390 Starting MSRP $20,000
Available 4WD Available
3,760 lbs Towing (Base Trim) 3,500 lbs

Benefits of the 2017 Nissan Frontier

One of the main reasons that people shop for the 2017 Nissan Frontier or the 2017 Chevy Colorado is because they are smaller, less expensive pickup trucks. Many full-size trucks are designed for heavy-duty use, when there are plenty of consumers who aren’t contractors needing to perform all the rugged activities featured on commercials. When it comes to pricing, the Nissan Frontier is easily the winner, as it boasts the claim of being the most affordable small pickup truck on the market today.

Is it worth the price? When it comes to key benefits, like towing, the Nissan Frontier also has the edge. The model has a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 152 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque, whereas the 2017 Chevy Colorado has a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder that offers 200 horsepower and 191 pound-feet of torque.

Both models have the capacity to seat four, but the base trim Colorado only seats two. This means upgrading to a higher trim level, boosting the price of the model almost $6k above what you’d be paying for the 2017 Nissan Frontier. That’s quite a lot of gas money to spend. Find out if it’s worth the savings for you when you stop by Glendale Nissan to take the 2017 Nissan Frontier for a test drive.

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2017 Nissan Frontier off-road
2017 Nissan Frontier Seating
2017 Nissan Frontier Engine in Box

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