2017 Nissan Titan vs 2017 Ram 1500

When did it get so complicated to buy a pickup truck? Your options are astounding, and while that can be good for those who have particular needs, it can also present a dizzying array of choices that leave you wondering if you’ve picked the right one. Looking at the 2017 Nissan Titan vs 2017 Ram 1500, you might want to lean toward the American brand you know, but are you aware that RAM is at the bottom of the Consumer Reports list of reliable car brands?

At the end of the day, you want a model that will last, especially if you’re going to be putting it through its paces when it comes to towing and hauling cargo. The 2017 Nissan Titan and 2017 Ram 1500 are competitively prices, but we think you’ll find the Titan is a better choice for your long-term goals.

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2017 Nissan Titan vs 2017 Ram 1500
5.6-liter V8 Base Engine 3.6-liter V6
390hp Horsepower 305hp
9,730 lbs. Standard Towing 9,160 lbs.
3-6 Seating Capacity 2-5

You’ll feel like a titan in the 2017 Nissan Titan

When you think of the what you need in a pickup truck, what comes to mind? If your first answer is a powerful engine, you’ll want to look into the 2017 Nissan Titan. It’s true that the 2017 Ram 1500 offers a similar 5.7-liter V6, but it somehow doesn’t manage to beat out the Titan in one key area: towing. You can see in the chart that the standard towing capacity for the 2017 Nissan Titan is higher than what you’ll find in the 2017 Ram 1500.

For its price and style, it’s clear the 2017 Nissan Titan can hold its own. The model comes in four trim levels with a variety of excellent features and smart technological solutions. Bench seats are available in lower trim levels to make the model more practical, as the single cab allows for three occupants, and the double cab allows for up to six. In contrast the Ram 1500 starts off with seating for just two and maxing out with seating for five.

Still not sure if the 2017 Nissan Titan is right for you? Stop by Glendale Nissan to see how it drives and talk to our friendly staff members about your various trim options.

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