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2022 Nissan Frontier vs 2021 Toyota Tacoma

2022 Nissan Frontier vs 2021 Toyota Tacoma

When it comes to choosing the best pickup truck in the market, it is a tough task at hand. The 2022 Nissan Frontier is one of the most popular trucks right now, but the 2021 Toyota Tacoma also has a loyal customer base. Therefore, we at Pohanka Nissan of Salisbury in Salisbury, MD, have this page where we compare the two vehicles. Take a look!

2022 Nissan Frontier


2021 Toyota Tacoma

1,610 lbs. Base Payload 1,445 lbs. (Double Cab)
6,720 lbs. Base Towing 3,500 lbs.
310/281 Standard Seating 159/180
3.8-L, V-6 Standard Horsepower 2.7-L, 4-Cyl.

Which Pickup Truck Should You Choose: the 2022 Nissan Frontier or the 2021 Toyota Tacoma?

The first difference that we can talk about is the price. While the 2022 Nissan Frontier King Cab S® has a starting MSRP of $27,840, the 2021 Toyota Tacoma SR will cost you around $5,000 more. Therefore, if budget is a major factor for you, then you are better off with the 2022 Nissan Frontier.

Now, let us talk about the engine performance of both trucks. The 2022 Nissan Frontier is equipped with a 3.8-liter, V-6 engine that is capable of generating 310 horsepower. Meanwhile, the 2021 Toyota Tacoma comes with a 3.5-Liter V6 engine that puts out 278 horsepower. For a pickup truck, the better the engine performance, the sturdier the vehicle is. Therefore, the 2022 Nissan Frontier clearly takes the cake on this score.

Both trucks come with standard infotainment features, such as Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. However, the 2022 Nissan Frontier has a few more tricks up its sleeve. The truck has a 9-inch touchscreen display, a high-speed wi-fi hotspot, and many such impressive features.

Therefore, if you are planning to buy a pickup truck, then the 2022 Nissan Frontier emerges as the better choice between the two.

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