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2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
MSRP
$27,730
Invoice
$26,768
Average Price Paid
$26,463
384 listings nationwide

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
MSRP
$40,300
Invoice
$38,164
Average Price Paid
$37,852
146 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
Fair Price
$27,513
Good Price
$25,622
Great Price
$24,540
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Fair Price
$38,734
Good Price
$37,061
Great Price
$36,105

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Introduced in 2004, the current Nissan Frontier pickup is among the older automotive designs on American roads. However, as the Frontier enters 2019, Nissan leaves it mostly unchanged....

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Rob Feeman Preview:

At a major event in Texas last December, Chevrolet revealed a brief look at its all-new fourth-generation Silverado 1500 full-size pickup truck, which is scheduled to arrive in showroo...

Specs

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X2
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
15 MPG
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
21 MPG
--
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 24 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
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Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
11:1
11:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
5,300 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.78 in x 3.62 in
3.92 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 3 stars --
Front Crash Overall 3 stars --
Front Crash Driver 3 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 2 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 33.6 in 43.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Maximum Payload 1,340 lbs 2,020 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 7,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,620 lbs 9,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 205.5 in 231.7 in
Width 72.8 in 81.2 in
Height 70.1 in 75.5 in
Wheelbase 125.9 in 147.4 in
Bed Length 59.5 in 69.9 in

Available Options

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic Blue Metallic
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Cayenne Red Metallic
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Pearl

Option Packages

  • [A93] Bed Liner/Trailer Hitch Package
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Havana Brown Metallic
  • NORTHSKY Blue Metallic
  • OAKWOOD Metallic
  • Red Hot
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 5.3L Ecotec3 V8
  • Custom Convenience Package
  • Custom Value Package
  • LPO, Assist Step And Tonneau Package
  • LPO, Assist Step And Tonneau Value Package
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Black - Round
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Chromed Round
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Chromed Tubular, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Bedside Storage Boxes , Full-Length
  • LPO, Bedside Storage Boxes, Full-Length
  • LPO, Black Tubular Assist Steps, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Front Brake Kit-Performance
  • LPO, Off-Road Appearance Package
  • LPO, Off-Road Assist Steps
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) 6-Spoke Low Gloss Black Wheels With Machined Accents
  • LPO, 22" (55.9 CM) High Gloss Black Wheels

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