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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
MSRP
$28,030
Invoice
$26,864
Average Price Paid
$25,823
20 listings nationwide

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Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
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2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,186
39 listings nationwide

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2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
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CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,405
16 listings nationwide
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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....

2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
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Rob Feeman Review:

The 2010 Explorer Sport Trac continues to meet the requirements of a s...

The Good: The versatile 2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac, with its five-passenger c...

The Bad: Inferior cabin ergonomics and a poorly laid-out dashboard continue to ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
Fun2drive51 writes:
Fairly outdated and crude vehicle. Engine noise and ride are adequate. Controls are easy to use and requires l...
Family Car Ranked 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E AWD better.
"Just about everything but the main display interface and control"
Value Ranked 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E AWD better.
"The smooth delivery of power, the tactile feel of all controls, excellent seats and ride. "
Mjbell45 writes:
Outdated no power uncomfortable
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Work Truck Extended Cab LB RWD better.
"It doesnt look like a box"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Work Truck Extended Cab LB RWD better.
"Much bigger cargo area"
Hlckkg writes:
Has 5 gears on an automatic vs the Tacoma’s 6. Makes a big difference. In order to open the back sliding windo...
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Toyota Tacoma SR V6 Double Cab 4WD better.
"N/a"
2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
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GuruWDN3H writes:
Drove and now own 2010 Explorer Sport Trac. Love it! Good ride and visibility. Interested to see how it han...
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Mecca 2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac LimitedReview:

Great Look And Drive. — I just recently came out of a car to an SUV once again and I love it minus the gas mileage of course...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
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Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X2
4X2
4X2
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
15 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
21 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 22.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
292 hp @ 5,700 RPM
210 hp @ 5,100 RPM
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
315 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
254 lb-ft @ 3,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
9.8:1
9.7:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
4,600 cc
4,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.55 in x 3.54 in
3.95 in x 3.32 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
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 3 stars
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
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 33.6 in 36.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 44.4 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 1,390 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,340 lbs 1,437 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 5,280 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,620 lbs 7,160 lbs
Exterior
Length 205.5 in 210.2 in
Width 72.8 in 84.8 in
Height 70.1 in 71.6 in
Wheelbase 125.9 in 130.5 in
Bed Length 59.5 in 49.6 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
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