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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
MSRP
$27,830
Invoice
$26,864
Average Price Paid
$25,996
277 listings nationwide

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2019 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
MSRP
$36,390
Invoice
$34,935
Average Price Paid
$34,917
202 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
$26,980
Good Price
$25,154
Great Price
$24,110
2019 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
Fair Price
$35,613
Good Price
$34,002
Great Price
$33,081

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,347
22 listings nationwide

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2019 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,493
3 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....

2019 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

Everyone is talking about the all-new Ranger, but there’s just one problem: It’s not all new. The last Ranger was a staple of Ford’s lineup, but it was pulled from American markets in ...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 5
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

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

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
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Fairly outdated and crude vehicle.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. "
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Outdated no power uncomfortable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"
30
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Ford Ranger XLT SuperCrew 4WD better.
"Yes"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Ford Ranger XLT SuperCrew 4WD better.
"A little more room"
2019 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
40
writes:
This vehicles is like riding an egg. The vehicle feels like a M 113 tracked vehicle. It was the worst than...
100
writes:
This is a quality built vehicle however the ride is choppy and bouncy. I couldnt wait for the ride to end. Im ...
Front Seats Ranked 2019 GMC Canyon Denali Crew Cab 4WD better.
"The front seat area was more spacious"
Value Ranked 2019 GMC Canyon Denali Crew Cab 4WD better.
"Better incentives at time of purchase"
30
writes:
Ford Ranger is a better truck for the money
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Nissan Frontier worse.
"Yes"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Nissan Frontier worse.
"A little more room"

Specs

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
2019 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X2
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
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Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
10:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.44 in x 3.7 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
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 33.6 in 30.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Maximum Payload 1,340 lbs 1,650 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,620 lbs 7,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 205.5 in 210.8 in
Width 72.8 in 85.8 in
Height 70.1 in 71.1 in
Wheelbase 125.9 in 126.8 in
Bed Length 59.5 in 72.8 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 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Hot Pepper Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Saber Metallic
  • Shadow Black
  • White Platinum Tri-Coat

Option Packages

  • Black Appearance Package
  • Chrome Appearance Package
  • Sport Appearance Package
  • Black Aluminum CROSSBED Toolbox By Weather Guard
  • Bright Prem Aluminum CROSSBED Storage Toolbox
  • Hard Folding Tonneau Box Cover
  • Retractable Tonneau Box Cover
  • Soft Folding Tonneau Box Cover
  • FX4 Off-Road Package
  • 5" Rectangular Black Running Boards
  • 5" Rectangular Chrome Running Boards
  • Technology Package
  • Equipment Group 501A Mid
  • Wheels: 18" Machined Aluminum W/Magnetic Pockets

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