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2021 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X Crew Cab 4WD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X Crew Cab 4WD
MSRP
$37,890
Invoice
$35,765
Average Price Paid
$37,492
39 listings nationwide

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2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
MSRP
$36,610
Invoice
$35,145
Average Price Paid
$36,221
12 listings nationwide

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

2021 Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X Crew Cab 4WD
Fair Price
$37,978
Good Price
$36,555
Great Price
$35,741
2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
Fair Price
$36,708
Good Price
$35,429
Great Price
$34,698

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,811
4 listings nationwide

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2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$41,990

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X Crew Cab 4WD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The Nissan Frontier compact pickup truck has been long overdue for a full redesign, as the current generation has been on the road since 2005, and 2021 is its lucky year. The next-gene...

2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Ford is no stranger to off-roading and has offered FX4 option packages for its pickup trucks for years. The Tremor, however, is relatively new. Briefly used on a sport-truck version...

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

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

2021 Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X Crew Cab 4WD
No User Reviews
2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
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Guru9Z8R24 writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 Crew Cab 4WD with Leather better.
"seems like more room"
Would Buy Ranked 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 Crew Cab 4WD with Leather worse.
"good looking truck, new body style"

Specs

2021 Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X Crew Cab 4WD
2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
310 hp @ 6,400 RPM
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Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
10:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.48 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 --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard 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 1,020 lbs 1,650 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,290 lbs 7,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 205.5 in 210.8 in
Width 72.8 in 85.8 in
Height 73.9 in 71.1 in
Wheelbase 125.9 in 126.8 in
Bed Length 59.5 in 72.8 in

Available Options

2021 Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • [B93] Pro-4X Graphics
2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • CYBER Orange Metallic Tricoat
  • Cactus Gray
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

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

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