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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
$25,824
32 listings nationwide

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1997 Nissan Pickup
2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB
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2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
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2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,824
29 listings nationwide

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1997 Nissan Pickup
2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,999

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....

1997 Nissan Pickup
2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB
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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Fairly outdated and crude vehicle.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Outdated no power uncomfortable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"
1997 Nissan Pickup
2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB
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Madeline 1997 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SBReview:

You Can Do A Lot Worse. — Performance - 1400 not even featured in their list. Bumps a lot. Build Quality - does not dent ea...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

185
Gabe 1997 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SBReview:

1997 Nissan Hardbody — Good truck, reliable. First car I bought new. I had it from 1997-2000. It was a good truck, went ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

35
Willie 1997 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SBReview:

It's Ok — It has been faithful to me and it gets used to tow my racing car. Yhis is not my model as I have a ...

Specs

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
1997 Nissan Pickup
2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Manual Overdrive
Drivetrain
4X2
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
134 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
154 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
9.7:1
8.6:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
2,389 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.5 in x 3.78 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags 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 Optional
CD Player -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard --
Power Windows Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 3 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 33.6 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Standard Payload -- 1,400 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,340 lbs 1,400 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,620 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 205.5 in 174.6 in
Width 72.8 in 65 in
Height 70.1 in 62 in
Wheelbase 125.9 in 104.3 in
Bed Length 59.5 in 73.8 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
1997 Nissan Pickup
2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB

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