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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
$27,830
Invoice
$26,864
Average Price Paid
$26,325
391 listings nationwide

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2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
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2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
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2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
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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
$26,433
14 listings nationwide

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2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,194
79 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....

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Need to climb mountains or traverse riverbeds on a regular basis? Nissan’s 2015 Xterra midsize SUV can do that. This 5-passenger, 4-door terrain tamer isn’t the most refined mudder on ...

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Fairly outdated and crude vehicle.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Outdated no power uncomfortable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"
20
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"
2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
No User Reviews

Specs

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X2
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
15 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
20 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 21.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
9.7:1
9.7:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
4,000 cc
4,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.76 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
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard 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 34.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 36.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,340 lbs 986 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,620 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 205.5 in 178.7 in
Width 72.8 in 72.8 in
Height 70.1 in 74.9 in
Wheelbase 125.9 in 106.3 in
Bed Length 59.5 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
2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver
  • Cayenne Red
  • Glacier
  • Lava Red
  • Metallic Blue
  • Night Armor
  • Solar Flare Yellow
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [X01] Pro-4X Leather Package

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