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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
$26,388
428 listings nationwide

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2019 Toyota Tacoma
Limited Double Cab 4WD
MSRP
$40,865
Invoice
$37,857
Average Price Paid
$37,875
968 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
$27,374
Good Price
$25,617
Great Price
$24,612
2019 Toyota Tacoma
Limited Double Cab 4WD
Fair Price
$39,099
Good Price
$36,823
Great Price
$35,522

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,407
15 listings nationwide

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2019 Toyota Tacoma
Limited Double Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$41,144
27 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 Toyota Tacoma
Limited Double Cab 4WD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Unapologetically unrefined, the 2019 Toyota Tacoma is a truck, pure and simple. It doesn't try to be anything else, and its raw honesty, at first unappealing, becomes its most endearin...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 5
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10

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Fairly outdated and crude vehicle.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Outdated no power uncomfortable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"
2019 Toyota Tacoma
Limited Double Cab 4WD
560
writes:
Had one for 4 years. Drives really rough. Great if your on mountain road at 10000 ft. But who is. The gas ...
writes:
V6 access cab
15
writes:
I just bought the Tacoma. I was going with the Jeep until I drove the Tacoma. Definitely worth a look

Specs

2019 Nissan Frontier
Desert Runner Crew Cab RWD
2019 Toyota Tacoma
Limited Double Cab 4WD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X2
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 21.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
278 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
265 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
11.8:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.7 in x 3.27 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 3 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 3 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 2 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 4 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
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 33.6 in 32.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Maximum Payload 1,340 lbs 1,120 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 6,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,620 lbs 6,400 lbs
Exterior
Length 205.5 in 212.3 in
Width 72.8 in 75.2 in
Height 70.1 in 70.6 in
Wheelbase 125.9 in 127.4 in
Bed Length 59.5 in 60.5 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
2019 Toyota Tacoma
Limited Double Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Cavalry Blue
  • Cement
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Quicksand
  • Silver Sky Metallic
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Hard Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover W/Led Lights
  • TRD Cat-Back Exhaust System
  • TRD Pro Performance Black Chrome Exhaust System
  • TRD Pro Performance Exhaust System
  • 5" Chrome Oval Tube Steps
  • Cast Aluminum Running Boards
  • Exterior Package
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package
  • Predator Pro Step Board
  • Predator Tube Steps
  • Stealth Black Running Boards
  • Stealth Stainless Steel Running Boards
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000)

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