Compare the Nissan Titan & Nissan Frontier

Two trucks, both alike in dignity, but only one can go home with you. Do you choose the Nissan Titan or the Nissan Frontier? Each truck delivers performance that lives up to their reputation, and each offers a comfortable interior for an enjoyable drive, but picking which truck you want is only the beginning. Portland ME drivers can find these trucks in the following trim configurations:

  • Nissan Frontier S, SV, PRO-4X, and SL
  • Nissan Titan S, SV, PRO-4X, SL, and Platinum Reserve

When it comes to providing drivers with plenty of options when it comes to cab styles, trims, engines, and entertainment, both trucks get the job done. But which one matches your exact needs? Only you can decide that for certain, but we're here to help.

The Basics

  • For starting price, the Titan costs more than the Frontier does; a difference of at least $4,000.
  • Both trucks offer four-door body styles, Crew, King, and Single cab styles on the Titan. The Frontier doesn't offer Single cabs.
  • For bed lengths, the Titan offers 5.6 foot, 6.3 foot, and 8 foot options, while the Frontier gives 4.75 foot and 7 foot options.

Performance & Towing

  • In the Frontier, you get two engines -- a 2.5-liter offering 152 horsepower and 23 mpg highway, or a 4.0-liter V6 with 261 horsepower and up to 6,720 pounds of towing. With the Titan, you get a 5.6-liter V8 with 390 horsepower and 9,230 pounds of towing with 9,400 pounds possible on select cabs.
  • Fuel economy in the Frontier is slightly better than the Titan.
  • Both models provide Saco drivers with a 4x4 option and capable payload.
  • The Frontier offers a 5-speed automatic transmission or a 6-speed manual transmission. The Titan offers a 7-speed automatic transmission.


When commuting from Portsmouth NH, it's important to have everything in place so you know where you're headed and can enjoy the ride with premium sound system and entertainment. These trucks have a lot to offer in comfort and convenience, but whether one offers a certain feature that you cannot live without is another question. Read on to learn more.

  • The Nissan Frontier will let you access SiriusXM Satellite Radio on the PRO-4X trim, while the Nissan Titan offers it on the SV trim, which costs more than the Frontier PRO-4X.
  • The Nissan Frontier is available with Nissan Navigation System on the Crew Cab PRO-4X trim, while the Nissan Titan doesn't appear to provide this feature.
  • With the Nissan Frontier, you'll have a 5.8-inch touchscreen display on the base trim level, and the Titan provides a seven-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.


Drivers in Wells can expect to find a lot of exciting features in these trucks, but just because they're tough performers and are ready to entertain it doesn't mean they're not safe. Here are a few quick safety features that each model provides:

  • Both models offer a RearView Monitor on the base trim.
  • The Frontier provides available Siri Eyes Free on the base trim, while the Titan does not.
  • Both trucks provide hands-free text messaging assistant and Bluetooth hands-free phone system.
  • In the Titan, you get Advanced Drive-Assist Display on the SV trim, which offers a snapshot of your vehicle's information. With the Frontier, you may need to opt out of this option.

Test Drive Both Nissan Trucks at Marc Motors Nissan

While both trucks have a lot to offer, Somersworth drivers can come in and have a tie-breaker test drive and bring home a new Nissan Titan or Nissan Frontier today. We're here to help you select the right cab choice, bed length, and trim level to get you home in the best fit for your lifestyle and give you a reason to celebrate.

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