The Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier are very evenly matched in features, but the Frontier stands taller in safety ratings and equipment, as well as offering a better ride and similar towing/hauling capacity.
Honda's Ridgeline is soon to be discontinued, but does offer better ride and handling--at a higher cost and with less flexible utility.
Chevrolet's recently announced 2015 Canyon promises to be the newest and best offering in the less-than-fullsize-pickup segment, however, with a range of gasoline and diesel engines, modern electronics, and substantial hauling and towing capabilities.
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|2014 Nissan FrontierBrowse Used Listings||2015 Chevrolet ColoradoBrowse Used Listings||2014 Honda RidgelineBrowse Used Listings||2014 Toyota TacomaBrowse Used Listings|
|15 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded I-4||Gas I4||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded I-4|
|2WD King Cab I4 Manual S||2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Base||4WD Crew Cab RT||2WD Reg Cab I4 MT (SE)|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|King Cab||Extended Cab Pickup||Crew Cab||Regular Cab|
|Manual w/OD||Manual||Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD|