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Compare 2017 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2017 Nissan Frontier

2017 Chevrolet Colorado
2017 Nissan Frontier
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2WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT 20 26 $27,279 $28,715
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" WT 20 26 $24,495 $25,785
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" Z71 20 26 $29,668 $31,230
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" LT 18 25 $28,865 $30,385
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" WT 18 25 $26,082 $27,455
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Z71 18 25 $30,984 $32,615
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Base 19 26 $19,900 $20,000
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" LT 20 26 $25,436 $26,775
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" WT 19 26 $22,300 $23,230
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Z71 20 26 $27,844 $29,310
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT 17 24 $31,991 $33,675
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" WT 17 24 $29,421 $30,970
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" Z71 17 24 $33,991 $35,780
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" ZR2 17 24 $39,543 $41,625
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" LT 17 24 $32,276 $33,975
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" WT 17 24 $29,706 $31,270
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Z71 17 24 $34,276 $36,080
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" LT 19 24 $29,127 $30,660
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" WT 19 24 $26,880 $28,000
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" Z71 19 24 $31,416 $33,070
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" ZR2 17 24 $38,000 $40,000
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2017.5 Crew Cab 4x4 S Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Frontier 2017.5 Crew Cab 4x4 S Automatic 15 21 $26,773 $28,040
Frontier 2017.5 Crew Cab 4x4 SL Automatic 15 21 $33,559 $35,550
Frontier 2017.5 Crew Cab 4x4 SL Automatic Long Bed 15 21 $34,738 $36,800
Frontier 2017.5 Crew Cab 4x4 SV V6 Automatic 15 21 $27,822 $29,140
Frontier 2017.5 Crew Cab 4x4 SV V6 Automatic Long Bed 15 21 $28,222 $29,560
Frontier 2017.5 Crew Cab 4x4 SV V6 Manual 16 21 $28,727 $30,090
Frontier 2017.5 King Cab 4x4 SV V6 Automatic 15 21 $26,363 $27,610
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 Desert Runner Automatic 16 22 $25,900 $26,830
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 S Automatic 16 22 $24,282 $25,150
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 S Manual 17 22 $23,270 $24,100
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SL Automatic 16 22 $31,224 $32,710
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SV V6 Automatic 16 22 $25,053 $25,950
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SV V6 Automatic Long Bed 16 22 $25,747 $26,670
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Automatic 15 21 $31,524 $33,390
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Manual 16 21 $30,534 $32,340
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 S Automatic 15 21 $26,402 $27,650
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SL Automatic 15 21 $33,191 $35,160
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SL Automatic Long Bed 15 21 $34,370 $36,410
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV V6 Automatic 15 21 $27,450 $28,750
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV V6 Automatic Long Bed 15 21 $27,850 $29,170
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV V6 Manual 16 21 $28,355 $29,700
Frontier King Cab 4x2 Desert Runner Automatic 16 22 $24,523 $25,400
Frontier King Cab 4x2 S Automatic 17 23 $21,498 $22,260
Frontier King Cab 4x2 S Manual 19 23 $17,769 $18,390
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV Automatic 17 23 $23,183 $24,010
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV Manual 19 23 $22,172 $22,960
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV V6 Automatic 16 22 $23,868 $24,720
Frontier King Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Automatic 15 21 $30,760 $32,580
Frontier King Cab 4x4 SV V6 Automatic 15 21 $26,087 $27,320

2017 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2017 Nissan Frontier: Compare Trucks

Sometimes a head-to-head battle between rival vehicles isn't even a contest. Such is the case with the matchup between the Chevrolet Colorado and Nissan Frontier.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,279
$26,773
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,715
$28,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$479 / month
$467 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Don't quite need a full-size truck? The Chevrolet Colorado makes a compelling case for the way most of us truly use our pickups. Thoroughly outpointed by its rivals, the 2017 Nissan Frontier is nonetheless worth a look if you value its nimble feel and its surprisingly good value.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.80 33.6
Front Head Room (in)
41.40 40
Second Hip Room (in)
53.30 58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.50 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.30 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.20 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
45.00 42.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.00 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.30 72.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.5 -
Overhang, Front (in)
36.90 -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
212.7 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.30 8.9
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
70.70 70.1
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.2 48.2
Wheelbase (in)
128.30 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.30 8.9
Cab to Axle (in)
23.94 18.5
Length, Overall (in)
- 205.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
61.70 59.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.80 61.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 18
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 27.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 61.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.40 44.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x 1.0 11.7
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.7 11.3
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21 21.1
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.3 43.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P255/65R17 P265/70TR16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2900 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QHR NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P255/65R17 P265/70TR16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
T175/80R18 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QHR NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3300 -
Spare Tire Order Code
QDC NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 610
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6100
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7700 6100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 610
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5500 5816
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3300 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8500 11230
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2900 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 4.5 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 16 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 16 X 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.6 -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
N/A -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
191 @ 4400 281 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LCV NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 4.0 L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 6300 261 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- TBD - No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
N/A Electronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Clutch Size (in)
N/A -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.53
Trans Type
6 5
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.35
Trans Order Code
MYB NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Nissan Frontier
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.10 3.36
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3300 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.36
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2900 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 10.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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