Compare 2017 GMC Canyon vs 2017 Nissan Frontier

2017 GMC Canyon
2017 Nissan Frontier
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2WD Crew Cab 128.3"
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" 20 26 $25,327 $26,660
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" Denali 18 25 $37,244 $39,205
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" SLE 20 26 $28,538 $30,040
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" SLT 18 25 $32,684 $34,405
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" 18 25 $26,913 $28,330
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Denali 18 25 $37,791 $39,780
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLE 18 25 $30,124 $31,710
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 18 25 $33,226 $34,975
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" 19 26 $23,140 $24,105
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" SL 19 26 $20,780 $20,885
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" SLE 20 26 $26,695 $28,100
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" SLT 18 25 $30,860 $32,485
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" Denali 17 24 $40,821 $42,970
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" SLE 17 24 $33,558 $35,325
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" SLT 17 24 $36,256 $38,165
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Denali 17 24 $41,106 $43,270
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLE 17 24 $33,843 $35,625
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 17 24 $36,541 $38,465
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" 19 24 $27,888 $29,050
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" SLE 19 24 $30,694 $32,310
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" SLT 17 24 $34,456 $36,270
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,327
$26,773
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,660
$28,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$444 / month
$467 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 GMC Canyon is probably all the pickup truck most buyers will need. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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)
212.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
- 205.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 18
Cargo Volume (ft³)
41.30 27.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 61.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.40 44.4
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21 21.1
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.3 43.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
T175/80R18 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QJJ NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
QDC NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R16 P265/70TR16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
QJJ NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R16 P265/70TR16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7000 6100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 610
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
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8500 11230
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1758 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2900 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2238 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5500 5816
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3300 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 4.5 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 X 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.6 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/150 4.0 L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 6300 261 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
191 @ 4400 281 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LCV NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 15
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.53
Trans Type
6 5
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
.85 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.2 2.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.35
Trans Order Code
MYB NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
N/A Electronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Summary
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab
Vehicle Name
GMC Canyon Nissan Frontier
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.36
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.36
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type
Fully-boxed -
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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