Compare 2020 Jeep Gladiator vs 2019 Nissan Frontier

2020 Jeep Gladiator
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North Edition 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Gladiator North Edition 4x4 17 22 $38,604 $40,395
Gladiator Overland 4x4 16 23 $38,604 $40,395
Gladiator Rubicon 4x4 16 23 $41,805 $43,875
Gladiator Sport 4x4 16 23 $32,972 $33,545
Gladiator Sport S 4x4 16 23 $32,972 $33,545
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Crew Cab 4x2 Desert Runner Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 Desert Runner Automatic 16 23 $26,864 $27,830
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 S Automatic 16 23 $25,197 $26,100
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 S Manual 16 22 $24,185 $25,050
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SL Automatic 16 23 $32,558 $34,110
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SV Automatic 16 23 $25,920 $26,850
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SV Automatic Long Bed 16 23 $28,434 $29,460
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Automatic 15 21 $32,372 $34,290
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Manual 16 21 $31,381 $33,240
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 S Automatic 15 21 $28,155 $29,490
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SL Automatic 15 21 $34,879 $36,950
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV Automatic 15 21 $28,679 $30,040
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV Automatic Long Bed 15 21 $29,080 $30,460
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV Manual 16 21 $31,387 $32,880
Frontier King Cab 4x2 Desert Runner Automatic 16 23 $25,486 $26,400
Frontier King Cab 4x2 S Automatic 17 22 $22,365 $23,160
Frontier King Cab 4x2 S Manual 19 23 $18,443 $19,090
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV Automatic 16 23 $24,831 $25,720
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV-I4 Automatic 17 22 $24,147 $25,010
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV-I4 Manual 19 23 $23,135 $23,960
Frontier King Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Automatic 15 21 $31,655 $33,530
Frontier King Cab 4x4 SV Automatic 15 21 $27,316 $28,610
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,604
$26,864
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,395
$27,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$673 / month
$464 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
3.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Jeep Gladiator pairs everything we love and hate about the Wrangler with a useful pickup bed. The 2019 Nissan Frontier is an endearing, affordable mid-size truck that lacks the flash of competitors—we like that.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 33.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
40.8 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
137.3 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10 8.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.8 72.8
Overhang, Front (in)
29.7 -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
218 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
10 8.6
Height, Overall (in)
73.1 70.1
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
51 48.2
Cab to Axle (in)
- 18.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
- 205.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.8 44.4
Tailgate Width (in)
50 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
60.3 59.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
56.8 61.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.9 18
Cargo Volume (ft³)
35.5 27.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
56.8 61.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 11.7
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 11.3
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Re-Circulating Ball Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.5 43.6
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
TDB NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/70SR18 P265/75TR16
Rear Tire Order Code
TDB NA
Front Tire Size
P255/70SR18 P265/75TR16
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6000 6300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 630
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 630
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 6300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 6300
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11100 11230
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2198 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3100 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2478 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5800 5600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3750 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 16 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 16 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
650 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
220 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 550
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4400 281 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
ERC NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 4.0 L/241
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 6400 261 @ 5600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 2.76
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.35
Trans Order Code
DFT NA
Transfer Case Model
Manual None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.84
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.53
Trans Type
8 5
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Gladiator Nissan Frontier
Body Code
T T
Body Style
Crew Cab Crew Cab
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Arm Leaf
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.13
Suspension Type - Front
Leading Link Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Non-Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 3.13
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 9.3
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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