2021 Nissan Frontier vs. 2021 Toyota Tacoma

2021 Nissan Frontier vs. 2021 Toyota Tacoma

2021 Nissan Frontier


2021 Toyota Tacoma


Starting MSRP

36 months/36,000 miles

Roadside Assistance

24 months/unlimited miles
18 city / 24 highway mpg

Fuel Efficiency

18 city / 22 highway mpg
6,720 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

6,400 pounds
310 hp

Max Horsepower

278 hp
281 lb-ft

Max Torque

265 lb-ft

If you’re looking for a hard-working mid-size truck that’s ready to power through your hardest jobs, you’re sure to be considering the 2021 Nissan Frontier vs. 2021 Toyota Tacoma. Both trucks pack in plenty of muscle, but in the end the Frontier blazes a new trail with more generous: 

  • Towing capacity 
  • Performance 
  • Standard features 

Frontier vs. Tacoma: Towing Capacity

Trucks are all about power, and the Nissan Frontier has the strength you need to get the job done right. Load up and go with more towing capacity than the Toyota Tacoma: 

  • 2021 Nissan Frontier max towing capacity: 6,720 pounds
  • 2021 Toyota Tacoma max towing capacity: 6,400 pounds 

When you’re dealing with heavy loads in Nashville, every pound counts. 

Frontier vs. Tacoma: Performance

Comparing the performance specs between these two tricks, it’s no surprise that the Frontier delivers more towing prowess over the Tacoma. Feel real power behind the wheel of the Nissan Frontier: 

  • 2021 Nissan Frontier: 310 hp and 281 lb-ft of torque
  • 2021 Toyota Tacoma: 278 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque 

Even with all that brawn, the Frontier still manages to achieve better fuel efficiency over the Tacoma. While it may not seem like much, those miles add up over the years. 

  • Get an extra 2 mpg highway with the Frontier than the Tacoma 

Frontier vs. Tacoma: Standard Features

Both of these pickup trucks feature many of your favorite features, including Siri Eyes Free voice controls, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, overhead console storage, and more. But Nissan separates itself from the pack by taking your standard offerings several steps further with: 

  • 50/50 jump rear seat
  • Illuminated glove box
  • Illuminated pickup cargo box
  • Radio data system
  • 4-wheel disc brakes

Sadly, these perks aren’t available through Toyota. 

Get Things Done with the Nissan Frontier

When you’re ready to take home a truck that works as hard as you do, visit us today at Victory Nissan of Dickson to test drive the Nissan Frontier. This powerful pickup has so much in store, and you’ll love it even more when you snag one of our new vehicle specials. We’re here to answer all your questions, so contact us today! 

*MSRP excludes destination charges, tax, title, and license fees. Destination charges and actual dealer prices may vary. Vehicles displayed may contain optional equipment at additional cost.

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