Colorado vs Frontier

Vs Nissan Frontier



  • 2020 Best Buy Award (Midsize Pickup)1
  • Colorado ZR2 Bison: Overland Journal's Truck of the Year
  • Colorado ZR2: Editors' Choice Best Off-Roader
  • 2017 5-Year Cost to Own (Midsize Pick-Up) Extended Cab2
  • 2017 Edmunds Most Wanted Midsize Truck.
  • NHTSA's coveted 5-star Overall Side Crash Rating7

If you're driving a 2021 Chevrolet Colorado8, and stray from your lane, no worries: the optional Lane Departure Warning System will give you an audio alert, possibly helping avert an accident. If you're driving a 2021 Nissan Frontier, this extra layer of safety isn't even an option.
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Lane Departure Warning System


Who says you can't have both luxury and eco-friendly fuel efficiency? The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado3,5 offers more miles per gallon both in the city and on the highway than the 2021 Nissan Frontier4 - 2 more and 4 more MPGs, respectively - meaning you'll use less fuel and emit fewer greenhouse gases, while still enjoying the luxury and performance you've come to expect from Chevrolet. Bravo!
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EPA Estimated City MPG
EPA Estimated Highway MPG


If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's6 increased torque - 3696 lb.-ft. vs. 2814 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.

This ain't your grandpa's diesel engine - the optional diesel-powered engine in the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is cleaner and more efficient than ever before.

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's3 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2021 Nissan Frontier.
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Engine Types
Diesel, GasGas


Who wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 63 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado3 will keep you on the road longer than the 2021 Nissan Frontier4.

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado8 offers more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2021 Nissan Frontier4, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.

No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's8 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's3 980-lb. increase in towing capacity over the 2021 Nissan Frontier9 means you'll be able to tow just about anything, for the job site or for a weekend fishing trip.

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's8 slightly smaller turn radius means more agile maneuvering and easier parking.

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's8 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 3 inches' worth.
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Estimated Combined Tank Range
Front Head Room
Front Leg Room
Storage Volume
Towing Capacity
Turning Circle


With an MSRP of $1,890 less than the 2021 Nissan Frontier4, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado8 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's8 gas tank two dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks10.

In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's8 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2021 Nissan Frontier4.
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Roadside Assistance
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2 - 2017 model-year vehicle’s projected cost to own for the initial five-year ownership period is based on the average Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own data which considers depreciation and costs such as fuel and insurance. For more information, visit
3 - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128
4 - 2021 Nissan Frontier King Cab 4x2 S Auto
5 - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 141
6 - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128
8 - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128
9 - 2021 Nissan Frontier King Cab 4x4 S Auto
10 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.