2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Nissan Frontier
Here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, we take a great amount of pride in being the number one volume F-Series dealer on the entire planet. There’s nothing we love more than helping someone find the new Ford F-150, F-250 Super Duty or F-350 Super Duty model that perfectly meets their needs – which is why we routinely keep around 1,000 new F-Series models on our lot.
But we’re not here to talk about the entire new Ford F-Series lineup. Instead, we want to take a look at how the new Ford F-150 stacks up against the competition now that it finally features an all-new diesel engine option – a first for a new F-150. To do that, we created this 2018 Ford F-150 versus 2018 Nissan Frontier head-to-head model comparison.
2018 Ford F-150
2018 Nissan Frontier
|450 HP and 510 lb-ft.||Max Gas Engine Power Ratings||261 HP and 281 lb-ft.|
|250 HP and 440 lb-ft.||Diesel Engine Power Ratings||N/A|
|13200 lbs. and 3270 lbs.||Max Gas Engine Towing and Payload Ratings||6710 lbs. and 1460 lbs.|
|11400 lbs. and 2020 lbs.||Max Diesel Engine Towing and Payload Ratings||N/A|
2018 Ford F-150 Power and Capability vs 2018 Nissan Frontier Power and Capability
There are a lot of new features and capabilities to be excited about when it comes to the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup but, without a doubt, it’s all-new diesel engine tops that list. This new 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 diesel engine features power ratings of 250 horsepower and 440 pound-feet of torque to go along with a maximum towing rating of 11,400 pounds and a maximum payload rating of 2,020 pounds. The 2018 Nissan Frontier lineup, on the other hand, offers no diesel engine option.
There are some out there that prefer regular gasoline engines instead. If you’re one of those people, you’ll still be able to find a 2018 F-150 that’s perfect for you, as it offers five regular gasoline engines to go along with its all-new diesel engine. The rest of the new Ford F-150 engine lineup tops out at 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque, with a maximum towing rating of 13,200 pounds and a maximum payload rating of 3,270 pounds. In comparison, the 2018 Nissan Frontier’s engine lineup tops out at only 261 horsepower and 281 pound-feet of torque, with a maximum towing rating of only 6,710 pounds and a maximum payload rating of only 1,460 pounds.
To learn more about everything the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup brings to the table, please reach out to our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.