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2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Nissan Frontier

2021 ford ranger side by side with 2021 nissan frontier

CAPACITY

Seating

Doors

ENGINE

Liters/Type

Horsepower (hp)

Torque (lb-ft)

TRANSMISSION

Type

DRIVETRAIN

Type

FUEL CONSUMPTION

Estimated Fuel Economy (city / hwy)

STARTING MSRP

Price (USD)

2021 Ford Ranger Lariat

2021 Ford Ranger Lariat

CAPACITY

4 Adults

2 Doors

ENGINE

2.3L EcoBoost® I-4

270 hp @ 5500 rpm

310 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm

TRANSMISSION

10-Speed SelectShift® Automatic

DRIVETRAIN

4x2

FUEL CONSUMPTION

21/26

STARTING MSRP

$32,910

2021 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab PRO-4X®

2021 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab PRO-4X®

CAPACITY

5 Adults

4 Doors

ENGINE

3.8-liter V6

310 hp @ 6,400 rpm

281 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm

TRANSMISSION

9 Speed Automatic Transmission

DRIVETRAIN

4x4

FUEL CONSUMPTION

17/23

STARTING MSRP

$37,890

2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Nissan Frontier

When in the market for a high-powered pickup truck with modern upgrades and high-end technology, the obvious choice is the 2021 Ford Ranger. The team at Rountree Moore Ford is eager to spotlight the capabilities of the base Ranger XL to the top-of-the-line trim levels. We do realize, though, that you have choices when shopping for light-duty pickup trucks. That’s why we’ve compiled a comparison of the 2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Nissan Frontier.

What you’ll soon realize is that the 2021 Ford Ranger is the real winner of this competition. See for yourself when scheduling a test drive of the 2021 Ford Ranger today at Rountree Moore Ford.

The Pickup Truck Style You’ve Always Wanted

There’s no denying that the Ranger was built Ford Tough. This pickup truck, available in the XL, XLT and Lariat trims is equipped with a muscular profile, standard black running boards and standard 16” wheels. All trim levels come equipped with halogen headlamps for better visibility and a single rear exhaust. The available power locking tailgate offers truck owners all the convenience they want and need.

The exterior of the 2021 Nissan Frontier does also possess a bold stance with a chrome grille and 16” wheels. This pickup truck features a tailgate spoiler. You must upgrade to premium trim levels for the black step rails that are standard on the Ford Ranger.

The interior of the 2021 Ford Ranger features soft cloth front bucket seats with seating for four while an upgrade offers premium cloth or vinyl bucket seats. All trim levels offer dual-zone electronic automatic control and a day and night rearview mirror to enhance your visibility when trailering and towing.

A comparison of the 2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Nissan Frontier reveals that the Frontier offers a seating capacity of five with four-door models and standard cloth seat trim. It’s necessary to upgrade to premium trim levels for dual-zone automatic temperature control that comes standard on the Ranger and heated front seats with leather-appointed trim.

Premium Power on the Road

Get ready to enjoy a thrilling driving experience when behind the wheel of the 2021 Ford Ranger. A comparison of the 2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Nissan Frontier reveals that the Ranger is loaded with power with a standard 2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 engine that pairs with a 10-speed automatic transmission for precise cornering and smooth handling.

What makes the 2021 Ford Ranger stand out even more from the competition is the available 4x2 and 4x4 powertrains and a maximum towing capacity of up to 7,500 pounds. This fuel-efficient pickup truck averages 21 MPG in the city and 26 MPG on the highway when selecting 4x2 trim levels.

A comparison of the 2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Nissan Frontier shows that the Frontier is powered by a 3.8L V6 engine that delivers 310 horses at 6,400 RPMs. This vehicle can tow up to 6,620 pounds, but the fuel economy is lacking when compared to the 2021 Ford Ranger. The 2021 Nissan Frontier averages 18 MPG in the city and 24 MPG on the highway.

Enhanced Driver Assistance Technologies

When you select your next Ford Ranger, know that it’s a confident drive. All trim levels of this pickup truck are outfitted with the Ford Co-Pilot 360 safety suite. This suite includes a pre-collision system with automatic emergency braking that detects potential collisions and applies the brakes immediately to avoid or reduce the risk of an impact. The safety suite also includes a rear-view camera, trailer sway control and an SOS post crash alert system.

When upgrading to premium trims of the 2021 Ford Ranger, gain even more innovation such as adaptive cruise control that monitors your following distance on the highway, blind spot monitoring with cross traffic alerts and a lane keeping system that keeps you aware of when your vehicle veers into another lane without the blinker activated.

Comparing the 2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Nissan Frontier safety features reveals that the Frontier does come equipped with cruise control and a rearview monitor. However, it’s only on premium trim levels that you gain features such as a rear sonar system, hill start assist and a vehicle immobilizer system.

2021 Ford Ranger interior dashboard

Midsize Pickups With Intuitive Technology

This model year of the Ford Ranger is clearly loaded with high-end cab technology. Whether you select the base model or King Cab trim levels, know that it’s easy to stay informed, connected and entertained. It’s easy to transform the Ranger into a mobile office with the standard 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. This pickup truck is also equipped with the FordPass Connect remote access app that gives you the power to remotely control, lock and unlock your vehicle from your smartphone.

Premium trim levels of the Ford Ranger offer smartphone syncing via Apple CarPlay® and voice-activated navigation, Bluetooth® hands-free capabilities and the SYNC® 3 infotainment system.

A comparison of the 2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Nissan Frontier reveals that the Frontier also includes Bluetooth® and a 7” color touchscreen display. Voice recognition and navigation are available on premium trim levels.

Make the Choice: 2021 Ford Ranger for the Win

Although the Frontier does include power, style and comfort, it’s clear that the winner of the competition between the 2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 Nissan Frontier is the Ranger. See for yourself when stopping in at our Ford dealership to test drive this powerful midsize pickup truck. We are pleased to offer all trim levels of the Ford Ranger and our team is eager to showcase the capabilities.