2014 Toyota Tacoma vs 2014 Nissan Frontier Lebanon NH


2014 Toyota Tacoma
2014 Nissan Frontier
2014 Toyota Tacoma2014 Nissan Frontier

2014 Toyota Tacoma vs 2014 Nissan Frontier in Barre, VT

There aren't many choices if you want a small manageable maneuverable truck. Gone are the Dodge Dakota and Ford Ranger. So what remains if you want basic and compact? There's the 2014 Toyota Tacoma and 2014 Nissan Frontier are pretty much your only alternative to today's full size entry level trucks.

2014 Toyota Tacoma Power & Handling

The 2014 Toyota Tacoma has a choice of two engines and is available with rear wheel or four wheel drive. The four-cylinder Tacoma can seem overly noisy and its performance certainly isn't going to blow anyone's doors off, but thanks to a healthy 180 pound-feet of torque, it actually packs a decent punch.

2014 Nissan Frontier Power & Handling

Two engines are offered in the 2014 Nissan Frontier: a 4-cylinder that's available in rear-wheel-drive King Cab models, or a more powerful V6 offered in all Crew Cab models and higher trims of the King Cab. While the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine will go a couple of miles farther on a gallon of gas, the significantly more muscular 4.0-liter V6 delivers much more satisfying acceleration and towing capacity.

2014 Toyota Tacoma for sale near Barre, VT
2014 Toyota Tacoma for sale near Barre, VT
2014 Nissan Frontier for sale near Barre, VT
2014 Nissan Frontier for sale near Barre, VT

2014 Toyota Tacoma Features & Design

The 2014 Toyota Tacoma midsize pickup is truck offered in three cab configurations. Even though it's a compact, the Tacoma looks every inch a truck. Inside, you'll find the Tacoma has a straightforward dashboard layout that puts practicality first, including simple three-dial climate knobs that are easily turned by gloved hands. Most panels are made of hard plastic, but build quality is perennially strong.

2014 Nissan Frontier Features & Design

The 2014 Nissan Frontier is available in five trim levels. Unlike the mammoth Titan, the smaller Frontier has a sportier, more athletic attitude. nside the 2014 Nissan Frontier you'll find a good balance between comfort and practicality. The dashboard and various cabin controls in the Frontier are basic and functional.

Conclusions

While examining a spec sheet you could think the 2014 Toyota Tacoma and 2014 Nissan Frontier are two nearly identical peas in an extended-or-crew cab pod. The  Frontier is your best bet when looking for something smaller than a full size pickup and balances maneuverability and size with utility and comfort.



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