When motorists are considering a new pickup truck, a Toyota Tundra is one of the models they frequently look at. While there is no doubting that the Toyota Tundra is a very good vehicle, there are a few models currently on the market that are well worth considering too, and leading this field is the Nissan Titan.
You could save yourself hundreds of dollars if you purchase a Nissan Titan over a Toyota Tundra, but you’ll need more reasons than saving money to decide upon your next pickup purchase. Here, we are going to go through a Nissan Titan Vs. Toyota Tundra comparison so you can see which vehicle suits your needs the best. Making the Nissan Titan Vs. Toyota Tundra Comparison – Which Comes Out on Top?
One of the most appealing aspects of both the Nissan Titan and the Toyota Tundra – aside from the fact that both vehicles are manufactured in the US – is that they offer simplicity yet do not compromise on value or technology. If you want a pickup truck that ‘does the job, you cannot go wrong with either vehicle. In addition, people who are not experts on cars and do not want to get confused about engine configurations and axle ratios will also delight in both trucks ‘common sense approach.
With the most recent iterations of the Nissan Titan, only two cab styles are available with the base trim. If you need your pickup truck to be more muscular, there’s always the Nissan Titan XD. There are more trims to look at if you need and most of them come with the option of FWD or AWD. All Titans also come equipped with all of Nissan’s Connect services. These include automatic collision notification, remote locking, anti-theft alarms, and remote engine start – note that payment is expected after an extended trial period for some services. The Toyota Tundra also comes in two cab sizes, equivalent in dimensions to the Nissan Titan. In terms of trim, though, there are fewer options with the Tundra, but like the Titan, all trims come with the FWD or AWD option. The latest trims of the Tundra come with a trial period for Toyota’s connected services, although this does not cover the Wi-Fi subscription, which only last three months and has a tight 2GB data limit.
Direct Comparisons – Nissan Titan Vs. Toyota Tundra – Reliability, Quality, and More
You don’t need to worry about choosing your engine size with the Titan as there’s only one – a 5.6-liter V8 engine tied to a nine-speed automatic transmission giving 400 hp and 413 lb-ft of torque. The same goes for the Tundra, although it’s a less powerful 5.7-liter V8 engine with automatic six-speed transmission generating 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque. In terms of power, the Nissan Titan is the winner. The Titan also comes with a much better array of driver assistance aids as standard; plus, in tests for road safety conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Titan was rated as ‘good’ in most categories compared to the ‘marginal’ and ‘poor’ ratings for the Tundra.
If you have chosen the Nissan Titan over the Toyota Tundra and other pickup trucks, we may congratulate you on your wise choice. Here at the Charlie Clark Nissan dealership in Harlingen, we always have a decent range of new and certified preowned Nissan Titan vehicles available. For more information, please check our inventory or contact a friendly sales support team member. You can contact us at (956) 303-8780 or online here.