Nissan Frontier vs. Chevrolet Colorado

Forged Copper
VS
Woodland Green

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$20,143 - $22,333
$19,037 - $21,586

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.75 / 5
73 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
152 - 261 hp
200 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L DOHC I4
4.0L DOHC V6
2.5L I4 DI DOHC VVT (200 hp [149.0 kW] @ 6300 rpm 191 lb
2.5L I4 DI DOHC VVT

Interior Features

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.4 in.
45 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 - 39.9 in.
41.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
25.4 - 33.6 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 - 38.6 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
27.1 - 33.5 cu. ft.
cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
4 - 5
2

Exterior Features

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
125.9 in.
128.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
43.3 - 43.6 ft.
41.3 ft.

Width

Width
72.8 in.
74.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
152 - 261 hp
200 hp

Torque

Torque
171 - 281 ft. lbs.
191 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
3500 - 6300 .lbs
7000 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
350 - 630 .lbs
350 - 500 .lbs

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.1 gal.
21 gal.

Combined

Combined
8 - 11 mpg
10 - 13 mpg

City

City
15 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
21 mpg
26 mpg

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Nissan Frontier
Chevrolet Colorado

Body Style

Body Style
Crew Cab - King Cab
Extended Cab Pickup

Body Code

Body Code
T
E63

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4 - 5
2

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
4700 - 5816 lbs.
5400 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17 - 21 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 - 19 mpg.
20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 - 23 mpg.
26 mpg.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
7936 - 11230 lbs.
8500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 - 6300 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 - 630 lbs.
350 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 - 6300 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 - 630 lbs.
350 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
3500 - 6300 lbs.
7000 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 - Regular Unleaded V-6
Gas I4

Displacement

Displacement
2.5 L/146 - 4.0 L/241
2.5L/150

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
5 - 6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58, 3.84, 4.37
Not Available

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08, 2.35, 2.52
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36, 1.53, 1.74
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.28
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81, 0.84, 1.00
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.76, 3.64, 3.97
Not Available

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
Not Available

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Electronic - None
N/A

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
Not Available

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550
Not Available

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
550
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4, 9.3, 9.8, 10.4
8.1

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - 130
Not Available

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
None
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf
Multi-Leaf

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Not Available

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle
Not Available

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.13, 3.36, 3.54, 3.69, 4.08
Not Available

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.13, 3.36, 3.54, 3.69, 4.08
4.10

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/75TR15 - P265/70TR16
P265/70R16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/75TR15 - P265/70TR16
P265/70R16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
T175/80R18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 6.5 - 16 X 6.5 in.
16 x 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 6.5 - 16 X 6.5 in.
16 x 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
18 x 4.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
43.3 - 43.6 ft.
41.3 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Pwr

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
Not Available

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 - 11.7 in.
12.2 x 1.0 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 in.
12.8 x 0.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.1 gal.
21 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 - 39.9 in.
41.40 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.4 in.
45.00 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.3 in.
57.50 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.6 - 55.8 in.
55.00 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 - 38.6 in.
Not Available

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
25.4 - 33.6 in.
Not Available

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54.9 - 58.3 in.
Not Available

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55 - 58 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
125.9 in.
128.30 in.

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
205.5 in.
212.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.8 in.
74.30 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
68.7 - 70.1 in.
70.40 in.

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
48.2 in.
47.2 in.

Cab to Axle

Cab to Axle
18.5 - 32.2 in.
Not Available

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
7.6 - 8.9 in.
8.40 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
7.6 - 8.9 in.
8.40 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
59.5 - 73.3 in.
74.00 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
61.4 in.
Not Available

Cargo Box Width @ Floor

Cargo Box Width @ Floor
61.4 in.
57.80 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
44.4 in.
44.40 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
18 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
27.1 - 33.5 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Frontier
Colorado

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Small Pick-up
Small Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab - King Cab
Extended Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab - Extended Cab
Extended Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
regular

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.5 - 4.0
2.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4 - 6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4