Nissan Frontier vs Nissan Navara Comparison

nissan frontier vs nissan navara

Nissan is very famous for manufacturing reliable and durable cars with the advantage of its spare parts being durable. Nissan is the best-seller in the SUV, Hatchback, sedans, and pick-up vehicles which have been around for long years. The Frontier and Navara are similar in every aspect but they differ in nameplate use and engine capacity. The Nissan Navara has been in production since 1985 therefore we can say Nissan Frontier is the successor of Navara‘s third-generation truck.

Though they look similar they have minor differences in terms of performance, interior spaces, e.t.c but Navara seems to be a legend. This review of Nissan Frontier and Navara is full of information about engine size, performance, interior, exterior, and stylish departments on both models.

(*Prices are reflective of average BE FORWARD pricings as of March 2022.)

 Nissan FrontierNissan Navara
Capacity/Doors4 doors/5 seater4 doors/5 seater
Torque285 - 381 Nm

171 Nm - 403 Nm
Top Speed112 mph

140 mph

0-100 km/h7.2 sec – 14.3 sec6.2 sec – 11.3 sec
Max Power152 hp - 310 hp109 hp – 210 hp
Engine2.5L -4.0L2.0L – 3.2L
Fuel Tank Capacity80L80L
Key FeaturesKey Features Power-adjustable

side-view mirrors, a sliding rear

window, and upgraded premium

cloth upholstery.

Dual frontal, side chest and

head-protecting airbags, (EBD),

electronic stability control (ESC)
Fuel Consumption7.4 Km/L – 9.5 Km/L13.5 Km/L – 15.4 Km/L
Length x Width x Height5.22×1.85×1.87 m5.30×1.85×1.85 m

BE FORWARD PRICEUSD 5,500 – USD 32,330USD 6,150 – USD 58,290

Interior & Exterior Comparison

Nissan Frontier

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The Nissan Frontier was produced by the Nissan Frontier automobile maker. It is a mid-size and compact pick-up truck and in different markets especially North America the nameplate Frontier is used by Nissan as an alternative to the NP300 and Navara nameplates. The Frontier body style comes in a two-door and a four-door pickup truck. The Frontier has been in production for 3 generations from 1997 to the present.

The Frontier exterior looks modern with a style but a design appeals to a male clientele.

(a) Cabin Storage

The Nissan Frontier has a larger cabin that can accommodate five adults but the space is limited at the rear seats as the front seats, but adult and tall passengers can drive in the back seat of Crew Cab models on a short journey without feeling too limited. The front seats provide sufficient comfort and support.

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Inside the Frontier cabin, you will enjoy numerous storage facilities that are useful for keeping items such as goggles, handbags, smartphones, and beverages. In the driver row, you will find 2 cup-holders, a center box, a glovebox, and door pockets. In the passenger row, there is storage at the front seat jacket pockets and door pockets.

(b) Cargo Space

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The Frontier has adequate boot space at the back that can carry enough luggage. You cannot add extra space.

Nissan Navara

The Nissan Navara is known for the names D21, D22, D40, and D23 generations of Nissan pickup trucks sold in Central America, Australia, South America, Asia, Europe, South Africa, and New Zealand. In Central, South, North America, and other selected markets, it is known as the Nissan Nissan NP300 or Frontier. The Navara comes as a 2-door and 4-door pickup truck the same as Frontier. The Navara is a front-engine, rear-wheel drive/4-wheel drive. The Navara has been in production for 3 generations since 1985.

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The 1st generation known as the D22 was in production from 1997 to 2004. The 2nd generation known as the D40 was in production from 2004 to 2014 and the 3rd generation known as the D23 has been in production from July 2014 to the present.

The D23 Navara has a modern appearance with a well-designed front grille attached well to the bonnet.

(a) Cabin Storage

The interior of the Navara has a modern look style with a well-designed cluster. The seats are well positioned which offers an excellent view of the road. In the front row, you will find a large space for both passenger and driver to enjoy.

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In the cabin, you will find storage facilities that are for storing items such as handbags, goggles, smartphones, and beverages. In the front row, you will find a USB port, 2 cup holders, door panel storage, a glovebox, and a center box. In the back row, you will find a front seat pocket and storage on the door storage panel.

(b) Cargo Space

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The cargo space is the same as the Nissan Frontier double cabin but it is sufficient to carry more luggage. There is no room to add space when more space is required.

Engine, Performance & Fuel Consumption

Nissan Frontier

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(a) Engine & Performance

The latest model D41 Nissan Frontier comes fitted with only single-engine choices, a 3.8L VQ38DD V6 petrol engine produces a power output of 231 kW (310 hp; 314 PS) and the engine is linked to a 9-speed automatic. Also, the King Cab pickup is available both in 2WD and 4WD in either S or SV trim but the 4WD is standard on the Pro-4X.

(b) Fuel Consumption

The latest Frontier 3.8L fuel consumption is around 7.4 Km/L in city driving, 9.5 Km/L on the highway, and 8.1 km/L combined. But for the 4WD Frontier, the fuel consumption is around 6.0 Km/L in city driving, 7.7 Km/L on the highway, and 6.7Km/L combined.

Nissan Navara

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(a) Engine & Performance

The Nissan Navara 1st generation comes fitted with several engine sizes available both in petrol and diesel such engines are 2.0L NA20S I4, 2.4L KA24E/KA24DE I4, 3.0L VG30E V6, 3.3L VG33E V6, 3.3L VG33ER supercharged V6 petrol engine, 2.5L TD25 I4, 2.5L YD25DDTi turbodiesel I4, 2.7L TD27 I4, 2.8L MWM Sprint I4, 3.0LZD30DDT turbodiesel I4, and 3.2L QD323 I4 diesel engines. These engines are mated to a 4-speed manual, 5-speed manual, 4-speed RL4R01A automatic, or 4-speed RE4R01A automatic.

The 2nd generation Navara comes fitted with two engine size choices, a 2.5L QR25DE I4, 4.0L VQ40DE V6, 3.8L VQ38DD V6 petrol engine, 2.5L QR25DE I4 (Navara CNG), 2.5L YD25DDTi I4, and 3.0L V9X V6 diesel engines. These engines are linked to a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, 5-speed RE5R05A automatic, 7-speed RE7R01B automatic (V9X only), or 9-speed 9G-Tronic automatic (VQ38DD only).

The latest Navara comes fitted with only one petrol engine and two diesel engines such as 2.5L QR25DE I4 petrol, 2.3L YS23DDT turbo I4, 2.3L YS23DDTT twin-turbo I4, and 2.5 L YD25DDTi turbo I4 diesel engines. These engines are linked to a 7-speed automatic or 6-speed manual.

(b) Fuel Consumption

Depending on the model and year of manufacture, the Navara fuel economy is around 13.5km/L in urban, and 15.4km/L combined.

Final Verdict

Nissan has a good mid-sized and compact pick-up truck with comfortability and enough power such as Nissan Navara, Nissan Hardbody, and Nissan Frontier.

The Nissan Frontier and the Navara are some of those car models that are countless in almost every aspect of vehicle details, but there are no differences between those vehicles. Both seem to have good performance and comfortability but the Nissan Frontier‘s latest model seems to have more space, comfortability, and high performance. Most of us choose the exterior appearance and the engine size while disregarding safety features and sometimes interior looking. Both generations seem to have a similar fuel economy but the big difference between Nissan Frontier and the Navara is the nameplate, one is used in North America and another is used globally.

After reading through this review, we hope you will have enough details regarding these two Nissan Frontier and the Navara. For people who feel the exterior looking then the Nissan Frontier is for you and for a gentle-looking, Nissan Navara is all you need.

The Navara has been around for a while now, and its status speaks for itself, while the Frontier has been around for a short period. You can buy one of these models on BE FORWARD.

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Written by: Josephat Lukaza

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