2023 Nissan Frontier vs 2023 Ford Ranger

May 31st, 2023 by

2023 Green Nissan Frontier on a grass field with a forested background

There have been plenty of talk about the Nissan Frontier and the Ford Ranger, which one is worth the investment? At Campbell Nissan in Tulsa, OK, we’ll be honest with you and let you know which truck is the better bang for your buck. 


Nissan Frontier 

The Nissan Frontier will give you the decision between a King cab or a crew cab. If you choose the King cab, you’ll get the option of two trims, either the Frontier S or Frontier SV. If you choose the Crew cab, there are four trim options. The trim options include the Frontier S, Frontier SV, Frontier Pro-X, or the Frontier Pro-4X. 

The 2023 Nissan Frontier has a 3.8L V6 engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission. It can reach up to 310 horsepower and 281 pound-feet of torque. It is rear wheel drive and has a fuel tank capacity of 21 gallons.

When choosing the best trim level for the 2023 Nissan Frontier, the max towing capacity will be on the Frontier S model The Frontier S model can tow up to 6,720 pounds and a payload of up to 1,600 pounds. 

Ford Ranger 

The 2023 Ford Ranger has five trim levels to choose from. These Trim levels are the Ford Ranger XL, XLT, Sport, Lariat, or the Wildtrak.

The Ford Ranger has a 2.3L Inline 4-cylinder engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission. It can reach up to 270 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. It is also rear wheel drive and has a fuel tank capacity of 18 gallons.

The Ford Ranger can tow up to 7,500 pounds with a payload of 1,609.


According to the U.S. News Cars report, the Nissan Frontier outranks the Ford Ranger. The Frontier comes in at third place, while the Ranger, sixth. When it comes to performance and ride quality, the Nissan Frontier is the one to choose!

Campbell Nissan 

Both wonderful vehicles, but the Nissan Frontier beat the Ford Ranger. Overall they both have about the same dimensions, but when it comes to reliability and powertrain, the 2023 Nissan Frontier should be your top pick! Stop by Campbell Nissan in Tulsa, OK and take a test drive. See what the talk is all about! Contact us for questions or to schedule an appointment. 

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