2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road 4×4 vs. Nissan Frontier PRO-4X: By the Numbers Comparison

What is “TFLtruck: By the Numbers”? It’s a video segment where we provide no opinion, but get you all the real-world measurements and most important specifications. Can you look up this data on a manufacturer site? Yes, most of it is available there. We went further and learned more about the driver seat measurements. Also, this is a direct comparison of trucks that directly compete, and you can find it all in one place.

The first episode of “TFLtruck: By the Numbers” is a comparison between the segment sales leader – 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road 4×4 and the 2016 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X. These two trucks are configured with comparable options and compete directly against each other.

2016 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X  2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road
Engine 4.0L V6: 261 hp / 281 lb-ft of torque 3.5L V6: 278 hp / 265 lb-ft of torque
Transmission 5-speed Auto 6-speed Auto
EPA MPG 15/21/17 18/23/20
Max Payload (lbs) 1,039 1,155
Max Towing (lbs) 6,100 6,400
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 127.4
Length (in) 205.5 212.3
Width (in) 72.8 75.2

Check out the video for driver’s seat and bed measurements.