2024 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2024 Nissan Frontier

2024 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2024 Nissan Frontier

The 2024 Toyota Tacoma and the 2024 Nissan Frontier is one of the best mid-size trucks in 2024 with many advanced interior, exterior, and technology features.

These two trucks are more popular due to their performance, affordability, compact size, and low fuel efficiency.

In this article, I will compare the 2024 Toyota Tacoma and 2024 Nissan Frontier with their performance, interior, exterior, and technology and safety features. Let’s begin the battle.


The new model of 2024, the Tacoma and Nissan Frontier both come with various exterior features that become one of the best pickups in 2024.

Overall styling and design

The 2024 Tacoma looks rugged and more functional than tacoma has ever been. They focus on the performance of the truck over styling, but it still looks pretty. On the other hand, the 2024 Nissan Frontier has a bold and precise exterior having redesigned front, aggressive grille, and LED headlights and tail lights. 

Dimensions and ground clearance

Exterior dimensions of the 2024 Tacoma is 213-226 inch in length, 77-78 inch in width with a ground clearance of 11-inch. In contrast, the Nissan Frontier comes with a width of 73 inches and a length of 210.2 inches but it varies by trim.

Bed size and utility

Most Tacoma trims offer 60 to 73.2″ of bed size while 2024 Nissan has 58.8 to 73.2″  which is almost the same for both vehicles.


The 2024 Tacoma provides a redesigned interior with modern design comfort, and utility.

Overall design and quality

Overall interior design of the Tacoma is more functional having advanced technology features such as high-quality materials, high-resolution screens and switchgear with modern design.

Passenger space and comfort

The Tacoma offers comfortable passenger and comfort seating with available features like heated front seats and a leather wrapped steering wheel, that increase the overall comfort and driving  experience.

Cargo space and utility

The Toyota truck contains more space for load. There is a special lining for the bed that protects it and adjustable tie-down cleats that are helpful for various types of hauling and storage needs. 


Engine options and specifications

The Tacoma i-FORCE MAX hybrid powertrain adds new power to the truck. The Tacoma has a turbocharged 2.4 liter 4 cylinder engine. On the other hand, the Nissan Frontier has a power of 310 horsepower and a naturally aspirated 3.8 liter V6 engine, giving Nissan a better performance.

Fuel economy

Toyota Tacoma has not  yet revealed the fuel economy for the 2024 model but it may be estimated to deliver 24 mpg in the city, and 30 mpg on the highway. Conversely, the 2023 Nissan Frontier delivers fuel efficiency of 18 mpg in the city and 24 highway mpg.

Towing and payload capacities

2024 Tacoma offers a maximum of 6,500 lbs of towing and 1,709 lbs of payload capacity. However, the 2024 Nissan comes with a maximum of 6,590 lbs of towing and the payload capacity is 1,620 lbs. 

Technology and Safety

Infotainment system

The 2024 Tacoma is designed with premium features. It comes with a 14-inch multimedia touchscreen and 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster while lower trim comes with a 7-inch gauge cluster. On the other hand, the Nissan comes with an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen display and a digital gauge cluster of 7-inch.

Driver Assistance Features 

Nissan Frontier offers standard driver assistance tech features, like automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection that provide safety and security on the road. Alternatively,  every 2024 Taocma has a standard driver assistance feature, including auto high beam headlights. You will also get features like, blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert but it is expensive.

Standard and Optional Safety Features

All 2024 Tacoma models come with standard Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 with improved sensors. On the other hand, Frontier supports you with the most advanced driver assistance and safety features among the best mid-size trucks.  

Pricing and value

The 2024 Toyota Tacoma starting MSRT is $31,500 while the 2024 Nissan Frontier has a starting MSRP of $29,700 which is a little cheaper than 2024 Tacoma. However, the actual price may depend on the trim level and the extra features you selected.