2015 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2015 Nissan Frontier

2015 Chevy Colorado

2015 Chevrolet Colorado

2015 Nissan Frontier

2015 Nissan Frontier

The 2015 Chevy Colorado is this year’s Motor Trend Truck of the Year, designating it as the best pickup on the market right now. The Colorado stands out by delivering an unparalleled blend of performance, efficiency, and capability. In order to highlight what makes this midsize pickup so extraordinary, we have compared it head to head with the 2015 Nissan Frontier. Find out how both pickups stack up, and then make plans to head from Tampa to check out the Colorado here at Cox Chevrolet in Bradenton!

Truck Performance

Whether you use your pickup for work or recreation, you want it to have power to spare. The 2015 Chevy Colorado offers significantly more torque, horsepower, and towing capacity than the 2015 Nissan Frontier.

With the Colorado, you’ll choose between either a 2.5L four-cylinder that puts out 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque or a 3.6L V6 that puts out 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 3,500 pounds and 7,000 pounds, respectively.

With the Frontier, you’ll choose between either a 2.5L four-cylinder that only puts out 152 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque or a 4.0L V6 that puts out 261 hp and 281 lb-ft of torque. Maximum towing capacity goes only to 6,500 pounds.

Efficiency

The 2015 Chevy Colorado is one of those rare trucks that actually helps you go farther between fill ups. If you love driving a truck but hate paying for all the gas, switching to a Colorado is the clear solution. Fuel efficiency is rated by the EPA at 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway with the four-cylinder engine and 18 mpg city and 26 mpg highway with the V6 engine.

For the 2015 Nissan Frontier, fuel efficiency is rated at just 19 mpg city and 23 mpg highway with the four-cylinder engine and 16 mpg city and 22 mpg highway with the V6 engine.

Features

The 2015 Chevy Colorado has a longer and more impressive list of standard features than the 2015 Nissan Frontier, including a few only available on the Chevy model. The entry-level trim of the Colorado comes standard with features like:

  • 16-inch wheels
  • Automatic headlights
  • Daytime running lights
  • A rearview camera
  • A 4.2-inch display

Higher level trims also come with the OnStar telematics system, which doubles as a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. The entry-level trim of the Frontier has smaller wheels and none of the other features mentioned. No Frontier trim comes enhanced with a telematics system either.

Achieve More in a 2015 Chevy Colorado

If you are looking for a true all-purpose truck to handle your needs, the 2015 Chevy Colorado is the clear choice. Tour the vehicle and take it for a test drive by visiting Cox Chevy at 2900 Cortez Rd. W. in Bradenton, FL. We are less than an hour south of Tampa and easy to find off of I-75. Our doors are open seven days a week, so head in our direction whenever it’s convenient for you.