2018 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Nissan Frontier

The 2018 Nissan Frontier is now available here at Nissan of Legends! If you are interested in the 2018 Nissan Frontier, you are probably wondering what updates have been made between the release of the 2017 and 2018 models. The best way to fully understand the updates made to the 2018 Nissan Frontier is by comparing it to the 2017 model.

The main changes made the between the 2017 and 2018 models were primarily related to standard features. Some features that were not available on the 2017 base model are now available on the 2018 base model. The differences in base model features are highlighted in the table below. Let’s take a deeper look at the great performance both model years offer customers in Kansas City!

Comparison image of a silver 2018 Nissan Frontier and a gray 2017 Nissan Frontier

2018 Nissan Frontier


2017 Nissan Frontier

Standard Bluetooth Connectivity Available
Standard Air Conditioning Available
Standard Cruise Control Available
Standard Rearview Camera Available

Test Drive the 2018 Nissan Frontier in Kansas City KS

The 2017 and 2018 models of the Nissan Frontier both feature the same engine options; a 152-horsepower 2.5L 4-cylinder engine and a 261-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine. These engines generate 171 lb-ft (2.5L) and 281 lb-ft (4.0L) of torque. The 2.5L engine offers 19 mpg* in the city and 23 mpg* on the highway, while the 4.0L engine allows for maximum towing of 6,710 pounds. The 2018 Nissan Frontier sets itself apart from its competitors by providing excellent available features. Some of these great features include the following:

  • NissanConnect Mobile Apps
  • Nissan Navigation System
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Rockford Fosgate® Audio
  • Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System
  • Rearview Monitor
  • Dual-Zone Climate Control
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Nissan Intelligent Mobility™
  • Many More!

If you are interested in learning more about the differences between the 2017 and 2018 Nissan Frontier models, please feel free to contact our excellent sales team at Nissan of Legends here in Kansas City, KS! We are more than happy to answer whatever questions that you might have! Feel free to stop by the dealership anytime to schedule a test drive of one of these two models for yourself!

*2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates for Frontier 4-cylinder engine with manual transmission: 19 city / 23 highway