2018 Nissan TITAN vs 2018 Ford F-150

Are you searching for a new pickup truck that offers great engine performance and towing capacity? If so, there are several tremendous options available to you in the Kansas City, KS area. Two of the better options available to customers in Kansas City are the 2018 Nissan TITAN and the 2018 Ford F-150. Both of these options offer customers with great engine performance and excellent towing and payload capacities that they are sure to love. The best way to find out which of these two options is better for you is through a comparison. Pickup truck models typically come with three different cab styles and each cab offers several trim levels. To conduct a fair comparison, we will evaluate the base extended cab models of each truck. These models are the 2018 Nissan TITAN King Cab® S and the 2018 Ford F-150 SuperCab XL.

Base Engine Specifications

2018 Nissan TITAN S


2018 Ford F-150 XL

5.6L Endurance® V8 Engine Base Engine 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Engine
7-Speed Shiftable Automatic Base Transmission Electronic 6-Speed Transmission
4x2 or 4x4 Drivetrain Options 4x2 or 4x4
15 MPG / 21 MPG* Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 19 MPG / 25 MPG
*2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimate 15 city / 21 highway. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions — use for comparison only.

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The table above highlights the specifications of the base engines for each specific model trim. The 2018 TITAN features a much larger engine than the 2018 F-150. As a result, the 2018 F-150 is able to offer better fuel economy with its base engine. Additionally, the engine performance and towing capacities of each truck are shown in the table below. For this comparison, the 2018 Nissan TITAN outperforms the 2018 F-150 in every category. This is primarily a result of the larger base engine available on the 2018 Nissan TITAN.

Engine Power and Towing Capacity

2018 Nissan TITAN


2018 Ford F-150 XL

390 Horsepower Engine Power 290 Horsepower
394 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 265 Pound-Feet
1,590 Pounds Maximum Payload 1,840 Pounds
9,400 Pounds Maximum Towing 7,400 Pounds

Customers who are interested in test driving the 2018 Nissan TITAN for themselves should contact the team at Prestige Nissan of Legends today! Our can answer any of the questions that you might have regarding the 2018 TITAN. Stop by our dealership in Kansas City, KS to test drive the 2018 Nissan TITAN with us today!

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