Comparing the 2020 Ford F150 and the 2020 Nissan Titan
With so many pickup trucks on the market today, finding the perfect truck for you may seem overwhelming. Buying a new truck is no small decision, either; with many factors and features to consider, like towing, performance, power, efficiency, safety features, technology, and more, being a well-informed shopper is best when it comes time to shop for a new truck.
We will compare the features mentioned above and more on the Ford F-150 and Nissan Titan, two popular models in today’s hot truck market. This will allow you to make an informed, confident decision when it comes time to buy your next full, heavy-duty, or midsize pickup.
So, how do the Ford F-150 and Nissan Titan stack up against each other performance-wise? No doubt about it, the Nissan Titan has a powerful engine- the Titan comes equipped with a standard 5.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline DOHC 32-Valve V8 engine and 9-Speed automatic transmission. This engine delivers 400 HP @ 5,800 rpm. The Titan also delivers 413 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm. In the Titan XD, the next trim level up, you will find a 5.6-liter DOHC 32 valve V8 engine that can deliver 400 HP and 413 lb-ft of torque @ 4,000 rpm.
The F-150 hangs on to it’s best-selling truck title with thousands of build possibilities and many powertrains to choose from. The F-150 comes with a standard 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine, with auto start/stop technology, an electronic 10-speed transmission with Tow/Haul, Snow/Wet, EcoSelect, and Sport modes. The F-150 also comes with several optional engines, including the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine, 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engine, and 3.0L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel V6 Engine.
The Titan’s big engine does come at a price- and that price is efficiency. The Titan averages 16 City MPG and 22 highway MPG, for a combined average MPG of 18. The Ford F-150 on the other hand, receives an average of up to 22 City MPG and 28 highway MPG, which is significantly better than that of the Titan. Of course, MPG is an estimated average, and tow load, terrain, engine type, how often your truck is maintenanced, and other factors may cause these figures to vary.
t the end of the day, you and your passenger’s safety is really all that matters when you get behind the wheel of a vehicle. Both the F-150 and the Titan feature an array of both standard and optional safety features that will give you peace of mind while navigating the roads. Ford equipped the F-150 with a slew of standard safety features, including a rear view camera with Dynamic Hitch Assist, AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with Trailer Coverage, Curve Control, Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes, and more.
As for the Titan, the standard safety features include Lane Departure Warning, Intelligent Drier Alertness, Intelligent Forward Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Warning, Trailer Sway Control, and more. Both trucks have countless features to give you confidence while conquering the road, trail, or wherever life may take you.
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Both the Nissan Titan and the Ford F-150 provide excellent capabilities and features to keep you both safe and comfortable. The next step in your truck buying journey is to go for a test drive. Interested in test driving a new 2020 Ford F-150? Get in touch with our friendly team at Ford Crestview today to get started!