Head to Head: Ram 1500 and Nissan Titan

May 17th, 2017 by

ram 1500 vs nissan titan

Two popular trucks are the Ram 1500 and the Nissan Titan. According to _ U.S. News _ the Ram 1500 beats the Titan on the list of best trucks. The Ram 1500 was much higher on the list than the Nissan Titan. Although they are both great trucks, we have to agree. The Ram 1500 beats the Nissan Titan in many categories including engine(s), fuel economy, safety, and price.


Sure, the Nissan Titan comes standard with a 390 horsepower 5.6-liter V8 engine, but that is the only option available on the Nissan Titan lineup. The Ram 1500 comes standard with a 3.6-liter engine (305 horsepower), but Ram also offers a 5.7-liter V8 engine that produces up to 395 horsepower as well as a 240-horsepower 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine. Consumers that like options will want to go with Ram.

Fuel Economy

Fuel economy is important to most people these days. With the Ram 1500, consumers can drive a truck with less environmental impact and less money spent on gas. The Nissan Titan averages 15 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. Fuel economy of the Ram 1500 varies from engine to engine. The base 3.6L V6 engine averages 16 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. When equipped with the V8 engine, the Ram 1500 has an average fuel economy of 15 mpg in city and 22 mpg on the highway. Finally, when the Ram 1500 is equipped with the EcoDiesel engine, it is the and the most fuel-efficient truck in the game and it averages 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. If fuel efficiency is important to you, the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the best option.


According to IIHS safety ratings and _ U.S. News _ the Ram 1500 is high up on the list of safest trucks, and the Nissan falls behind in the fifth spot. The Ram 1500 comes standard with safety features like anti-lock brakes, a security system, electronic traction control, electronic stability control and more. Tons of other features are offered like a backup camera, lane keep assist, rear park assist and more.


On to the category important to everyone, price. The base Nissan Titan model begins at $29,580 and the Ram 1500 pricing starts at $26,495. If price is a big factor in your decision, the Ram 1500 is the way to go.

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