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2017 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Honda Ridgeline in Joliet, IL

*Vehicle shown above is a 2017 Nissan Frontier Desert Runner King Cab

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Take on a midsize pickup truck that does the impossible, when you test drive the champion of the 2017 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Honda Ridgeline in Joliet, IL, competition: the 2017 Frontier! Don’t hesitate to discover this pickup truck’s massive capabilities when you visit Thomas Nissan of Joliet today. Perfect for any job you have in store, the Frontier will never let you down with its effortless aptitude.

If you’re looking to maximize comfort, you’ll love the center stack armrest with storage that comes standard in the Frontier, while the Ridgeline leaves a wide-open space that offers no room for arm support. Since the Frontier boasts a full floor console and an optional overhead console for even more storage opportunities, you won’t have any problem finding space for all of the essentials close at hand. When you choose the Ridgeline, you’ll be disappointed by its mere partial floor console and its lack of inclusion of an overhead storage console.

The truck bed is essentially one of the most important features of a pickup truck, which is why the Frontier is designed with a 61.4-inch wide, 73.3 inch-long, and 18-inch deep bed, so you can load all of your equipment and the cargo you need to carry with you to the worksite with ease. If you settle for the Ridgeline, you’ll only find the truck bed to be measured at 60 inches wide, 64 inches long, and 16.7 inches deep, so your capabilities are severely limited. Our competition between the 2017 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Honda Ridgeline in Joliet, IL, shows how the Frontier obliterates its rival in almost every category.

Usually, the haul you’re carrying is going to need some securing, especially when you’re about to venture onto Route 55. When you load up the Ridgeline, it only includes eight bed tie-down cleats to use, which just isn’t enough to adapt to your changing cargo and equipment each day. Opt, instead, for the Frontier’s available Utili-Track® Channel System1, which offers a series of cleats that are more than flexible enough to handle whatever you need to haul. Thanks to a variety of aluminum-alloy hooks that have the ability to slide, move, grip, and tighten along the five channels in the walls and floor, the Frontier is ready to handle your daily lugging with ease. The possibilities are endless in the Frontier, while the Ridgeline simply does not have quite the same level of adeptness.

When you’re in a hurry, a quick detour to the gas station can feel like your worst enemy. That’s why the Frontier offers an impressive 21-gallon fuel tank capacity, so you can bypass the pump more often than you stop. If you were to choose the Ridgeline, you’ll notice that its 19-gallon fuel tank capacity doesn’t offer quite as much long-lasting capabilities as the Frontier. Durability is a main priority of the Frontier, as it boasts an all-chrome front grille that gives this pickup truck an edgy attitude for the worksite. The front of the Ridgeline only includes a small chrome bar, leaving a gap in the front grille that doesn’t offer as much strength in the event of a collision.

Give Thomas Nissan of Joliet a call at 815-741-5353 to test drive the midsize pickup truck you need: the 2017 Frontier. As you can see from our comparison of the 2017 Nissan Frontier vs 2017 Honda Ridgeline in Joliet, IL, the latter just doesn’t stand up to the former’s capability. Visit us today!


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Features

Features

  • Technology
  • Comfort
  • Interior
  • Exterior
  • Safety
  • Mechanical

Technology

Audio System

Radio voice operated, AM/FM
Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, jack, USB, iPod/iPhone
Internet radio app Pandora, iHeartRadio
Antenna type diversity, mast
In-Dash CD single disc, MP3 Playback
Total speakers 4
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control
Satellite radio SiriusXM

Telematics

Electronic messaging assistance with read function, voice operated
Wireless data link Bluetooth
Phone hands free

In Car Entertainment

Connected in-car apps Facebook
Infotainment NissanConnect

Instrumentation

Trip computer
Clock
Gauge tachometer
Digital odometer
Warnings and reminders low oil level, low fuel level, tire fill alert
Trip odometer 2

Comfort

Interior

Exterior

Safety

Mechanical

Specs

Warranty

Additional Vehicle Information

Sales Hours

(815) 741-5353
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 125 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
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Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
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Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
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Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
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EPA Green Score ( LEV-II ULEV ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
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Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
4
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4
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
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Crash-Test Ratings

2017 Nissan Frontier King Cab PU/EC RWD

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Side Barrier Passenger
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Side Pole Driver
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Side Combined Front
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Awards

Award
10 Trucks That Last the Longest (2017 Model)
- Autobytel

Award
Best Environmental Performance Brand (2017 Model)
- Automotive Science Group

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Initial Quality: Highest Ranked in Midsize Pickup Segment (2017 Model)
- J.D. Power and Associates

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Testimonials

Excellent experience!

Nicholas George
3-27-2016
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he experience my fiance and I had at Thomas Nissan was hands down, by far the best dealer experience we've ever had. Matt Richards did a great job helping us with our purchase. He was very professional, courteous, friendly and knowledgeable. Colin in finance, went above and beyond to help get my fiance and I financed. I will definitely choose Thomas Nissan the next time I am in the market for a vehicle.

Current Inventory

There are currently no New 2017 Nissan Frontier 4x2 Desert Runner 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB 5A for Sale in inventory

Disclaimer

Tax Title and Tags and $179.81 doc fee not included in vehicle prices shown and must be paid by the purchaser. Up front pricing excludes Versa. While great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this site errors do occur so please verify information with a customer service rep. This is easily done by calling us at (815) 741-5353 or by visiting us at the dealership.

 

1 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. Always secure all cargo. Heavy loading of the vehicle with cargo, especially on the roof, will affect the handling and stability of the vehicle.