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2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Nissan Titan XD

Silver 2018 Ford F-150 Parked in Front of a Cabin vs Yellow 2018 Nissan Titan XD on a Dirt Trail

Whether it is for hard work or play, the 2018 Ford F-150 is a cut above the competition in the half-ton pickup truck segment and cements its status as America's Best-Selling Pickup Truck with a wealth of updates. Armed with an upgraded engine lineup, improved performance elements and an influx of next-generation technology, the Ford F-150 is more attractive than ever. Learn more about the advantages of the Ford F-150 with this in-depth 2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Nissan Titan XD comparison.

Drivers who choose the 2018 Ford F-150 will have a choice of seven premium grades – XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch®, Platinum, Limited and Raptor – that can be tailored to fit your lifestyle. Ford F-150 pickup trucks are available with three cab configurations – Regular, SuperCab and SuperCrew Cab – that can be married to a 6.5-foot standard bed, an 8-foot long bed or a 5.5-foot short bed. Highlights of the Ford F-150 cabin include a Ford SYNC® 3 infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, premium leather interior, advanced safety systems and much more.

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2018 Ford F-150 VS 2018 Nissan Titan XD
$27,705 Base Price $32,040
3.3-Liter V-6 Standard Engine 5.6-Liter V-8
13,200 Pounds Maximum Towing Capacity 12,640 Pounds
Yes Available Diesel Engine Yes

What Are the Differences Between the Ford F-150 and Nissan Titan XD?

Are you looking for a pickup truck that can be tailor-made to fit your budget? With a starting price that stands at $27,705, the Ford F-150 is a more affordable alternative in this 2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Nissan Titan XD comparison that provides a wealth of engine options and will provide the perfect combination of power and fuel economy. Nissan Titan XD editions feature a potent standard powertrain with a higher price tag, yet lack the powertrain options that are a highlight of the Ford F-150.

Under the hood, the 2018 Ford F-150 plays host to a standard 290-horsepower 3.3-liter V-6 engine that is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission to make 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. Performance upgrades include a new 10-speed automatic transmission, a 325-horsepower 2.7-liter EcoBoost® V-6 that will earn 26 mpg on the highway, a 395-horsepower 5.0-liter V-8, a 375-horsepower 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V-6 and a High-Output 450-horsepower 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V-6 that is exclusive to the Ford F-150 Raptor.

When equipped for towing, the 2018 Ford F-150 armed with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost® engine will tow a best-in-class 13,200 pounds – a number that the Nissan Titan XD cannot match. With the addition of an all-new 10-speed automatic transmission and a 250-horsepower 3.0-liter Power Stroke® diesel engine, the Ford F-150 is even more attractive to truck owners. Powered by the 3.0-liter Power Stroke® engine, the Ford F-150 will provide impressive diesel towing power with an 11,400-pound capacity and a best-in-class 30 mpg on the highway.

Available with just two powertrain options, the 2018 Nissan Titan XD does not provide drivers with the arsenal of engine options that are a staple of the Ford F-150 model lineup. Entry-level Nissan Titan XD editions feature a 390-horsepower 5.6-liter V-8 that is married to a seven-speed automatic transmission to tow up to 11,590 pounds. An upgrade to the 5.0-liter Cummins® turbodiesel engine will provide drivers with 310 horsepower and a maximum towing capacity of 12,640 pounds.

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Gray 2018 Ford F-150 Front Exterior With Headlights on Driving Under Overpass
Close Up of 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Turbodiesel Badge
Blue 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor Front Exterior Driving in Mud
2018 Ford F-150 Dashboard with Ford SYNC Touchscreen