2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2019 Nissan Titan
Compare the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2019 Nissan Titan
Sales of full-size pickups have been increasing since 2010, and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one of the market leaders at dealerships like the Chevrolet dealer in Idaho. Silverado 1500 owners get a proficient work truck as well as an incredible daily driver. With eight trim levels to choose from, along with six engine choices, three cab sizes and three box lengths, there’s a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for every buyer. And you can’t beat the Silverado for off-roading.
The 2019 Nissan Titan battles it out against the Silverado 1500 in the competitive full-size truck segment. The Titan comes in five trim levels with one engine, three cab styles and three box lengths. If you’re thinking about buying either model, read on as we compare these two pickups.
Price important to most consumers consider when they’re buying a new pickup. Buyers looking for value should choose the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The Silverado has a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $28,300. The 2019 Nissan Titan’s MSRP starts at $30,390. We should note that when you visit Chevrolet Idaho or your local dealership, you won’t pay the MSRP. We use it here for our comparison.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a choice of six engines. The 2019 Nissan Titan has just a single engine, a 5.6-liter V8, that generates 390 hp and 394 lb.-ft. of torque, mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. The Silverado’s 6.2-liter V8 develops 420 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque, and it’s connected to a ten-speed automatic transmission. Additionally, the Silverado’s 6.2-liter V8 engine features Dynamic Fuel Management, a cylinder deactivation technology that enables only the cylinders that are necessary, providing the ideal balance of power and fuel economy. The Nissan Titan doesn’t offer a comparable system.
The Silverado is more maneuverable than the Titan, with a turning radius that’s 3.4 feet smaller than the Titan. The Silverado also has a longer wheelbase than the Titan, which means the Silverado delivers a smoother ride and more stable handling than the Titan.
Towing and Hauling
The Silverado’s minimum standard towing capacity is 7,400 pounds, while the Titan’s is only 660 pounds. The Silverado 1500’s Double Cab with the standard bed and all-wheel drive can tow up to 12,200 pounds. The highest towing capacity for the Nissan Titan is 9,540 pounds for a Single Cab with all-wheel drive. In addition, the Silverado has a higher standard and optional payload capacity than the Titan.
The Silverado LTZ and High Country trims have an available low-speed automatic braking system that warns the driver when it senses a possible collision If the driver fails to react, the system applies the brakes to avoid a crash or reduce the effects of a crash. The Titan doesn't offer collision warning or crash mitigation brakes. The LTX and High Country also have an available lane departure warning system that alerts the driver if the truck leaves its lane and guides it back. You can’t get a lane departure warning system on the Titan.
In the End
Both the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and the 2019 Nissan Titan are fine vehicles, but when you compare them side by side, you can see the Nissan Titan misses the mark in every important category. The Silverado has a lower starting price, a more powerful engine, better handling, and more towing and hauling capacity than the Titan.