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2018 Nissan Titan

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Nissan Titan vs. 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Any driver comparing 2018 Nissan Titan vs. 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will quickly find that Nissan trucks offer greater power and capability for a significantly lower investment. Here, we’ll see how the Nissan Titan overpowers the Chevy Silverado in terms of performance, towing, price, and warranty coverage. Visit Suntrup Nissan today to learn more, your St. Louis Nissan dealership.

Price and Warranty Coverage

The 2018 Nissan Titan offers seven different trim levels, while the Silverado offers eight. You’ll find a much lower starting price on the Nissan Titan, along with superior warranty coverage. Here’s a quick look at the base and top-level trims of each, along with a breakdown of warranty coverage.

2018 Nissan Titan

  • S: Starting at $30,030 MSRP
  • Platinum Reserve: Starting at $53,710 MSRP
  • Basic Warranty: 60-months/100,000-miles
  • Powertrain Warranty: 60-months/100,000-miles
  • Corrosion Perforation Coverage: Unlimited mileage

2019 Chevy Silverado

  • Work Truck: Starting at $32,200 MSRP
  • High Country: Starting at $53,000 MSRP
  • Basic Warranty: 36-months.36,000-miles
  • Powertrain Warranty: 60-months/60,000-miles
  • Corrosion Perforation Coverage: 100,000-miles
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With the 2018 Titan, you pay less and get more, and have the backing of America’s Best Truck Warranty.


The 2019 Chevy Silverado doesn’t provide much power as standard, instead offering the following engine options:

  • 4.3L V6: Makes up to 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2.7L Four-Cylinder: Makes up to 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque.
  • 5.3L V8: Makes up to 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque.
  • 6.2L V8: Makes up to 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.

The Nissan Titan offers an exceptional 390 hp, 394 lb-ft of torque 5.6L V8 across all trims. For the Chevy to surpass it, you need to spend at least $43,000 for an LTZ or High Country.

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Towing and Payload Capacity

The Nissan Titan matches phenomenal power with high-end capability:

  • Maximum Tow Rating: Up to 9,700 lbs.
  • Maximum Payload: Up to 1,610 lbs.

In contrast, the Chevy Silverado can only tow up to 8,000 pounds with its base engine.

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Explore the Latest Range of Nissan Trucks at Suntrup Nissan

Whether you want greater standard power around Jefferson County or more capable towing around St Louis, the new Nissan Titan stands supreme. To compare it against the Honda Ridgeline, 2019 Nissan Frontier, or even the Nissan Titan XD, contact us today. Want an upgrade? Compare the 2019 Nissan Titan XD vs. 2019 Ford F-150 or compare it to the 2020 Toyota Tundra to see where it stands.

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