The Nissan Frontier is one of the three remaining small pickups for sale today, competing against the Honda Ridgeline and the Toyota Tacoma. In case you hadn’t noticed, most car companies no longer build a smaller truck, and that’s because modern full-size trucks are just as fuel efficient, or even more fuel efficient, than trucks the size of the Frontier.
Still, not everybody wants a larger truck, and that’s the primary reason Nissan still makes the Frontier. Well, that and the fact that it’s now a decade old and quite profitable to continue to build. Let’s take a closer look at one of the only compact trucks you can still buy.