2016 Ford F-250 vs. 2016 Nissan Titan XD

The marketplace for heavy-duty pickup trucks is more competitive than ever, especially when you have options like the Ford F-250 and Nissan Titan XD to consider. Choosing the right model ultimately comes down to your workload requirements, so we broke down their features side by side to help you choose the truck that's best for your needs.

If you're in the market for a pickup truck in Glen Allen, Ashland, or Short Pump, read our 2016 Ford F-250 vs. Nissan Titan XD comparison to find out which one is best for you.  

2016 Ford F-250 Power vs. 2016 Nissan Titan XD Power

 The 2016 Ford F-250 and Nisan Titan XD offer no shortage of power. Each gets a potent V8 engine beneath its hood, delivering a forceful, steady performance to get you through your workday. Gas and diesel powertrains are available with each, but the 2016 F-250 comes out on top with best-in-class ratings horsepower and torque when equipped with its 6.7L Power Stroke® V8 engine:

  • The F-250's 6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel gets best-in-class 440 horsepower and 860 lb-ft of torque.
  • The Nissan Titan XD's 5.0L Cummins® Turbo Diesel V8 delivers 310 horsepower and 555 lb-ft of torque.

Strength and Capabilities

For most drivers, choosing a heavy-duty pickup truck comes down to their capabilities. The Titan XD and Ford F-250 hold their own when it comes to towing and payload, delivering plenty of muscle to get you through your workday.

  • The Ford F-250 tows up to 12,500 pounds.
  • The Titan XD only tows 12,310 pounds.
  • The Ford F-250 can haul up to 4,267 pounds of payload.
  • The Nissan Titan XD only transports up to 2,589 pounds of payload.

However, the 2016 F-250 transports nearly 1,700 more pounds of payload and 190 more pounds of towing than the Titan XD when properly equipped. Depending on your transportation requirements, the F-250 might be better suited to handle your workload.

Ford F-250 vs. Nissan Titan XD Truck Interior and Configurations

 The 2016 Ford F-250 is available in three cab configurations-regular, crew, and super-while the Titan XD only offers one. There's plenty of space to stretch out inside each truck, which offer innovative infotainment systems to keep you connected while you're on the go. The XD offers NissanConnectSM, which includes mobile integration, voice command, and more. Likewise, the Ford F-250 offers SYNC® with MyFord® or SYNC® with MyFord Touch.

  • The Ford F-250 offers two more cab configurations than the Nissan Titan XD.
  • The F-250 offers two infotainment centers.

Test Drive a 2016 F-250 at Richmond Ford West

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD offers beefy capabilities, but the 2016 Ford F-250 ultimately comes out on top. If you're in the market for a heavy-duty pickup truck in Glen Allen, Ashland, or Short Pump, here are a few reasons why you should consider the 2016 Ford F-250:

  • The Ford F-250 was rated best-in-class for horsepower and torque.
  • The F-250 can transport more towing and payload than the 2016 Titan XD.
  • The 2016 Ford F-250 is available in more configurations than the Nissan Titan XD.

Richmond Ford West takes an in-depth look at the 2016 F-250's capabilities, performance, and design in our truck review. Before visiting a dealership, read our review to learn what the F-250 has to offer. We also have a full inventory in our showroom, so schedule to test drive a Ford F-250 when you're ready to get behind the wheel. 

See how the Ford F-250 compares to the Chevrolet Silverado 2500.


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