- Nissan Frontier insurance costs $1,522 per year for a full coverage policy, depending on the trim level.
- The cheapest Nissan Frontier insurance is on the S Crew Cab 2WD trim level at an estimated $1,434 per year.
- The Frontier SV King Cab 4WD is the most expensive to insure at $1,592 per year.
- The Nissan Frontier is one of the cheaper midsize trucks to insure, costing $144 less per year on average when compared to other midsize trucks.
How much does Nissan Frontier insurance cost?
Nissan Frontier car insurance costs on average $1,522 annually for full coverage. Average Nissan Frontier insurance cost per month ranges from $120 to $133 depending on the trim level.
Drivers can expect to pay approximately $144 less each year to insure a Nissan Frontier compared to the average rate for midsize trucks, and $163 less per year than the $1,685 national average.
The following chart shows average car insurance rates for a 2023 Nissan Frontier rated for different driver ages and risk profiles.
|Driver Risk Profile||Annual Rate||Monthly Rate|
|High Risk Driver Age 30||$3,438||$287|
|Safe Driver Age 20||$3,012||$251|
|At-fault Accidents Age 40||$2,146||$179|
|Low Deductibles Age 40||$1,966||$164|
|Safe Driver Age 30||$1,602||$134|
|Safe Driver Age 40||$1,522||$127|
|Safe Driver Age 50||$1,388||$116|
|Safe Driver Age 60||$1,362||$114|
|High Deductibles Age 40||$1,292||$108|
|Discount Rate Age 40||$1,266||$106|
To help you comprehend how variable insurance rates are for a Frontier, consider that liability-only insurance for a Nissan Frontier in the cheaper areas of Wisconsin or Illinois can cost around $225 a year, while insurance cost for a 16-year-old driver with an accident or two in some areas in California might be as much as $11,554 a year for a policy that provides full coverage.
Due to this amount of rate variation, the recommended way to see if you’re currently paying a good rate, or to compare rates for a newly acquired Nissan Frontier, is to get free rate quotes.
The following table shows average Nissan Frontier car insurance rates for 2013 to 2023 model years.
|Model Year and Vehicle||Driver Age 20||Driver Age 40||Driver Age 60|
|2023 Nissan Frontier||$3,012||$1,522||$1,362|
|2022 Nissan Frontier||$3,146||$1,576||$1,412|
|2021 Nissan Frontier||$2,886||$1,450||$1,296|
|2020 Nissan Frontier||$2,852||$1,430||$1,280|
|2019 Nissan Frontier||$2,790||$1,398||$1,252|
|2018 Nissan Frontier||$2,756||$1,380||$1,238|
|2017 Nissan Frontier||$2,626||$1,314||$1,178|
|2016 Nissan Frontier||$2,372||$1,188||$1,066|
|2015 Nissan Frontier||$2,372||$1,200||$1,072|
|2014 Nissan Frontier||$2,502||$1,260||$1,132|
|2013 Nissan Frontier||$2,020||$1,020||$918|
What is the cheapest Nissan Frontier insurance?
The cheapest model of Nissan Frontier to insure is the S Crew Cab 2WD at an estimated $1,434 per year, or about $120 per month. The next cheapest trim is the SV Crew Cab 2WD also at $1,482 per year, and the third cheapest model to insure is the S Crew Cab 4WD at $1,486 per year.
For the more expensive models, the three highest cost Frontier trim levels to insure are the Nissan Frontier PRO-4X Crew Cab 4WD, the SV Crew Cab Long Bed 4WD, and the SV King Cab 4WD trim levels at an estimated $1,558, $1,560, and $1,592 per year, respectively.
The rate table below displays average annual and 6-month insurance policy costs, in addition to a monthly budget estimate, for each Nissan Frontier package and trim level available for the 2023 model year.
|Nissan Frontier Trim Level||Annual Policy||Six-Month Policy||Per Month|
|S Crew Cab 2WD||$1,434||$717||$120|
|SV Crew Cab 2WD||$1,482||$741||$124|
|S Crew Cab 4WD||$1,486||$743||$124|
|S King Cab 2WD||$1,492||$746||$124|
|SV Crew Cab 4WD||$1,524||$762||$127|
|SV Crew Cab Long Bed 2WD||$1,524||$762||$127|
|SV King Cab 2WD||$1,544||$772||$129|
|Midnight Edition Crew Cab 4WD||$1,546||$773||$129|
|S King Cab 4WD||$1,550||$775||$129|
|PRO-4X Crew Cab 4WD||$1,558||$779||$130|
|SV Crew Cab Long Bed 4WD||$1,560||$780||$130|
|SV King Cab 4WD||$1,592||$796||$133|
How do rates compare to other midsize pickups?
The Nissan Frontier ranks third out of 10 total comparison vehicles in the 2023 midsize truck segment. The Frontier costs an estimated $1,522 per year to insure for full coverage, while the category average rate is $1,666 annually, a difference of $144 per year.
When rates are compared to the most popular models in the midsize truck segment, insurance for a Nissan Frontier costs $92 less per year than the Toyota Tacoma, $52 more than the Chevrolet Colorado, $44 less than the Ford Ranger, and $312 less than the Jeep Gladiator.
The chart below shows how well Nissan Frontier car insurance rates compare to the trucks mentioned earlier, plus the Honda Ridgeline and GMC Canyon models.
|7||Hyundai Santa Cruz||$1,640||$118|
Additional observations and interesting situations that can impact Frontier insurance rates include:
- High-risk drivers pay extremely high rates. For a 30-year-old driver, having a high frequency of accidents or violations could trigger a rate increase of $1,836 or more per year.
- Earn policy discounts to save money. Discounts may be available if the insured drivers are good students, are senior citizens, insure multiple vehicles on the same policy, belong to certain professional organizations, or other policy discounts which could save the average driver as much as $256 per year on Nissan Frontier insurance.
- Careless drivers spend more on insurance. Causing frequent accidents will increase insurance costs, to the tune of $2,114 per year for a 20-year-old driver and even as much as $488 per year for a 50-year-old driver.
- Frontier insurance rates for teenagers are high. Average rates for full coverage Frontier insurance costs $5,460 per year for a 16-year-old driver, $5,090 per year for a 17-year-old driver, and $4,748 per year for an 18-year-old driver.
- Older drivers tend to pay less than younger drivers. The difference in Frontier insurance cost between a 60-year-old driver ($1,362 per year) and a 30-year-old driver ($1,602 per year) is $240, or a savings of 16.2%.
- Increase physical damage deductibles to save money. Increasing your deductibles from $500 to $1,000 could save around $230 per year for a 40-year-old driver and $444 per year for a 20-year-old driver.
- Decreasing deductibles will cost more. Dropping your physical damage deductibles from $500 to $250 could cost an additional $238 per year for a 40-year-old driver and $470 per year for a 20-year-old driver.