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The Nissan Frontier is a family of compact or mid-size pickups, powered by 4-cylinder or V6 engines. Throughout the model line, you can get King Cab or Crew Cab body styles and most of the model line--all but base S and SV 4-cylinder models--is available with a choice of rear-wheel drive or part-time 4-wheel drive.
The Frontier model line consists of S, SV, SL, Desert Runner and PRO-4X models. Frontier S King Cab and some SV models can be had with an economical 152-horsepower, 2.5L in-line 4-cylinder engine, but the rest of the Frontier lineup includes a 261-hp, 4.0L V6 engine. With either engine, a manual gearbox is the base transmission (5-speed with 4-cylinder, 6-speed with the V6), but in either case a 5-speed automatic is optional. The Desert Runner trim comes only with the automatic. The V6 is ideal for hauling and towing, thanks to the V6 engine's plentiful torque and strong, smooth character. When properly equipped, some versions can tow up to 6,500 pounds.
Built on a sturdy platform, with its frame design borrowed from the larger Titan pickup, the Frontier is perhaps better suited to off-roading or heavier hauling than other compacts. For the trail, Frontier 4x4 models include Hill Descent Control, which helps moderate speed down steep slopes when off-roading, while Hill Start Assist helps the driver get a smooth start on an incline. Additionally, rear-wheel drive models get an Active Brake Limited Slip system that helps gain traction and stability.
While front seat accommodations are just as spacious in either body style of the Frontier, King Cab models, with their rear-hinged back doors, include flip-up rear seats that would work fine doing temporary duty for kids, while Crew Cab models have adult-size back-seat space and easy entry and exit. King Cab models come with flip-up rear seats, as well as removable storage boxes under the seats, while all models have center-console storage plus a locking dual glovebox. Crew Cab models can be had with either a standard-length bed--for the best maneuverability--or a Long Bed for more cargo capacity.
Because it shares the same underlying design and frame structure with the larger Titan, the Frontier doesn't break a sweat for heavy hauling tasks. The suspension--a double wishbone design in front and overslung leaf springs in back--is also built for serious work without sacrificing too much ride quality. Critical components, like brake lines and other underbody hardware, are tucked inside frame rails, and 4x4 models get at least 8.9 inches of ground clearance as well as approach and departure angles that will lessen the chances of scrapes and dents when off-roading.
Frontier S, SV, SL, Desert Runner and PRO-4X models cover a wide span of prices, equipment, and needs. The new Desert Runner includes 16-inch Off-Road design alloy wheels, Bilstein off-road shocks, unique seat cloth with embroidered Frontier logos on the front seats, fog lights, and special badging. The PRO-4X model is kitted out with Bilstein high-pressure off-road shocks, skid plates, a 4-wheel limited-slip system, and tough off-road wheels and tires, plus keyless entry, cruise control, power windows and locks and a red-stitched leather interior with leather trim and white-faced gauges. Top Crew Cab PRO-4X trims also get a power driver's seat moonroof, heated front seats and a roof rack with crossbars.
Fuel-saving 4-cylinder Base Model
Very Capable V6
Innovative Storage Solutions
For 2013, Nissan has made some subtle but important changes to the Frontier pickup truck. First and foremost, Nissan has lowered the price of King Cab and Crew Cab models in all trim levels. A new SV Value Truck Package adds comfort and convenience options previously found on the SV Premium Utility Package. A Desert Runner model on 4x2 King and Crew Cabs SV V6 models is also new. Nissan has made improvements in engine efficiency, as well as subtle aerodynamic enhancements, and the result is improved fuel economy on nearly every Frontier model. Minor equipment changes complete the updates to the 2013 Nissan Frontier.
The Nissan Frontier is one of the lowest-priced pickups available; and with the discontinuation of the Ford Ranger for 2012, it's also one of the few compact trucks available at any price. Four-cylinder Frontier models fill most needs for a basic truck--provided it's only light-duty tasks such as hauling firewood or appliances--while V6 models are the way to go for those with serious towing in mind.
In any of its variants, the Frontier is more maneuverable and easier to park than full-size pickups, while Crew Cab models have enough space for four adults. Compared to other small trucks the Frontier line still offers some innovative storage features, such as removable rear-seat storage boxes and the Utili-Track adjustable tie-down system. Off-road purists will also like the complete set of go-anywhere equipment and interior comforts in the PRO-4X models, while in general, the Frontier can handle heavier-duty tasks than some other compact trucks because of its shared frame and structure with the larger Titan.
4.0L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine
Nissan engine cover
5-speed automatic transmission w/OD
Locking rear differential
Electronic shift-on-the-fly 4-wheel drive w/low range
Front tow hook
Oil pan & fuel tank skid plates
Transfer case skid plate
Front independent suspension w/stabilizer bar
Multi-leaf rear suspension
Bilstein off-road high pressure shocks
Vehicle speed-sensitive pwr steering
Pwr 4-wheel vented disc brakes
16" off-road machine-finish alloy wheels
P265/75R16 BF Goodrich Rugged Trail OWL tires
Full size spare
Body-color front bumper
Body-color rear bumper
Satin chrome grille
Body-color pwr outside mirrors
Automatic on/off headlamps
Tinted UV-reducing solar glass
Manual sliding rear window
Variable intermittent windshield wipers
(4) full-size doors
Body-color door handles
Factory-applied spray-on bedliner
Bed rail caps
Utili-Track channel system w/(4) tie-down cleats
Detachable tailgate w/lock
Rockford Fosgate audio system -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player, radio data system, aux input, SiriusXM satellite radio, (10) speakers, subwoofer, illuminated steering wheel audio controls
Reclining front bucket seats w/adjustable active head restraints
8-way manual driver seat w/adjustable lumbar support
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