Just like how the usual Nissan Frontier, it has a muscular and boxy design for a powerful and strong appeal of the pickup truck. The model is covered and built from high strength steel and aluminum, that even though it is lightweight, it is also strong with high endurance. There are single and double cabin configurations for the options of the model. With some features from Navarra with similarities and body model like Titan XD, making the combination a much more pleasing to look at. It has the ability to tow maximum of 3,760 weigh with up to 930 lbs maximum payload. And not to forget the full-length boxed ladder frame.
2018 Nissan Frontier Changes
The front fascia is renewed while the back is mounted a full-size spare tire. There are some upgraded for the headlight, with larger grille, and different looking bumper unlike the previous model of the Nissan frontier. The larger grille has horizontal bar mesh structure, and the headlight has trapezoidal shape with fog light in dark chrome case in the front bumper. The fancy front facet and rear bumper are made from chrome along with the sophisticated looking tail light and fender flairs.
Opening the door, you may see the insides has buckets seats that can be power adjusted and heated. Having an infotainment system of 6-inch wide touch-screen display, it has satellite radio with Bluetooth connectivity and some other features. It has remote keyless entry, with illuminated entry and panic button. The air conditioning can be adjusted manually, with analog display, engine immobilizer, and front center armrest.
2018 Nissan Frontier Engine
It has been informed that it has engine variants of Cummins 2.8 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel engine diesel engine 200hp energy 250 lbs-ft torque. All of the engine powertrains may get 5% more power. For the bigger power that already confirmed, it has 3.5-litre VQ series V6 engine 270 hp energy 250 lbs-ft torque. Both may have options for transmission 7-speed automatic or 6-speed manual shifts. It has driven train 4-wheel Anti-lock braking system. Worth mentioning the suspension/steering Independent double wishbone front suspension paired with stabilizer bar.
With highly advanced safety and an all-new security system, it features cruise control, blind spot, monitoring system reverse collision caution, better suspension tuning. Making the pickups having pickup new dimension altogether. It has EPA rated 23 mpg on the highway 18-20 city street.
The definite highlights are the Cummins, that has been powering pickup trucks since 25 years ago. In the Nissan frontier, Cummins is showing to demonstrate diesel capabilities. From the caranddriver.com it only rated as high as 2 and a half star, despite its durability and all of the recommended features.
Release Date and Pricing
Currently, informed price estimation range is about $ 19,500 – $ 28,000, it fits the name as America’s most affordable pickup. But until now there is no official date released yet. Some of the experts may speculate it should have been release summer 2018. Nissan Frontier 2018 needs to watch for competition of Toyota Tacoma, Chevy Silverado, Chevrolet Colorado, Mercedes Benz GLT.