Nissan, a car of choice for those who are looking for quality and comfort along with affordability all within one unit. According to a recent press release by Nissan, 133,496 units were sold in the USA by the company in May 2016. This proves the popularity of this Japanese automaker in the USA.
Nissan Motor Company Limited rolled out its first basic Frontier model in the year 2005 and since then every year it is re-launched with minor changes made to keep up with the expectations of the customer as well as to keep up with the competitor’s products.
At the end of this year, Nissan will launch its newest version of Frontier series. Here is a short review about what to expect from the upcoming 2017 Nissan Frontier.
Engine Specifications of 2017 Nissan Frontier
This time, there’s something new under the hood of 2017 Nissan Frontier series. It’s the 2.8-liters Cummins diesel engine, which will have four cylinders producing 350 lb. ft. of torque – allowing the 200 hp engine to send this car to 60 mph in just 8.5 seconds.
The engine’s turbo diesel motor is designed in such a way that the power will be spread to all four wheels of 2017 Nissan Frontier which means that it will be an all-wheel drive.
The diesel engine of this upcoming pickup truck will be combined with an 8-speed automatic transmission that will consume 35% less fuel when compared with the previous V6 engines that were mounted on the older models of Nissan Frontier. It is also speculated by the car pundits that the 2017 Nissan Frontier will have another 2.5-liter engine option that will be able to produce around 152 hp. This new engine will definitely improve and enhance the driving experience of Nissan truck drivers.
Dimensions of the New 2017 Nissan Frontier
This mid-sized truck by Nissan has a length and width of 205.5’’ and 72.8’’, respectively. The length of the wheelbase is about 126’’. The cargo volume and the curb weight of 2017 Nissan Frontier are 33.5 cubic ft. and 3708 lbs. respectively. This vehicle can achieve a maximum speed of 108 mph and is available in the following colors:
- Brilliant Silver
- Lava Red
- Glacier White
- Night Armor
- Arctic Blue Metallic
- Cayenne Red
- Gun Metallic
- Magnetic Black
- Forged Copper
2017 Nissan Frontier’s Exterior
The upcoming model of Nissan Frontier will be available in two different body styles. One is the crew cab style and the other extended cab (also popularly known as King Cab). Also, 2017 Nissan Frontier will be available in five different trims, namely:
- Desert Runner
- Pro 4-X
This new model launched by Nissan will have a much smoother glide and a new chassis which will enhance the fuel efficiency of the car. The front bumper of the car is also redesigned by the engineers to give Frontier a brand new look. Just like the upcoming version of Nissan Pathfinder, Frontier will also have a new add-on of daytime LED lights that will enhance the overall appearance of this mid-sized truck by Nissan.
Aluminum is used in the construction of 2017 Nissan Frontier that has greatly reduced the weight of the vehicle thereby increasing its fuel efficiency and making it easier to handle during driving.
2017 Nissan Frontier’s Interior
The seat cover of 2017 Nissan Frontier will be made from superior quality graphite leather that will provide the drivers of this mid-truck with a comfy seat while driving for long hours. Also, the new version will have a slightly bigger back storage and the roof will be lowered a little bit in order to provide maximum stability to the vehicle.2017 Nissan Frontier will come with red floor mats and a sensor that will enable the driver to monitor the coolant temperature, oil pressure, and boost pressure while sitting in the driving seat. Upper corner of the seats and the dashboard cover is made from a material that looks similar to carbon fiber. There is not much detailed information released regarding any other changes in the interior of an upcoming version of Nissan Frontier.
Competitors of Nissan Frontier
Nissan Frontier is not the only one catering to the needs of mid-sized truck buyers. Main competitors of Nissan Frontier include Toyota Tacoma, GMC Canyon, and Chevrolet Colorado. New and improved models of these vehicles of competitors are also set to be released in the year 2017 which will surely provide competition to Nissan Frontier. However, the features and specifications discussed earlier in this article clearly show that the upcoming model of Nissan Frontier have surely raised the bar high, in terms of fuel efficiency and comfortability, for the other competitors to achieve.
Release Date and Price of 2017 Nissan Frontier
The latest model of this pickup truck by Nissan is set to be released in the last quarter of this year (2016). As for the pricing side, you will be glad to hear that this mid-sized pickup truck by Nissan is reasonably priced and starts from mere $19,000 for 2016 Frontier S King Cab and can climb up to approximately $32,350 for 2017 Frontier Pro-4X Crew Cab.
Analyzing all the information given above clearly proves that this mid-sized truck named ‘Frontier’ is the best option for those who are looking for an affordable, spacious, and comfortable driving option. This is a vehicle that is best suited for those who loves to go on long excursions by car. The towing and payload capacities of this upcoming 2017 Nissan Frontier is expected to be around 6500 and 1480, respectively.