Hauling things is a truck's job at least in part and the Frontier delivers with the cargo-related features. An available Utili-Track cargo tie-down system is very handy for those regularly hauling weekend projects or outdoor gear. Nissan began offering the third generation of the Nissan Frontier starting with the 2014 model. His is a rough riding cheapo and mine is a nice, big, great riding full size 4 door. It's not dropped for hauling loads. Some reviewers find the Frontier's ride comfortable, while others say it feels stiff over rough roads.
With four doors and good rear seat space, the Crew Cab is the clear choice for Frontier shoppers who need to transport more than two people regularly. In 4x2 guise, four-cylinder models offer a choice of five-speed manual transmission or five-speed automatic; V-6 models can choose between a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic. It has also gotten me out of muddy areas a few times already. When it's the work that's rough, the Frontier has some handy factory features: a sprayed-in bedliner, available Utili-Track cargo tie-down system, and a Value Truck Package that bundles a trailer hitch, dual-zone climate control, a bed extender, and more. Anything I should be aware of? He had a few issues since he bought it new. Fortunately, it looks rugged enough for that, too.
Four-cylinder models come standard with a five-speed manual transmission and V6 models have a six-speed manual. It is modern and the interior is sleek. Other than a power window motor the truck has been very reliable. The third generation Nissan Frontier is known among pickup enthusiasts for being a hard-working truck that offers a wide range of options, user-friendly technology, and a comfortable ride. It can handle everything I need it to do, yet not be so large that I can't find a parking space for it. While the Frontier is mid-sized, it's certainly large enough for most folks.
I'm not sure if that's what's going on with the Frontier, but it would seem likely since it's an easy way to increase torque. If you want a 4x4 Frontier, the V-6 engine is your only option, mated to either a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic. Auto journalists say that the V6-powered Frontier has ample power, but they report that it gets lower real-world fuel economy than many modern full-size trucks get. Visibility is good throughout the Frontier range. The rear seats on all Frontier models flip up for more space, and the front-passenger seat can fold flat, creating an impromptu workstation.
While the interior is simple and clean, it's certainly not charming or warm. With the Frontier, you'll get it, but only up to a point; steering is good and the suspension controls the body well, but it can get choppy and harsh over broken surfaces. The seats fold up in great ways to carry more cargo. The Nissan Frontier is nearly as content functioning as a daily commuter vehicle as it is living on the work site or out on the farm. Nissan Frontier S models with the manual can get a Preferred Package that adds all the equipment that comes standard with the automatic transmission. Here, a 6-speed manual is standard, with a 5-speed automatic available. Even the old Ranger truck I drove for 100,000 miles didn't get any better fuel mileage than one I have now or the last full size I traded in.
The interior is comfortable, and the dash layout is clean and simple but notably dated. These include goodies like remote keyless entry, blind spot monitoring, color touchscreen displays, and much more. The connectivity technology is now standard with a 5. . Improvements to the engine's internal components last year reduced friction and boosted gas mileage slightly along with minor aerodynamic improvements , helping to keep the V-6 competitive. It comes with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed automatic.
His is a manual transmission and his fuel mileage is less than my 2014 Supercrew Ford with the 3. Last year, the Nissan Frontier had only the Toyota Tacoma as competition. While I'm not a fan of the bloated pigs they are making now, it's hard to buy a small truck when the bigger trucks get the same fuel mileage and you're obviously safer in a bigger one. Otherwise the truck has held up pretty decent. Nissan fixed it under warranty.
From its spray-in bedliner to its advanced navigation and infotainment options, the Frontier is designed to be rugged, comfortable and affordable. The Frontier is also versatile, with a long bed available on Crew Cab models, giving it the same bed length as the smaller-cabin King Cab. Both 4x2 and 4x4 drive options are available, though 4x4 is limited to V-6-powered models. Those figures make the Frontier more efficient than Nissan's own Titan full-size truck, but the Titan is one of the thirstiest pickups on the road. The style of the truck just looks cool. Compared to full-size trucks, there's more plastic and less substantial feel--but the Frontier is less expensive, too The 2015 Nissan Frontier remains a potent, gutsy performer with its optional V-6 engine, even as it ages.