They seem like they don't even want to sell vehicles. King Cab models feature smaller rear-hinged rear doors that provide access to flip-up rear seats, while Crew Cab models feature traditional rear doors and a more conventional back seat. Those critics might be silenced by the fact that the Frontier gets some of the best gas mileage in the class. G Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight. If money weren't a consideration, I'd buy a Tacoma. Nissan service advises that the secondary timing chain guide and tensioner is failing or has failed.
The V6 is plenty powerful and does offer the choice between a manual and automatic transmission, but all that power and performance comes at the expense of fuel economy. With 261 horsepower and 281 pound-feet of torque, this 4. The seats are confortable and the room is nice. Side- and curtain-airbags and stability control are standard equipment. Very responsive V6 that makes it fun to drive. Interior is a little plain looking with a lot of plastic trim. But this truck and thousands in my pocket makes more sense.
I am planing to fix this issue with a dash cover and trim kit, so, no big thing, imo. Restraints and dummy kinematics Dummy movement was well controlled in both tests. The big plus in the interior is that it is much more roomy than it's previous model. The Nissan Frontier Crew Cab and King Cab were redesigned for the 2005 model year and are significantly larger and heavier than previous models. The days of the compact pickup are fast closing.
It had a slight whine that turned out to be from the timing chain that was failing. Build Quality - To much plastic for my taste, but overall i have no problems. The 2008 Frontier has great off-road and hauling capabilities, as well as ample power and an attractive exterior. Even with someone smaller driving with the front seat up, I had a hard time sitting up straight due to head room issues. Features not included at base sticker price include the 4. Overall, a solidly built truck with the best of performance that Nissan offers, for a mid size class truck.
Power and Associates Power Circle Ratings do not include all information used to determine J. Reproduction of this information, in whole or in part, by any means is prohibited without the express written consent of J. The only slightly negative is the back seat can be a bit too upright in respect to comfort. It is a very solid truck with a comfortable interior and low road noise. It handles well and is very fast from the stop light.
Suspect it was piston slap, eventually Nissan replaced the block under warranty. Appearance - Personally i like the styling of the truck but the orange meter color i hate. The 4x4 on the fly shift is great for if. Stock I was able to tow with ease, take it off road in Moab, Utah. With one of the most powerful V6 engines in its class, the Frontier offers superior towing with almost sports car-like acceleration. The ratings and vehicle specifications based on Nissan's test are shown below because the 2wd Crew Cab is similar to the configuration of other pickups tested more recently.
I highly recommend Amati to purchase a car. Nissan requires a full 30,000 mile maintenance but its worth it for a great running vehicle. Power and Associates content by site visitors for their personal use. Now, that is solved, I can fit in the back. Worse when cold but does not go away.
A look at the Fair Purchase Price page shows what consumers are typically paying for their Frontier trucks in your area, so be sure to check it out before you purchase. After the dummy moved forward into the airbag, it rebounded into the seat without its head coming close to any stiff structure that could cause injury. Jordan Adamses was the sales person I worked he. All information provided by J. Subsequently they reported the driver side rear axle seal was leaking. Two tests of the Frontier were conducted, one by the Institute of a 2wd King Cab and the other by Nissan of a 2wd Crew Cab as part of.
The Frontier's purposeful interior is defined by its flexibility. As i read from other reviews you must account that for wide steering but that is about it. Power and Associates, other than printing copies of the J. The fully boxed frame is very nice to have if your towing or hauling. Off road, it won't disappoint as well. I would have to turn it off, then restart to resume driving. To many plastics and everything scratches to easly.
Over a five-year period, the 2008 Nissan Frontier is expected to retain a healthy portion of its original purchase price, maintaining a resale value just below the Toyota Tacoma's projected residual values, and far higher than those of the Ford Ranger, Dodge Dakota and Chevrolet Colorado. The Frontier has much in common with its larger sibling, the Titan, offering a fully-boxed frame, Nissan's adjustable Utili-track Bed Channel System and a spray-in bed liner. Especially with the locking rear differential. Driving It That we expected more acceleration from the Frontier's new V6 says more about our imprudent expectations than it does about the engine. Front interior is also more roomy as well.