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Nissan Frontier:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Nissan Frontier side view
Nissan Frontier angular front perspective
Nissan Frontier angular rear perspective

Overview of the Nissan Frontier

Learn about the Nissan Frontier

Nissan Frontier Summary

A solid and sturdy mid-size truck, the Nissan Frontier is a great all-rounder at a low price point. With an exterior designed for strength and resilience, it’s available in multiple trim varieties so you can find the one that suits you.

The truck’s firm chassis and option of 4x4 means you’ll have no trouble going off-road. The Frontier is no slouch on the pavement, either, especially in models where the base four-cylinder engine has been upgraded to a powerful V6. For trucks this size, the Nissan Frontier is as affordable as they come and has decent fuel economy to boot.

Pros and cons of the Nissan Frontier

  • Choice of manual or automatic transmission
  • Comes in King Cab or crew cab
  • Pro-4X a capable off-roader
  • Design has not evolved in recent years
  • Limited legroom in rear seats
  • High fuel consumption
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Nissan Frontier

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Nissan Frontier

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats4 - 5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic or Manual
  • City consumption13.7 - 15.8 L/100km
  • Highway consumption10.3 - 11.5 L/100km
  • Width1850 mm
  • Length5220 - 5574 mm
  • Trunk space-
  • Cargo space-
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Nissan Frontier

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Nissan Frontier 2005 - 2019 is available in 5 trims:

S trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Nissan Frontier

Dimensions of the Nissan Frontier

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20191745 mm1850 mm5220 mm

Towing capacity of the Nissan Frontier

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2019454 kg1588 − 2948 kg