2016 Nissan Frontier redesign, specs, usa – The Nissan Frontier is a compact pickup truck that offers a lot of versatility, thanks to a very good looking body and a great selection of engines. The new Frontier is finally going to use the totally new D23 series Navara chassis, meaning that it will finally replace the 10 year old platform with a more fuel efficient one. The fact that the new Nissan Frontier 2016 will be based on the new model of the Navara, announces that the new Frontier will have a similar styling to that model.
2016 Nissan Frontier redesign
As far as the 2016 Nissan Frontier exterior goes, major changes are not expected. The main reason is that the previous model has suffered a facelift, so the new model will look almost the same as 2015 Frontier. The main characteristics of the front end are the redesigned grille and bigger LED lights. Also, the rear end has a new spoiler, lights and a new tailgate. The overall exterior look of the vehicle seems that the model is a bit lower compared to its predecessor.
Inside, there will be some new features. The materials will also be replaced with better quality ones. The 2016 Nissan Frontier will be available in two body shapes, as crew cab and extended cab, and in 5 trims: S, SV, Desert Runner, Pro-4X and SL. With these options available, Nissan made sure to fulfill every need that the buyers may have.
Nissan Frontier 2016 engine and mpg
Under the hood, the base engine is carried over from the previous model, and it is the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder unit, which pumps out 152 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be paired with the 5-speed manual as standard, or the optional automatic, while the RWD comes only as optional. The second option is the 4.0-liter V6 engine which capable of delivering 261 horsepower and 281 lb-ft of torque, paired with a manual 6-speed as standard, or 5-speed automatic is available as optional. Drivetrain options for this engine are RWD or 4WD. The fuel economy depends on various terms, with manual transmission and 4-cylinder engine is rated at 19/23/21 mpg and 17/23/19 mpg with automatic. The B6 paired with AWD and manual transmission, is rated at 16/21/18 mpg, and with RWD 16/22/19 mpg. The new Nissan Frontier 2016 with automatic transmission and RWD is rated at 16/22/18, the automatic and 4WD combination is rated at 15/21/17 mpg.
2016 Nissan Frontier price and release date
The starting price for the new Nissan Frontier 2016 will be around $19,000, and depending on the body style, it can go up to $23,000. The main competitors will be Toyota Tacoma, Honda Ridgeline and Chevy Colorado. The new 2016 Nissan Frontier pickup truck is expected to hit the dealers at the end of this year.
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