The Nissan Frontier was last redesigned in the year 2004. Since then, this truck has not gone through any significant changes. This has resulted to a significant drop in its sales especially since other manufacturers have been making drastic changes it their models by changing their power trains and platforms. In fact, some of the Nissan Frontier competitors have undergone total redesigning. In that case, a complete redesign of the Nissan Frontier is highly expected as the 2015 Nissan Frontier rumors continue to circulate. This coming truck needs an improvement in its quality, its performance and its design too. The 2015 Nissan Frontier is expected to be more modern with advanced technologies to make it very attractive to prospective buyers.
2015 NISSAN FRONTIER: REDESIGN EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
Its automakers are aware that every prospective buyer has to look for the available features before buying any auto. In that case, the 2015 Nissan Frontier is being equipped with great features which will make it a great car even for off-road activities. Inside this 2015 Nissan Frontier, it is being equipped with quality leather upholstery, high-tech audio system, suitable security and safety features among other incredible features. This 2015 Nissan Frontier is being offered in the extended King Cab and the Crew Cab body styles. The King Cab comes with fold down rear jump seats and a 6.1 foot cargo bed while the crew cab version acquires a 60/40 split folding rear bench and a standard 5 foot optional 6.1 foot bed. In addition, the 2015 Nissan Frontier is being offered in five trims namely SV, S, Pro 4X, SL and Desert.
The King Cab will utilize the manual transmission. Its S trim entry level features include 15 inch steel wheels, rear privacy glass, front bucket seats with flat folding ability front passenger seat and cloth upholstery. There will also be standard air conditioning features, cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, steering wheel audio controls and four speaker sound with auxiliary input and CD player. Moving up the trim ladder, the SV trim gets the above standard features in addition to keyless entry, a tilt adjustable steering wheel, 16 inch alloy wheel, USB/iPod integration and 12 volt power outlet. Other optional features for the SV trim include a Class IV trailer hitch, heated front seats, a sliding bed extender, dual zone automatic climate control, rear parking sensors, rearview camera and auto dimming rear view mirror.
For serious off-road activities, the four wheel drive Pro-4X is being offered and it features the vital off-road tires, specially made shocks and locking rear differential, automatic headlights, underbody skid plates, Bluetooth streaming audio, 5.8 inch touch screen infotainment system inclusive of navigation system, a leather wrapped steering wheel, a first aid kit, satellite radio and voice controls and features found in the SV value package apart from the bed extender and the trailer since they are optional. The 2015 Nissan Frontier has additional safety features which come as standard and they include antilock disc brakes, front seat airbags, brake activated limited slip differential and stability control among other features.
2015 NISSAN FRONTIER: ENGINE OPTIONS
It will be based on the RVD unibody platform which has also been used in building Nissan Eterra. This means that its new body will be much lighter that the current model as most of its body parts will be made using aluminum which is a light weight material. For its motor option, it will come with two engine options. The first one is a 4.0 liter 24 valve V6 generating 261 horses and 281 lb feet of torque. The second one is a 2.5 liter 4 cylinder which produces 152 horsepower. There are rumors that a 2.5 liter 4 cylinder hybrid version may be offered although it has not yet been confirmed.
2015 Nissan Frontier: Price and Release Date
It is speculated that 2015 Nissan Frontier will increase owing to the improvements which have been accorded to it. It is therefore likely to be above the current price of $ 17 000 and $ 23 000.As for its release date, the exact date is not yet known but is likely to take place towards the end of 2015.