Nissan Motor Company will publish completely redesigned its model Titan, as model for 2016 year. This was expected step, based on fact that this model had no any significant changes, since 2003, when it first appeared on the US market. More one reason is and low rates of sale with the last produced version. New model, 2016 Nissan Titan, will keep the same platform for construction concept, with improvements which will provide better output performances, caused by new Diesel Cummins engine under the hood.
2016 Nissan Titan: Exterior
Designers has decided to make more competitive model, and first step is choice of quality materials for constructing both, exterior and interior. As for exterior, most of parts will be completely redesigned. With using lighter materials in higher percentage for building, vehicle will characterize weight loss and easier for handling. Also, new, slimmer shape of some parts will affect on improved performances, with aim to reduce fuel economy, first of all.
2016 Nissan Titan: Interior
This model will be available in three versions, as Extended Cab, Crew Cab, as well as Regular Cab. Main difference is related to the interior equipment and performances. All these new versions of 2016 Nissan Titan now will have richer interior parts, built with high-quality materials, which was not the case with predecessors. Plastic elements and cheap materials are the past. Modern and spacious cabin will include and tech adds, to provide full comfort. There is display for monitoring selection from infotainment system, then Bluetooth connectivity, 8-speaker audio high-quality system, navigation system, air-conditioner with dual-zone, etc.
2016 Nissan Titan: Engine, MPG
Basic model will keep the same, proven petrol engine under the hood. It is about V8 engine with 5.6 liters of displacement. This power unit characterizes maximum production of 317 hp, as well as 385 pounds of torque. This engine will be paired to the 5-speed automatic transmission. Previous model notices braking test result of 190 with braking from speeds of 70 mph to zero, while from 60 mph to zero makes braking distance of 152 ft. Maximum speed which can reach is 115 mph. EPA is estimated this engine with average 15 mpg in combined driving.
2016 Nissan Titan: Diesel Cummins
2016 Nissan Titan Diesel will characterize new power unit, produced by Cummins. It is about 5.0L V8 engine, which can be capable to deliver up to 300 hp and 500 pounds of torque. Main difference in compare to the petrol engine reflects to the parameters of fuel economy. This is more economical engine, which exceeds 26 mpg in combined driving.
2016 Nissan Titan: Price and Release Date
With this improvement of fuel economy, new model will be more competitive to the model such as Tundra from Toyota Motor Company, then F-150 by Ford and Silverado produced by Chevrolet. Release date is expected to be in the first quarter of 2015, probably already at the NAIAS in Detroit, in January. Estimated price should be in range between $ 25,000 and $ 31,000, depending on trim level/engine/FWD or AWD choice.
Model with shorter wheelbase (139.8″) will have length of 224.6″ and width of 79.5″, while longer wheelbase (159.4″) characterizes length of 244.3″ and the same width. Main difference is in height, which depends of Cab version and drive mode (AWD or 2WD). It is in range from 74.7″ to 76.7″.