New Nissan Frontier won’t suffer too many changes for new model. Engine options and trim levels are the same, as well as cab configurations. Full-size truck offers again 2016 Frontier King cab and Crew cab. Main thing there is no significant additions to model is the plan of new generation of the pickup truck. Until this information become official, we will have few refreshments, and the first one is in 2016. Comparing to its relative, King cab configuration of Frontier is weaker on features, but is more functional.
2016 Frontier King cab – trim levels
The 2016 Frontier King cab can be purchased in total of five trims. However, you can upgrade your truck adding many packages and accessories which are not included by default. Entry level remains S. Higher trim SV can be found in two variants, with either 4-cylinder or V6 powertrain. Comparing to Crew cab configuration, King cab lacks SL trim, but offers 4-cylinder engine.
2016 Frontier King cab – redesign
Every 2016 Frontier King cab can take up to 4 passengers, and has 4 doors. Also, all levels have 16-inch wheels. Grille is chromed, but some levels have additional satin layout. Some of the trims get rear privacy glass and lights for bed. In the cabin, various features could be found, and probably most exciting is NissanConnect, with optional navigation, Sirius satellite radio and dual zone automatic temperature control.
2016 Frontier King cab – engines
Powertrain options for entire 2016 Nissan Frontier is carried over from previous model. That means 2.4-l four-cylinder unit and 4.0-l V6 drivetrain could be found under the hood. The 2016 Frontier King cab will get power from both variants, while Crew cab uses only V6 powerplant. Smaller, 2.4-l is used by lower, S and SV levels. Bigger is installed for SV, Desert Runner and Pro 4X. Horsepower is going from 152 to 261, while torque level is at 171 lb-ft, up to 281 with V6. Transmission is 5-speed automatic and 6-speed manual, and estimated mileage is 21 mpg combined for I4 and 18 mpg for V6. Gap in price between entry level, which costs $18,000, and top of the class model, Pro-4X, is $12,000. With additional options, price goes north.