The Frontier is a mid-size pickup truck produced by Nissan. It is also known under Navara name in Europe and Asia. Original model came in 1997, under the D22 name. Replacement came in 2004 under the D40 name. In 2014, company released a third generation of this truck, but this model is not offered for U.S. market, which indicates that company plans to introduce a pickup which will be designed especially for the North American market. New model is expected to come completely redesigned, as 2017 Nissan Frontier, which will come with new styling, new interior, plenty of mechanical improvements etc.
2017 Nissan Frontier redesign
We are expecting to see new 2017 Nissan Frontier somewhere in the late period of next year. New model is expected to come with plenty of changes. Exact details are still unknown, but we expect to see completely new look, which will be adapted to the company’s latest design language. Also, we expect many new design solutions in mechanical aspect. The 2017 Nissan Frontier will borrow many design solution from bigger Titan model. Interior is also expected to completely redesigned. Beside completely new styling, we will also see a whole bunch of latest advanced technologies. We will also see new, better-quality and finer-touch materials, and also higher level of overall comfort.
2017 Nissan Frontier under the hood
This pickup is expected to come in several variants when it is about powertrain. Several engines will be offered for 2017 Nissan Frontier. For the North American market, most of those engines will be petrol-powered. Besides those units, it is expected that 2017 Frontier will be also offered in diesel variant. This variant should be powered by 2.5 inline-four turbodiesel engine, which will probably have max output around 190 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. When it is about transmission, it is expected that new model will be available in 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Nissan Frontier release date, price and competition
Exact date of launch is still unknown, but it is expected that 2017 Nissan Frontier will be available late next year. When it is about price, base models are expected to go around 25.000 dollars. Competition in this segment is tough. There are several models around, but main rivals will be models like Toyota Tacoma , Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon.