2018 Nissan Frontier Diesel Redesign, USA Release Date
Since its early release in 2004, it takes quite long time to see the updates edition of Frontier. During this void, the absence of Nissan in the auto competition has made the truck could not again be competitive among the class segment. However, to get awake of this situation, the manufacturer has now been building up the new 2018 Frontier version. The upgrades on this truck should be first planned for the 2016 model, but Nissan decided to cease and focus on the Titan lineup. The forthcoming 2018 Nissan Frontier might again share some styling hints with the Navara, suggesting there should be modern revamps and improvements on the fuel economy going to offer.
2018 Nissan Frontier Redesign
Though the current truck outlook still becomes the favorite, the automaker is anyhow required to present the completely distinct Frontier. Having the muscular and striking appearance, the truck is expected to possess the curvier and more advanced overall design, as typically Navara lineup. In addition, some people also suggest the Nissan team to adopt some appealing styling given to the ongoing Titan.
Shifting to the truck interior, we might notice some similarities in terms of design and technological features as in the Navara. Nevertheless, the cabin of 2018 Nissan Frontier will be more spacious allowing the additional equipment and also the more comfortable seats. To guarantee the passengers’ safety, several security standards including the cross-lane detection, blind spot warning, active cruise control, collision alert and also active-brake system are all later equipped.
2018 Nissan Frontier Engine
Under the hood, the engineer has opted some drivetrain options to support the truck performance. Replacing the old 2.5 and 4.0 liter, the new 2.5 liter inline 4 naturally aspirated may be injected for the base 2018 Nissan Frontier model. Configured with the direct injection and DOHC, this engine could deliver the output of around 200 HP and 190 lb-ft of torque. Another engine option could be a 3.5 liter V6 credible to generate the output of 290 horsepower and 280 pound feet of torque. As for the US market, the power setup of the current Navara, a 2.3 liter twin-turbocharged diesel unit, might be included as the other option as well. This engine is capable to produce the power of 210 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque.
The arrival of Frontier in the dealerships might take place sometime in 2017 or the beginning of 2018. Based on the latest estimation, the 2018 Nissan Frontier will be worth valued at around $19,000 for the basic version. This price is a lot cheaper than its fellow competitors.