Keep in mind when car business offered compact pickup? Today, those do not exist, changed by midsize pickup that provide marginal fuel-economy enhancements over modern-day full-size trucks and are acquired primarily since they are more economical and much easier to navigate.
The 2015 Nissan Frontier is a midsize truck, offered in crew-cab and extended-cab body designs, with an option in between a 4-cylinder or a V-6 engine, and readily available with rear-wheel or 4-wheel drive (4WD).
Features and designs
The King Cab is the extended-cab variation of the 2015 Frontier, and it can be found in S, SV, SV V6, Desert Runner, and PRO-4X trim levels. Select the Crew Cab design with 4 full-size doors and the Frontier is provided in S, SV, Desert Runner, PRO-4X, and SL trim levels.
The Frontier S is the work truck, and that’s why the Frontier SV consists of so lots of upgrades. Emphasizes for the SV consist of a NissanConnect with Mobile Apps infotainment system consisting of a 5-in. The Frontier SV likewise has air conditioning, then power windows, then power door locks, then power outside mirrors, then cruise control, and a tilt guiding wheel.
The Frontier Desert Runner is a rear-drive, Baja-style truck with off-road shocks, and more aggressive tires, and special 16-in. aluminum wheels. Fog lights, a satin chrome grille, and a body-color rear bumper spruce up the outdoors, while the cabin is geared up with embroidered fabric seats with white contrast stitching, 8-way by hand adjustable motorist’s seat, and a journey computer system.
Real off-roading ability is available in the kind of the Frontier PRO-4X. This variation has conventional 4WD, skid plates, a locking rear differential, and off-road tires. Then Automatic headlights, splash guards, a reversing video camera, and rear park-assist sensing units are likewise basic, together with a freight bed showcasing a spray-on bedliner and a Utili-Track bed channel system with tie-down cleats.
Inside, the PRO-4X includes a navigation system and updated NissanConnect functions consisting of a hands-free text-messaging assistant, Google online search, SiriusXM information services, and more. Dual-zone automatic environment control with a cabin air filter likewise comes requirement, in addition to an auto-dimming rearview mirror, compass, outside-temperature display screen, updated journey computer system, first-aid kit, and heated pole positions dealing with a leather-wrapped wheel and white-faced determines.
The Frontier SL consists of lots of, however not all, of the PRO-4X design’s upgrades however is created to be a high end truck geared up with leather seats, power-adjustable pole positions, premium audio system, heated side mirrors, and more. The SL likewise gets side-step rails, added chrome trim, and distinct 18-in. aluminum wheels.
Under the Hood
A 152-horsepower, 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine is basic for the Frontier King Cab in S and SV trim levels. A 5-speed handbook gearbox is conventional, with a 5-speed automatic transmission optional and these rear-wheel-drive trucks can tow up to 3,500 lbs.
All other variations of the 2015 Frontier are geared up with a 261-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 engine and an option in between a 6-speed handbook or 5-speed automatic transmission and Depending upon setup, then optimum pulling ability is 6,500 lbs., and a Frontier with a V-6 engine can transport a payload of approximately 1,524 lbs.
A 4WD system is optional for the King Cab SV V6 and most Crew Cab designs, however 4WD does come requirement in the Frontier PRO-4X. The Frontier Desert Runner designs are provided just with rear-wheel drive.
Select the Frontier’s 4-cylinder engine and this truck gets anywhere from 17 mpg in the city with the automatic transmission to 23 mpg on the highway with the manual gearbox. Compare that to the much more effective V-6 engine, which is ranked to return 15 mpg in the city with the automatic and 4WD and approximately 22 mpg on the highway with 2WD and either transmission.
Security and Technology
Frontiers geared up with 4WD have a 4-star (from a possible 5 stars) rollover-resistance score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), while the 2WD variation is ranked 3 stars. The NHTSA has actually not carried out crash tests on the Frontier. Safety-related alternatives consist of a reversing cam and rear park-assist sensing units, provided just on Frontiers geared up with a V-6 engine.
In regards to infotainment innovation, all 2015 Frontiers other than the base S variation function NissanConnect with Mobile Apps innovation, permitting the truck’s owner to combine a smartphone to the system in order to take pleasure in Bluetooth music-streaming ability, access to popular social networks platforms and Internet radio stations, and more.
When coupleded with the readily available navigation system, Nissan Connect with Mobile Apps provides voice-recognition innovation, hands-free text-messaging assistant, Google online search, and many SiriusXM services consisting of news, weather condition, regional fuel rates, to name a few.
The Frontier S is the work truck, and that’s why the Frontier SV consists of so numerous upgrades. The Frontier SV likewise has air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, power outside mirrors, cruise control, and a tilt guiding wheel. The Frontier Desert Runner is a rear-drive, Baja-style truck with off-road shocks, more aggressive tires, and distinct 16-in. The Frontier SL consists of lots of, however not all, of the PRO-4X design’s upgrades however is developed to be a high end truck geared up with leather seats, then power-adjustable front seats, premium audio system, heated side mirrors, and more. A 152-horsepower, 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine is conventional for the Frontier King Cab in S and SV trim levels.