2016 Nissan Frontier Diesel, Release date

The Nissan Frontier is a compact pickup truck, which is popular among people who prefer simplicity and daily light-duty purposes instead of great hauling or towing abilities of bigger trucks. It has not undergone major changes since its debut in 1998 and many have criticized this truck for being a bit dated. 2016 Nissan Frontier is arriving this year and there have been some significant changes made to the old model, making it one of the highly anticipated pickup trucks of this year.

2016 Nissan Frontier Front

2016 Nissan Frontier changes

One of the most notable changes in the 2016 Nissan Frontier is in the design of the car. The new exterior design looks strong and muscular. Further, the body looks smooth and refreshing with the front of the car featuring U-shaped mesh-style radiator grille and Day-time LED lights. There will be some major upgrades in the car, especially the improved tailgate and front bumper. Other notable additions would be the aerodynamic hood and fog lamps.

Though there is not much information on the interior of the new Nissan Frontier, but it is expected to be more comfortable and luxurious than the previous models, with leather-finished stylish and high quality seats making for a pleasant driving experience. Further, there will be increase in seating space for passengers and cargo space as well for hauling all kinds of good in it.

2016 Nissan Frontier Interior

2016 Nissan Frontier performance

It is expected that the 2016 Nissan Frontier will undergo some major changes in terms of the engine to meet the customer’s need. The new Frontier will be available with three engine options. First will be a 2.8 L inline four engine as the standard drivetrain which will have the capacity to produce 200 Horsepower. The other two will be a 2.5 L which will have CVT transmission and a 3.5 L V6 engine, which will have the option of both eight-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmission. Apart from these engines, the 2016 Nissan Frontier is also expected to be available as a diesel variant. This diesel engine will be a 2.8 L engine, made by highly acclaimed engine manufacturer Cummins. It will produce an output of 200 Horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. One of the plus points about this new diesel engine is its fuel economy. Nissan has claimed the fuel economy of the diesel variant will be 35 percent better than its predecessors.

2016 Nissan Frontier Rear

2016 Nissan Frontier price and release

Though there is no official announcement regarding the release date of the 2016 Nissan Frontier, but it is likely to arrive either in the end of 2015 or in the start of 2016. Finally, coming to the price, it is being speculated that the new Frontier will be available at a base price of about $20,000.

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