With only the smaller frontier pickup, in its lineup Nissan was ready to go head to head, with the big boys Chevy, Dodge, Ford and Toyota pickup truck, buyers are highly loyal to their brands so this way, a customer over to Nissan company brass knew they had to make a huge impression right from the start and in fact. They did so much so that the tightness catapulted itself to the number one spot here drive time with its innovative design features killer body work and a workforce engine my test models the 4 by 2 FC crew cab with 4 forward hinged doors it has a bad that’s just over 5.5 feet in length and an enormous. Interior with rear seat space more commodious overall than a Cadillac deville no more complaints from your friends about riding in the backseat of your pick up. Sitting back there is comparable to without the vertical rate to the back rest so commonly found the rear seats of trucks. And for one cargo room is more important the seats are up and out of the way in a flash.
The Titan does just about everything in a class leading way unlike most of its competitors the Titan comes with one engine. A 5.6 liter, 32 valve V8 making 305 horse power and a massive 379 pound feet of torque but when equipped with the $850 big tow package allows for 9500 pounds. Of towing capability and though the Dodge ram hemi makes 40 more horsepower returns outlets toward other options fitted to my test teichner what Nissan calls the popular package which adds a 6 disc CD changer with steering wheel controls a front split bench seat with a cavernous center console feature auto dimming rear view mirror adjustable pedals and extended overhead console and rear entertainment system controls all for $900. Then there’s the off road package that includes wider but smaller 17 inch wheels tough Rancho shocks a lower axle ratio fog lamps, tow hooks and skid plates for $950 and lastly behind the lead heavy tailgate. Is a Nissan invention called utility that provides for move will tie down cleats for securing your cargo with ease a spray on bedliner a 12 volt outlet in the bed this clever driver side lock box for expensive tools and tailgate area lighting again heading $900 all told this Titan cost 30300 and it’s price considerably less than a comparably equipped competitors models and come standard with more thought to the design features. For additional information on headlights Nissan go to http://theharshlightofday.com/nissan-titan/headlights.html
Behind the bold grills what Nissan refers to as its endurance engine it’s super strong but the drive by wire throttle control was very sensitive to your right foot resulting in abrupt take off if you’re not careful the 5 speed automatic transmission with the shifter on the column also has a manual shift mode by flicking the switch unusual in this kind of set up and while I love the Titan for its blend of smartness luxury and rugged performance for a bargain price it’s huge turning radius makes it a nightmare in parking lots and could greatly benefit from GM’s quad risk your technology gas mileage is in line with all other similar trucks of 14 city and 19 highway Nissan’s first half ton pick up was a huge success and will certainly raise the bar for its counterparts.