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2012 Nissan Frontier

Friday, December 2nd 2011. | Nissan

2012 Nissan Frontier is the great choice in compact pickup truck class with sporty looks which offers comfortable on-road and competent off-road capabilities. The rugged chassis and optional powerful V6 engine set the capable performance to haul people as good as cargo. And the maximum tow is up to 6,500 lb towing capacity. Even the interior features bring the impressive one and support with better safety ratings. Two type for 2012 Nissan Frontier, King Cab and Crew Cab. There are five model that buyer can choose plus starting prices, from S ($18,500 MSRP), SV 4-cylinder ($21,680 MSRP), SV V6 ($22,270 MSRP), PRO-4X ($28,420 MSRP), and SL ($29,180 MSRP).

2012 Nissan Frontier
2012 Nissan Frontier

The mechanical features under the hood of 2012 Nissan Frontier: 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine (152 horsepower & 171 lb-ft of torque) and 4.0-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine (261 hp & 281 lb-ft of torque). The engine performance support by some features like these: Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS) on intake valves, Variable Intake System, Nissan Direct Ignition System, platinum-tipped spark plugs, and electronic drive-by-wire throttle.

Drivetrain features on 2012 Nissan Frontier, such as: three transmissions provided (5-speed manual transmission, 6-speed manual transmission, and available 5-speed automatic transmission), Dana® 44 rear axle (M/T only on SV V6 models), switch-operated 2-speed transfer case (4×4 only), electronic locking rear differential, 2-wheel Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS) – 4×2 only, 4-wheel Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS) – 4×4 only, Clutch Start/Cancel (manual transmission only), and hill descent control and hill start assist (automatic transmission 4×4 only). Plus brakes system are 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD).

Suspensions are Independent double-wishbone with front stabilizer bar (front) and Overslung multi-leaf with solid axle (rear). Front stabilizer bar and Engine-speed-sensitive power steering also added. Get Bilstein® off-road performance shock absorbers only on PRO-4X trim.

Highlight standard exterior features for 2012 Nissan Frontier, such as: 16″ x 7″ 6-spoke machined finished aluminum-alloy wheels, fog lights, front tow hook (4×4 only), Utili-track® Channel System with four tie-down cleats, chrome grille, bed rail caps, locking tailgate and cargo bed light, sliding rear window, front UV-reducing solar glass, rear privacy glass, dual power outside mirrors, and more.

2012 Nissan Frontier Interior
2012 Nissan Frontier Interior

While the highlight interior standard features for 2012 Nissan Frontier, likes Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, air conditioning, HomeLink® Universal Transceiver, cruise control, tilt steering column, first-aid kit, multi-functional trip computer, two 12-volt DC power outlets, 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support, heated front seats, 60/40 split flip-up rear bench seat, cloth seat trim, leather-appointed seats, PRO-4X cloth seat trim, leather-wrapped steering wheel, metallic gauge and vent accents, white-face gauges, red stitching on steering wheel, and still other.

Audio system inside 2012 Nissan Frontier are AM/FM/CD audio system, Rockford Fosgate-powered audio system with AM/FM/in-dash 6-CD changer, Radio Data System (RDS), steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, MP3/WMA CD playback capability, ten speakers including subwoofers, auxiliary audio input jack, XM® Satellite Radio (automatic model only), and many more.

Nissan Frontier 2012
Nissan Frontier 2012

Want to upgrades your Nissan Frontier 2012? Here are several package options, from S Preferred Package, SV Premium Utility Package, SV V6 Sport Appearance Package, PRO-4X Luxury Package, and SL Moonroof Package. Individual options are Interface System for iPod® (without satellite radio), Interface System for iPod® (with satellite radio), carpeted floor mats, bedliner, bedliner/tow hitch receiver, and sliding bed extender/tow hitch receiver. For Genuine Nissan Accessories, some of them: fog lights, sliding tool box, tie-down cleats, bed tent, tow hitch receiver (Class III), weight-distributing hitch ball mount (Class IV), trailer tow harness (7-pin), trailer tow brake jumper sub-harness, tow hooks (2-piece), hood protector, splash guards (4-piece), nissan chrome license plate frame and valve stem caps package, vehicle cover, vehicle cover cable lock, wheel locks, emergency road kit, all-season floor mats, in-cabin microfilter, illuminated ash cup, seat belt extender, air bag anti-theft bolts, and many other.

For the rivals of 2012 Nissan Frontier in compact pickup trucks, there are Toyota Tacoma, Chevrolet Colorado, Ram Dakota, Ford Ranger, GMC Canyon, and more.


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