Nissan Raises MPG, Drops Prices on 2013 Frontier

March 3, 2013
2013 Nissan Frontier Pro4x Rear
One of the few major players left in the midsize truck market, the Nissan Frontier is the second-best selling model in the segment behind the Toyota Tacoma. Now going on its eighth model year since the current generation's introduction, Nissan decided to give the Frontier a little sprucing up for 2013. And happily for new midsize truck shoppers, the changes include a lower price as well as improved economy on some models. How much? The base Frontier S King Cab with a four-cylinder and manual transmission drops $1270 to $18,835, and the Popular SV Crew Cab goes down $1450 to $24,835.
Fuel economy on two-wheel drive V-6 automatic Frontier models goes from 15/20 to 16/22 on the EPA test, and 4x4 V-6 automatic models go from 14/19 to 15/21. Manual two-wheel-drive models see a 2 mpg highway improvement, and manual 4x4 models get a 1 mpg bump in both city and highway ratings.
The Desert Runner package, combining the styling and suspension hardware from the 4x4 model on a two-wheel-drive model (think Nissan's version of the Tacoma PreRunner) returns for 2013, and navigation is finally available on the top-trim SL and the Pro-4X trim with the Luxury Package. A display audio head unit is available on SV, Desert Runner and Pro-4X models. Finally, Glacier White, Graphite Blue and Cayenne Red are added as color options for 2013. All 2013 Frontiers also get a new rear tailgate spoiler.
Source: Nissan

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