2012 Nissan Frontier

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2012 Nissan Frontier
2012 Nissan Frontier
The 2012 Nissan Frontier competes in the dwindling mid-size pickup segment. Some manufacturers (Ford, Dodge) have killed off their mid-size trucks, and others may follow suit. Although the Frontier is smaller than the full-size pickups that dominate the market, it is still plenty of truck for most buyers. A fully boxed chassis, steel construction, and leaf-spring rear suspension mean the medium-sized Frontier can provide almost as much work capability as bigger vehicles. Ample tow ratings, a large bed, and a big interior make the Nissan a strong contender in its segment. It's available in King Cab, with hinged rear half-doors, or four-door crew-cab configurations. There is a 152-hp four-cylinder engine for the base King Cab model, but all other trim levels receive a 4.0-liter V-6 with 261 hp and 281 lb-ft of torque. For serious work, four-wheel-drive models can be equipped with a locking rear differential, tough Bilstein shock absorbers, and skid plates. Hill-descent control, hill-start assist, and a low-range mode all help owners who take their Frontiers off the beaten track. The interior is very usable, with practical touches like dual locking glove boxes, an optional fold-flat passenger seat, and lots of cupholders. The plain design and the durable plastics look a bit dated. However, the Nissan Frontier is nearly as capable as some full-size trucks, and its tidier dimensions and lower price make it an attractive choice for buyers who need to do light towing, hauling, or off-roading.
2013 Nissan Frontier Pro4x Rear
Nissan Raises MPG, Drops Prices on 2013 Frontier
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.
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Recall Central: 2007-2009 Chevrolet Equinox, Cobalt Fuel Pump; 2012 Nissan Frontier, Pathfinder Suspension Hub
Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 models built between the 2007 and 2009 model years are subject to a General Motors recall, as are 2007 model Chevrolet Equinox, Pontiac Torrent, and Saturn Ion models for a faulty fuel pump module on units sold in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and Texas. Nissan also is recalling 2012 model year two-wheel-drive Frontier, Xterra and Pathfinder models for faulty front wheel hubs.
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2012 Nissan Frontier Assembly Line
Nissan Frontier, Xterra Production Ends in Smyrna, Moves to Canton
Nissan's Smyrna, Tenn. plant has been making pickups for the U.S. market for nearly three decades, with the first truck rolling off the line in 1983. But Smyrna said goodbye to the 'last Frontier' (cue groans) last week. Production of the midsize pickup, along with the Xterra body-on-frame SUV is moving to Nissan's Canton, Miss. plant. Following this transition, Smyrna will become an all-unibody plant, being the source of the new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti JX crossover, Altima, Maxima, Leaf electric and Rogue compact SUV.
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Mahindra TR40 Doors Open
Mahindra Cancels TR40 Pickup for U.S. Market, Can't Meet U.S. Regulations
Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra announced it has ceased efforts to bring the TR40 pickup to the U.S. The automaker has spent $100 million since 2006 trying to meet U.S. regulations. Mahindra cites tough U.S. regulations and changes in market conditions to explain why development on the truck is stopping. The news comes a month after the automaker wasn’t able to obtain the certification required to bring the TR40 to the U.S. market, Reuters reports. The statement, included as part of a release about Mahindra’s international exports, is here: “Since 2006, M&M Ltd. has been working on the development of a vehicle for the US market. However, it recently decided not to proceed further with the project due to changes in the US regulatory and market situation. M&M will continue to monitor the US situation and remain flexible with its approach to this market.” Last year, the four-wheel-drive TR40, powered by a 2.2-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, earned an EPA rating of 19/21 mpg city/highway – much lower than Mahindra’s anticipated 30 mpg. Mahindra and Global Vehicles, its U.S. distributor, were involved in a dispute that was settled in the automaker’s favor by an international arbitration panel. The automaker also faced lawsuits from U.S. dealers alleging the company has “intentionally delayed certification of its vehicles.” The automaker currently sells tractors in the U.S. market, but could enter the U.S. market through its Ssangyong, its South Korean brand. In the meantime, those waiting for a compact diesel truck in the U.S. will have to keep waiting. Source: Mahindra, Reuters
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2012 Infiniti FX Front Three Quarter
Recall Central: Select Nissan and Infiniti Models for Oil Filter Problems
Nissan is recalling some Nissan and Infiniti models for issues with a connecting bolt in the oil delivery system that could result in seized engines.
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2012 Nissan Frontier Specifications

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Engine
2.5L I4Engine
Fuel economy City:
19 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
23 MPG
Horsepower:
152 hp @ 5200rpm
Torque:
171 ft lb of torque @ 4400rpm
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front

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