2013 Nissan Titan

S RWD 4-Dr Ext Cab Short V8 auto trans

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2013 Nissan Titan
2013 Nissan Titan

New For 2013

The three-spoke steering wheel is replaced with a four-spoke unit, and the tailgate is redesigned for better aerodynamic efficiency. The PRO-4X model is restyled with new decals, a satin chrome grille, darkened wheels, and white stitching for the seats. Step rails become standard on SV and SL models, and S models receive redesigned steel wheels. A backup camera is now standard on the PRO-4X and the SL.


Who said American automakers are the only ones capable of building a full-size pickup truck? The Titan is Nissan’s take on the segment, and it matches its Detroit competitors in size, power, and heft. It has one engine, a beefy 5.6-liter V-8, that mates to a five-speed automatic transmission. Body choices are a four-door crew cab and the King Cab, which has hinged rear half-doors, and there are three bed lengths. We think the Titan is one of the few big pickups that doesn’t drive like one. The 317-hp V-8 provides muscular acceleration, and the steering has better feedback than that of some sedans. The Titan’s ride is comfortable and planted over lumpy roads. This big truck has a maximum tow rating of 9500 pounds and an array of tie-downs, storage compartments, and towing gear available. The roomy interior is nicely laid out and filled with storage bins and cupholders. The front passenger seat folds flat to provide a work surface, and the center console can hold hanging files. The Nissan Titan delivers on all the primary reasons for which buyers select full-size trucks: size, power, utility, and capability. Unfortunately, all those qualities haven’t translated to sales, as Nissan has been unable to gain much of a toehold in the lucrative full-size-pickup market. Currently, Nissan sells one Titan for every twenty-seven F-series pickups sold by Ford.


Front, side, and side curtain air bags; stability and traction control; ABS with brake assist; and a tire-pressure monitoring system are standard.

You'll like:

  • Powerful V-8 engine
  • Spacious interior
  • Macho styling

You won't like:

  • Bland interior design
  • No two-door version
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  • Single-digit city mpg

Key Competitors For The 2013 Nissan Titan

  • Chevrolet Silverado
  • Ford F-150
  • Ram 1500
  • Toyota Tundra
2014 Nissan Titan Front Three Quarters
Nissan has announced pricing for the 2014 Nissan Armada and 2014 Nissan Titan, and these two models will stay the course for 2014 with no major updates and no change in price from last year. The 2014 Nissan Armada starts at $37,885 (including destination) for the 4x2 SV model, and the 2014 Nissan Titan starts at $30,265 for the S King Cab 4x2 model.
Nissan Titan Cummins Promo Image
NEWPORT BEACH, California -- Nissan sold 21,576 full-size Titan pickup trucks in all of 2012, which would be a bad month for the Ram 1500 pickup truck here. The Japanese-based automaker had planned to team up with Chrysler for an all-new truck in order to help boost sales, but that was before Chrysler’s bankruptcy in 2009. Instead, Nissan will team up with Ram’s/Dodge’s long-time partner, the diesel engine-builder Cummins, for the first turbodiesel Nissan pickup truck to be sold in North America.
Fred Diaz With Ram 3500 Crew Cab
When we spoke to him in January at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, Fred Diaz was still in charge of Chrysler’s truck division – but Nissan announced today it named Diaz its new divisional vice president for sales and marketing.
2013 Nissan Titan Front Three Quarter
An all-new Nissan Titan pickup truck could debut in spring 2014 as a 2015 model, according to a new report from Reuters. The report comes after Nissan itself confirmed that a new pickup truck is under development, although the automaker declined to cite a specific on-sale date.
2013 Nissan Titan Front Left View
Nissan has announced pricing for the 2013 Titan pickup, which wears more expensive price tags than last year's model. Up $300 more is the Titan S Crew Cab, which starts at $32,365, while the King Cab equivalent costs a bit cheaper at $29,815.

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2013 Nissan Titan Specifications

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5.6L V8Engine
Fuel economy City:
13 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
18 MPG
317 hp @ 5200rpm
385 ft lb of torque @ 3400rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows (optional)
  • Power Locks (optional)
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
36,000 miles / 36 months
60,000 miles / 60 months
Unlimited miles / 60 months
Recall Date
Nissan is recalling certain model year 2013 Titan trucks manufactured from January 22, 2013, through February 20, 2013; and model year 2013 NV vehicles manufactured from December 17, 2012, through February 20, 2013 and equipped with steering column-mounted transmission shift levers. Chemicals used in the manufacturing of the shift lever assembly may result in the malfunction of the brake shift interlock allowing the transmission shift lever to be shifted out of Park without depressing the brake pedal.
If the vehicle is unintentionally shifted out of park, it could roll away and lead to personal injury or a vehicle crash.
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will remedy the vehicles, free of charge. The recall began on April 15, 2013. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.
Potential Units Affected
Nissan North America, Inc.

Recall Date
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013 Titan and Armada vehicles manufactured February 22, 2013, through May 3, 2013. The affected vehicles have a brake master cylinder which may intermittently reduce the pressure supplied to the front brakes.
If the front brake pressure is reduced there would be less braking power, requiring a longer distance to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Nissan has notified owners, and dealers will replace the master cylinder, free of charge. The recall began on October 21, 2013. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.
Potential Units Affected
Nissan North America, Inc.

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IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
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