2017 Nissan Titan Release Date, Review, Specs – With the release of the 2017 Nissan Titan vehicle, the long wait of the second generation truck is finally over. The newest vehicle is supposed to bridge the gap which was made available between the heavy-duty trucks and the half-ton pickups. The car is going to use a high-strength frame to an all new body and will also utilized the anticipated Cummins turbodiesel engine. These will be the biggest changes the Titan has gain after its release in 2004 as the car has been kept mostly unchanged so far.
The car is going to be built up from the ground up and will be completely changed. The second generation vehicle takes a big leap forward and finally changes its demeanor from what we have been able to see with the first generation trucks. The bed of the Titan is going to be designed based on the SAE J2807 towing standards which means that you will be able to use this vehicle and haul pretty much anything that you can think of.
The 2017 version of the Titan will also come in its standard form but will also be released as a XD trim. The base version will use the V-6 gasoline genie while the XD version will besides the V-6 be able to use the Cummins V-8 diesel option. Besides the engine update one of the more anticipated and appreciated features is the added Around View Monitor system that also makes it to the new design of the car.
The pricing and the release date has already been announced for the 2017 Nissan Titan as the manufacturer does not waste any time in outputting this new model in the market. We are greatly anticipative about the release and have thus prepared this review for any fans that wish to find out more about the car.
2017 Nissan Titan exterior and interior changes
The interior of the 2017 Nissan Titan has much improved and contains a lot of amenities paled inside it now. Included for the newest Titan is the Platinum Reserve trim level which adds plenty new and improved additions to the inside making it a competitive and luxury vehicle which will compete against the most high-end ones. No expense was spared in making the car even more competitive compared to before. Inside there are some wood accents which liven up the atmosphere a bit as they are added to the steering wheel, the door panels and the dashboard. French-stitched leather is also added to the interior of the Titan and combines well with other additions very nicely. The seats incorporate Two-tone leather variants and quilted seat bottoms which have heating and cooling options. The dashboard also features a two tone look which accent the interior and help the driver control the inside much better.
The center console is pretty large and has cup holders for both the people at the front and back. The idea of a console-mounted shifter was exchanged for a column-mounted one, as it now offers more space for other items to be placed on the inside. The gauge cluster also gets a premium look which means adding the black background and silver dials to the look now. A five-inch information screen shows is also placed there and is used to show all the important details about the vehicle’s driving preferences. Finally, the car also gets the 12-speaker Rockford Fosgate sound system which helps the passengers enjoy the ride with some music.
The 2017 Nissan Titan also gets a completely new exterior look. The new truck only shares the grille and the side mirrors with the current one while everything else is pretty much different. The Titan has a very bold and wide stance now and it is owed to the new and sculptured front and rear fenders. Both ends of the car are wider than the center cab part of the car and this results in a much more imposing look of the new Titan. The Titan XD grille is larger than in the base version and has the letters “Titan” written on it.
There are some side vents added above the front tire areas as they function like heat extraction units. Tire size comes in 17-, 18-, and 20-inch per your choice while they are wrapped in some LT-series tires. The side boards are a bit off from the side which enable easy entrance inside the car.
The back side of the car also features some changes as it was made much more appealing from before. The tailgate area gets a spoiler lip up top with an accent crease along its mid section. There is the trailer wiring harness which is placed in the the license plate cutout with both four- and seven-pin connections.
2017 Nissan Titan engine option
The best part of the updated 2017 Nissan Titan of course concerns the powertrain of the car. So under the hood of the Nissan Titan XD you will be able to find the all new 5.0-liter Cummins V-8 turbodiesel, which makes 310 horsepower at 3,200 rpm and 555 pound-feet of torque at 1,600 rpm. The car will have a hauling capacity of 12,000 pounds and will combine with a six-speed Aisin automatic transmission with manual shift controls. The car also gets both two- and four-wheel drive with an optional electronic locking rear differential.
Another engine option for the new Titan is the 5.6-liter Endurance V-8 engine. The heavily revised and updated engine will be a standard choice for the Titan XD and an optional one for the base version of the car. This engine choice enables 390 horsepower at 5,800 rpm and 401 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm and combines with a seven-speed automatic transmission with Adaptive Shift Control and Downshift Rev Matching.
Besides the base version of the 2017 Nissan Titan you will of course have the use of the more powerful 2017 Nissan Titan XD trim. As for the available packages, there is the S, SV, SL and the Platinum Reserve one.
Wheelbase: 151,6 in
Length: 242,8 in
Width: 80,7 in
Passenger volume: 120 cu ft
Cargo volume: N/A
Curb weight: 7360 lb
Top Speed: 105 mph
0-60: 9,2 sec
MPG: N/A (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Brilliant Silver, Cayenne Red, Glacier White, Gun Metallic, Magnetic Black …
Towing Capacity: N/A
2017 Nissan Titan release date and price
The newest 2017 Nissan Titan comes available for sale in mid 2017. The release date may still be far away but everything has already been set and is familiar, the price as well. So besides the release date we are able to bring you the price which starts at $40,290 USD base MSRP, and can climb up to $60,520 USD for the highest trim. The car is in the race to catch up the competition models, like the 2017 Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado, RAM 150. but manages to surpass the Toyota Tundra with its 2017 release.
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