Utilizing the experience of pickup trucks that Nissan has cultivated in the US market for more than 60 years, the new frontier combines not only power and performance but also practicality, steering stability, and the latest technology for both work and adventure. It will be an active model.
Nissan North America is promoting the transformation of the product lineup in the US market as one of the new models that will lead the business structural reform “Nissan NEXT”. Including the new frontier announced this time, 10 new models will be announced within 20 months.
The new 2021 nissan frontier combines an aggressive, modern style with a design inspired by Nissan’s iconic model, the Datsun Truck Hardbody. It features new headlights with an interlocking design, a robust grille, and a powerful front end with a well-defined hood. In addition, it has a height that allows it to run anywhere, but it has a stable appearance, and its heavy vertical fenders express durability and toughness. In the rear part, a tail lamp with a three-dimensional shape that looks like it has been machined out is placed so as to fix the rear gate and the body side, creating robustness.
A total of nine exterior colors are available, including “Tactical Green Metallic,” which is inspired by the trail gear found in the backcountry, and “Ball Dark Gray Pearl,” which complements the sturdy exterior.
The interior is designed in a practical and modern atmosphere, seamlessly harmonizing with the powerful exterior. The 7-inch Advanced Drive Assist Display displays a variety of information to support driving on any stage. The newly designed center cluster enables simple and intuitive operation. In addition, the addition of sound insulation material and the sound insulation glass on the front door reduce noise entering the vehicle. The zero gravity seat that reduces fatigue allows you to comfortably enjoy long-distance driving.
In addition, the “PRO-4X” (4WD) and “PRO-X” (2WD) are equipped with special equipment that allows comfortable on-road and off-road driving under various conditions.
The powertrain combines a newly developed 3.8-liter direct-injection V6 engine that produces a maximum output of 310ps with a 9-speed AT to achieve highly efficient and powerful driving. The newly developed 9-speed AT achieves quick and direct shift response by expanding the lockup area, responsive electro-hydraulic system.
In the suspension, the new hydraulic cab mount reduces the vibration of the cabin during driving by 80%, and the damping is controlled by the urethane bump rubber, which is the only one in its class. Achieved a smoother ride. In addition, the thicker front stabilizer and rear stabilizer reduce the roll of the car body and improve traction. 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS provide reliable braking power.
All vehicles, including the 2WD model, are equipped with hill start assist as standard equipment, and the 4WD model is also equipped with hill descent control as standard equipment to support safe driving on steep roads and mountain roads.