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  • 2009 Nissan Frontier

    #1 in 2009 Compact Pickup Trucks

  • 2008 Nissan Frontier

  • 2007 Nissan Frontier

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $17,460
    • $16,530
    • $16,050
    • Avg. Paid
    • $6,860
    • N/A
    • N/A

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 9.0 /10
    • 8.9 /10
    • 8.7 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 9.3 /10
    • 9.6 /10
    • 9.4 /10
    • Performance
    • 8.8 /10
    • 8.2 /10
    • 8.2 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.9 /10
    • 7.5 /10
    • 7.2 /10
    • Safety
    • 8.2 /10
    • 7.9 /10
    • 7.9 /10
    • Reliability
    • 5.0 /5
    • 3.0 /5
    • 3.5 /5
    • Cost to Own
    • 8.9 /10
    • N/A
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    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Refined ride
      • Strong off-road ability
      • Powerful V6 engine provides "neck-snapping" acceleration
      • Larger, muscular stance similar to Nissan Titan
      • Versatile hauling capacity
      • Excellent off-roading capability
      • Powerful V6 engine provides "neck-snapping" acceleration
      • Larger, muscular stance similar to Nissan Titan
      • Excellent off-roading capability
    • Cons
      • Some cheap interior materials
      • Limited space in the King Cab's second row
      • Interior materials feel cheap or "plasticky"
      • Slow steering with a wide turning radius
      • NISMO trim delivers punishing ride when not used for off-roading
      • Limited space in the King Cab's second row
      • Interior materials feel cheap or "plasticky"
      • Slow steering with a wide turning radius
      • NISMO trim delivers punishing ride when not used for off-roading

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas 4-cyl 2.5L/- TBD -
    • Gas 4-cyl 2.5L/152
    • Gas 4-cyl 2.5L/152
    • MPG
    • 19 City / 23 Hwy
    • 19 City / 23 Hwy
    • 22 City / 25 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • King Cab
    • King Cab
    • King Cab
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 125.9
    • 125.9
    • 126.0
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 72.8
    • 72.8
    • 72.8
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 68.7
    • 69.7
    • 68.7
    Doors & Windows
    • Third Passenger Door
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fourth Passenger Door
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Privacy Glass
    • Standard
    •  
    • Optional
    • Sliding Rear Window
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Power Windows
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    Exterior Features
    • Bed Liner
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Full Size Spare Tire
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steel Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Cruise Control
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Floor Mats
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
    • Keyless Entry
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Power Door Locks
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Power Mirrors
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Power Passenger Mirror
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 4
    • 4
    • 4
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 39.7
    • 39.7
    • 39.7
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 42.4
    • 42.4
    • 42.4
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 58.3
    • 58.3
    • 58.3
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 55.8
    • 55.8
    • 55.8
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 38.3
    • 38.3
    • 38.3
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 25.4
    • 25.4
    • 25.4
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 54.9
    • 54.9
    • 54.9
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 55.0
    • 55.0
    • 58.0
    • Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 33.5
    • 33.5
    • 33.5
    • Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 30.9
    • 30.9
    • - TBD -
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • CD Player
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Heating & Cooling
    • A/C
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Navigation & Communication
    • Navigation System
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas 4-cyl
    • Gas 4-cyl
    • Gas 4-cyl
    • Displacement
    • 2.5L/- TBD -
    • 2.5L/152
    • 2.5L/152
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 152 @ 5200
    • 154 @ 5200
    • 152 @ 5200
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 171 @ 4400
    • 173 @ 4400
    • 171 @ 4400
    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Turning diameter
    • - TBD -
    • 21.75
    • 43.4
    Fuel
    • Flexible Fuel Capability
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 19
    • 19
    • 22
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 23
    • 23
    • 25
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 21.1
    • 21.1
    • 21.1
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • Independent
    • Independent
    • Independent
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Multi-Leaf
    • Multi-Leaf
    • Multi-Leaf
    Transmission
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard

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