The 2019 Nissan Frontier comes with an affordable price, a car-like interior, numerous trim levels and it delivers amazing performance. On top of that, there are two body styles and two-bed lengths. Moreover, two engines and two transmissions.
A mid-size pickup truck that is easy to configure and even a four-wheel drive is in the offer. Frontier started its path 14 years ago and it rides on a second-generation. If you are a fan of off-roading, a Frontier Pro 4x Crew Cab is available as well and it adds a heavy-duty suspension. Its main competitors are GMC Canyon, Chevy Colorado and Toyota Tacoma.
2019 Nissan Frontier exterior design and colors
Unlike its rivals, the upcoming 2019 Nissan Frontier comes with a somewhat subtle and conservative approach. However, the overall design looks attractive and aggressive. On the other hand, the changes in the new model are minor. The front end will stay intact with the same grille and headlights as before.
The latest addition is 16-inch alloy wheels that are optional and are looking very modern. The exterior color palette remains as well, however, a Frontier Pro 4x adds a couple of more exterior paints such as Metallic Blue.
Pro 4x Crew Cab model
The newest Pro 4x model offers plenty of an off-road equipment which includes skid plates, a body-colored grille, and bumpers. This model will provide 6,450 lbs maximum towing capacity with up to 1,180 lbs of maximum payload. As for the safety, it comes with the tire pressure monitoring system, front seat belts with pre-tensioners and load limiters, vehicle dynamic control with traction control system and many more.
Overall, a subtle exterior that looks modern and is very practical is what you get with the new 2019 Nissan Frontier Pro 4x Crew Cab model.
2019 Nissan Frontier interior specs
The interior is comfortable and is more similar to a regular car’s interior than the actual pickup truck. Functionality is on another level and the buttons layout are perfect. A King Cab model comes with a cramped seat that is good only for kids. Opt for a Crew Cab model and you’ll get a rear bench for three passengers.
That bench can easily accommodate adults. The seats are comfortable and are dressed in a cloth material. Higher trim levels add premium leather seats. The cargo area is ample, and even the front seats can fold flat which comes in handy when storing longer items.
2019 Nissan Frontier powertrain and fuel consumption
A standard engine is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that can produce up to 152 HP and 171 lb-ft of torque. Both 5-speed manual and automatic transmission are available. Moreover, this engine offers only a two-wheel drive setup. The fuel economy with a manual transmission is rated at 19 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway.
An automatic gearbox comes with a 17/22 mpg fuel economy figures. The 2019 Nissan Frontier offers another drivetrain unit that is optional. It is a 4.0-liter V6 that returns 261 HP and 281 lb-ft of torque. A four-wheel drive configuration is standard with this drivetrain and it uses a 6-speed manual transmission. On top of that, a 5-speed automatic transmission is in the offer as well.
The towing capacity for the standard four-cylinder engine is rated up to 3500 pounds. However, with the optional V6 engine the buyers will get around 6500 pounds.
2019 Nissan Frontier price and release date
A starting price of the 2019 Nissan Frontier is $21,000. Mid-trim SV models with the V6 engine and Crew Cab configuration will cost $31,000.
A higher trim level cost significantly more, but those prices are still more affordable than the Frontier’s rivals such as Tacoma or Colorado. This pickup truck will go on sale before the end of 2018