The full-size truck has been around for some time and its time to see updates. According to the latest reports, the novelties will come next year, with the 2021 Nissan Titan. This should be a typical mid-cycle refresh, which will bring changes in aspects like styling and features, but we also expect changes in terms of base design characteristics. Of course, visual updates are most anticipated and it looks like we are about to see a completely new face. On the inside, we expect tech updates, particularly in terms of the infotainment system, which is currently a little bit outdated. Finally, there are some changes under the hood to come.
2021 Nissan Titan Exterior Changes
This is the aspect where most changes are about to come. Considering that we are talking about a mid-cycle refresh, the focus will be on the styling. Naturally, the front end will suffer most and we count on a completely new face. New headlights, grille, and bumper is what we expect to see and we presume that a lot of inspiration could be taken from the Titan Warrior concept. The rest of the truck will keep pretty much the same shape, though a couple of updates in terms of colors and wheels are possible as well.
Another big change that will probably happen is that the regular cab version will probably be dropped, both in standard and XD versions. Other than that, the base design characteristics will remain the same. The new model will continue to ride on the same platform, delivering good handling and driving dynamics.
Interior changes are expected as well. According to the latest reports, we are about to see a completely new infotainment system, which will be more up to date in all aspects. Of course, we count on more functions, better graphics and lots of expansion options. Besides new software, we count on new screen designs as well. Moreover, the whole center stack will be redesigned. So, besides a touchscreen with more inches diagonally, we count one button reconfiguration and other tweaks as well.
The rest of the cabin probably won’t feature bigger changes. The dashboard will keep a similar design, except for the center stack, and the best we could see are new color options and new standard features. We count on more tech goodies, but a couple of additions in terms of safety features as well. As we’ve just mentioned, single cab models probably won’t be in the offer anymore.
2021 Nissan Titan Engines
Big changes are expected under the hood if we can rely on the latest reports. If we can rely on them, the diesel version won’t be in the offer anymore. A familiar 5.0-liter turbodiesel from Cummins is good for about 310 horsepower and 555 pound-feet of torque and despite the benefits in terms of towing, there is no bigger demand for it. Therefore, the gasoline version will probably remain the only one in the offer.
The gasoline engine probably won’t suffer any particular change. It is Nissan’s well-known 5.6-liter V8 unit, which features a max output of 390 horsepower. It ensures pretty good driving dynamics and a quite smooth ride, in general. When it comes to fuel economy, you may count on typical ratings for V8 models. This truck returns around 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway.
2021 Nissan Titan Release Date and Price
Considering the possible update, we will probably see the 2021 Nissan Titan a little bit earlier than usual. Most likely, the new version will arrive sometime in the third quarter of the next year. When it comes to the price, base models will go around 34.000 dollars.