The famous car brand “Nissan” originated in Japan. A place named Kanagawa in Japan is the main headquarters of Nissan. It is also known for its four divisions, Nissan, Infiniti (Luxury division), Nismo, and Datsun. This motor company is known as the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer. Besides that, Nissan also manufactures vehicles of different models like SUVs, Rogue sport subcompact, compact, etc. Pioneer Moto Corp Pvt. Ltd is the official distributor of Nissan in Nepal. Let’s start our further discussion on the 2022 Nissan Frontier with its specifications and features.
What’s new in the 2022 Nissan Frontier?
Finally, the third-generation frontier for 2022 has been revealed. Yes, the 2022 Nissan Frontier is now available. Nissan has released its mid-size compact truck, 2022 Nissan Frontier. It is more capable, comfortable, and better equipped which makes it a competitive truck for other vehicles sharing the same platform. Somewhat, it might be a better choice than Toyota Tacoma and Chevrolet Colorado.
Some key features of Pro 4X trim:
- Beefier suspension
- An electronic locking rear differential
- Rugged add-ons.
It surely has been successful to maintain the fame and frame like in the early 2000s. The suspension used in the 2022 Nissan Frontier is the same as the previous model. But the rest of its body is impressively improved through modern technology which shows its confidence on the road. It shares the same segment with all other compact trucks.
Exterior and overview of the 2022 Nissan Frontier
The exterior look of the 2022 Nissan Frontier is filled with the perfect amount of muscle and toughness. It has not been over-styled and performative. The bold bodywork and adoption of popular technology are the center of attraction of the 2022 Nissan Frontier. The adaption of the new exterior style. Talking about the front view, we can see a chrome grille continuous to its headlamp. The futuristic face and blistered fenders of the 2022 Nissan Frontier are the inspired features from Nissan compact trucks.
The 2022 Nissan Frontier is a real off-road frontier. The big upgrade, when compared to its old model, is all-terrain tires. Nissan Frontier has many features to offer like cool wheels for an off-road vibe. Features like Bilstein suspension enhance the off-road capability and durability of the car.
The front-end design provides an approach angle of around 33 degrees which is best for any midsize pickup truck. The skid plates also are there to provide better driving experiences during an off-road drive. Pro 4X models are available with a locking rear differential. This standard feature helps when one is stuck during an off-road ride
Red Badge in the car gives an aggressive and slightly sporter look. When four-wheel drive low is turned on in Pro 4X. You can see a specific off-roading camera allowing you to detect or check the objects while driving. This prevents our car from an accident or external damage. However, the Pro x model is a two-wheel drive.
Exterior key specifications: 2022 Nissan frontier:
- Vehicle Type: Front-engine
- Seat capacity: 5 passengers
- 4 – door pickup
- Wheelbase: 126.0 -139.8 inch
- Length: 210.2 – 224.1 inch
- Width: 73.0 – 74.7 inch
- Height: 71.4 – 72.9 inch
- Passenger Volume: 86- 101 ft^3
- Curb Weight: 4350 – 4800 lb. (C/D test)
- Steel spare wheel
- Fixed rear window
- Reverse opening rear doors
- Splash guards
- Tailgate rear cargo access
- Manual tailgate
- Cargo lamp with mount stop light
Engine and Transmission of the 2022 Nissan Frontier:
Underneath the hood, we get to see a naturally aspirated 3.8-liter V-6 power engine. V-6 provides sufficient thrust and helps in smooth operation. These engines are designed to tackle rugged terrain. The engine is capable of 310 horsepower and 281 pound-feet of torque which is actually a good powertrain. It is also paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission and rear- or four-wheel drive which might be supportive in any adventure. Updates like in Nissan Frontier like
- The quicker and more direct steering
- The myriad other chassis enhancements
made the truck feel more composed and refined. This powerful engine adds a good experience for a driver in every ride.
Engine and Transmission specification:
- DOHC 24-VALVE V-6 engine
- Aluminum block and heads
- Direct fuel injection
- Displacement: 232 in^3 ,3799 cm^3
- Power: 310 hp @ 6400 rpm
- Torque: 281 lb.-ft @ 4400 rpm
- Transmission: 9- speed automatic
Performance of the 2022 Nissan Frontier:
Below mentioned data are as per the C/D test.
- 60 mph: 7.0 – 7.4 second
- 1/4 mile: 15.2 – 15.7 second
- Top speed: 112 mph.
Towing and payload capacity: 2022 Nissan Frontier:
Talking about towing capacity of the previous generation is 6720 pounds. Nissan’s maximum payload might be from 1450 to 1610 pounds.
Mechanical features: 2022 Nissan Frontier:
- Engine: 3.8 L DI DOHC and 24-Valve V6
- Transmission: 9-Speed Automatic
- GVWR: 6,012lbs.
- 3.692 Axle ratio
- Electronic transfer case
- Battery rundown protection
- Front anti-roll bar
- Auto-locking hub
- Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential
Design, Interiors, and comfort of the 2022 Nissan Frontier:
Let’s discuss the change in the interior of the 2022 Nissan frontier. It has brought a big change in its interior design and materials which is an improvement when compared to its past model. The outdated and plastic-laden cabin was part of the interior of its predecessor.
The steering wheel used in 2022 was borrowed from the old Nissan pathfinder. Instead of telescopic, we get a tilt steering wheel. Though we get a heated steering wheel. The 2022 Nissan Frontier is available with an upright traditional gear selector. This might be a slight disappointment because newer cars use modern-looking gear selectors. The dashboard used in Nissan Frontier might be smaller for tall people while driving.
Tech & Interior Nissan Frontier
Turn signal and windshield wiper are borrowed from old Nissan models followed by controls on the door panel for power windows and lock. We can see a reverse backup camera, though available with low resolution. Automatic braking and cruise control are a huge change in its interior. The reverse automatic braking is a unique feature in the 2022 Nissan Frontier which all other midsize trucks are missing.
Lane departure warning, automatic high beam, and blind-spot monitoring systems are some useful features in this new car. It is available with a contemporary infotainment system in the form of a standard 8.0-inch or optional 9.0-inch touchscreen. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and several charging outlets that include a USB-C port are some connectivity features.
The sound system can be upgraded to a nine-speaker Fender for an additional price as an option. We can’t see a full-screen gauge cluster. It surely has two physical gauges on the sides. Color gauge cluster screen in the center. Wireless charging pads are some interior technology upgrades. Heated seats are made up of leather upholstery.
Interior storage includes a bin on top of the dashboard and a place to store items under the back seat. The truck offers two wheelbase lengths which provide a short and long cargo bed. The former measuring of the bed might be just under 5 feet and the latter extended just over 6 feet.
Interior features: 2022 Nissan Frontier:
- LCD Monitor in The Front
- Manual tilt steering column
- Fixed rear windows
- Front and rear cup holders
- Driver foot rest
- Leather gear shift material
- Front map lights
- Delayed accessory power
- Front center armrest
- Air filtration system
- Analog appearance
Safety features in the 2022 Nissan Frontier:
The 2022 Nissan Frontier has multiple features to offer. Some of the key safety features used in new Nissan frontier are
- Automatic high-beams
- Automated emergency braking
- Class-exclusive rear automated emergency braking.
Some other feature includes:
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Rear cross-traffic alert
- lane-departure warning
- Cruise control
- Electronic stability control
- Low tire pressure warning
- Backup camera
- Driver and passenger front airbags
Warranty, Service, and Maintenance: Nissan Frontier
Nissan offers limited warranty plans in the industry, but with noteworthy powertrain coverage. Nissan doesn’t offer complimentary scheduled maintenance. All the equipment, items, components required to repair might be available in a nearby Nissan showroom. Nissan also provides a warranty on its powertrain (about Five years), limited (about Three years).
Note: Above mentioned warranty mightn’t be the same in all regions.
Specifications: Nissan Frontier 2022
The specs, details, and features of the Nissan Frontier are in the table below.
|Drive train||Four-wheel drive|
|Engine Type||Regular Unleaded V-6|
|Displacement (liters/cubic inches)||3.8L/231|
|Fuel System||Gasoline Direct Injection|
|Maximum Horsepower @ RPM||310 @ 6400|
|Maximum Torque @ RPM||281 @ 4400|
|Number of transmission speed||9|
|First Gear Ratio||5.42|
|Second Gear Ratio||3.26|
|Third Gear Ratio||2.25|
|Fourth Gear Ratio||1.65|
|Fifth Gear Ratio||1.22|
|Sixth Gear Ratio||1.00|
|Seventh Gear Ratio||0.86|
|Eight Gear Ratio||0.71|
|Ninth Gear Ratio||NA|
|Transfer case model||Electronic|
|Fuel range and economy|
|CO2 Emissions (tons)||9.3|
|Range in miles (City/ Highway)||358.70/485.30|
|EPA Fuel Economy, combined/city/highway in mpg
EPA Greenhouse score
|Wheelbase in inch||125.9|
|Length in inch||205.5|
|Width in inch||72.8|
|Height in inch||70.1|
Interior Dimensions Nissan Frontier
|Front headroom in inch||39.7|
|Front legroom in inch||42.4|
|Front shoulder room in inch||58.3|
|Front hip room in inch||55.8|
|Second- row head room in inch||36.6|
|Second -row leg room in inch||25.4|
|Second-row shoulder room in inch||54.9|
|Second -row hip room in inch||55|
|Steering type||Rack pinion|
|Turning diameter, curb to curb in feet||43.3|
|Turning diameter, wall to wall in feet||NA|
Suspension & Brakes
|Front Suspension||Double wishbone|
|Type||4- Wheel disc|
|Anti-lock braking system||4-Wheel|
|Front Brake Rotors, diameter X thickness in inch||11.1|
|Rear Brake Rotors, diameter X thickness in inch||11.3|
|Rear drums diameter X width in inch||NA|
Price list: Nissan Frontier models
Nissan Frontier has 4 options in its model. The starting price of Frontier varies for different models which are in the table below:
|Car Model||In US Dollar||In Nepali RS|
|S||About $29,365||About 3,410,200|
|SV||About $31,690||About 3,398,400|
|Pro X||About $35,390||About 3,209,720|
|Pro 4X||About $38,390||About 4,423,820|
Note: Above mentioned prices might not be exactly accurate and vary in some cases.
The 2022 Nissan Frontier is now released. It is more capable, comfortable, and better equipped. New updated features of the Nissan frontier make it a rival of Chevrolet Colorado. Some of its key features include DOHC 24-VALVE V-6 engine, Cruise control, heated seats, and many more. Nissan frontier 2022 model is basically a new car with some spices of its old model.
All the mentioned models of the 2022 Nissan frontier might not be available in every region of Nepal. Buyers can buy from dealers or distributors from the Kathmandu valley. Test drives are also available. For any technical support, customers, service can visit the respective showroom. To get more information about automobiles, stay tuned.
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