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2012 Nissan Titan Review and Prices

November 2nd, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Nissan has had a long history when it comes to auto manufacturing such that they know what it takes to deliver up to the transportation needs of its consumers. Thus, they innovate a powerfully built pickup truck that promises to deliver all your requirements via the 2012 Nissan Titan.To learn whether or not it will be a worthy purchase, read on below.

Features of 2012 Nissan Titan

The new 2012 Nissan Titan will be a re-design that was initially intended to be incorporated into the Dodge Ram model, but when that co-development contract with Chrysler collapsed, the auto engineers at Nissan had to come up with a new concept for this version. The closest competitors for this model would therefore include the Dodge Ram 150, Ford F-150, and the Toyota Tundra.

There will be only minor alterations to the cosmetic design of the 2012 Nissan Titan, such as the addition of new exterior body colors. Its overall design can also be described as somewhat muscular with its three-section front grille and wide headlamps as the most distinctive visual elements.

There will be two cab styles to choose from – the King Cab offers a forward-opening access panel doors with small rear seating arrangement, and the Crew Cab that offers roomy cabin space and incorporated with rear doors. But the biggest enhancement to this model would have to be the mechanical features, which has substantially gained mechanical and powertrain improvements. There will be only one engine choice available for the 2012 Nissan Titan though, which is the 5.6-liter V8 engine that is coupled with its sole transmission option of five-speed automatic. This engine type can produce  max at 317 horsepower and yeild up to 385 lb-ft torque.

Depending on which model you choose to buy, the 2012 Nissan Titan will offer you a wide range of features. Some of the standard ones include the front overhead console, remote keyless entry, chrome steel bumpers, off-road optimized wheels and tires, and leather upholstery on the truck’s interiors for a purposeful design and optimum comfort.

Fuel Economy of 2012 Nissan Titan

The 2012 Nissan Titan will offers decent performance on the road for those who appreciate economically sound vehicles. For a powerful pickup truck, the average EPA rating should be around 13 mpg on the city and 18 mpg on the highway for the two-wheel drive models, while the four-wheel drive models could average between 12 and 17 mpg on the city and highway, respectively.

Pro’s of 2012 Nissan Titan

*Good combination of comfort and convenience features;

*Powerfully built body and mechanical system;

*Maximum engine power and torque;

*Reasonable pricing given that it is largely the same as the 2011 model and yet you can enjoy enhancements.

Con’s of 2012 Nissan Titan

*Some models (such as the King Cab) lack leg room and rear seating room to offer convenience it promises consumers.

The Bottom Line

The 2012 Nissan Titan is a fair competition for other big names in the pickup truck industry. The manufacturers have done a great job of incorporating improvements to ensure that consumers will have something new to look forward to, instead of replicating what the 2011 model had to offer.

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