When it’s time to haul a full load, tow your PWCs, or simply throw up some roost, Frontier is ready and willing with a best-in-class 310-horsepower V6 paired to a silky-smooth 9-speed automatic transmission. And don’t worry, there’s no “base engine.” With Frontier, you don’t have to upgrade — this engine and transmission combination comes standard.
3.8-L V6 engine
Frontier’s 3.8-liter V6 pumps out a best-in-class 310 horsepower, and 281 lb-ft of torque. Direct injection gives quick response, up to 6,720 lbs. max towing capacity, and 18 MPG city / 24 MPG highway efficiency.
Easy passing, smooth shifting, responsive acceleration when towing, ideal gear ratios — these are the benefits of having a 9-speed automatic transmission perfectly dialed for Frontier.
Midsize trucks see abuse — lots of it. That’s why the all-new Frontier is beefed-up and overbuilt in all the right places, with ample ground clearance to help you get over big obstacles, and suspension ready to help smooth out even the toughest terrain.
Full-length, fully boxed frame
No corners were cut with Frontier’s full-length, fully boxed frame. A strong frame is what durability is all about, and Frontier has strength, to the core.
Ground clearance, angle approach and departure
For maximum ground clearance, approach and departure angles, Frontier’s underside is free of low-hanging components, and has a rear suspension with the leaf springs over — instead of under — the rear axle.
Suspension that performs
Engineered for toughness and durability while maximizing the tires’ contact patch with the ground, Frontier’s front suspension helps it maintain grip in a variety of conditions. In the rear, the overslung rigid leaf spring design helps deliver both off-road prowess and high-load durability.
From a driver-selectable 4WD to an available hill descent control, you’ve got serious off-road credentials with the all-new Frontier. And with new technological innovations like the available Intelligent Around View Monitor with Off-Road Mode, you’ll get the help you need to conquer tougher terrain, with more confidence than you’ve ever felt in a midsize truck.