It has been rumoured that Nissan is going to release a new model which will hit the market as the 2018 Nissan Frontier Diesel. Despite being in the market for a decade in the same shape, The Frontier still sells a lot better than expected. This is due to the fact that this truck is highly dependable, rugged and capable. The 2018 Nissan Frontier Diesel will not be an exception.
This Vehicle will undoubtedly feature tremendous changes. Expect a different look, dissimilar trim levels and most importantly, expect a new engine on this truck.
2018 Nissan Frontier Diesel – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
Despite the fact that the 2018 Nissan Frontier Diesel might not be the Navara, most of its features will be carried over. It will feature an upmarket and muscular look that will make it exceptional. It will come in 2 cab configurations, the larger double cab and the smaller king cab. The King cab is expected to feature rear-opening suicide doors which will be placed behind the main doors. On the other hand, the larger double cab will have four traditional doors that will give easy access to the cabin.
This truck is expected to come with a new V-shaped grille with more chrome added to the lower fascia around the license plate area. A new bumper armed with a highly integrated skid plate will also feature. Fog light mounts which will be finished with chrome and large headlights to improve visibility will add more depth to the design.
A scalloped body line will feature along the doors hence complimenting the accent creases that will come on the cargo bed and off the headlights. It will have large side mirrors with valuable turn signal indicators that will increase its safety factor.
At the Back, the frontier will feature the Nissan’s tailgate and backup camera. It will have the Nissan’s Cargo bed technology which will help it make a remarkable generational jump. Also, bed cargo rails will feature on the floor and on the sides of the bed. LED lights, bed extenders, bed dividers and toolboxes will be offered.
It is expected that the top-end versions of the 2018 Nissan Frontier Diesel will feature aluminium wheels covered in all-seasoned tires and pure aluminium running boards. Easily accessible and highly effective tow hooks and short air dam will make this truck an instant off-road champion.
This model will feature a soft, rounder looking dashboard made of durable plastic covered with pure leather upholstery. Also, the dashboard will have larger knobs, a four-spoke steering wheel and slightly larger buttons.
The rear sitting will be made more comfortable with enough legroom and a standard three-person bench. Expect enough cargo storage space under the bench of the Double cab.
It will have an upgraded infotainment system and a highly capable navigation unit with different suspension setup as an added advantage. It is said that the Nissan Frontier Diesel 2018 will have the best cabin compared to any other truck of its class; a feat that should be applauded in advance.
The upper trim levels will feature Nissan’s 360 degrees view monitor camera system which will help in easy manoeuvring. It will also offer lane departure warning, Blind-spot monitoring, automatic breaking and numerous high-end safety equipment.
2018 Nissan Frontier Diesel – Engine and Performance
In addition, the 2.8-litre turbocharged inline 4 diesel is expected to feature in this truck. This unit will make 160 hp and over 300 lb-ft of torque. It will enable to tow as much as 72,000 pounds with ease. It will have a new 8-speed automatic transmission. So, it will drive the rear wheels or all wheels using a transfer case.
2018 Nissan Frontier Diesel – Release Date and Price
In conclusion, this 2018 Nissan Frontier Diesel is expected to hit the market mid-2018 with the prices ranging from $19,500-$28,000. It is a vehicle that any truck enthusiast should look out for.