2016 Nissan Frontier Model Overview


2016 Nissan Frontier


The 2016 Nissan Frontier was built to combine light-duty maneuverability with full-size power in one mid-size truck. The optional 4.0-liter engine delivers 281 lb-ft of torque and a maximum towing capacity of 6,500 pounds, so the Nissan Frontier can do all your heavy lifting for you. Plus, the Frontier’s off-roading capability allows you to use this truck for both work and play.

The 2016 Nissan Frontier is available in 10 trim levels: S King Cab, S Crew Cab, SV 4-Cylinder King Cab, SV V6 King Cab, SV V6 Crew Cab, Desert Runner King Cab, Desert Runner Crew Cab, SL Crew Cab, PRO-4X King Cab, and PRO-4X Crew Cab:

2016 Nissan Frontier S King Cab
$18,290 MSRP*

2016 Nissan Frontier S Crew Cab
$23,000 MSRP*

2016 Nissan Frontier SV 4-Cylinder King Cab
$22,180 MSRP*

2016 Nissan Frontier SV V6 King Cab
$23,940 MSRP*

2016 Nissan Frontier SV V6 Crew Cab
$24,960 MSRP*

2016 Nissan Frontier Desert Runner King Cab
$24.520 MSRP*

2016 Nissan Frontier Desert Runner Crew Cab
$25,840 MSRP*

2016 Nissan Frontier SL Crew Cab
$31,710 MSRP*

2016 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X King Cab
$32,080 MSRP*

2016 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X Crew Cab
$31,840 MSRP*


2016 Nissan Frontier Performance

Depending on which 2016 Nissan Frontier you like, you will have the choice between a 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine generating 152 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque, or a 4.0-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine generating 261 horsepower and 281 lb-ft of torque.  The efficient 2.5-liter engine comes in the following trim levels: 2016 Nissan Frontier S King Cab and the 2016 Nissan Frontier SV 4-Cylinder King Cab.  You can get the more powerful 4.0-liter engine in these following trims: 2016 Nissan Frontier S Crew Cab, SV V6 King Cab/Crew Cab, Desert Runner King Cab/Crew Cab, the SL Crew Cab, and the Pro-4X King Cab/Crew Cab.  The 2.5-liter engine can achieve 23 mpg highway and 19 mpg city*, while the 4.0-liter engine 22 mpg highway and 16 mpg city*.  With the 2016 Nissan Frontier, there is a truck fit for every lifestyle!


2016 Nissan Frontier Exterior Features

Nissan is becoming a true competitor in the truck market, so there is no chance that you can go wrong with a 2016 Nissan Frontier.  Standard exterior features on the King Cab models include: Rear privacy glass, Black door handles and mirrors, Upper body-color/lower black front bumper, Chrome grille, Tailgate spoiler, Full-size spare tire, Front UV-reducing solar glass, Chrome rear bumper, 15-inch 6-spoke steel wheels, Locking tailgate, and Cargo bed light.  On the Crew Cab models you can find impressive standard features including: Front tow hook, Chrome grille, Front UV-reducing solar glass, Rear window defroster, Chrome rear bumper, Locking tailgate and cargo bed light, 16-inch 6-spoke steel wheels, Black door handles and mirrors, Tailgate spoiler, Rear privacy glass, and Upper body-color/lower black front bumper.

Available features on higher trim levels can include: Body-color front bumper, Sliding rear window, 16-inch 6-split spoke aluminum-alloy wheels, Dual power outside mirrors, Bed rail caps, Satin chrome grille, Fog lights, Body-color front and rear bumpers, Body-color door handles and outside mirrors, Body-color side moldings, Factory-applied spray-on bedliner, Rear sonar system, Step rails, Chrome door handles and outside mirrors, Automatic on/off headlights, Upper body-color/lower chrome front bumper, 18-inch 6-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels, Utili-track® Channel System with four tie-down cleats, Heated outside mirrors, Skid plates, and/or Splash guards.


2016 Nissan Frontier Interior Features

The Nissan Frontier’s interior is built for comfort, convenience, and utility.  Don’t sacrifice space for you and your passengers for more cargo room!  Get the best of both words , a spacious cabin and a large truck bed, all in the 2016 Nissan Frontier!  Standard interior features on the King Cab include: Variable intermittent windshield wipers, Two 12-volt DC power outlets, Second-row under-seat storage, Forward-facing rear flip-up seats, Cloth seat trim, Four bottle holders, Four cup holders, Front and rear door storage pockets, and Four speakers.  On the Crew Cab you can find impressive standard features including: Overhead console with sunglasses storage, Tilt steering column, Four bottle holders, 60/40 split flip-up rear bench seat, Air conditioning, Sun visors with vanity mirrors and extension, Cruise control, Driver’s seatback pocket, Variable intermittent windshield wipers, Four cup holders, Two 12-volt DC power outlets, Front map lights, Front and rear door storage pockets, Voltage and oil pressure gauges, Second-row under-seat storage, Cloth seat trim, Bluetooth® hands-free phone system, Illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio controls, MP3/WMA CD playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS), Six speakers, and an AM/FM/CD audio system.

Available features on higher trim levels can include: Remote keyless entry, Power windows and door locks, Three 12-volt DC power outlets, Power door locks and windows with driver’s one-touch auto-down, 8-way manual driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support, Multi-functional trip computer, White contrast interior stitching, White-faced gauges with satin chrome bezels, Frontier embroidered cloth seat trim, 4-way power adjustable passenger’s seat, In-cabin microfilter, First aid kit, Dual-zone automatic temperature control, Leather-wrapped steering wheel, Auto-dimming rearview mirror, Chrome vent accents, Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors and extension, Heated front seats, 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support, Rear fold-down center armrest, Leather-appointed seats, RearView Monitor, Leather-wrapped shift knob, PRO-4X embroidered cloth seat trim.

Higher trim levels also come with more advanced radio and tech features including: USB connection port, Auxiliary audio input jack, AM/FM/CD audio display with 5.0-inch color display, NissanConnect with mobile apps, Streaming audio via Bluetooth, Hands-free text messaging assistant, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio with three-month trial subscription, 10 speakers (including subwoofers), Rockford Fosgate®-powered audio system, HomeLink® Universal Transceiver, and/or SiriusXM® Travel Link® with three-month trial subscription.

Whether you just want a truck with the basic features for work, or if you want it all, there is  a Frontier made for you!


2016 Nissan Frontier Safety Features

Some of the standard safety features on the 2016 Nissan Frontier include: Zone Body construction with front and rear crumple zones, Hood buckling creases and energy-absorbing steering column, Nissan Advanced Airbag System with dual-stage supplemental front airbags with seat belt and occupant-classification sensors, Driver and front-passenger seat-mounted side-impact supplemental airbags, Roof-mounted curtain supplemental airbags for side-impact and rollover head protection for outboard occupants, Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Pipe-style steel side-door guard beams, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren), Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS), 3-point ALR/ELR passenger seat belt (ELR for driver), Front-seat active head restraints,  and Front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters.


In addition to offering great hauling and towing capabilities and incredible power, the 2016 Nissan Frontier also delivers plenty of comfort. You won’t have to choose between a feature-rich, full-size bed and a spacious cabin. The interior can seat up to five, and is loaded with innovative technology and comfortable seating. Don’t compromise a thing in the 2016 Nissan Frontier.


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*2016 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 27 City, 36 Highway. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions–use for comparison only.