I know it is a truck but the mileage is far from what Nissan claims. The overall length of 205. On a recent trip I got 15 miles per gal hwy. Did you stay mostly in lane or change lanes frequently? Some 12 months later, the focus has shifted to the smaller categories, although incongruently, a couple of… Nissan North America, Inc. Thanks John mpg-o-editor on 05. I commute on hour each way, every day. Removable storage boxes are tucked beneath the rear seats, while the front passenger seat folds flat for added load carrying capacity except on leather-trimmed models.
The Frontier is offered with a choice of transmissions — an advanced 5-speed automatic, a 6-speed manual transmission or 5-speed manual King Cab I4 model. Starting with strong, fully boxed frame rails, the platform provides a rugged foundation on which to build. The Frontier King Cab features flip-up rear seats and both cab styles offer new solutions to cab storage and flexibility. The salesman I dealt with says it is easy to get 20 Highway, and I am not an aggressive driver. While a diesel engine is not currently available in Frontiers sold in North American a torquey 2.
One, our winner, was the redesigned Ford F-150, a grille-to-hitch makeover of a perennial leader in the segment; the other, Nissan's potent clean- sheet-of-paper challenger, the Titan. Leave a Comment Name Mail Website. Both the Frontier King Cab and Crew Cab feature large rear doors rear hinged on King Cab for easy access to the rear seating and cargo area. Does it have oversized tires? I added 4 new snow tires that have reduced mpg. The 2006 Frontier shares its suspension layout and many component designs based on the Titan, including an all-steel double-wishbone front suspension and solid axle rear suspension with overslung leaf springs and a long suspension stroke for optimized off-road dynamics.
Units Affected 42000 Completely redesigned for 2005, the midsize Frontier pickup is built on a scaled-down version of the rugged F-Alpha chassis that also underpins Nissan's full-size Titan. How fast were you driving on your highway trip, on average? In addition to the tie-down cleats, a full range of accessories will be offered for use with the channel system, including bed dividers, sliding cargo trays and modular storage units. At 17,800 miles on odometer the milage is down to 22 mpg. Consider adding an aftermarket fuel economy gauge, like the AutoMeter EcoMeter … these devices can help you develop a light-footed driving technique. Nissan Frontier Gas Mileage — 1998-2010 Year Manf. To maximize the off-road benefit of all of these state-of-the-art features, Nissan engineers tucked all key underbody hardware up to the frame rails for a minimum 10.
The Frontier went on sale at Nissan dealers… Veteran Nissan driver Art Schmitt and his No. I am right around 16mpg and drive on country roads mostly at an average speed of 60mph. The 2012 Nissan Frontiers in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 77 kilometers per hour about 76. I am underwhelmed by the fuel economy. At the same time, it offers excellent fuel efficiency and smooth operation. Only a few stops in between.
Check the previous owners records if there are any. This combines with outstanding approach and departure angles for exceptional off-road capability. Average for over 6,000 miles of mostly highway driving has been 23 mpg. Swap out all the usual stuff — filters, plugs, plug wires, etc — with quality components. A dual glove box with lock, damper and lamp, center console storage, 1-liter storage integrated into the front doors and a multitude of cupholder and power points are standard.
First introduced in 1998 as a compact pickup, the Nissan Frontier grew to become a mid-sized truck with a 2005 redesign. The Frontier, like Titan, provides exceptional acceleration, towing capacity and all-around off-roading ability, due in large measure to its powerful engine — a 4. It does have nice power though. Just Awful 2006 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 265-horsepower 4. How much cargo were you hauling? Expected much better mileage from a small truck. .
Winter mileage is less and summer is more Using winter snow and ice tires in winter months. It seems to me like my truck is geared too low almost as if it needs a sixth gear. It includes an advanced 4-wheel limited slip system, which helps transfer power to the drive wheel with more grip on low traction surfaces. As a point of comparison, manual transmission-equipped diesel King and Double cab Navaras are rated at 23. Can I do anything to improve this. Like Titan, Frontier offers new levels of innovation in areas where it matters most to truck owners, including the bed. Our gallon is equivalent to 4.
Removable utility cleats slide into the channels, providing a wide range of attaching points for securing cargo. That happens maybe once or twice per tank. I am only driving in the city for about 10 min a day compared to about 40 min on highway. In addition to the tie-down cleats, a full range of accessories are offered for use with the channel system, including bed dividers, sliding cargo trays and modular storage units. Switch to a synthetic oil.
Hwy tires in summer months. Frontier utilizes signature Nissan truck themes, including a chrome, angled strut grille, chrome bumpers, short front and rear overhangs, large, stamped steel, geometric fender flares. Three new colors are available on Frontier for 2006 — Red Alert, Red Brawn and Majestic Blue. The rest of the kilometers were in the city 7. Both of these things can lead to lower fuel economy on the highway, due to the increased drag. At 65-70 mph I am around 2,500 rpms. The 2006 Frontier also includes a long list of safety equipment, including Zone Body construction with front and rear crumple zones, Nissan Advanced Air Bag System which includes dual-stage front supplemental air bags with seat belt sensors and a front occupant classification sensor , and 3-point front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters.