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2012 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab 4x4

The Right-Sized Truck Shows Its Age Sometime during the mid '90s, the Big Three stepped up the fullsize truck arms race in a serious way. While Chrysler, Ford and General Motors had always fought tooth and nail for every last possible customer, suddenly trucks began evolving into more than just utilitarian work horses. While the old payload and towing one-upmanship continued in earnest, pickup design began swelling with broad grilles, massive wheels and flanks to match. Option sheets suddenly glittered with choices previously confined to luxury vehicles, and MSRPs began covering wide... Read More

Vital Stats

4.0L V6
261 HP / 281 LB-FT
5-Speed Auto
$29,085 as tested
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    Nissan Frontier
    Chicago: Nissan's Cummins tie-up bears first fruit with Frontier Diesel Runner concept

    The 2014 Chicago Auto Show is proving to be a surprisingly big show for alternative fuels. The Chevrolet Silverado HD pickups are getting a compressed natural gas option and the refreshed BMW X3 is receiving a diesel engine, as is the German automaker's 7 Series. You can add one more oil burner to the mix, at least in concept form: Nissan has released its ...

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    Nissan Frontier
    Chicago 2008: Suzuki Equator ready to tackle new frontiers

    click above to view high-res gallery of the Suzuki EquatorSuzuki's Gene Brown showed the automaker's rebadged Nissan Frontier named the Equator today at the 2008 Chicago Auto Show. The Suzuki Equator is set to go into production by the end of this year and should deliver a decent truck experience, seeing as how it is based on the already proven Frontier and ...

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    Nissan Frontier
    Chicago '08 Preview: Official rendering of Suzuki Equator released

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