I had been a life long fan of Fords but because of a recent issue with my wife's 2015 Explorer and the local Ford dealership, we've moved on. Parting Thoughts: 2018 Nissan Titan So, where does the Nissan Titan stand in a highly competitive segment? The single cab offers a three-place bench seat, the King Cab has bucket seats up front and a three-place bench seat in the rear although the rear seat can be deleted , while the Crew Cab matches the King Cab and delivers more cabin room to go with it. From there, each version is offered in Single Cab, extended cab King Cab , and four-door full-length Crew Cab. Two points up and two points down, which lands us at a 5 out of 10. The Titan earns a point here that some full-sizers do not: the bare-bones base versions still come with a 5. .
Any and all differences must be addressed prior to time of sale. The Midnight Edition is only offered on the 2018 Titan in a limited palette of colors consisting of Gun Metallic, Pearl White and, my favorite, Magnetic Black. The 2018 Nissan Titan offers just one engine -- a stout 5. And, while the V8 engine is more than up to the task for hauling and towing, in actual everyday work situations we found the 5. The Crew Cab models feature a standard 5.
The interior is utilitarian and chunky, but not in a stylish way. Ford calls its collection of trucks the F Series. The instrument panel wood trim has been replaced with gloss black trim, and even the light accents on the center stack, door panels and center console get a darker tint. The Titan is available with a 5. In almost all circumstances, the Titan feels better in the cab with a load on the back—true in most pickups. A drain on the bottom lets water out. The steering and brakes are about as perfect as you could ask of a full-size trucks when it comes to twists and curves, and the suspension delivered a smooth ride at higher speeds.
On the road with the Titan of all trucks. One Powerful Powertrain Choose a full-size pickup truck and you will find a powerful engine paired with a capable transmission. All models have a rearview monitor and you can get blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert. This engine produces 390 horsepower and 394 lb-ft of torque, which is more than enough power to accelerate up a steep grade or just get a quick start off the line. The four-door Crew Cab will be the most popular and offers the range of trim levels. They gave our test truck ratings of 15 city, 21 highway, and 18 combined mpg. Nissan supplies one powertrain choice: a V8 engine paired with an automatic transmission.
Initial resale values after the first year suggest the Titan will remain competitive with the Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado, but fall well short of the values held by the Toyota Tundra. Contact us now at 877-839-7244 for more details! Inside, the truck varies from work-spec basics to Platinum Reserve leather lounge. The lineup list is long, so we advise bringing a pencil. Single cabs are work-truck spec: 8-foot bed, vinyl seats, wash and ready. This package replaces almost all of the exterior chrome, which was a considerable amount on our previous tester. Nissan kept with this model for 12 long years, with sales bottoming out at 12,140 units in 2015 — less than one-seventh of the peak number attained in 2005.
Customers expect at least a 1,500-pound payload limit and trailering of at least 8,000 pounds with their big trucks. A seven-speed auto processes that output. Nissan Titan: Then and Now The Nissan Titan rolled out in 2004 and was the first full-size Japanese pickup truck capable of taking on the , Ford F-150, and the Dodge Ram 1500. It stops short of some of the excess offered here is looking at you, F-150 Platinum , but you can get leather, heated seats and a heated steering wheel. Naturally, the Crew Cab is the roomiest of them all, delivering large knobs, big storage areas and lots of room to maneuver.
In the real world, the Endurance V8 gives the Titan satisfying and forceful acceleration. Nissan offers in-box storage bins, called Titan Box, that hold tools when needed, or removed when the full bed width is needed. For bigger jobs, you can upgrade to the. Please confirm accuracy of information with seller. Still, to be considered a serious player in this business, offering all three means Nissan has something for everyone. View our inventory of used cars for sale and contact us to schedule a test drive. A crow bar is useless when the job calls for a pair of needle-nose pliers.
Power is sufficient and I was pulling a trailer the first full day I had the truck. No expressed or implied warranties, including the availability or condition of the equipment listed is made. A crew-cab Chevy Silverado with a V6 starts slightly above the Titan. After a successful launch last year, the larger, more powerful 2018 Nissan Titan pickup continues to make inroads in a market largely dominated by the domestic manufacturers. The optional Titan boxes are located on inside of the cab.