With greater than six a long time of expertise bringing compact and mid-size vans to U.
S. prospects, the all-new 2022 Nissan Frontier brings the facility, functionality, utility, maneuverability and expertise that drivers have to tackle each weekday work and weekend adventures.
Frontier additionally performs an necessary position as the corporate revamps its U.S. showroom with the Nissan NEXT transformation plan.
The all-new 2022 Nissan Frontier goes on sale in summer time 2021.
Aggressively imposing exterior design
The all-new Frontier design combines aggressive, trendy fashion with parts impressed by the long-lasting Nissan Hardbody, a truck that burnished its tough and rugged status successful off-road races within the 1980s and 1990s.
Frontier includes a highly effective entrance finish with an enormous grille and chiseled hood, framed by new precision interlocking headlights. A large, elevated stance and large vertical fenders evoke sturdiness and energy, accentuated by a excessive eye-point and excessive shoulder bodysides – the place pure mild and shadows meet.
Within the rear, precision lighting includes a machined, structural look, with the lamps showing to clamp to the physique sides. The muscular rear fenders mix with the rear bumper for an athletic, uncompromising stance.
Physique colours equivalent to Tactical Inexperienced Metallic provide a brand new, but acquainted, perspective – impressed by tech-savvy backcountry gear. One other instance, Boulder Gray Pearl, helps intensify the Frontier’s exterior type and pairs nicely with daring accent colours.
And for an much more aggressive look, the specially-equipped 4WD-only Frontier PRO-4X and new-for-2022 2WD-only Frontier PRO-X function LED headlamps, LED Daytime Working Lights, LED fog lights and Lava Crimson grille accents.
Constructing on a confirmed chassis and body – one of the sturdy within the mid-size truck phase with a number of business high quality and sturdiness awards – the engineering group refined and tuned the powertrain, steering and suspension with a spotlight on the calls for of U.S. truck homeowners.
The usual 310-horsepower 3.8-liter direct injection V6 engine, which was all-new for 2020 with 93 % new or redesigned components, provides best-in-class horsepower1. Torque is rated at 281 lb-ft.
Matched to the engine is a 9-speed automated transmission designed to maximize effectivity and supply sturdy acceleration. With an expanded lockup space, a brand new high-response electro-hydraulic system, lengthy enter shaft and a 99 % wider gear vary (versus the earlier Frontier 5-speed design), the transmission provides fast, crisp and direct shift response all through all the gear vary.
Nissan additionally retuned Frontier’s hydraulic rack-and-pinion steering gear for 2022 to offer higher on-center really feel, decreasing driver fatigue on lengthy journeys. Steering gear ratio has been elevated by 16 %, resulting in a sooner response with much less steering effort.
Frontier’s entrance and rear suspensions provide best-level trip and dealing with each on- and off-road. New hydraulic cab mounts scale back highway vibration by 80 %, whereas new urethane jounce bumpers – the one in class – present improved damping for a smoother trip. Along with a bigger entrance stabilizer bar, a rear stabilizer bar reduces physique roll and will increase traction. Commonplace 4-wheel ABS disc brakes present assured stopping energy.
Frontier 4WD fashions function a shift-on-the-fly 4-wheel drive system with 2WD/4HI/4LO modes operated by an electronically managed part-time switch case. Frontier 4WD fashions can be found with a 4-wheel limited-slip system, which helps switch energy to the drive wheels with extra grip on low traction surfaces. Hill Begin Help is customary on all fashions, and Hill Descent Management is customary on all 4WD fashions – serving to adventurers safely climb and descend steep grades.
The PRO-4X mannequin provides an digital locking differential, Bilstein off-road shock absorbers and underbody skid plates for probably the most fierce of off-road adventurers.
Mattress utility continues to be a energy for Frontier, with an obtainable high-utility mattress that features a factory-applied spray-on bedliner and Utili-track™ Channel System. The Utili-Monitor™ system offers final cargo hauling flexibility via using three particular “C” cross-section rails mounted within the mattress. As well as, 4 mounted mattress tie-down hooks assist safe journey gear of all shapes and sizes.
A dampened tailgate help – new for 2022 – is customary on all fashions. Contained in the mattress, two customary cease lamp lights mounted on the again of the cab and two new obtainable LED cargo mattress lights make the all-new Frontier prepared for any journey, evening or day.
Frontier’s towing capability is rated at as much as 6,720 kilos (most, when correctly outfitted). New for 2022 is customary Trailer Sway Management, which detects sway and mechanically applies the brakes to eradicate it for a extra assured towing expertise.
A protecting, utility-centric inside
Seamlessly mixing with the highly effective new exterior, designers gave the all-new inside of the 2022 Frontier a sense of safety and flexibility with trendy performance.
Serving to set the stage is an obtainable, largest-in-class 9-inch colour touchscreen2 with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™3 which can be customary on all fashions. The brand new middle stack is simplified and intuitive, permitting for a user-friendly expertise for driver and passenger.
Additional making life simpler, a normal, largest-in-class4 7.0-inch Superior Driver Help Show provides configurable data immediately in entrance of the driving force.
New trim, finishers and meter accents are impressed by journey gear.
Addressing widespread buyer wants, Frontier offers 4.Zero liters of middle console storage – nearly double that of most mid-size pickups – in addition to 5.7 liters of rear-door-pocket storage and 6.5 liters of front-door-pocket storage. Storage can also be offered on the high of the instrument panel.
Added insulation, improved rear carpet construction and new front-door acoustic laminated glass all scale back inside highway noise. Commonplace Zero Gravity seats present preliminary softness with lateral assist to assist scale back long-range driving fatigue.
An abundance of recent tech and security options
A lengthy listing of superior expertise and security options make every trip extra assured, together with 5 new class-exclusive options5.
Wi-fi smartphone charging and NissanConnect® with WiFi Hotspot6, obtainable on PRO-4X/PRO-X fashions, maintain driver and passengers related. Commonplace on all fashions are two entrance USB ports (one Kind-A, one Kind-C), two entrance 12V retailers and Siri® Eyes Free7. Two 110V retailers with 400-watt functionality – one within the rear, one within the mattress – can be found on SV and PRO-X/PRO-4X fashions, permitting customers to simply energy all kinds of indoor and out of doors equipment. Fender® Premium Audio with 9 audio system is obtainable on SV and PRO-X/PRO-4X grades.
The 2022 Frontier is the primary software of Nissan Clever Round View® Monitor with Shifting Object Detection and Off-Street Mode8. Nissan was the primary automaker to supply Round View Monitor, which creates a birds’ eye view by stitching collectively views from 4 cameras mounted on the surface of the automobile.
The brand new Off-Street Mode obtainable on Frontier PRO-4X capabilities whereas the automobile is transferring ahead at sluggish speeds and the 4WD system is in 4LO, preferrred for negotiating tight trails with out having an exterior spotter to keep away from potential physique scrapes or dents.
Out there security expertise begins with Nissan Security Protect® 360, that includes Automated Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Site visitors Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Excessive Beam Help and class-exclusive Rear Automated Braking9.
Class-exclusive10 Clever Ahead Collision Warning and Tire Stress Monitoring System with Straightforward Fill Tire Alert are customary. Further obtainable options embrace Clever Cruise Management, class-exclusive11 Site visitors Signal Recognition and Clever Driver Alertness. Rear Door Alert12 is customary on all fashions. The all-new Frontier options eight customary airbags.
A variety of fashions and options
The 2022 Frontier King Cab is obtainable in 2WD and 4WD S and SV grades. The 2022 Frontier Crew Cab is obtainable in 2WD and 4WD S, SV SWB (customary mattress) and SV LWB (lengthy mattress), together with the Crew Cab PRO-4X (4WD solely) and new-for-2022 PRO-X (2WD solely). The PRO-X grade offers the identical rugged design touches as PRO-4X however doesn’t embrace sure 4WD-related content material (digital locking differential, underbody skid plates). Seven choice packages might be obtainable.
A 5-foot mattress is customary on all Crew Cab fashions, with a 6-foot mattress optionally available on Crew Cab SV Lengthy Wheelbase fashions. A 6-foot mattress can also be customary on all King Cab fashions.
Out there exterior colours embrace Glacier White, Gun Metallic, Tremendous Black, Crimson Alert, Cardinal Crimson Metallic TriCoat, Deep Blue Pearl, Baja Storm, Tactical Inexperienced Metallic and Boulder Gray Pearl – colours meant for enjoyable and journey. Inside colour choices embrace Charcoal, Sandstone and the PRO-4X/PRO-X’s Charcoal with Lava Crimson.
Greater than 85 Nissan and NISMO equipment are authorised for the 2022 Frontier, together with sports activities bar, off-road step rails with detachable steps, NISMO suspension package, off-road auxiliary lighting, ladder racks and tents. Extra equipment are in growth, and extra particulars might be obtainable nearer to the automobile’s on-sale date.