2012 Nissan Frontier and Titan pickup trucks get new styling packages


With the 2012 Nissan Frontier and Titan slated to be available at Nissan dealerships nationwide, Nissan has also announced new styling packages for these new pickup trucks.

Starting with the 2012 Nissan Frontier, a Sport Appearance Package will be available on King Cab and Crew Cab SV versions. The styling package includes a set of new 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, new Dark Hyper Silver front grille, body-color front and rear bumpers and side body “Frontier” graphic logo. As for the interior, it includes sport seats, white-faced gauges and a Bluetooth hands-free calling system.

Other enhancements for the 2012 Nissan Frontier include standard 2-Wheel Brake Limited Slip (ABLS) and Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) on 4-cylinder engine equipped models, and three new exterior colors: Brilliant Silver, Metallic Blue and Lava Red.

The 2012 Frontier model lineup comes in four trim levels of Frontier S, Frontier SV, Frontier PRO-4X (4×4 models only) and Frontier SL (Crew Cab only). It is offered in both King Cab and Crew Cab body styles, in 4×2 and 4×4 driveline configurations. Power is provided by either a 261-horsepower 4.0-liter V6 or 152-horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder (King Cab only) engines. Fuel economy is estimated to be around 17 city and 21 highway on the King Cab 2WD model.

As for the 2012 Nissan Titan pickup truck, it gets a unique Sport Appearance Package as well, which comes with a new set 20-inch aluminum wheels, a Dark Hyper Silver front grille, body-color bumpers and a pair of black step rails. In addition, a handy lockable storage compartment on the bed and side body “Titan” graphics as well. And for the interior, the styling includes sport seats, white-faced gauges, Titan logo, and a Bluetooth hands-free calling system.

The 2012 Nissan Titan pickup truck comes in three trim levels of Armada SV, Armada SL and Armada Platinum. All models are offered with a choice of 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive, and come equipped with a standard 317-horsepower 5.6-liter Endurance V8 engine and 5-speed automatic transmission. For the 2012 model, it gets a new exterior color of Brilliant Silver along with a few new interior enhancement as well.

The Sport Appearance Package for the 2012 Frontier pickup truck is priced at $1,190, while the Sport Appearance Package for the 2012 Titan is priced at $2,490.