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2017 Nissan Frontier vs. 2017 Toyota Tacoma: Compare Trucks
2017 Nissan Frontier vs. 2017 Toyota Tacoma: Compare Trucks

Just a couple of years ago, mid-size pickup buyers would have been stuck with these two choices: The Nissan Frontier and the Toyota Tacoma. Flash forward to today, however, and there are some compelling new entries on the market: The Chevrolet Colorado, the GMC Canyon, and the Honda Ridgeline. But...Read More»

2016 Nissan Frontier
2016 Nissan Frontier recalled for fire risk

Nissan has issued a recall for select 2016 Frontier pickups due to an electrical problem. Slightly more than 1,500 vehicles registered in the U.S. are affected. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the recall stems from a wiring harness associated with the Frontier's...Read More»

2013 Nissan Frontier
2012-2014 Nissan Frontier Recalled For Wiring Harness Trouble

Some 13,535 Nissan Frontier pickups from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 model years are being recalled this week for a problem with the wiring harness. According to a letter that Nissan sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), the recall stems from a problem with a wiring harness...Read More»

2013 Nissan Frontier
2013 Nissan Frontier: Familiar Look, Higher MPG, More Tech Inside

Although full-size trucks (from Ford and Ram especially) have made some major gains in fuel economy over the past years, compact and mid-size pickups have largely been left out of the gas-mileage game. Thankfully that changes this year, with the 2013 Nissan Frontier gaining 1 to 2 mpg across the...Read More»

2012 Nissan Frontier
2012 Nissan Frontier, Pathfinder, Xterra: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Frontier, Pathfinder and Xterra two-wheel-drive vehicles for an issue with front-wheel hubs. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site puts the number of vehicles potentially affected at...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
New York Auto Show, Scion FR-S Priced, Family Sedans: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Jeep teased three vehicles and automakers begin talking about the New York Auto Show. We reviewed the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo and Subaru announced the 2013 XV Crosstrek. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We took a look at four...Read More»

2012 Nissan Frontier
Recalled: Nissan Frontier, NV, Pathfinder, Xterra & Infiniti FX, M

Nissan North America has issued a wide-ranging recall for vehicles from its Nissan and Infiniti lineups. Some of those vehicles may experience severe oil leaks, which could ultimately result in a crash. Here's a rundown of the models affected by the recall: 2012 Nissan Frontier 2012 Nissan NV...Read More»

2011 Nissan Xterra
Nissan Announces Pricing For 2012 Frontier, Pathfinder, Xterra

If you're planning to purchase a new pickup or sport utility vehicle, listen up, because Nissan has just announced pricing on 2012 models of the Frontier, Pathfinder, and Xterra. According to a press release from Nissan, all three are now on sale at dealers across the country. The 2012 Nissan...Read More»

2002 Nissan Frontier
Nissan Recalls 515,000 U.S. Xterra, Frontier, Sentra Models

Nissan has issued a recall of more than a half a million Xterra SUVs and Frontier trucks in the U.S. for a potential steering issue. Nissan explained in a release on the issue that "in certain rare instances, the lower steering column joint on the affected Frontier and Xterra vehicles can develop...Read More»

2010 GMC Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE1 Angular Front Exterior View
2010 GMC Canyon Versus 2010 Nissan Frontier

These two compact pickup trucks each have various pros and cons. The Nissan Frontier has always been a respectable contestant in the market since it was introduced over a decade ago. While the GMC Canyon has a stylish exterior and tends to appeal to drivers who want a truck that is tight and...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier
Once Again, Nissan Recalls 2010 Armada, Frontier, Pathfinder, Titan, Xterra, and Infiniti QX56

Nissan has issued yet another recall for the 2010 Armada, Frontier, Pathfinder, Titan, Xterra, and the 2010 Infiniti QX56. The last alert for that group of vehicles was triggered by reports of faulty brake pedals and gas gauges. (A subsequent recall, limited to the Frontier, Pathfinder, and Xterra...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto PRO-4X Angular Front Exterior View
Nissan Frontier Included in New Fastener Recall

Nissan just issued a recall of some trucks and SUVs, including the Frontier pickup, in regard to potentially incorrectly installed fasteners.   While Toyota has definitely had more than its fair share of recall woes lately, it is not completely alone in its plight. In the misery loves company...Read More»

2010 Nissan Xterra
Recall Affects 2010 Nissan Pathfinder, Xterra, Frontier

Nissan is recalling 4,038 sport-utility vehicles and pickups that might have left the factory without properly tightened fasteners. The recall only pertains to 2010 Nissan Pathfinder, Xterra, and Frontier models manufactured within a rather narrow period: between February 22 and March 13, 2010. In...Read More»

2010 Nissan Armada
Nissan Recalls The Armada, Frontier, Pathfinder, Quest, Titan, Xterra, & Infiniti QX56

Nissan may be tardy to the recall party, but better late than never. The company has now issued recalls for a number of vehicles, including the Armada, Frontier, Pathfinder, Quest, Titan, Xterra, and the Infiniti QX56, citing problems that range from faulty brake pedals to malfunctioning gas...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier
Review Recap: 2010 Nissan Frontier

One last review recap for the day: The 2010 Nissan Frontier. Here is what our experts at The Car Connection had to say about this compact pickup truck. Bengt Halvorson was our expert who wrote this review, and here is a sampling of what he had to say about the Frontier: "Designers can't do much...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier
Potential Dana Driveshaft Failures Drive Investigation of 2010 Nissan Trucks and SUVs

Toyota appears to not be the only automaker affected by problems with Dana driveshafts. Nissan is reportedly investigating driveshaft yoke issues in some of its trucks and SUVs that use Dana driveshafts. Our colleagues at Autoblog recently reported that Nissan is joining Toyota in investigating the...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto PRO-4X Angular Rear Exterior View
Small Trucks Struggle to Achieve Good Rollover Safety Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) took a look at the roof strength of five different models: The Nissan Frontier and its platform mate, the Suzuki Equator; the Ford Ranger; the Dodge Dakota; the Toyota Tacoma; and the Chevrolet Colorado. Only the Frontier and the Equator were rated...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier
2010 Nissan Frontier: Only Small Pickup With Strong Roof Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has rated five small and mid-size pickups and found that roof-crush protection isn't so good overall. The only truck of the five tested to earn the top rating of 'good'—just barely—was the 2010 Nissan Frontier (also sold, structurally similar...Read More»

2009 Suzuki Equator
Should You Buy a Nissan Frontier or a Suzuki Equator?

How about neither? When was the last time you picked up a car or truck magazine and saw a compact pickup truck on the cover? The reason for this is that while full size pickup truck sales have grown year over year (Ford F-150, Dodge Ram), sales of compact trucks like the Toyota Tacoma and...Read More»

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