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2011 Nissan Frontier - Quality Review

 
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The 2011 Nissan Frontier has good, comfortable seats; but its ride quality and cabin materials could be better.
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good six-footer headroom and legroom
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spacious interior
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four-door is short on bed size
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You can choose between King Cab and Crew Cab versions, as well as between rear- or four-wheel drive, throughout most of the lineup. We'd recommend the 2011 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab if you need easier backseat entry and enough regular space for two kids; the King Cab configuration allows for occasional backseat passengers with small front-hinged rear access doors and flip-up backseats, but they're puny and uncomfortable for adults.

No matter which way you go, the supportive front seats afford a nice, upright driving position with good outward visibility. About the only down side for comfort is the Frontier's ride, which can get pretty choppy.

The Frontier can haul cargo—which is, after all, what matters most for a large subset of pickup buyers—only as well as other compact or mid-size trucks, although its stout frame is certainly up to the task. Beds for the Frontier are six feet long at most. But the Frontier offers several features not otherwise found in pickups in this price range. The cargo bed includes a factory-applied spray-in bedliner, and for those who need to secure small or heavy items in back, we recommend the available Utili-Track cargo tie-down system. 

Conclusion

The 2011 Nissan Frontier has good, comfortable seats; but its ride quality and cabin materials could be better.

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