NEW FOR 2014:

– No changes.

Following last year’s equipment overhaul, Nissan’s half-ton pickup carries over for 2014 without any changes. Although the Titan is the eldest of the full-size trucks on the market, it offers buyers looking for a basic and reliable truck standard V8 power and strong performance.

Unlike rivals which offer a plethora of powertrain choices, all Titans come with a 5.6-litre V8 engine, shared with the Armada and Pathfinder, mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. 4×2 models are rear-wheel drive, with 4×4 as an option. The King Cab has two small rear-hinged doors that open 168 degrees, while the Crew Cab has four independently-opening doors.

The Titan is available in King Cab or Crew Cab configuration. The King comes in S trim in 4×2; SV in 4×2 and 4×4; PRO-4X in 4×4; and SL in 4×4. It has a 6’7″ bed. The Crew Cab is 4×4 only, and comes in S; SV in short- or long-wheelbase; PRO-4X; and SL trim. The short bed length is 5’7″, the long bed is a whopping 7’3″.

Features on the S King Cab trim include two-wheel drive, four-wheel vented disc brakes with ABS, 18-inch wheels, standard bed, Wide Open rear doors, body-colour front bumper and black grille, rear privacy glass, spray-on bedliner, locking tailgate with rear spoiler and cargo bed light, sliding rear window, air conditioning, cruise control with steering wheel mounted controls, tilt steering column, 40/20/40 split front bench seat with fold-down centre console, 60/40 split flip-up/fold-down rear bench seat, cloth seat trim, column shifter with manual shift mode, overhead centre console, Easy Clean vinyl flooring, and a six-speaker AM/FM/CD audio.

S Crew Cab adds 4×4, fuel tank skid plate, oil pan skid plate, power windows, power locks, remote keyless entry, remote windows down, carpeted flooring, rear reading lights, and 8-speaker audio.

SV King Cab adds (to S King Cab) heavy-duty battery, lower final gear ratio, shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive with two-speed transfer case (4×4), 18-inch 6-spoke aluminum alloy wheels, fuel tank skid plate (4×4), oil pan skid plate (4×4), front tow hooks, tow hitch receiver, chrome grille and bumpers, power heated outside tow mirrors, body-colour side mouldings, roar sonar system, Utili-track channel system with four tie-down cleats, lockable driver-side bedside storage, tailgate illumination and bed-mounted 120V AC power outlet, reverse camera, Bluetooth Hands-Free phone system, power windows, power locks, remote keyless entry with remote windows down, front door courtesy lights, auto-dimming rearview mirror, digital compass and outside temperature display, centre console-mounted 120V AC power outlet, transmission temperature gauge, sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors and extension, power adjustable pedals, front captain’s chairs with driver-side manual lumbar, eight-way power driver’s seat, fold-down front-passenger’s seat, leather-wrapped transmission shifter and steering wheel, driver seatback pocket, carpeted flooring, steering-wheel mounted audio controls, USB port, MP3/WMA playback, satellite radio, colour display audio, anti-theft system, and Immobilizer Key System.

SV Crew Cab adds 4×4 and associated options as standard, rear reading lights, and 8-speaker audio.

PRO-4X King Cab adds (to SV King Cab) 4×4 and associated options as standard, switch-on-demand electronic locking rear differential, Rancho high-performance shocks, 18-inch 6-spoke dark finished aluminum-alloy wheels, transfer case skid plate, lower radiator skid plate, automatic on/off headlights, fog lights, body-colour front and rear bumpers with satin chrome grille, garage door opener, tow-tone cloth seat trim with white stitching, white-faced gauges, and eight-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio.

PRO-4X Crew Cab adds overhead rear centre console, rear reading lights, and 10-speaker audio.

SL Crew Cab adds (to SV Crew Cab) 20-inch 5-spoke chrome-clad alloy wheels, automatic on/off headlights, chrome tubular step rails, chrome mirrors, moonroof, NissanConnect with Navigation and 5.8-inch colour touch-screen monitor, NavTraffic, hands-free text messaging assistant, in-cabin microfilter, dual zone automatic temperature control, garage door opener, four-way power front passenger seat, heated front seats, driver’s seat/pedal and mirror memory, leather seating, wood-tone trim, Bluetooth streaming audio, and 10-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio.

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