NEW FOR 2015:

– Manual discontinued on all models except for PRO-4X King Cab
– 4X2 Crew Cab models discontinued
– NissanConnect with Navigation now standard on PRO-4X
– NissanConnect with mobile apps now standard on Frontier SV
– New colour: Artic Blue

With more than a decade under its belt in its current form, the Nissan Frontier soldiers on for yet another year with minimal changes. For buyers looking for an affordable little truck, the Frontier could very well be the ticket; all models feature a fully-boxed frame, standard air conditioning, and cruise control. For 2015, the only noteworthy change is the inclusion of the Nissan Connect infotainment system as standard on the Frontier SV; the PRO-4X joins the SL with navigation as standard. Nissan has also slimmed down the powertrain configuration; all models except the PRO-4X King Cab have a five-speed automatic as standard equipment.

The Frontier is available in King Cab or Crew Cab configuration. The entry-level King Cab S, which comes in 4×2 only, uses a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine paired to a five-speed automatic. SV and SL trims feature a 4.0-litre V6 engine with a five-speed automatic. The PRO-4X King Cab features a six-speed manual with an optional five-speed automatic. The PRO-4X Crew Cab features a five-speed automatic.

Features on S (available in King Cab 4×2 only) include 15-inch steel wheels, full-size spare tire, chrome grille, rear privacy glass, long bed, tailgate spoiler, locking tailgate, cargo bed light, air conditioning, Bluetooth, sunglass holder, cruise control, three 12-volt DC power outlets, fold-flat front passenger seat, forward-facing rear flip-up seats, cloth seat trim, carpeted flooring, AM/FM/CD stereo system.

S trim can be optioned with the S Value Package, which adds remote keyless entry, power locks, power windows with driver one-touch auto-down, dual heated power outside mirrors, anti-theft system, immobilizer key system, sun visors with vanity mirrors and extension, tilt steering column, sliding rear window, and 16-inch steel wheels.

SV trim (available in King Cab 4×2 or 4X4, and Crew Cab 4×4) adds (to S), two-speed transfer case, hill descent control (4×4), hill start assist (4×4), 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels, front tow hook (4×4), dual heated power outside mirrors, body-colour front bumper, sliding rear window, rear defroster, bed rail caps, power door locks with auto-locking feature, power windows with driver one-touch auto-down, remote keyless entry, cruise control, front map lights, voltage and oil pressure gauges, tilt steering column, sun visors with vanity mirrors and extension, driver’s seatback pocket, overhead sunglasses storage, 60/40 flip-up rear bench seat, 5.0-inch display audio system, with NissanConnect apps, illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio controls, auxiliary input jack, MP3/WMA capability, USB port, and satellite radio.

SVs with 4×4 can be optioned with the SV Premium Package, which adds RearView Monitor, rear parking sensors, dual zone automatic temperature control, in-cabin microfilter, auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated seats, digital compass, outside temperature display, factory-applied spray-on bedliner, Utili-track Channel System with four tie-down cleats, and six-speaker audio (King Cab only).

PRO-4X trim (available in King Cab and Crew Cab, in 4×4 only) adds to SV 16-inch machined-finish aluminum alloy wheels, skid plates (for oil pan, fuel tank, and transfer case), automatic on/off headlights, fog lights, rood rack with crossbars, splash guards, satin chrome grille, body-colour front and rear bumpers, body-colour door handles and mirrors, moonroof, rear sonar system, standard bed, Utili-track Channel System with 4 tie-down cleats, factory-applied spray-on bedliner, NissanConnect with Navigation, 5.8-inch colour touch-screen monitor, NavTraffic, RearView Monitor, Bluetooth streaming audio, and heads-free text messaging assistant, dual zone automatic temperature control, in-cabin microfilter, auto-dimming rearview mirror, digital compass, outside temperature display, mutli-function trip computer, first aid kit, 8-way driver’s seat, PRO-4X embroidered cloth trim, heated front seats, white contrast interior stitching, leather-wrapped steering wheel, chrome vent accents, white-faced gauges, and six-speaker (King)/ten-speaker (Crew) Rockford Fosgate audio system.

PRO-4X Crew Cab can be optioned with the PRO-4X Leather Package, which adds PRO-4X embroidered leather seating surfaced, 8-way power driver’s seat, 4-way power front passenger’s seat, heated front seats, and a rear fold-down centre armrest.

SL trim (available only as Crew Cab 4×4) adds to SV 18-inch machined-finish aluminum alloy wheels, automatic on/off headlights, fog lights, roof rack crossbars, step rails, body-colour side mouldings, chrome bumpers, chrome door handles and mirrors, moonroof, rear sonar system, Utili-track Channel System with 4 tie-down cleats, factory-applied spray-on bedliner, dual zone automatic temperature control, in-cabin microfilter, HomeLink, auto-dimming rearview mirror, digital compass, outside temperature display, multi-function trip computer, first aid kit, 8-way power driver’s seat, 4-way power front passenger’s seat, heated front seats, rear seat centre armrest, leather seating surfaces, leather-wrapped steering wheel, chrome vent accents, and a ten-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio system.

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