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    Nissan Announces Pricing For 2016 Titan XD


    • $41,485 Can Get You Into A Titan XD


    Are you interested in picking up a 2016 Nissan Titan XD? Then you'll be happy to know today Nissan has announced pricing for the Titan XD. The base S Crew Cab with two-wheel drive and the 5.0L Cummins Turbodiesel V8 will set you back $41,485 and that includes a $1,195 destination charge. Here is the pricing for all Titan XD models with the Turbodiesel V8.

    • S Crew Cab 4x2 – $41,485
    • S Crew Cab 4x4 – $44,485
    • SV Crew Cab 4x2 – $45,255
    • SV Crew Cab 4x4 – $48,205
    • Pro-4X Crew Cab 4x4 – $52,165
    • SL Crew Cab 4x2 – $53,225
    • SL Crew Cab 4x4 – $56,225
    • Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x2 – $58,665
    • Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x4 – $61,715


    We don't how much the Titan XD with the Endurance 5.0L V8 will cost till that is launched in April. The Titan XD arrives at dealers tomorrow.

     


    Source: Nissan

     

    Press Release is on Page 2


     

    Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for 2016 TITAN XD

     


    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Just in time for last-minute holiday adventures, the all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD Crew Cab goes on sale tomorrow at Nissan dealers nationwide. Available in five grade levels and a choice of 4x4 and 4x2 drivetrains, the Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel-equipped TITAN XD has a starting Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price* (MSRP) of $40,290 for the S 4x2. The top-of-the-line Platinum Reserve 4x4 grade has an MSRP of $60,520.
    "This is a big day for Nissan, our retailers and our customers – figuratively and literally – as our new ‘Every Duty™' Nissan TITAN XD powers into showrooms across the country," said Dan Mohnke, vice president, Sales & Marketing Operations, U.S., Nissan North America. Inc. "TITAN XD takes the tradition of full-size capacity to a whole new level, with standard 555 lb-ft of torque, a long list of innovative towing aids such as Around View® Monitor and integrated gooseneck trailer hitch, and advanced safety and security features. There's never been a TITAN like this and the diesel-powered TITAN XD Crew Cab is only the beginning."
    Following the launch of the 2016 TITAN XD Crew Cab, the new TITAN lineup will be offered in three cab configurations, two frame sizes, three powertrain offerings and five grade levels. More information on the full lineup will be available at a later date.
    Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2016 Nissan TITAN XD Crew Cab:

    • TITAN XD S Crew Cab 4x2 - $40,290
    • TITAN XD SV Crew Cab 4x2 - $44,060
    • TITAN XD SL Crew Cab 4x2 - $52,030
    • TITAN XD Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x2 - $57,470
    • TITAN XD S Crew Cab 4x4 - $43,290
    • TITAN XD SV Crew Cab 4x4 - $47,010
    • TITAN XD PRO-4X Crew Cab 4x4 - $50,970
    • TITAN XD SL Crew Cab 4x4 - $55,030
    • TITAN XD Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x4 - $60,520

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    Well they have sold about 50k of the old breed.

     

    I can imagine this product getting the same amount next year.

     

    Or even getting a solid 100k units next year. This truck is heavy, no doubt, but every test of this truck has its towing confidence compared to the big rigs. So it's performance of intended function, in one aspect is actually quite spectacular.

     

    Being devil's advocate as per usual, of course.

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    There'll be enough people looking to buy the Cummins to make it a bigger seller than its predecessor. But aside from the engine there isn't a whole lot about the truck that's noteworthy.

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    I wanted to like the truck but I just don't see where it gains over other offerings.  It hyped up as a heavy half.  But I don't see what is so impressive about being on par with what is already being done.  The towing and payload is on par with other 1/2 ton trucks.  So no substantial benefit there.  Then there is the diesel that is getting about the same MPG's as other 1/2 ton trucks with gas power plants, but with the extra cost of opting for diesel.  So no substantial benefit there.  I think Nissan missed the mark on this one.  They have a truck that is a smudge over a 1/2 ton in some areas,, but nothing noteworthy.  Also well below the capability of 3/4 ton but with a price tag approaching a heavy duty. I have read that it is overbuilt.  So maybe this is the first step for Nissan in getting a true HD offering.  If that's the case then just make an HD and be done with it.  There is no real point in this XD truck other than saying it has a Cummins.  One that does not outperform its gas competition in any meaningful way.      

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    • By William Maley
      Most luxury SUVs will never go fully off-road. The closest they’ll ever get is driving down a gravel road. But that doesn’t mean some automakers aren’t filling them with the latest off-road for that one person who decides to. Case in point is the LX 570. Lexus’ variant of the Toyota Land Cruiser has been updated inside and out to try and draw buyers away from the usual suspects in the class.
      For 2016, Lexus has softened the LX’s boxy-shape with some rounded edges and more imposing fenders. The front grille has grown in size to match other Lexus vehicles, though to our eyes it looks more like the head from a Cylon in the 1980’s Battlestar Galactica tv show. The rear features new taillights and a reshaped tailgate. The interior has somehow become more opulent since the last LX we drove. A new dash design features real wood trim and more soft-touch materials. Our tester featured leather upholstery that can be described as red-orange. At first, I thought it was a bit much. But over the week I grew to like the color as it adds some personality. Sitting in either the front or second-row seats of the LX is a pleasant experience. There is plenty of head and legroom for both rows, along with heat. Front seats also get ventilation as standard. The third-row seat is a bit of joke. Getting back there in the first place is quite difficult due to the small gap when you move the second-row forward. Once back there, you find legroom is almost negligible. Finally, the way the third row folds up by side walls and not into the floor hampers cargo space - only offering 41 cubic feet. Lexus’ Remote Touch interface has arrived in the LX this year with a gargantuan 12.3-inch screen sitting on top of the dash. On the plus side, the screen is vibrant and easy to read. The negative is the remote touch controller as you’ll find yourself choosing the wrong function because the controller is very sensitive to inputs. Power comes from 5.7L V8 with 383 horsepower and 403 pound-feet of torque. This is paired with an eight-speed automatic and full-time four-wheel drive system. On paper, the V8 should move the LX 570 with no issue. But a curb weight of 6,000 pounds negates this. Performance can be described as ho-hum as it takes a few ticks longer to get up to speed. At least the eight-speed automatic transmission is a smooth operator and quick to respond when you stab the throttle. The LX 570 is chock full of clever off-road tech such as crawl control, hill start assist, 360-degree camera system, and multi-terrain select system that optimizes various parts of the powertrain and four-wheel drive system. Sadly, we didn’t get the chance to put any of these to the test. No matter the condition of the road, the LX 570 provides a smooth and relaxing ride. Impressive when you consider the LX is riding on a set of 21-inch wheels. Road and wind noise are kept to very acceptable levels. Lexus added a set of adaptive dampers for the 2016 LX and you can adjust the firmness via a knob in the center console - Comfort, Sport, and Sport+. The dampers do help reduce body roll in corners, giving you a little bit more confidence. Steering is what you would expect in an SUV, light and numb. This makes the LX a bit cumbersome to move in certain places such as a parking lot. Compared to the last LX 570 we drove, the 2016 model has gone up in price. Base price now stands at $88,880 and our as-tested price comes in at $96,905. This one feels a bit a more worth of price tag that Lexus is asking for, but I still think a Cadillac Escalade or Range Rover are slightly better in terms of value. If you’re planning a trip to Death Valley or the Rocky Mountains and want something that can you there and back, along with providing all of the luxuries, look no further than the LX. Otherwise, there are a number of other luxury SUVs that make more sense if you’re planning to stay on the pavement. Year: 2016
      Make: Lexus
      Model: LX 570
      Trim: N/A
      Engine: 5.7L 32-Valve, DOHC Dual VVT-i V8
      Driveline: Eight-Speed Automatic, Full-Time Four-Wheel Drive
      Horsepower @ RPM: 383 @ 5,600
      Torque @ RPM: 403 @ 3,600
      Fuel Economy: City/Highway/Combined - 13/18/15
      Curb Weight: 6,000 lbs
      Location of Manufacture: Aichi, Japn
      Base Price: $88,880
      As Tested Price: $96,905 (Includes $940.00 Destination Charge)
      Options:
      Mark Levinson Audio System - $2,150.00
      Dual-Screen DVD Rear-Seat Entertainment System - $2,005.00
      Luxury Package - $1,190.00
      Heads-Up Display - $900.00
      Cargo Mat, Net, Wheel Locks, & Key Glove - $250.00
      All-Weather Floor Mats - $165.00
      Heated Black Shimamoku Steering Wheel - $150.00
      Wireless Charger - $75.00
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