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    Revealed! 2017 Nissan Titan and Titan XD Regular Cab


    • Nissan introduces the regular cab versions of the Titan and Titan XD trucks


    For the first time ever, Nissan will be offering a single cab variant of the Titan and Titan XD models.

     

    The Titan regular cab measures out to the same length as the crew cab (228.1 inches) and uses the same wheelbase length (139.8 inches). The Titan XD regular cab is about a foot shorter than the XD crew cab (231 vs. 242.8 inches). Both models will get an eight-foot bed.

     

    Both the Titan and Titan XD will feature a 5.6L V8 with 390 horsepower paired with a seven-speed automatic. The Titan XD will also get a 5.0L Cummins turbodiesel V8 with 390 horsepower. The Titan will get a V6 engine, though specs on this engine will be announced later.

     

    Here is how the Titan regular cabs stack up in terms of payload and towing,

    • Titan: Maximum Payload - 1,930 pounds, Maximum Towing - 9,730 pounds
    • Titan XD: Maximum Payload - 2,910 pounds, Maximum Towing - 12,640 pounds


    Nissan says the Titan and Titan XD regular cabs will go on sale later this fall. Both models will be offered in the S and SV trims.

     

    Source: Nissan

     

     

    Press Release is on Page 2


     

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    CARMEL, Calif. – The next chapter of Nissan's "Year of the Truck" was unveiled today with a sneak peek of the latest members of the TITAN full-size pickup family – the 2017 TITAN XD and TITAN Single Cab models. The first-ever single cab offering in TITAN history, the new trucks are designed to provide an affordable and rugged entry-point in the commercial fleet/work truck market. The Single Cab is the second of three eventual TITAN body configurations, joining the current Crew Cab and future King Cab. The Single Cab models are scheduled to go on sale in late fall 2016.

     

    "Once we complete the roll-out of all TITAN cab, bed, powertrain and grade level configurations, our all-new TITAN family will cover about 85 percent of the total light pickup marketplace," said Rich Miller, director of Product Planning for Trucks, SUVs and Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. and chief product specialist for TITAN and TITAN XD. "More importantly, the TITAN XD and TITAN single cabs will have the power, torque, heavy duty chassis and durability demanded by today's demanding worksites – including the highest towing capacities and payloads in the lineup."

     

    TITAN will ultimately be available in a total of three cabs, three bed lengths, three engines, 4x4 and 4x2 drive and S, SV, SL, PRO-4X and Platinum Reserve trim levels. The new single cab will be offered in both TITAN XD and TITAN configurations, with both versions sharing the same cab dimensions and 8.0-foot pickup beds but completely separate fully boxed ladder frame chassis.

     

    The TITAN XD Single Cab, like the TITAN XD Crew Cab, will be offered in a choice of two engines – the Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel, which is rated at 310 horsepower and 555 lb-ft of torque; and the 5.6-liter Endurance V8, rated at 390 horsepower and 394 lb-ft of torque. The TITAN Single Cab, with about a foot shorter wheelbase, will be offered initially with the new 5.6-liter Endurance V8 (a V6 engine will be available at a later date). Diesel equipped models feature an Aisin 6-speed automatic transmission and V8 gasoline engine equipped versions will utilize a 7-speed automatic transmission.

     

    Along with a choice of 4x4 and 4x2 drive configurations, two grade levels will be available with both TITAN XD and TITAN Single Cabs – S and SV, along with a number of optional equipment packages.

     

    "The new Single Cab takes TITAN into new territory, bringing the innovative design and bed utility that TITAN has been known for to a wider base of commercial use buyers," added Miller.

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    WOW :o Externally this looks like a clone of Ford, internally the dash clearly has attributes from Ford and GM, but the over all impression is cheap, hard plastic, not impressed.

     

    I get it they want to be a player in the full size truck market, but WOW, not impressed.

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    Well I did own a Datsun pickup once, for 3 years in the mid-80's.  I don't think this new one's that bad.  A little French Baroque (Renault?) in spots with some of the exterior trim work, but I like the SV interior, and I am a diehard fan of the regular cab wherever I can get it.  So far the sales figures for the new Titan have been more Lilliputian though.

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    WOW :o Externally this looks like a clone of Ford, internally the dash clearly has attributes from Ford and GM, but the over all impression is cheap, hard plastic, not impressed.

     

    I get it they want to be a player in the full size truck market, but WOW, not impressed.

    Have you been in the new XD? 

     

    There was one at the STL auto show back in January(or February..) and I was surprised how nice it was inside. Granted I didn't have similarly priced/equipped D3 trucks to compare it to at the same exact time but I thought the interior kind of rocked. If only they could work on the proportions a little better... 

     

    I just think the XD needed to up it's payload and towing capacity just a little more to really stand apart from the half-tons and become a very good value. Even if the towing just tipped the 13,000lb mark just to say it does. I think that would widen the gap a little better and just looking at a Silverado and F150 can tow 12,xxxlbs and this can tow 12,xxxlbs just looks too similar to not go the F150/Silverado route unless you tow on a regular basis in which I have to believe the larger, heavier truck will just be better suited for "work". 

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    WOW :o Externally this looks like a clone of Ford, internally the dash clearly has attributes from Ford and GM, but the over all impression is cheap, hard plastic, not impressed.

     

    I get it they want to be a player in the full size truck market, but WOW, not impressed.

    Have you been in the new XD? 

     

    There was one at the STL auto show back in January(or February..) and I was surprised how nice it was inside. Granted I didn't have similarly priced/equipped D3 trucks to compare it to at the same exact time but I thought the interior kind of rocked. If only they could work on the proportions a little better... 

     

    I just think the XD needed to up it's payload and towing capacity just a little more to really stand apart from the half-tons and become a very good value. Even if the towing just tipped the 13,000lb mark just to say it does. I think that would widen the gap a little better and just looking at a Silverado and F150 can tow 12,xxxlbs and this can tow 12,xxxlbs just looks too similar to not go the F150/Silverado route unless you tow on a regular basis in which I have to believe the larger, heavier truck will just be better suited for "work". 

     

    Nope never been in one, only making my personal opinion based on the pictures and I still am not impressed. Glad to hear they are better in person, but from these pictures, I would not bother looking at one. This drives home the importance of putting on that first impression as pictures speak a thousand words and then some.

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    WOW :o Externally this looks like a clone of Ford, internally the dash clearly has attributes from Ford and GM, but the over all impression is cheap, hard plastic, not impressed.

     

    I get it they want to be a player in the full size truck market, but WOW, not impressed.

    Have you been in the new XD? 

     

    There was one at the STL auto show back in January(or February..) and I was surprised how nice it was inside. Granted I didn't have similarly priced/equipped D3 trucks to compare it to at the same exact time but I thought the interior kind of rocked. If only they could work on the proportions a little better... 

     

    I just think the XD needed to up it's payload and towing capacity just a little more to really stand apart from the half-tons and become a very good value. Even if the towing just tipped the 13,000lb mark just to say it does. I think that would widen the gap a little better and just looking at a Silverado and F150 can tow 12,xxxlbs and this can tow 12,xxxlbs just looks too similar to not go the F150/Silverado route unless you tow on a regular basis in which I have to believe the larger, heavier truck will just be better suited for "work". 

     

    Nope never been in one, only making my personal opinion based on the pictures and I still am not impressed. Glad to hear they are better in person, but from these pictures, I would not bother looking at one. This drives home the importance of putting on that first impression as pictures speak a thousand words and then some.

     

    I wouldn't consider one just because they don't seem to do anything more than the GM/Ford half tons which have a billion and one configurations available and one of those that I think I would want is the middle cab side. The only thing that really grabs my attention is the 5.0 Cummins. But that's about it.

     

    Yeah after looking at those pictures it doesn't do much for me.

    This is what I sat in basically... Scroll down to the interior pics.. the brown looks great imo. 

    http://www.trucktrend.com/news/1505-2016-nissan-titan-xd/ 

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    WOW :o Externally this looks like a clone of Ford, internally the dash clearly has attributes from Ford and GM, but the over all impression is cheap, hard plastic, not impressed.

     

    I get it they want to be a player in the full size truck market, but WOW, not impressed.

    Have you been in the new XD? 

     

    There was one at the STL auto show back in January(or February..) and I was surprised how nice it was inside. Granted I didn't have similarly priced/equipped D3 trucks to compare it to at the same exact time but I thought the interior kind of rocked. If only they could work on the proportions a little better... 

     

    I just think the XD needed to up it's payload and towing capacity just a little more to really stand apart from the half-tons and become a very good value. Even if the towing just tipped the 13,000lb mark just to say it does. I think that would widen the gap a little better and just looking at a Silverado and F150 can tow 12,xxxlbs and this can tow 12,xxxlbs just looks too similar to not go the F150/Silverado route unless you tow on a regular basis in which I have to believe the larger, heavier truck will just be better suited for "work". 

     

    Nope never been in one, only making my personal opinion based on the pictures and I still am not impressed. Glad to hear they are better in person, but from these pictures, I would not bother looking at one. This drives home the importance of putting on that first impression as pictures speak a thousand words and then some.

     

    I wouldn't consider one just because they don't seem to do anything more than the GM/Ford half tons which have a billion and one configurations available and one of those that I think I would want is the middle cab side. The only thing that really grabs my attention is the 5.0 Cummins. But that's about it.

     

    Yeah after looking at those pictures it doesn't do much for me.

    This is what I sat in basically... Scroll down to the interior pics.. the brown looks great imo. 

    http://www.trucktrend.com/news/1505-2016-nissan-titan-xd/

     

    I will agree that the two tone brown interior does look better, but does not WOW me into wanting to go drive one or buy one.

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    Yeah, it doesn't WOW me over the other trucks but I do think it looks really good. 

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