Nissan Titan: What to Know

The 2017 Nissan Titan holds its own among the top competitors. It even won Truck Trend's Truck of the Year award. Titan comes in a nice variety of models and trim levels to satisfy your particular needs, whether you just want a basic truck to drive to work or need to haul a group of people or cargo. It also comes equipped with plenty of hi-tech safety and infotainment features. Here is what you need to know about the 2017 Nissan Titan before you actually head out to do some test driving.


Does the 2017 Nissan Titan have any hi-tech safety features?

Nissan offers many hi-tech safety features as available options on the 2017 Titan. You can get a park assist package that includes a rearview camera, a 360-degree surround-view camera, front and rear parking sensors, rear cross traffic alert and blind spot monitoring. The SL and Platinum Reserve models come with a remote engine start/stop system. Nissan also offers 4G WiFi with parental control apps like find my car, geo zone alerts, speed tracker, curfew alerts and valet mode.


How many miles per gallon of gas does the Nissan Titan get?

The Nissan Titan gets about 15 mpg in the city and 20 to 21 on the highway.


How many Titan models are there for 2017?

There are five different Titan models available: the Titan S, Titan SV, Titan Pro-4X, Titan SL and the Titan Platinum Reserve. Nissan also offers several different cab configurations. You can get the Titan S and the Titan SV with a single cab, a king cab or a crew cab. The Titan Pro-4X is available with a king cab or crew cab. The SL and Platinum Reserve models are only available with a crew cab.


What sort of infotainment equipment comes standard with the 2017 Nissan Titan?

Nissan's standard infotainment system in the 2017 Titan S includes an AM/FM/CD audio system with a 5" color display, streaming audio via Bluetooth, MP3/WMA CD playback ability, a Radio Data System, an Auxiliary audio input jack, one USB connection port for an iPod or similar device, audio controls on the steering wheel and six speakers. The Titan SV, Pro-4X, SL and Platinum Reserve come with all that and SiriusXM Satellite Radio along with a free 3-month trial subscription. You can get 4G WiFi, too, as an add-on option for $450.


How expensive is the Nissan Titan?

The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for a new 2017 Nissan Titan starts out at $29,580 for the S model with a single cab. The Titan S with a king cab is $32,550 for the base model. The Titan Pro-4X will costs $43,290 if you get the king cab or $45,470 if you get the crew cab. If you decide to go all out and spring for the Titan Platinum Reserve, be prepared to pay around $52,760 for the base model. Keep in mind that these prices are suggested retail prices. Dealers will be looking to deal, especially since they need to move the 2017 models to make room for the 2018 Titans. Don't be afraid to haggle a bit. You could get a really good deal.


Has the new Nissan Titan gotten good safety ratings?

Nissan Titan got a Good rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) on four of five crash tests. It only got a Marginal rating in the Small Overlap Front Test. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave the 2017 Titan a four-Star Overall Rating. It got four stars for the front crash test and rollover test and five stars for the side crash test.


What's the standard engine in a 2017 Nissan Titan?

The 2017 Titan comes with Nissan's Endurance 5.6-liter 32-valve V8 engine. It produces 390 horsepower and 394 lb-ft. of torque.


Does Nissan provide a good warranty on the 2017 Titan?

Yes. Nissan offers one of the best warranties available. It is a bumper-to-bumper warranty that lasts for five years or 100,000 miles.


How much weight can the Nissan Titan tow?

The maximum towing and payload capacity varies, depending on which model and trim level you get. Towing capacity ranges from 9,110 to 9,740 pounds. The maximum payload ranges from 1,370 to 1,950 pounds.


How many people can fit in the 2017 Nissan Titan?

That depends on which cab you get. The single cab only seats three. The king cab and crew cab are four-door models that seat six people.


What is the difference between the king cab and the crew cab?

The Nissan Titan king cab has 41.8" of leg room in the front seat and 24.8" of leg room in the back seat with a 78.7"-long bed. The crew cab has the same amount of legroom in the front seat, is a little roomier in the back seat with 38.5" of leg space and the bed is only 67" long.

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