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2012 Nissan Frontier

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Nissan Frontier highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

14 city, 19 highway, 16 combined

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What is new for the 2012 Nissan Frontier?

  • Frontier trims have been upgraded with Bed Liner as standard equipment this year.
  • No A/C features are now available as options on select trims.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2012 Nissan Frontier is a well-built truck with comfort and practicality. Customers like the dependability, the back seat (crew cab), 4WD, cruise control, and leather seats.
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Excellent

RepairPal gave the Nissan Frontier an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Nissan Frontier 2nd out of 8 among Midsize Trucks.

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Nissan Frontier features and specs

S 2WD 4D Crew Cab

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Rear Defroster
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Bed Liner
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Rear Defroster
  • Running Boards
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

4.0L

Horsepower

261

Torque (ft-lbs)

281

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

21.1

Wheelbase

125.9"

Overall length

205.5"

Width

72.8"

Height

70.1"

Leg room

F 42.4"/R 33.6"

Head room

F 40"/R 38.7"

Front tires

P265/70R16

Rear tires

P265/70R16

Seating capacity

5

Max towing capacity

630/6300 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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