2022 Nissan Frontier

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Nissan Frontier highlights

Customer rating


  • Stable handling
  • Easy-to-use infotainment system
  • Quiet cabin


  • Awkward driving position
  • No powertrain options to choose from
  • Performance is focused on power, not economy

Mileage (EPA estimate)

17 city, 23 highway, 19 combined

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All Nissan Frontier years

What is new for the 2022 Nissan Frontier?

  • The Frontier is available in a new trim called the PRO-X.
  • Frontier trims have been upgraded with Tow Hitch, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto as standard equipment this year.
  • Automated Cruise Control, Heated Steering Wheel, Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Departure Warning, Remote Start, and Fender Audio features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The SV trim now comes with Power Seat(s) and Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.
  • The S trim now comes with Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.
  • The PRO-4X trim now comes with Rear Defroster as standard equipment.

2022 Nissan Frontier trims

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  • 310-hp, 281-lb-ft of torque 3.8L
  • Side Airbags
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Cruise Control
  • Cloth Seats
  • Traction Control
  • Rear View Camera
  • Smart Key
  • Automatic Transmission
  • View our Nissan Frontier S inventory




King Cab:

  • Includes all features available on the PRO-4X
  • No significant upgrades found on the King Cab

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5 reasons to buy the 2022 Nissan Frontier

1. Powerful drivetrain

Lift the hood on a 2022 Frontier and you'll find a stout 3.8L V6 engine producing 310 horsepower and 281 pound-feet of torque. Connected to a smooth and quick-shifting nine-speed automatic transmission, it drives the rear wheels as standard or you can opt for four-wheel drive. This combination of power and capability is great for climbing steep gravel roads or passing that big rig on the highway.

2. Off-road capability

The 2022 Nissan Frontier comes with an available Pro-4X package, which adds off-road features like Bilstein® shocks, electronic locking differential, and skid plates. Frontiers equipped with Pro-4X can handle rough terrain with ease, making it a good choice if you want to take your adventures off the paved roads and into the wilderness. The Frontier also offers several off-road upgrades to make it even more capable, including sport bars, mud flaps, and alloy wheels.

3. All-new interior features

Completely redesigned for 2022, the Nissan Frontier has an upgraded interior with a modern layout and soft-touch materials plus a standard eight-inch or available nine-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The 2022 Frontier has Zero Gravity seats, standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto compatibility, several USB-C ports, and available features like wireless charging and a 360-degree camera for backing out of busy parking lots.

4. Driver assistance tech

The Frontier's technology doesn't stop at the displays and sound systems. The 2022 Frontier is loaded with standard driver assistance features to make commuting in traffic easier. Automatic braking supports your own awareness, while blind spot warning makes highway driving even easier. Other assistance tech like automatic high beams helps during night-time drives, while adaptive cruise control puts you at ease on road trips by automatically keeping your distance from the vehicle in front of you.

5. Strong towing capacity

The 2022 Nissan Frontier has a strong towing capacity, with the king cab 2WD Frontier able to tow up to an estimated 6,720 pounds when properly equipped.

This is the mid-size pickup that can do full-size work, pulling a boat to the lake, a trailer for work, or moving a friend and all their belongings into a new place. The 2022 Frontier gains additional payload capacity, with an estimated maximum payload of 1610 lbs, which is roughly 80 bags of mulch. That's a lot.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.7 out of 5

9 customer reviews

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

SV 2WD 4D Crew Cab

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