Nissan Frontier offers impressive towing capacity thanks to powerful engine options

By Product Expert | Posted in Nissan Frontier on Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 8:00 am
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Nissan Frontier Towing Capacity 

The auto industry is filled with many options when searching for a pickup truck. If you don’t need the extreme power of a full-size truck, a smaller light-duty midsize pickup truck might be the best choice for your needs. At the top of the list of best midsize pickup trucks sits the Nissan Frontier. The Nissan Frontier is an excellent choice for a truck if you are looking for incredible towing power and excellent fuel efficiency. With two available engine options to pick from when buying a used Nissan Frontier, you’ll be able to get the towing power you need. Keep reading to learn more about the towing capacity of each engine option available in the Nissan Frontier pickup truck. 

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Nissan Frontier Tow Rating by Engine


2.5-liter Four-Cylinder – This engine delivers a perfect mix of both fuel efficiency and power. If you are looking for a light-duty midsize truck for work or play that can give you an impressive towing capacity, the Nissan Frontier is an excellent choice. This engine delivers 152 horsepower and 171 lb-ft of torque to a standard rear-wheel-drive system or to an available four-wheel-drive system that offers increased traction control and off-road capability. With this much power and torque, the Nissan Frontier can easily tow a ski boat, a trailer full of ATVs or jet skis. 

Tow Rating = 3,800 lbs.*


Nissan Frontier Towing a trailer with a car on it


4.0-liter V6 – This powerful engine offers you the highest tow rating you can get in a Nissan Frontier. It gives you 261 horsepower and a whopping 281 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels or to an available four-wheel-drive system through a five-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode. 

Tow Rating = 6,720 lbs.*


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*Towing capacity varies by configuration. See Nissan Towing Guide and Owner’s Manual for additional information. 

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