It has been more than a decade since Nissan launched its Titan XD line of vehicles. The new 2016 Nissan Titan XD truck has made its original debut at the Detroit Auto Show. The Titan is not simply an additional trim level for the vehicle, but a completely different version of the model. This vehicle is in direct competition with the Silverado 1500. Most industry experts and critics contend that the 2016 Nissan Titan XD is many steps ahead of the Silverado 1500. According to them, the Silverado would have to step up to a 2000 in order to become viable competition. In actuality it fits snuggly within the space that is between heavy duty and light duty as it pertains to the trucking world. The diesel powered 2016 Nissan Titan XD is said to be the first of the line to hit the automotive market, essentially paving the way for its mates within the line.
2016 Nissan Titan XD Engine Specs
The power for the vehicle will come by way of the long awaited 5.0 liter V-8 Cummins engine. The engine option is promised to deliver consumers a maximum of 310 brake horsepower and 555 pounds per feet of torque. The engine will be intelligently mated with a six speed automatic transmission. Once the vehicle has been properly equipped, it is able to upwards of 12,000 pounds and is predicted to have a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds.
The Nissan has also confirmed that the 2016 Titan XD will have powertrain options that include V-6 and V-8 units. Also, do note that the Japanese automaker will be updating its Around View Monitor for this model in order to assist with its towing capabilities.
2016 Nissan Titan XD Exterior and Interior
The new 2016 Nissan Titan XD will be offered to consumers in Single Cab, Crew Cab and King Cab variations. Additionally, the vehicle will be offered in a trio of bed lengths that begin at 6.5 feet. The base bed length is what has been displayed within photos that have been circulating around the internet currently. According to Nissan, there will also be an offering of a lower based work truck for consumers. The 2016 Nissan Titan XD will be made available in both four wheel drive and four wheel drive.
The aesthetics of the Nissan truck is quite appealing. It is modern and fresh and able to appeal to a burgeoning array of consumers. In the front of the vehicles, consumers can expect to be treated to the following features:
- Headlights that are equipped with LED technology.
- LED daylight running lights.
The rear of the 2016 Nissan Titan XD has not been neglected in regards to refreshing and alterations. The rear has received new tail lights that utilize modern technologies and dimensions. In addition, high quality materials have been utilized throughout the interior and the exterior of the vehicle.
2016 Nissan Titan XD Release Date and Price
Upon its release at the January 2015 Detroit Auto Show, the 2016 Nissan Titan XD has received a great deal of press. Whether the press has been generated by the Japanese automaker or those in attendance, the vehicle has garnered a great deal of buzz. The base price for the vehicle is estimated to be within the close of $35,000.