The Nissan Titan is a full-size pickup truck produced in the American market by Nissan Motors. The truck shares the stretched Nissan F-Alpha platform with the Nissan Armada and Infiniti QX56 SUVs, and is manufactured in Canton, Mississippi.

See Autopedia's comprehensive Nissan Titan Review.

Recent ChangesEdit

According to the Wall Street Journal, Nissan is planning a heavy-duty version of the Titan, to compete with the F-250/F-350, the Silverado 2500/3500, and the Ram 2500/3500.

Not much is known about it except that it is expected to be released in late 2009.

Styles and Major OptionsEdit


The Titan is available in 4 different trims (XE (Base), SE, Pro 4X, and LE).

The Titan King XE comes nicely equipped with the following:

Key upgrade features for the Titan King SE include:

  • 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Captain`s chairs with center console
  • In-dash 6-CD changer with MP3 CD-ROM capability
  • Power heated outside mirrors
  • Power windows and door locks
  • Remote keyless entry

The Titan King LE adds on folowing to the King SE:

  • Utili-track channel system with 4 tie-down cleats
  • Factory-applied spray-on bedliner
  • Rockford Fosgate-powered audio system
  • 8-way power adjustable driver`s seat, 6-way power passenger`s seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-appointed seats


Today's actual prices for the Nissan Titan can be found at CarsDirect.


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Gas MileageEdit

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Engine and TransmissionEdit

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  • Brake system
    • Front: 12.6 in (320 mm) ventilated discs
    • Rear: 12.6 in. (320 mm) discs
  • Braking performance
    • 70 - 0 mph: 190 ft (59 m)
    • 60 - 0 mph: 137 ft (42 m)
  • Acceleration
    • 0 - 60 mph: 6.2 s
    • 0 - 100 mph: 15.6 s
    • 1/4 mile: 15.2 s at 90.4 mph
  • Top speed: 120 mph
  • Lateral acceleration: 0.71 g


The Titan has a 5-star rating from the NHTSA for driver frontal crash, and a 4-star rating for passenger frontal crash.

  • Head Injury Criterion
    • Driver: 488
    • Passenger: 579
  • Chest Deceleration (Gs)
    • Driver: 43
    • Passenger: 42
  • Femur Load l/r1 (lb)
    • Driver: 723/532
    • Passenger: 495/212





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Main CompetitorsEdit

The Titan was created to challenge the market-leaders:

In particular, Toyota had been unable to break into the North American fullsize truck market since its 1993 introduction of the smallish T100, and Tundra sales since its 1999 introduction, while good, were still off compared to GM or Ford.

The Tundra hovered just over 100,000 units annual sales when the larger Titan was introduced, while the Ram sold 400,000 and the Silverado/Sierra and F-Series sold 900,000 annually.

During the first full year of production (December 2003 to December 2004), 85,920 Titans were sold, while the Dodge Ram declined somewhat and the F-150 jumped to nearly 950,000. 86,945 Titans were sold in 2005. 126,529 Toyota Tundras were sold in 2005.

Hybrid ModelsEdit

At this time, Nissan has no plans to create a hybrid version of the Titan. They've announced five new models as part of the "2007 Shift_2.0" slogan, yet they are only inroducing one hybrid vehicle, the Nissan Altima Hybrid.

Unique AttributesEdit

The amount of chrome detailing on these trucks makes their appearance stand out from their competition.


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"Nissan has made no effort to match the staggering mix of options in engine, transmissions, body styles and accessories that greet, say, a Ford pickup buyer. So you'll have to look elsewhere if you want a big duallie or a cheap, V6-powered regular cab." - New Car Test Drive


First Generation/Origins (2004–present)Edit

The Titan features the 5.6L VK56DE V8 engine which generates 305-hp (227 kW) at 4900 rpm and 379 ft·lbs(514 N·m) of torque at 3600 rpm. It is available in either rear wheel drive or four wheel drive with a 5-speed automatic transmission. It comes with a choice of a Crew Cab with a 5'7" bed or King (Extended) Cab with a 6'5" bed.

Nissan Junior Pickup (1956-1982)Edit

The Nissan Junior Pickup is the ancestor to the Titan. Engines were the same as the compact Datsun Truck and were of the 4-cylinder type, initially 1.8 liters, then 2.0 liters and finally 2.4 liters. Its foremost competitor was the Toyota Stout and just like its Toyota rival it was larger than the Mazda B-Series.


  • The Titan was listed by as the "Best Full-Size Truck."
  • The Titan was nominated for the North American Truck of the Year award for 2004.

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