Frontier steering is weighty and direct, though slow enough to frustrate close-quarters maneuvering. Nismo is short for Nissan Motorsports International, the automaker's racing and high-performance arm. Trouble Spots Airbags Description: Air bag warning light may illuminate signaling failure of the system due to water intrusion in the front crash zone sensor and a campaign was issued to vehicle owners in salt states. The Frontier has a pair of glove boxes in front of the front passenger's seat, with additional storage in the door pockets and center console, and three power outlets. Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Failed to get data, please try again. The seats are comfortable, but could use more side bolstering to hold front passengers in place through turns.
Nissan will mail a correct tire information label and installation instructions to owners of the affected vehicles. Dirt devotees will no doubt be drawn to the Nismo, but there are several configurations and flavors available to for the right balance of work and play. The Frontier's fuel economy ratings were right in line with other compact pickups of the era. Its upfit for the new Frontier includes special shock absorbers and tires, underbody component-protecting skid plates and an active traction system with technologies such as hill descent control and hill start assist. Crews had a fold-down rear bench and four conventional doors. Data Unavailable Cab to End of Frame in. Data Unavailable Ground to Top of Load Floor in.
Recall History 2005-06 Frontier Description: On certain King Cabs, in a side impact crash, the fuel-filler cap may become dislodged, creating a fire hazard. Frontiers came with antilock 4-wheel disc brakes. Completely redesigned for 2005, the midsize Frontier pickup is built on a scaled-down version of the rugged F-Alpha chassis that also underpins Nissan's full-size Titan. What other services could be included in a warranty? All Frontiers have tailgates equipped with a door-style lock. While the backs flip forward, the lower cushions also can be folded up to reveal two additional pop-out storage bins.
Cup holders have removable inserts so they can handle large beverage containers. Crew Cab requires Rockford Fosgate Pkg. However, we'd done enough of that the previous day in the 2005 Nissan Xterra to be confident in the Frontier, which shares the same features. Summary The 2005 Nissan Frontier is an all-new truck from top to bottom and from stem to stern, sharing only its name with the venerable Frontier of previous years. Like the Titan and Nissan's various sport utility vehicles, the new Frontier has Nissan's angle-strut grille design that definitely is noticed by other drivers as it emerges and enlarges in their rear-view mirrors. The fasteners could possibly come out of the steering column positioning bracket increasing the risk of a crash. Rear-seat passengers in all Frontiers have access to a pair of cup holders.
Nissan's Vehicle Dynamic Control is set up to allow a little more sideslip than some electronic stability control systems. The King Cab model provided the driver and front passenger with 39. Some 12 months later, the focus has shifted to the smaller categories, although incongruently, a couple of… has announced pricing on the larger, more powerful 2005 Nissan Frontier mid-size pickup. Because of this the wiring harness may contact a metal bolt which can wear through the covering on the wires, possibly causing an electrical short or fire. Dealers will replace the fuel sender unit inside the fuel tank with a new improved sender card.
The V-6 engine put out 261 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 281 foot-pounds of torque at 4,000 rpm. Data Unavailable Frame Width Data Unavailable Ground Clearance Data Unavailable Ground to Top of Frame in. The short-bed version was the same length and width as the King Cab truck and had the same 125. The Frontier's front buckets are comfortable, but light on lateral support. There is no regular cab available. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Fuel economy is less impressive.
Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It came hooked up to either a six-speed stick-shift or five-speed automatic. Frontier cargo beds are 18 inches deep and 44. Walkaround The 2005 Nissan Frontier has a bold and aggressive stance like its big brother, the full-size Nissan Titan, though in less intimidating dimensions. . The A-pillars also incorporate defroster vents that should quickly clear side windows in winter or humid weather conditions.
Among them: Hill Descent Control walks the vehicle down steep descents; Hill Start Assist holds your position when you lift your foot off the brake while heading uphill. Typical truck-like bounding and jiggle over bumps is quickly quelled. This could cause the vehicle to run out of gas and stall on the highway, which could cause a crash. The King Cab version featured compact, rear-hinged back doors. If this happens, the red air bag warning light will illuminate.
Storage containers are built into the nearly flat rear floor beneath the rear seats in both cab styles, and seat bottoms can be flipped up to provide additional cargo space. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car. Curb Weight Standard: 3,675 lbs. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms if you have to wait for repairs. Compared to its competitors, the Frontier's V-6 was a stand-out performer.