The 2012 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab is offered in four trim models, namely S, SV V6, PRO-4x and SL. All of the models come equipped with a 4.0L DOHC V6 engine capable of 261 hp and 281 foot-pounds of torque. There is a CVTCS, or Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System, on the intake valves, which is part of the 2012 Frontier Crew Cab’s Variable Intake System. Three of the four trim models come with a 6-2peed manual transmission, which will help pull you out of whatever situation you find yourself, and the SL has a 5-speed automatic transmission standard.
In the safety department, your Chicago Nissan dealer will happily point out that the Nissan Frontier has many standard safety features on all trim models. There is the Nissan Advanced Air Bag System with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat belt and occupant-classification sensors, as well as front passenger and driver seat-mounted side-impact supplemental airbags. Roof-mounted curtain supplemental air bags are in place for rollovers head protections and the front seats boast Active Head Restraints. Front and rear crumple zones are in place as part of the Zone Body construction of the 2012 Frontier Crew Cab, and an energy-absorbing steering column pairs with hood bucking creases to protect you and your passengers in the event of a crash.
The 2012 Frontier Crew Cab remains economical on fuel consumption, with the 4.2 manual transmission picking up 16 city/20 hwy miles per gallon in the S and the SV-V6 models. The S, SV V6 and the Pro-4X have an estimated 15/20 mpg ratio for city/hwy when the vehicle is a 4×4 with the manual transmission. If you want an automatic, the 2012 Frontier 4×2 picks up 15 city/20 hwy mpg in the S, SV V6 and SL trim models, while the 4×4 automatic mile per gallon ratio is 14/19 across the board. Stop by your Chicago Nissan dealership today to find out more about the 2012 Frontier.
Concerned with towing capacity? Don’t be. The 2012 Frontier Crew Cab has a 6,300 pound maximum towing capacity in the 4×2 models, and a 6,100 pound capacity in the 4x4s. Plus, the standard cargo bed is 59.5 inches long by 61.4 inches wide, dropping to 44.4 inches between the wheel wells, giving you plenty of space for hauling. A front tow hook comes standard on all models, giving you the capability to pull your friends out of trouble if need be.
Inside, the new Frontier Crew Cab gives you the option of supreme luxury, with an 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support and a 4-way power adjustable passenger seat on the LS trim models. You can also opt for leather appointed seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and metallic gauge and vent accents. All models come equipped with air conditioning, as well as variable intermittent windshield wipers and tow 12-volt DC power outlets. Head by your Chicago Nissan dealer now to experience the difference of the 2012 Nissan Frontier.