Nissan’s 2020 Frontier, with new V-6 engine, priced from $27,885

The 2020 Nissan Frontier will begin at $27,885, together with delivery, when it comes in shops in July.

Although the midsize pickup is not going to acquire a redesign until eventually the 2021 design calendar year, Nissan has introduced a new powertrain with the most up-to-date edition.

The 4-cylinder engine has been dropped and replaced by a normal three.eight-liter direct-injection V-6, a powerplant Nissan states is much more potent but just as gas productive as the 4-cylinder.

The 310-hp V-6 engine provides an additional forty nine hp and is about 10 % much more productive than the prior V-6. The three.eight-liter engine is mated to a new 9-velocity automated transmission that provides enhanced acceleration and a smoother driving experience.

U.S. gross sales of the Frontier slipped forty nine % in the initial quarter after a fall of 9.1 % in 2019. With the introduction of the Jeep Gladiator, the Frontier has slipped to fifth place amid midsize pickups this calendar year by way of the initial quarter, driving the Toyota Tacoma, Chevrolet Colorado, Ford Ranger and Gladiator.

The 2020 Frontier is out there in King Taxi, Crew Taxi Quick Wheelbase and Crew Taxi Prolonged Wheelbase bodies and in a decision of 4×2 and 4×4 drive configurations. Nissan has simplified the design lineup by dropping the Desert Runner trim, SL trim, handbook transmission and inline-4 engine possibilities.