Nissan: Nissan TITAN named North American Truck of a Year finalist for second uninterrupted year

Posted on 16. Nov, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

  • Nissan TITAN announced as one of 3 finalists for prestigious award
  • Nomination of new TITAN half-ton indication follows final year’s TITAN XD consideration
  • All-new TITAN projected to be a top volume model, competing in a heart of a full-size pickup marketplace
  • New indication introductions are partial of Nissan’s “Year of a Truck” – a jubilee of Nissan’s new TITAN lineup, Armada, Pathfinder and some-more via 2016

LOS ANGELES – The all-new 2017 Nissan TITAN full-size pickup has been named one of 3 finalists for 2017 North American Truck of a Year (NATOY), an annual endowment comparison by an independent, self-funded jury done adult of a organisation of automotive reporters from opposite a United States and Canada. The proclamation was done this morning by NATOY judges as partial of a Motor Press Guild (MPG) breakfast during a 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show.

The 2017 TITAN, that is on sale now during Nissan dealers nationwide, is an constituent partial of Nissan’s “Year of a Truck” – honoring a launch of a operation of new or rested Nissan trucks, SUVs and CUVs, including Pathfinder, Rogue, Armada and TITAN.

The new TITAN is lonesome by Nissan’s recently announced “America’s Best Truck Warranty”1 – featuring bumper-to-bumper coverage of 5-years/100,000-miles, whichever comes first. Vehicles lonesome by a new warranty, that includes simple and powertrain coverage, embody all TITAN V8 gasoline-powered models and diesel and V8 gasoline-powered 2017 TITAN XD models.

Now in a 24th year, a NATOY jury comparison a finalists from a list of trucks that set new benchmarks in a classes in that they compete. The jurors evaluated TITAN and other semi-finalists on a list formed on factors including: value for a dollar, innovation, handling, performance, reserve and motorist satisfaction.

“For Nissan to be nominated for this prestigious endowment dual years in a quarrel – initial a insubordinate TITAN XD and now a high volume TITAN half-ton, is an respect for a thousands of Nissan employees all over America who put their hearts and souls into a growth and assembly,” pronounced Fred Diaz, multiplication clamp boss and ubiquitous manager, North America Trucks and Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. “We’re looking brazen to a certain outcome this Jan when a North American Truck of a Year is announced.”

For a 2017 indication year, a Nissan full-size pickup lineup has stretched with a attainment of a TITAN half-ton. Powered by Nissan’s new 390-horsepower 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 engine, a TITAN half-ton was initial accessible in a ample Crew Cab body, in both 4×4 and 4×2 configurations and in 5 well-equipped class levels: S, SV, PRO-4X, SL and Platinum Reserve. Officially combined to a lineup only this month are a 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD Single Cab models, while a King Cab variant, along with a V6 engine, will follow during after dates.

Like a TITAN XD, a new TITAN half-ton was grown with core Nissan planning, design, engineering and production teams contributing from Tennessee, California, Michigan, Arizona and Mississippi. The TITAN half-ton is fabricated in Canton, Mississippi, with a V8 engines built in Decherd, Tennessee.

The 2017 TITAN Crew Cab half-ton’s customary 5.5-foot bed is designed to work tough and play hard, with a far-reaching operation of accessible functionality features. Nissan’s renouned Utili-track® Bed Channel System, that done a industry-first entrance on a strange TITAN, facilities 4 heavy-duty aluminum amalgamate cleats that pierce and close anywhere along a walls, as good as bed building and header marks that give a user unconstrained tie-down possibilities.

Other TITAN bed facilities embody a renouned spray-on bedliner, flush-mounted LED bedrail lighting, load and tailgate lamps, 120-volt in-bed entrance and a damped tailgate that is light to lift and uniformly damped when lowering.

2017 TITAN models were recently named “Full-size Truck of Texas,” “Commercial Vehicle of Texas” and “Best Value” by a Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and given an “Extreme Off-Road” pretension by reporters participating in a Active Lifestyle Vehicle Awards (ALV).

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014.

Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

 

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Kevin Raftery
Nissan North America
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kevin.raftery@nissan-usa.com

1. Claim formed on years/mileage (whichever occurs first) lonesome underneath a New Vehicle Limited Warranty simple coverage. Ward’s 2016 Large Pickup Segmentation and Small Pickup Segmentation v. 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD. Nissan’s New Vehicle Limited Warranty simple coverage excludes tires, gnawing coverage and sovereign and California glimmer opening and forsake coverage. Other terms and conditions also apply. See play for finish guaranty details. Warranty explain is stream during time of printing.

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