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 AmericanTruck 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 “Canada’s Best Truck Warranty” – featuring bumper-to-bumper coverage of 5-years/160,000-kilometres, 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 honour 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-litre 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).

 

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