2016 Nissan Titan New Generation: What Do We Know before Detroit Debut?

The redesigned 2016 Nissan Titan will be introduced at the truck is going to get three cabs. Fleet buyers will probably love the fact that the redesigned Titan is coming with a regular cab. As for the performance, we can’t say a lot about it before 2015 NAIAS, but it’s expected that the 2016 Nissan Titan comes with noticeably increased towing capacity. The version with the 5.0-liter Cummins V8 diesel under the hood will probably be capable of towing more than 12,000 pounds.

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2016 Nissan Titan Spy Shot

2016 Nissan Titan Redesign

The exterior was redesigned to follow the latest trends in the light-duty pickup truck market segment. The 2016 Titan hasn’t abandoned its distinctive style. They’ve smoothly evolved the truck’s design language in order to make it modern and appealing, but at the same time, traditional and recognizable. The new regular cab will accompany the existing two – Crew and King Cabs – and it’s been rumored that the new generation will offer three different bed lengths.

2016 Nissan Titan Spy Photo

Powertrain Improvements: Three New Engines

The most important improvements will be those under the hood. According to some speculations, the 2016 Nissan Titan will have three engine options and possibly even more. Reportedly, there will be a V6 gasoline engine installed in the entry model. The current 5.6-liter V8 will be replaced by a new V8 powerplant which is going to be offered as more powerful engine option. The aforementioned 5.0-liter Cummins V8 diesel will be the third option which will come with impressive torque. It will produce more than 300 bhp and more than 550 lb-ft of torque. While the expectations are that the gasoline mills will be paired with a seven-speed automatic, we can’t know anything reliable on that topic until the automaker discloses information about it. However, we know that the 2016 Nissan Titan will have four-wheel drive available.

2016 Nissan Titan Price, Release, and Premiere

After the premiere scheduled for the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, we will know when exactly the 2016 Nissan Titan is going to be released and probably how much it’s going to cost. The estimations are that the Titan’s pricing won’t be significantly different from the rivals’, but we can be surprised with pretty affordable entry-version price.

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