Nissan: Nissan TITAN named TRUCK TREND’s 2017 Pickup Truck of a Year

  • All-new 2017 Nissan TITAN tops Ford, Ram, Toyota, GMC, Honda for prestigious endowment presented by “the nation’s premier light-truck authority”
  • Significant movement continues for TITAN, personality of ”Full-size Truck of Texas” endowment and others via 2016
  • TITAN half-ton – powered by Nissan’s new 390-horsepower 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 engine – projected to be a tip volume model, competing in a heart of a full-size pickup marketplace
  • TITAN is constituent partial of Nissan’s “Year of a Truck” – a jubilee of a new TITAN lineup, Armada, Pathfinder, Rogue and some-more via 2016 and early 2017


2017 Nissan TITAN Press Kit


DETROIT – The all-new 2017 Nissan TITAN full-size pickup is TRUCK TREND’s 2017 Pickup Truck of a Year. TRUCK TREND staff, comprised of an chosen organisation of lorry experts from opposite a nation, comparison TITAN over 7 competitors following a perfectionist weeklong exam comprised of some-more than 1,200 miles of opening testing, hauling, towing, fuel economy calculation and off-roading. The endowment was announced in allege of a 2017 North American International 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 a new TITAN lineup, Armada, Pathfinder and Rogue.

“As a innate and bred lorry fan from Texas, I’ve resolutely believed in TITAN from a beginning,” pronounced Fred Diaz, multiplication clamp boss and ubiquitous manager, North America Trucks and Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. “This TRUCK TREND endowment – warranted from some of a many reputable and associating lorry experts in a republic – serve proves that this lorry is not usually a competitor, though a winner. We’re vehement and respected to come out on top, generally given a foe in this year’s contrast – a really clever list of competitors that we honour greatly.”


TRUCK TREND’s Pickup Truck of a Year endowment module is an invitation-only shootout open to all-new or significantly revised pickup trucks for a arriving indication year. Vehicles were graded in 7 opposite categories: interior, exterior, functionality, empirical, highway, off-road, and towing and hauling.

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.


“With a launch of a 2017 TITAN, Nissan has set out to redefine themselves as a force in a pickup market,” pronounced TRUCK TREND editor Jason Gonderman. “By mixing a richly allocated interior and low underline set with a vigourous drivetrain and important capabilities, Nissan has reemerged as a actor in a half-ton pickup market. Combined with an attention best 5-year/100,000-mile guaranty and low cost of entrance compared to a competition, Nissan looks to have found a winning multiple with a all-new TITAN.”

For a 2017 indication year, a Nissan full-size pickup lineup 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 in Nov were 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 fabricated 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.

“TRUCK TREND’s Pickup Truck of a Year endowment is not dynamic around a discussion room table,” pronounced Sean P. Holman, calm executive for TEN: The Enthusiast Network’s Truck and Off-Road Group. “This is a real-world analysis of pickups as seen by a eyes of lorry experts and enthusiasts. Anchored in data, a exam is conducted opposite many disciplines by staffers who expostulate and weigh trucks each day with a idea of last that car offers a best pickup lorry knowledge for a money. TRUCK TREND prides itself as being a credible, go-to management for light-truck reviews and information for a industry.”

In further to a TRUCK TREND 2017 Pickup Truck of a Year title, 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). TITAN is also one of 3 finalists for a North American Truck of a Year award.

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Dan Passe
Product Communications, Nissan North America
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Kevin Raftery
Nissan Communications
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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.