Nissan: Nissan TITAN XD and Nissan Maxima named MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award winners for 2016

2016 Nissan TITAN Press Kit


2016 Nissan Maxima Press Kit


CHICAGO – Two Nissan flagship vehicles, a all-new TITAN XD full-size pickup and a Maxima sports sedan, were announced currently as difficulty winners of a MotorWeek’s 2016 Drivers’ Choice Awards during a Chicago Auto Show. TITAN XD, Maxima and a other Drivers’ Choice winners will be featured in a special partial of MotorWeek, that will atmosphere on open radio stations national commencement Feb 12, 2016, and on cable’s Velocity commencement Feb 23, 2016.

In selecting a TITAN XD for a latest in a fibre of new media honors, MotorWeek comparison executive writer and longtime horde John Davis reported: “The Nissan Titan XD is indeed a ‘heavier’ avocation chronicle of a second era Titan full-size ‘light duty’ pickup truck. It’s all-new all around, with vastly increasing capabilities. Despite a domestic prevalence of a full-size lorry market, this TITAN shows Nissan is not quitting, and in fact has found a approach to brilliantly cover a niche that their bigger rivals have ignored.”

Regarding a 2016 Maxima, a eighth era of Nissan’s renouned “4-Door Sports Car,” Davis said: “The redesigned Nissan Maxima is one of a many sensitive sedans we’ve come opposite in years. It’s fashionable and radical. But a vast understanding here is that notwithstanding both a front-wheel expostulate inlet and CVT involuntary transmission, it manages to mount out as a loyal competition sedan performer.”

The Drivers’ Choice Awards commend a best models in a accumulation of lifestyle categories trimming from family sedan to oppulance car, vast utilities and pickups. Awarded annually given 1983, MotorWeek bases a Drivers’ Choice Awards on higher performance, technology, practicality, dollar value and pushing experience. Unlike other courtesy benchmarks, MotorWeek’s endowment categories simulate consumer shopping trends and a full operation of customer preferences.

“As unchanging viewers of MotorWeek know, a module provides a unique, consumer-focused voice absent hype or hyperbole,” pronounced Michael Bunce, clamp president, Product Planning, Nissan North America, Inc.  “To have dual vehicles – a code new TITAN XD and Maxima, one of a longest determined nameplates – comparison to their 2016 Drivers’ Choice list is a graphic honor.”

The 2016 Nissan TITAN XD is anchored by a absolute 310-horsepower Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel and corresponding to a heavy-duty 6-speed Aisin involuntary transmission, and has a limit towing ability rating of some-more than 12,300 pounds when scrupulously equipped.

The TITAN XD is a flagship of a finish family of Nissan TITAN full-size pickups and is charity in 5 class levels: S, SV, SL, PRO-4X and Platinum Reserve. Overall, a TITAN lineup will embody 3 cab configurations, dual support sizes, 3 powertrain offerings and 5 class levels. The additional TITAN models will start rolling out this spring, eventually charity models that will contest in some-more than 85 percent of light lorry segments. The 2016 Nissan TITAN XD is fabricated in Canton, Mississippi, with engines fabricated in Indiana and Tennessee (5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel and 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 gasoline engine respectively)

The 2016 Nissan Maxima sets a customary for style, opening and record in a vast sedan segment. Its groundbreaking participation is also dictated to “Maximize” a Nissan code itself – as a halo car showcasing a company’s slicing corner design, opening and creation leadership. Helping Maxima pull a opening pouch in a shred is a totally revised 300-horsepower 3.5-liter VQ-series V6 engine and new performance-oriented Xtronic transmission.

Maxima’s next-generation record facilities embody a customary NissanConnect with navigation and accessible 11-speaker Bose® reward audio system, NissanConnect Services powered by SiriusXM® (SiriusXM® subscription required, sole separately), and Around View® Monitor (AVM) with Moving Object Detection (MOD). Maxima also offers an endless operation of accessible safety, confidence and pushing aids, including Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Forward Emergency Braking (FEB), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Blind Spot Warning (BSW) and Driver Attention Alert (DAA) system*.

The 2016 Maxima is accessible in 5 well-equipped models (all apparatus is class standard, no accessible options): Maxima S, SV, SL, SR and Platinum. It is fabricated in Smyrna, Tennessee, with engines fabricated in Decherd, Tennessee.

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*It is a driver’s shortcoming to sojourn warning during all times. DAA is usually a warning to surprise a motorist of a intensity miss of motorist courtesy or drowsiness. It does not detect and yield an warning in each situation. See Owner’s Manual for details.