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2017 Nissan Frontier


City 15 - 19 MPG Hwy 21 - 23 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    4 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    3 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.7 (out of 5)
Value 4.7
Exterior 4.7
Interior 4.4
Comfort 4.5
Performance 4.7
Reliability 4.7
It was exactly what we were looking for!

by rlgregory from McMinnville, OR | January 11, 2020

Love it. Easy to drive, smooth ride, not much road noise! Gas mileage seems to be good. It will be well used when going to the beach!!

So far good power with V6 and nice looking

by Stan from Dothan, Al | November 21, 2019

Nice looking but not real fancy, more affordable than some, good power and acceleration. good room with the crew cab. Overall a good midsize truck that i hope performs with the V6 engine.

This truck was an excellent choice!

by Lisa from Tucson, Az | November 11, 2019

I am very satisfied with the gas mileage and performance of this frontier. Very comfortable ride and has all the bells and whistles. I highly recommend a frontier.

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2017 Nissan Frontier Overview


The 2017 Nissan Frontier is a light-duty, mid-size pickup truck. It competes with the Honda Ridgeline, Toyota Tacoma, and Chevrolet Colorado. This year, it remains largely unchanged, but the trim level options have been revised.

Four trims are available: the S, SV, Desert Runner, and PRO-4X. The SL is no longer available.

There are two available cab sizes, King (which seats four) and Crew (seats five). Crew models are offered with a choice of short or long bed sizes as well. Wheel options range from 15- to 18-inches and a factory spray-in bedliner is available as well.

For 2017, the Frontier continues unchanged in the looks department. The Frontier has a muscular appearance with its flared-out front and rear fenders. It still retains its prominent V-shaped front grille and color-contrasting lower fascia. Available features include body-color front and rear bumpers and front fog lights.

King Cab models feature the Frontier’s base engine, a 152-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder that makes 171 pounds-feet of torque and is mated to a five-speed manual or automatic transmission. Crew Cab models are only available with the larger V-6 which is optional on the King Cab. It is a 261-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 which makes 281 pounds-feet of torque and is mated to a six-speed manual or a five-speed automatic. The V-6 also ups towing capacity to 6,500 pounds. Rear-wheel drive is standard for all models. 4-wheel drive is optional only for the V-6 models.

Inside, the Frontier offers a good number of standard features for a pickup, with Bluetooth connectivity, air conditioning, cruise control, and steering wheel audio controls coming on every model. The Frontier also offers two glove boxes for extra interior storage. Plenty of creature comforts are available, including leather upholstery, heated front seats, a navigation system, and a premium stereo.

Standard safety features include all-disc antilock brakes, an electronic stability system, and six airbags. For safer reversing, a backup camera is optional, as are hill start assist and hill descent control.