• (4.3) 10 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,986$9,006
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: 16-24
  • Engine: 170-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Towing Capacity: 3,500 lbs.
2001 Nissan Frontier

Our Take on the 2001 Nissan Frontier

Our Take

A bold exterior restyling and more power are the big changes this year for the Frontier, Nissan’s compact pickup.A massive bumper that Nissan says resembles a “big boxing glove” dominates the front end, and the bumper and the prominent fender flares appear bolted on for what Nissa... Read Full Report


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According to the official corporate mythology, the inspiration for Nissan's new Frontier pickup styling was high-end power tools. It is itself, after all (so the argument goes), a power tool, with the same emphasis on a melding of beauty and functionality. Be that as it may, it's a brilliant conception that sets the Frontier aside from anything else out there, and produces ... Read full review for the 2001 Nissan Frontier

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Wonderful 4X4 Truck with nice interior

by Frank from VA on February 22, 2007

I have the SC 4X4 V-6. It has leather and really cool "SC" embossed red stitching. The truck rides well and does not suck down the gas if driven right. Very capable offroad and on road as a daily d... Read Full Review

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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