2015 Nissan Frontier Desert Runner specs & colors

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  • Bed Liner
  • Trailer Hitch (PIO)


Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size Full-Size in
Rear Wheel Size 16 X 7 in
Front Wheel Size 16 X 7 in

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550

Displacement 4.0 L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 261 @ 5600
Engine Oil Cooler None
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 281 @ 4000

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 22 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 16 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - City 337.60 mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 464.20 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 18 MPG

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low N/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) N/A
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Again N/A
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.76
Transfer Case Model None
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High N/A
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.35
Trans Power Take Off N/A
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Power Take Off No
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84

Suspension Type - Rear Leaf
Axle Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Rear Rigid Axle

Frame Type N/A

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) N/A
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.7 in
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 21.1 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 43.6 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Steering Type Rack-Pinion

Front Tire Size P265/75TR16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size
Rear Tire Size P265/75TR16

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 630 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 5000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 6300 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 500 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity 6300 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs

Curb Weight N/A lbs
Option Weight - Front 0.00 lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload N/A lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating 11133 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 4336 lbs
Curb Weight - Front N/A lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 5730.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight N/A lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating N/A lbs
Curb Weight - Rear N/A lbs

Cargo Volume 27.1 ft³
Cargo Box (Area) Height 18 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 44.4 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor N/A in
Ground Clearance, Front 8.6 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor 61.4 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper 48.2 in
Cab to End of Frame N/A in
Wheelbase 125.9 in
Front Hip Room 55.6 in
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume N/A ft³
Second Shoulder Room 58.3 in
Length, Overall 205.5 in
Height, Overall 70.1 in
Front Shoulder Room 58.3 in
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear 61.4 in
Second Head Room 38.7 in
Front Leg Room 42.4 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor 59.5 in
Overhang, Front N/A in
Second Hip Room 58 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper N/A in
Tailgate Width N/A in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper N/A in
Second Leg Room 33.6 in
Ground Clearance, Rear 8.6 in
Front Head Room 40 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 72.8 in

Radio: AM/FM/CD w/6 Speakers -inc: NissanConnect and NissanConnect Apps, 5" color display, USB connection port for iPod interface and other compatible devices, streaming audio via Bluetooth, Sirius XM satellite radio, hands-free text messaging assistant, Smartphone apps integration for iPhone and Android phones, Standard
Fixed Antenna Standard
AM/FM/Satellite w/Clock and Steering Wheel Controls Standard

Manual Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Standard
Sliding Rear Window Standard
Steel Spare Wheel Standard
Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding Optional
Tires: P265/75R16 OWL BFG Rugged Trail Optional
Regular Box Style Standard
Variable Intermittent Wipers Standard
Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper Optional
Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Colored Rub Strip/Fascia Accent Standard
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels Standard
Tailgate Rear Cargo Access Standard
Deep Tinted Glass Standard
Body-Colored Door Handles Optional
Metal-Look Grille Optional
Wheels: 16" Off-Road Design Alloy Optional
Front Fog Lamps Optional
Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim Standard
Wheels w/Silver Accents Standard
Reflector Halogen Headlamps Standard
Cargo Lamp w/High Mount Stop Light Standard
Full-Size Spare Tire Stored Underbody w/Crankdown Standard

Rear Cupholder Standard
1 Seatback Storage Pocket Standard
Unique Cloth Seat Trim -inc: embroidered Frontier logo on front seats Optional
Front Cupholder Standard
Front Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way manual driver seat w/adjustable lumbar support Optional
Trip Computer Optional
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Dashboard Storage, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins and 2nd Row Underseat Storage Standard
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Voltmeter, Oil Pressure, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer Optional
Remote Keyless Entry w/Illuminated Entry and Panic Button Standard
60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Fold-Up Cushion Rear Seat Standard
Driver Seat Standard
4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement Optional
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts Standard
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets Standard
Manual Air Conditioning Standard
Manual Tilt Steering Column Standard
Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert and Chrome Interior Accents Standard
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature Standard
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting Standard
Front Center Armrest Standard
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down Standard
Full Cloth Headliner Standard
Pickup Cargo Box Lights Standard
Day-Night Rearview Mirror Standard
Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints Standard
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror Standard
Driver Foot Rest Standard
Urethane Gear Shifter Material Standard
Full Carpet Floor Covering Standard
Power Rear Windows Standard
Analog Appearance Standard
3 12V DC Power Outlets Standard
Illuminated Locking Glove Box Standard
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Immobilizer Standard
Front Map Lights Standard

Front Anti-Roll Standard
21.1 Gal. Fuel Tank Standard
Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential Standard
130 Amp Alternator Standard
Engine: 4.0L DOHC V6 Standard
Transmission w/Oil Cooler Optional
Solid Axle Rear Suspension w/Leaf Springs Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs Standard
550CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection Standard
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust Standard
Hydraulic Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering Standard
1264# Maximum Payload Optional
GVWR: 5,730 lbs Optional
Off-Road Suspension Optional
3.133 Axle Ratio Optional
Double Wishbone Front Suspension w/Coil Springs Standard
Rear-Wheel Drive Standard
Bilstein Brand Name Shock Absorbers Optional
Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic w/OD Optional

Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags Standard
Rear Child Safety Locks Standard
Airbag Occupancy Sensor Standard
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Standard
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags Standard
Side Impact Beams Standard
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners Standard
ABS And Driveline Traction Control Standard
Low Tire Pressure Warning Standard
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags Standard

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