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2006 Nissan Titan

$4,531 — $15,087 USED
Truck
5-6 Seats
16 MPG
(Combined)
Key specs of the base trim
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Overview

Is this the car for you?

The Good

  • Offroad capability
  • Construction quality
  • Handling and maneuverability
  • Automatic-transmission operation

The Bad

  • Instrument readability
  • Engine noise with hard acceleration
  • Rear-seat comfort

What to Know

about the 2006 Nissan Titan
  • 305-hp, 5.6-liter V-8
  • Wide-opening (168-degree) rear doors
  • Two cab configurations
  • Optional side-curtain airbags

Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

4.4
35 reviews — Read All reviews
Exterior Styling
(4.5)
Performance
(4.6)
Interior Design
(4.4)
Comfort
(4.6)
Reliability
(4.4)
Value For The Money
(4.5)

Read reviews that mention:

(4.0)

Very strong truck

by Sean from Salem Or on November 5, 2018

Plenty of towing power and lots of options. Gas mileage is really the only issue . Very durable and exhilarating to drive. Great torque. Fun to drive Read full review

(4.0)

like it

by Mconder from idaho falls id on July 7, 2018

i like this vehicle a lot, had a couple problems that i obviously knew would happen just like every other vehicle that rolls a 100,000 i appreciate the dealership helping me out with labor costs on ... Read full review

Safety

Recalls and crash tests

Recalls

The 2006 Nissan Titan currently has 7 recalls


Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2006 Nissan Titan XE

IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal, or poor.

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
acceptable
Overall Rear
acceptable
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
acceptable

Moderate overlap front

Chest
good
Head/Neck
good
Left Leg/Foot
good
Overall Front
good
Restraints
good
Right Leg/Foot
good
Structure/safety cage
acceptable
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Titan received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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