2010 Nissan Titan

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13 reviews
Available Price Range $12,594-$26,262 Trims14 Combined MPG 14-15 Seats 5-6

Our Take on the 2010 Nissan Titan

Our Take

Nissan did nearly everything right with the Titan, but a fickle consumer base never reached out to Japan's first aggressive attempt at the full-size truck market. This may be the last model ye... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Uninspired interior
  • No V-6 engine
  • No regular cab version or 8-foot bed
  • High price
  • Marginal side-impact crash tests
  • No optional bigger V-8

Notable Features

  • Available SE Value Truck Package
  • Standard side curtain airbags
  • Standard stability control
  • Vinyl floor for King Cab XE
  • Two cab, three bed configurations


Our Expert Reviews

With all-new half-ton pickups from Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, GMC and Toyota hitting the market since 2007, the light-duty truck segment is experiencing a wave of new products not seen since the early 2000s. Meanwhile, over in Nissan's stable, the Titan — introduced in late 2003 with the ardor of a presidential bid — soldiers on. Its reliability has been spotty over the years, a... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.7 out of 5

Based on 13 reviews

Excellent Truck!

by Dave from San Antonio, TX on March 5, 2010

I have either owned or driven numerous full-sized trucks, and had been in the market for a new one for about 5 months. I researched all of the available 1/2 ton trucks, and decided to take a shot at t... Read Full Review

14 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Warranty Coverage





What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


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.


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.

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).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

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.

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