The 2005 Nissan Frontier has new 4.0-litre DOHC V-6, based on Nissan’s VQ series engines, produce 265 horsepower and 284 lb.-ft. of torque and give the Frontier more power than the Dakota V-8 and enough strength to pull 2,950 kilograms (6,500 pounds). It is the most powerful V-6 offered in a mid-size pickup. The third generation Frontier, which is offered in both King Cab and Crew Cab body configurations, has innovative spray-in bedliner and Utili-track(TM) bed channel tie-down system, rugged truck styling and fully boxed, all-steel frame based on the Titan “F-Alpha” platform
The new Frontier is designed to deliver exceptional levels of acceleration, handling and braking, towing capacity and off-road capability. The Frontier features a newly designed 4.0-liter DOHC V6 rated at 250-plus horsepower and 270-plus lb-ft of torque and a choice of 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive with advanced off-road spray on bedliner. The new engine is part of the acclaimed Nissan VQ engine series utilized in the Nissan 350Z, Maxima, Altima, Murano and Quest.
Some of the features of the Frontier’s new 4.0-liter include an aluminum block with cast iron cylinder liners, forged steel crankshaft, micro finished crankshaft and camshaft, molybdenum-coated pistons, Nissan variable Induction Control System (NICS), Continuous Valve Timing Control (C-VTC), and a silent two-stage timing chain.
The back end remains a solid axle setup for the suspension, while the front steps up a double-wishbone layout with high-pressure performance coil over gas shocks and a stabilizer bar. The top tire will be a 17-incher, with 265/65R17 rubber. Four-wheel disc brakes with ABS and EBD (Electronic Brake force Distribution) are standard across the lineup.
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