Escape the pavement with Frontier’s legendary available 4-wheel drive capability.

    Frontier’s 3.8-liter V6 and smooth-shifting 9-speed automatic are a potent combo.

    Frontier’s efficiency lets you go farther with 18 MPG city, 24 MPG highway fuel economy. [[1496]]

Frontier engine and transmission

Unadulterated power on demand

When it’s time to haul a full load, tow your PWCs, or simply throw up some roost, Frontier is ready and willing with a best-in-class 310-horsepower V6 paired to a silky-smooth 9-speed automatic transmission. [[1467]] And don’t worry, there’s no “base engine.” With Frontier, you don’t have to upgrade — this engine and transmission combination comes standard.

2022 Nissan Frontier V-6 engine on black background.

3.8-L V6 engine

Frontier’s 3.8-liter V6 pumps out a best-in-class 310 horsepower, and 281 lb-ft of torque.[[1467]] Direct injection gives quick response, up to 6,720 lbs. max towing capacity, and 18 MPG city / 24 MPG highway efficiency.[[1466]][[1496]]
2022 Nissan Frontier close up of 9-speed transmission.

9-speed transmission

Easy passing, smooth shifting, responsive acceleration when towing, ideal gear ratios — these are the benefits of having a 9-speed automatic transmission perfectly dialed for Frontier. [[114]]




lb-ft of Torque 


City/Hwy [[1496]]

2022 Nissan Frontier off-road going ascending a hill in desert.

Frontier frame and suspension

Engineered to make every day epic

Midsize trucks see abuse — lots of it. That’s why the all-new Frontier is beefed-up and overbuilt in all the right places, with ample ground clearance to help you get over big obstacles, and suspension ready to help smooth out even the toughest terrain. 

Frontier off-road performance and technology

The future of 4-wheeling

From a driver-selectable 4WD to an available hill descent control, you’ve got serious off-road credentials with the all-new Frontier. And with new technological innovations like the available Intelligent Around View Monitor with Off-Road Mode, you’ll get the help you need to conquer tougher terrain, with more confidence than you’ve ever felt in a midsize truck. [[1117]] [[23]]

2022 Nissan Frontier muddied in the mountains with inset picture of 4-wheel control knob.
2022 Nissan Frontier muddied in the mountains with inset picture of 4-wheel control knob.

Class-exclusive Intelligent Around View® Monitor with Off-Road Mode[[1476]]

Your virtual spotter

Frontier gives you a better view to help you steer around rocks and obstacles with ease and precision, with multiple view angles so you can conquer rock gardens like a pro. [[1117]][[291]]

2022 Nissan Frontier touch-screen showing rock obstacles around vehicle.

Scrape by without a scrape

See the obstacles you’re dealing with, right on your touch-screen. That means less stopping, less reliance on a spotter while you’re on the trail, and in turn, more good times in your Frontier PRO-4X.[[1117]]

Frontier PRO-4X

For those who take off-road seriously

Ready to conquer 4x4 trails right off the showroom floor, the all-new PRO-4X was built to help you take your adventures farther off the well-groomed fire roads, and deeper into the backcountry.

Frontier off-road accessories and NISMO® performance accessories

Make your Frontier the ultimate off-roader

Go bigger and go farther with personalized Frontier off-road accessories backed by Nissan’s 3-year/36,000-mile (whichever occurs first) limited warranty (if installed by dealer at time of new vehicle purchase). [[5]]

Nissan Partnership with Tread Lightly

Promoting responsible outdoor recreation

Nissan supports Tread Lightly!'s mission to keep recreation areas beautiful, healthy, accessible and open for future generations. Please stay on designated roads and trails to protect wildlife and sensitive environments from damage.