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2017 Nissan Frontier Test Drive

The pickup truck has come a long way from the basic utility vehicle used by farmers, tradesmen, and recreationalists. Now it’s common to see new truck prices at $50,000, $60,000, $70,000, and even higher driven all sorts of people instead of a traditional car. The new trucks are loaded with all the features and many of the characteristics found in the most luxurious cars.

Nissan’s full-size Titan pickup competes favorable in that upper echelon of trucks but Nissan also builds a smaller truck that is more in the spirit of earlier pickups. The Nissan Frontier, which has been around since 1998 reminds us of the way pickups used to be with more emphasis on being rugged and what we used to call being very truck-like.

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