Nissan drops Cummins diesel in redesign of Titan XD for 2020

After a brief four-year run, Nissan’s diesel possibility within the Titan XD is coming to an finish for mannequin 12 months 2020.

Lackluster gross sales are behind the corporate’s transfer to nix the Cummins 5.Zero-liter turbo engine which made its debut within the 2016 Titan XD.

“Manufacturing of the Titan XD Diesel will finish in December 2019,” Nissan reported in an official assertion. “This may assist higher place Nissan in the long run as we put together for the launch of the brand new, refreshed 2020 Titan and Titan XD fuel later this 12 months.”

Cummins produced the 5.Zero-liter V8 diesel solely for the Titan XD.

“Nissan has been a terrific accomplice,” Cummins wrote in a press release. “We imagine the engine was a terrific product, however sadly gross sales haven’t met expectations for each Nissan and Cummins so the choice was made to finish manufacturing of this engine in 2019. We are going to proceed to supply help to current prospects.”

Nissan offers an business greatest 5-year/100,000-mile guarantee on its pickups.

“Nissan will proceed to offer a wonderful service and possession expertise for all Titan and Titan XD (diesel and fuel) house owners,” the corporate acknowledged.