16
Oct

Nissan unveils 2020 Titan: New look, extra tech (VIDEO)

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

It was 12 lengthy years between the primary and second era Nissan Titan. It solely took one other three for them to ship the third era, however primarily based on the automaker’s place within the light-duty truck market, it might not be correct to name them a “quick” three years.

However the Titan staff isn’t giving up. They’re altering the method a bit—in August we realized the subsequent Titan XD won’t have what was in 2016 a blockbuster function in a Cummins Diesel engine. The design staff, together with designers who labored on the unique 2004 Titan, additionally got here up with a brand new search for the 2020 Titan vans, one which they are saying is supposed to convey energy and all of the know-how the truck packs.

I’m unsure what it conveys, but it surely does look barely higher.

The 2020 truck can be provided in King Cab and Crew Cab physique configurations and 5 trim ranges: S, SV, PRO-4X, SL and Platinum Reserve.

Learn on or try the video under to dig into all the small print.

Powertrain

Nissan 5.6L Endurance V8

The brand new 5.6L Endurance V8 is your solely engine possibility on the 2020 Titan.

Each 2020 Titan, no matter trim can be powered by a 5.6-liter Endurance V8 gasoline engine delivering 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque.

There is no such thing as a different engine possibility and, as we said earlier, the Cummins is now not an possibility on the approaching XD. Provided that the XD’s entire factor is that it blurs the road between light- and heavy-duty vans, you’d think about we’ll see some type of powertrain distinction between the 2020 Titan and Titan XD, however as of proper now, there’s just one: this new 5.6L Endurance V8 mated to a brand new 9-speed automated transmission.

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

The brand new gearbox includes a bigger remaining gear ratio of 3.692:1, which Nissan says offers extra torque on the wheels in a given gear and delivers smoother and sooner acceleration.

The Titan will once more be out there in 4×2 and 4×4 configurations. The 4×4 fashions have a switch case. Out there off-road options embrace hill begin help, brake limited-slip differential and an digital locking rear differential. Hill Descent Management can be out there as nicely, however solely on the PRO-4X trim. A brand new Off Highway Gauge shows the automobiles tire angle, relative pitch and roll angles.

2020 Nissan Titan PRO-4X

2020 Nissan Titan PRO-4X

 

Excessive-tech look, excessive tech inside

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

The brand new design of the Titan is anchored by the refreshed look of the entrance finish, dominated by a brand new interlocking body grille and encompass.

The grille is flanked by massive LED headlights and LED daytime operating lights. The brand new headlights are round 120 % brighter than these discovered on the present Titan, Nissan says. These and the daytime operating lights are normal on the PRO-4X, SL and Platinum Reserve. Out there LED fog lights add one other 15 levels of visibility on both sides of the entrance finish, Nissan says.

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

Nissan additionally added LED lighting within the pickup mattress. The rear finish of the truck has a barely new look and options LED lights and tailgate finishers.

Greater than something, I’d name this redesign a refinement of the earlier era. It’s improved in virtually each manner. It suits in higher with the remainder of Nissan’s design language but it surely additionally appears to be like extra like an American pickup truck. The strains are sharper. The entrance finish has a extra assured look. It may not convert any Ford or GM followers, but it surely stands up nicely to the most recent Toyota Tundra even when it’s not as good-looking as the brand new Ram vans.

To offer extra customization choices and differentiation between the truck’s trim ranges, Nissan created three separate grille designs and 5 totally different wheel designs for the 2020 Titan.

2020 Nissan Titan SL

2020 Nissan Titan SL

One other level of differentiation for the crew cab is a twin panel, panoramic moonroof that Nissan says is among the largest within the section at 3 toes sq..

Contained in the cab, a 7-inch driver data show is normal. An Eight-inch heart show can also be normal, however a 9-inch high-resolution touchscreen show within the heart stack is an out there possibility. The Titan additionally includes a versatile smartphone holder/charging system, 12-speaker Fender audio system, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, normal. An built-in Wi-Fi router can also be out there, able to internet hosting as much as six gadgets with speeds as much as 45 mbps.

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan PRO-4X

2020 Nissan Titan PRO-4X

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

However the headlining know-how in these new vans is the usual inclusion of Nissan’s Security Defend, a a set of driver-assist programs:

Computerized Emergency Braking
Pedestrian Detection
Blind Spot Warning
Rear Cross Visitors Alert
Clever Round View Monitor

The 2020 Titan may also function:

Clever cruise management
Clever Driver Alertness
Visitors Signal recognition
Rear door alert

One other welcome improve is the eight airbags discovered on the 2020 Titan versus the six on the present era.

Nissan says the brand new Titan will go on sale in “early 2020.”

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve

2020 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve