Nissan Frontier diesel cummins turbo on Driving the Nation

Nissan Frontier diesel cummins turbo on Driving the Nation

Front and center at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show was the Frontier Diesel Runner Powered by the 2.8-liter Cummins turbo diesel that could make 200 horsepower and more than 350 lb-ft of torque controlled by a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Nissan says the Frontier diesel is based on a Frontier Desert Runner 4×2 model and would get 35% better fuel economy. It was created to gauge the market reaction to a Nissan mid-size pickup with a diesel engine. Less than a year ago Nissan announced a partnership with Cummins Inc. to provide a 5.0-liter turbo diesel V8 in the next-generation Titan full-size pickup, which will arrive in calendar year 2015.

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:17+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Diesel, Nissan, Video, youtube.com|0 Comments

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