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Cons: none,so far.
Advice: test drive and feel for yourself.Smooth Ride,a little rough on some roads but the overall performance is EXCELLENT. I love the way I feel when I'm driving my new Nissan SE. I needed the proformance and the Drivetrain of a truck that dealers the power and usage factor a truck like this can give Thank You, Nissan.
Pros: Ease of entrance
Cons: Heavy tailgate
Advice: Do comparison shoppingFor a vehicle this size and design, excellent handling and comfort. Gas mileage could be better. But, I understood what the mileage would be before I made the purchase. Spacious interior.
Pros: Plush. It has the SE bench pkg. which has all comfort options known to man.
Cons: Transmission too touchy and exhaust noise.
Advice: Don't pay too much, they came out with a bunch of rebates after I bought this one.This truck is built to tow. I bought it because it was the most powerful truck in it's class (1/2 ton) at the time. It rides great. Two dislikes 1) The engine noise (exhaust) gets on my nerves when riding around town. 2) The transmission (auto) is touchy. Press on the accelerator just a smidge and it leaps into a lower gear. A plus when towing maybe but irritating around town without a load.
Pros: Engine, Transmission, towing capability, and VDC stability control
Cons: There is nothing I don't like, after the brakes were fixed under warranty
Advice: I've owned Chevy and Ford and the Titan simply blows them away! Buy One.If you need a truck that is capable to pull and tow, comfortable and extremely safe, this is your truck. The power is awesome, the 5 speed tranny is perfect. I tow vans on a large trailer over the Rockies daily and the truck is a beast over 12,000 foot passes towing 7000 pounds. Most importantly, the truck with VDC is so safe. I have driven it through white-out blizzards with no visibility where the highway was littered with stuck cars. I have climbed from 5400 to 9200 feet in elevation through one foot of unplowed snow at night. Steer it where you want to go, and it will take you there safely! Just press the gas, it will regulate the throttle for you and hit some individual brakes to keep you straight. It has never swerved or slipped. I do recommend winter tires if you're driving like I do! Bridgestone Blizzaks are doing awesome with the Titan! The truck is comfortable and very refined. Clean off the snow and mud and drive it out to dinner! :-) Nissan Quality is proven. I have owned nothing but Nissan and Infiniti for 15 years. I'm glad they finally made me a real truck!
Cons: Poor headlights
Advice: buy it, you will like it.This is a great truck. Super drivetrain fast, smooth and strong. Shift on the fly to 4WD works great. Quiet ride. I looked at a Chevy and Toyota before selecting this truck. You get a lot of features for the money from Nissan. The back seat is a little too upright and a bit small for large adults (but this is a mid-size truck). This is a beast, you can tow a lot. The factory spray-in bed liner is by far the best I have ever seen. The util-track system in the bed gives you very flexable tie-down points. A few 'car' features like automatic headlights and dual climate controls would have been nice (it seems that Nissan held those back fo the Titan).
Pros: Engine & Perfectly matched Transmission, 6-CD changer, and rear doors that open 168 degrees
Cons: Wife says the seats are too hard. Height of the truck makes it impossible to wash the top!
Advice: Go easy on the gas pedal for at least the first 10,000 miles. With an alloy block, you can really do some long-term damage with that much power in a brand new truck!--and Step BarsLotsa power!! I would suggest changing the air filter to a K&N though. Adds another 11 hp & about 15 ft/lbs of torque and improves mileage. Just went 200 miles on 10 gallons of gas. Have never gotten less than 15 (better than my Frontier). Tach sits less than 1500 at 60 mph. But, when you punch it, the wheels grab and I am making dust. Fastest acceleration of ANY stock truck. Punch it too many times though and it will take a chunk out of the fuel guage. Very tight steering, and extremely sharp turning radius. Get step bars, because the roof sits about 8 inches taller than other full-size trucks. King Cab is actually longer than Dodge with 4 full-size doors.
Cons: Heavy tailgate
Advice: Before you buy a Tacoma, look at this!I am very happy with my truck. It drives great looks great and pulls my boat with ease. Its great to have a back seat again. I love all the features and attention to detail. I looked at the Tacoma too and liked this truck much better. It came with much more for about 2000 less and much better financing.