New Nissan Frontier Model Review


2021 Nissan Frontier at Janesville Nissan

Unpack the adventure-ready all-new 2021 Nissan Frontier, a bold and powerful truck ready to work. From its powerful 3.8-liter V6 engine that produces 310 horsepower and 281 lb-ft of torque to its fresh stylings with an updated stance and new LED accents, the all-new Frontier is engineered to perform in any situation. With a powerful towing rating of up to 6,720 lbs., a RearView Monitor system, and a multitude of advanced safety features, you can take on any task with ease. Browse everything the all-new 2021 Nissan Frontier has to offer, then stop by Janesville Nissan today for a test drive. We are your one-stop-shop for new, pre-owned, and affordable Nissan financing near the Janesville, WI area.

Starting at $27,900

Nissan Frontier Design

Don't sacrifice comfort for power and capability, get the best of both worlds with Frontier's slew of advanced technology and intuitive comfort features. From the enhanced dual-zone temperature controls and available heated front seats to all the available cabin and seating options, the new 2021 Nissan Frontier works around you and your lifestyle. Additional Frontier design highlights include:

  • Multi-Level center console
  • Dual glove compartment
  • Under-seat storage
  • New V-motion grille and headlights

Nissan Frontier Performance

Work-ready, the all-new Frontier boasts potent power and impressive capability with its standard 3.8-L V6 engine. From a driver-selectable 4WD to an available electronic locking rear differential, you can go off-road at a moment's notice with ease. Additional Frontier performance highlights include:

  • 6,720 lbs max towing capacity and 310 horsepower
  • Available Class IV tow hitch receiver
  • 3.8-L Direct-Injection V6 and 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 18 city and 24 highway mpg

Nissan Frontier Technology

Stay connected and safe with the Frontiers suite of advanced technology. Use NissanConnect to find your way, stream your favorite music, bring your mobile apps along, and keep your compatible device charged. Experience enhanced peace of mind with Frontier's advanced airbag systems and enhanced body construction. Additional Nissan Frontier technology highlights include:

  • NissanConnect Mobile Apps and Siri® Eyes Free
  • Available Rockford Fosgate®-powered audio system featuring ten speakers
  • RearView Monitor and available Rear Sonar System
  • Traction Control System and Anti-Lock Braking System

What's new in the all-new 2021 Nissan Frontier?


The 2021 Nissan Frontier offers several updates and innovations from the previous year, these differences include:

  • Exterior: Updated fog lamps and headlamps that boast four LED projectors on top-trim models, as well as C-shaped running lights
  • Interior: New comfort and convenience updates including a new infotainment system that offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, dual-zone climate control
  • Premium amenities: New insulation materials like acoustic glass for a more relaxing premium feel every time you drive

Nissan Frontier vs the Competition

2021 Nissan Frontier
Available bed-mounted cargo rails: 5
Standard horsepower: 310 hp
Standard torque: 281 lb.ft.
Maximum Trailer Weight: 6,620 lbs.
2021 Toyota Tacoma
Available bed-mounted cargo rails: 0
Standard horsepower: 159 hp
Standard torque: 265 lb.ft.
Maximum Trailer Weight: 3,500 lbs.

Frontier's best-in-class standard horsepower and all-new 9-speed automatic transmission get you and your cargo where you need to go with power and style. Inside you’ll enjoy the standard NissanConnect that lets you seamlessly sync your Frontier to your compatible smartphone devices. Enjoy your favorite playlists, place hands-free calls & texts, and access navigation features for a truly connected drive.

2021 Nissan Frontier
Available bed-mounted cargo rails: 5
Standard horsepower: 310 hp
Standard torque: 281 lb.ft.
Maximum Trailer Weight: 6,620 lbs.
2021 Chevy Colorado
Available bed-mounted cargo rails: Not Available
Standard horsepower: 200 hp
Standard torque: 191 lb.ft.
Maximum Trailer Weight: 3,500 lbs

With a max towing rating of up to 6,720 lbs., and a maximum payload of 1,460 lbs., the Frontier faces up to heavy-hauling tasks. Take advantage of all that power with the five available bed-mounted cargo rails that give you more work-ready accessibility than the competition. Let the Frontier take care of all the work while you enjoy all the superior technology through the NissanConnect Mobile Apps and relax with the available Rockford Fosgate®-powered audio system.

2022 Nissan Frontier Expectations

The next-generation Frontier boasts a new look inside and out, packs smarter technology, and is ready to work and play harder than ever before. Under the hood, the 2022 Frontier will offer 310 horsepower, 4-wheel drive, and a chassis designed to excel in the toughest terrain. As for interior amenities, the new 2022 Frontier will offer available tech features like a 9-inch color touch-screen display, 110-volt outlets, a Fender® Premium Audio system, and much more.

Frontier Trims

2021 Nissan Frontier King Cab® S | Janesville Nissan

King Cab® S

Starting at $26,790

Available in Crew Cab

  • 3.8-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 24-valve V6 engine
  • Remote Keyless Entry with Push Button Ignition
  • 7" touch-screen display
  • Streaming Audio via Bluetooth®
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls

2021 Nissan Frontier King Cab® SV | Janesville Nissan

King Cab® SV

Starting at $27,670Available in Crew Cab and Crew Cab Long Bed

  • 16" x 7.0" 6-split spoke aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Sliding rear window
  • Body-color front bumper
  • Chrome rear bumper
  • Bed rail caps

2021 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab Midnight Edition® | Janesville Nissan

Crew Cab Midnight Edition®

Starting at $30,790
  • Exclusive Midnight Edition® black 18" x 7.5" aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Black front grille
  • Black step rails
  • Black Midnight Edition® badging

2021 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab Pro-4X® | Janesville Nissan

Crew Cab Pro-4X®

Starting at $37,490
  • 16" x 7.0" 6-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Bilstein® off-road performance shock absorbers
  • Power sliding glass moonroof with tilt feature
  • PRO-4X® embroidered leather-appointed seats
  • Nissan Navigation System

Nissan Frontier FAQs

The 2021 Nissan Frontier offers a potent 6,720 lbs max towing capacity and 310 horsepower.

The 2021 Nissan Frontier comes equipped with a 3.8-L Direct-Injection V6 engine and 9-speed automatic transmission.

The Nissan Frontier produces an impressive 18 city and 24 highway mpg.

Nissan Frontier’s King Cab® S trim starts at just $26,790.

The new Nissan Frontier comes equipped with NissanConnect Mobile Apps, Siri® Eyes Free, and an available Rockford Fosgate®-powered audio system with ten speakers.

The new Midnight Edition® Frontier features an exclusive Midnight Edition® black 18" x 7.5" aluminum-alloy wheels, black front grille, black step rails, and a black Midnight Edition® badging.

The new Nissan Frontier offers a RearView Monitor and an available Rear Sonar System.

The 2021 Nissan Frontier is curated to your needs with a Multi-Level center console, dual glove compartment, and under-seat storage.

The 2022 Nissan Frontier is coming late in summer 2021.

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