A "Useful" Truck - Does it all!
By BearsFan34 on
2007 Nissan Frontier XE 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 5A)
OK like Thomas the tank engine, it's useful for most needs of the average household! I bought this truck after repairing a customers SE in the Body Shop and was blown away with the 4cly performance. It handles a yard and a half of mulch with no strain, is well as several trips of 12 bags of leaves to the dump with the bed extender used, commuting 50 miles a day for work getting 22.7 mpg! Savings on the same range traveled with my prior 06 F150 is 6 gallons a fill, that's over $600.a year saved based on 2.75 a gallon-WOW! Mine came with the "old man"(grin-see other post!)options: A/Trans, power windows, door locks, sliding back glass, bedliner, bedextender, CD player-Great Truck!
It's done everything that my F150 did, even tows a utility trailer without straining. The brakes are great-4wheel disc. The 4dr cab isn't available on Ranger in its 4cly model.The rear seats fold up to allow putting groceries inside the cab. Did good in the snow for a 2WD truck.
Hmm. How about putting limited slip as an option? Maybe a tighter radius steering rack as well. Oh the other idea maybe balance the tailgate so it doesn't feel as heavy on lifting it!