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2012 Nissan Frontier

Pros

  • Sturdy chassis
  • strong V6
  • easy-to-use cabin controls
  • comfortable front seats
  • stout bed lining and tie-down points
  • agile handling.

Cons

  • Regular cab body style not available
  • uncomfortable rear seats.

Used 2012 Nissan Frontier for Sale

Nissan Frontier 2012 S 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 5A)
90,651 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
S
List$9,986
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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2012 Nissan Frontier S Avalanche 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, Front Center Armrest, Rear step bumper, Reclining Front Bucket Seats. Recent Arrival! Odometer is 3083 miles below market average! BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov
Nissan Frontier 2012 S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
93,037 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
S
List$13,995
Est.Loan: $261/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2012 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
76,719 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$16,977
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Nissan Frontier 2012 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
77,262 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$15,988
Est.Loan: $291/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2012
117,000 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
S
Allen's Auto Sales
46.7 mi away
List$8,465
Est.Loan: $158/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2012
98,639 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$15,670
Est.Loan: $286/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2012 PRO-4X 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
40,567 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X
List$17,588
Est.Loan: $320/mo
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Dealer Notes
With the largest inventory in the area and GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL, visiting Sullivan Auto Trading just makes sense. We have a professional sales team and ASE certified technicians with many years of experience ready to serve your automotive needs We understand shopping online to find the vehicle that fits your needs is a small part of your goal. We know your #1 priority is to be confident and comfortable with accurate representation in your transaction. Our goal is not to sell you a vehicle, its our vision to earn a long standing relationship with our customers. We believe being a blessing to others is a seed sown to be blessed. We know we are #1 in pricing and vehicle condition in the market. This vehicle has been Virginia State Inspected, fully detailed and evaluated by our ASE Certified Technicians. Free Carfax reports are available for your convenience. We have an outstanding relationship with our Lending Institutions and are extremely competitive with interest rates.Please Call (540-371-9877) all Questions will be answered. Sullivan Auto Trading Inc. has a wide selection of exceptional pre-owned vehicles to choose from, including this 2012 Nissan Frontier. This vehicle is loaded with great features, plus it comes with the CARFAX BuyBack Guarantee. Want to brave the road less traveled? You'll have the 4WD capabilities to do it with this vehicle. You can tell this 2012 Nissan Frontier has been pampered by the fact that it has less than 40,567mi and appears with a showroom shine. If you are looking for a pre-owned vehicle that looks brand-new, look no further than this Silver Nissan Frontier. Some vehicles are more of a need-to-have. This one is a absolutely-must-have. If it's looks aren't enough to persuade you, the feel of the powerhouse under the hood most definitely will. A perfect find to complement any rare automotive collection. This beautiful lass will turn heads everywhere she goes. More information about the 2012 Nissan Frontier: The Nissan Frontier is one of the lowest-priced pickups available; and with the discontinuation of the Ford Ranger for 2012, it's also one of the few compact trucks remaining on the market. Four-cylinder Frontier models fill most needs for a basic truck--provided you have only light-duty tasks like hauling firewood or appliances--while V6 models are the way to go for those with serious towing in mind. In any of its guises, the Frontier is more maneuverable and easier to park than full-size pickups, while Crew Cab models have enough space for four adults and compared to other small trucks the Frontier line still offers some innovative storage features, such as removable rear-seat storage boxes, and the Utili-track adjustable tie-down system. Off-road purists will also like the complete set of go-anywhere equipment and interior comforts in the PRO-4X models, while in general, the Frontier can handle heavier-duty tasks than some other compact trucks because of its shared frame and structure with the larger Titan. Strengths of this model include affordability, very capable V6, fuel-saving 4-cylinder base model, Maneuverability, and innovative storage solutions
Nissan Frontier 2012 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
81 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$15,790
Est.Loan: $288/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2012 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
81,000 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$15,997
Est.Loan: $292/mo
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Happy customers, Quality cars, Better prices, That is Hampstead Pre Owned. We eliminate all the anxiety and frustration of purchasing a used car by following the golden rule of treating others the way we would want to be treated. This company was founded on three simple principles: The first and and most important is that we never put profits before our customers. We have always and will always put our customers satisfaction before anything and everything else, no exception. Second, We put every car through a rigorous pre-sale check which far surpasses any state inspection required by law to absolutely ensure that you always get a safe and reliable vehicle , also every pre owned vehicle here comes with a complementary warranty, and our unprecedented 7 day exchange. Third, we use the most current pricing applications and programs to analyze each vehicle and compare them to the current market price to ensure you never over pay. Please take a moment to read our reviews and see what our customers have to say about us. We are a pre owned dealership with old fashioned values, building an amazing reputation one deal at a time.
Nissan Frontier 2012 SV 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
126,683 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$12,450
Est.Loan: $233/mo
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$300 Below Market
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After business hours please contact Tamim at (540) 287-5112Brand new on our lot, we have a GORGEOUS, 2012 Nissan Frontier SV! This Frontier is red, sitting on alloy wheels with GREAT tread on the tires, and is matched inside with a CLEAN tan cloth interior! Powered by a 4.0L V6 motor, paired with a SMOOTH automatic transmission, and is equipped with a fully selectable 4WD system, ready for any trail or terrain! LOADED with tons of features, like the power windows, power mirrors, power locks, ac/heat, and that's just the beginning! Premium surround sound speaker system, with AM/FM radio, CD player, nad has a built in aux hook up! With so many great features, and so many more to see, you DO NOT want to miss out on a deal this fantastic! So hurry and call, or stop by TODAY to schedule your test drive before you miss your chance to own this BEAUTIFUL, 2012 Nissan Frontier SV!
Nissan Frontier 2012 PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M)
127,519 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X
3 Boys Motors
53.2 mi away
List$15,999
Est.Loan: $292/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2012 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
110,756 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
SV
Bob Bell Chevrolet
54.4 mi away
List$12,995
Est.Loan: $243/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2012 SV 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
43,916 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
SV
CarMax
54.5 mi away
List$20,599
Est.Loan: $375/mo
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NC, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in VA, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 CarMax processing fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Nissan Frontier 2012 SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
57,994 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
SL
(13)
Bob Ruth Ford
79.1 mi away
List$19,625
Est.Loan: $358/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2012
91,648 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
S
Wessels Used Cars
79.3 mi away
List$9,995
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2012 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
78,848 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$17,555
Est.Loan: $320/mo
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One Owner, 4x4 2012 Frontier Crew Cab w/Great Service History & Only 78k Miles! Just Reduced From $17,977! Premium Package, Alloy Wheels, Bed Liner, Utilitrac, & Much, Much More! Click Here For More Information!WHY BUY FROM USAt Faulkner, our most important goal is customer satisfaction. That's why our employees treat every customer with the utmost courtesy and respect.OPTION PACKAGESSV PREMIUM UTILITY PKG: factory-applied spray-on bedliner, Utili-Track channel system w/(4) tie-down cleats, AM/FM/MP3 stereo w/CD player/aux input/(6) speakers, XM satellite radio, steering wheel audio controls, bluetooth hands-free phone system, in-cabin microfilter, auto-dimming rearview mirror w/integrated compass & outside temp display, security alarm system, overhead console w/sunglass holder. Non-Smoker vehicle.EXPERTS CONCLUDEA favorite in the mid-size-pickup market, the Frontier blends truck usefulness with sportiness. -CarAndDriver.com.
Nissan Frontier 2012 S 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
78,065 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
S
(20)
Sheehy Ford
90.4 mi away
List$11,217
Est.Loan: $210/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2012 PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
59,564 miles
Used 2012
Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X
List$20,391
Est.Loan: $371/mo
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CARFAX 1-Owner, Excellent Condition, GREAT MILES 59,564! $200 below NADA Retail! Heated Leather Seats, Sunroof, Alloy Wheels, 4x4, Premium Sound System, Bluetooth, iPod/MP3 Input, Satellite Radio, [X01] PRO-4X LUXURY PKG SEE MORE! KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: 4x4, Premium Sound System, Satellite Radio, iPod/MP3 Input, Bluetooth, Trailer Hitch, Aluminum Wheels, Fourth Passenger Door MP3 Player, Privacy Glass, Child Safety Locks, Steering Wheel Controls. OPTION PACKAGES: PRO-4X LUXURY PKG: 8-way pwr heated driver seat, 4-way pwr heated passenger seat, leather-appointed interior, pwr heated outside mirrors, rear-seat fold-down center armrest, pwr sliding glass moonroof w/tilt, roof rack w/cross bars, 4.0L Dohc 24-Valve V6 Engine, Fog Lamps, Remote Keyless Entry, Driver & Front Passenger Dual-Stage Airbags W/Occupant Sensor. Nissan PRO-4X with Night Armor exterior and Graphite/Red interior features a V6 Cylinder Engine with 261 HP at 5600 RPM*. Non-Smoker vehicle, Clean CARFAX report! VEHICLE REVIEWS: CarAndDriver.com's review says \A favorite in the mid-size-pickup market, the Frontier blends truck usefulness with sportiness.\. PRICED TO MOVE: This Frontier is priced $200 below NADA Retail. Approx. Original Base Sticker Price: $31,000*. SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE: CARFAX 1-Owner VISIT US TODAY: Faulkner Mazda serving Harrisburg, York, Lancaster, Hershey, Reading, and Carlisle is proud to be an automotive leader in our community. Since opening our doors, Faulkner Mazda has maintained a solid commitment to you, our customers, offering the widest selection of Mazda vehicles while maintaining a friendly and courteous staff to assist you. Even if you have bad credit or are a first time car buyer, you can trust that Faulkner Mazda will get you into the automobile of your choice. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2012 Nissan Frontier is a top pick in the compact-pickup segment thanks to its brawny nature, relatively nimble handling and innovative features.

vehicle overview

Back in the days of the Old West, the frontier was a rough-and-ready kind of place. It's also a pretty apt way to describe the 2012 Nissan Frontier.

In practical terms, that means this compact pickup can handle the rough conditions a truck owner is likely to throw at it. As for the ready part, the Frontier is offered in enough different variants that it's capable of filling a wide variety of roles: affordable work truck, tough off-road explorer and occasional family transporter.

Credit for this flexibility goes in part to the Frontier's rugged construction, powerful V6 engine and relatively agile handling. The long list of standard features and available options also makes it possible to tailor the basic vehicle to match your intended use. If there's a significant downside, it's that the rear seats are rather upright and consequently uncomfortable, especially in extended-cab versions.

Admittedly, a big reason the 2012 Nissan Frontier looks so good is the shortage of worthwhile alternatives. The Dodge Dakota has been discontinued and the current-generation Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon twins leave a whole lot to be desired. The Honda Ridgeline is an intriguing choice for buyers looking for a carlike ride and a comfortable cabin, but it's less rugged and far more expensive than the Frontier. That leaves the Toyota Tacoma, which is very comparable to the Frontier but places more emphasis on style and comfort over get-'er-done capability.

Put it all together and you have a small pickup that's as well-suited to life on the frontier as it is the urban jungle.

2012 Nissan Frontier configurations

The 2012 Nissan Frontier is a compact pickup truck that's offered in extended-cab (King Cab in Nissan-speak) and crew cab body styles. King Cab models come with fold-down rear seats and a 6-foot cargo bed, while crew cab versions get a 60/40-split-folding rear bench and a choice of a standard 5-foot or optional 6-foot bed. There are also four trim levels available: S, SV, PRO-4X and SL.

The entry-level S is a rather bare-bones affair, with a standard equipment list that includes 15-inch steel wheels, front bucket seats and cloth upholstery. The S Preferred package adds air-conditioning and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player.

Stepping up to the SV trim level includes the Preferred package items along with 16-inch wheels (steel on models with inline-4 engines and alloy on V6-powered versions), upgraded tires, a chrome front bumper and a sliding rear window. Inside you'll find upgraded cloth upholstery, keyless entry, cruise control, full power accessories and a tilt-only steering wheel. Options for the SV include the Sport Appearance package that bundles 18-inch alloy wheels, dark grille treatment and body-colored bumpers, foglamps, eight-way manual front seats, upgraded "sport" cloth upholstery, Bluetooth and an upgraded stereo with six-CD changer, an auxiliary audio jack and steering-wheel-mounted audio controls. The Premium Utility package adds a spray-in bedliner, adjustable tie-down points, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth and the upgraded stereo with six speakers and satellite radio (automatic transmission only).

For those planning on taking the road less traveled, there's the PRO-4X, which features a standard V6, 16-inch alloy wheels, off-road tires, a locking rear differential, Bilstein off-road shocks and underbody skid plates, along with a body-color grille. Besides these hardware upgrades, the PRO-4X gets most of the SV's options as standard equipment, plus two-tone upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, white-faced gauges, a trip computer, a first aid kit and a Rockford Fosgate premium audio system. The PRO-4X Luxury package (crew cab models only) adds a sunroof, roof rack and cross bars, heated mirrors, leather upholstery, heated power front seats (eight-way driver, four-way passenger) and a rear-seat center armrest.

The top SL trim, which is only offered on crew cab models, loses the PRO-4X's off-road-oriented equipment but retains most of the items in the PRO-4X Luxury package except for the sunroof, which is available as an option. Additional standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights and side steps that make for easier access to the cab.

2012 Highlights

The 2012 Nissan Frontier SV gets a new Sport Appearance option package, while four-cylinder models get standard stability control.

Performance & mpg

The 2012 Nissan Frontier is offered with a choice of two engines. Extended-cab S and SV models come standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder good for 152 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed manual and rear-wheel drive are standard, and a five-speed automatic is available as an option. EPA fuel economy estimates are 19 mpg city/23 mpg highway and 21 mpg combined with the manual transmission, and 17/22/19 with the automatic.

Optional for the SV extended cab and standard for all PRO-4X and crew cab models is a 4.0-liter V6 that produces 261 hp and 281 lb-ft of torque. The S, SV and four-wheel-drive PRO-4X can be had with either a standard six-speed manual or optional five-speed automatic, while the two-wheel-drive PRO-4X and SL are automatic only. Also available is a choice of rear- or four-wheel drive. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 15/20/17 combined for two-wheel-drive automatic-transmission-equipped models, while the ratings change to 14/19/16 for four-wheel-drive models fitted with the automatic. The manual achieves 16/20/17 with rear-wheel drive and 15/20/17 with four-wheel drive.

Properly equipped V6-powered models can tow up to 6,500 pounds. In Edmunds performance testing, a V6-powered PRO-4X Crew Cab went from zero to 60 mph in 8.3 seconds.

Safety

Every 2012 Nissan Frontier comes standard with antilock disc brakes, stability control, front-seat side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags. Also, V6 models have a brake-activated limited-slip differential. Hill descent control and hill-start assist are included with the automatic-equipped two-wheel-drive SL and PRO-4X. In Edmunds brake testing, a Frontier PRO-4X came to a stop from 60 mph in 128 feet -- impressive for a truck.

The Frontier received the top rating of "Good" in frontal-offset, side-impact and roof strength tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Driving

The notably better fuel economy of the four-cylinder engine aside, we think more people will prefer the 2012 Nissan Frontier's gutsy V6 engine. In addition to more lively performance in everyday driving, this engine also ups the Frontier's towing capacity to a very healthy 6,500 pounds. While it's nice to see manual transmissions still offered here, the automatic transmission is a good match for this engine, delivering well-timed shifts whether you're negotiating a rugged backcountry trail or just driving home from work.

As mentioned earlier, the Frontier's precise steering and well-tuned suspension make for a satisfying driving experience by truck standards. The ride quality is also surprisingly good on most models, except for the relatively harsh ride of the off-road-oriented PRO-4X.

Interior

As with virtually all pickups, the 2012 Nissan Frontier's interior is a compromise between utility and comfort. King Cab models feature reverse-opening rear doors that offer access to a pair of fold-up jump seats behind the front buckets, although their combination of vertical seatback angles and limited legroom means they're really only useful in a pinch. Open the Crew Cab's front-hinged rear doors and you'll find a backseat that's wide enough for three adults, though it's not all that comfortable due to its upright backrests and low seat bottoms. In short, if a roomy rear seat is important to you, you might want to have a look at the Honda Ridgeline or Toyota Tacoma.

Of course pickups are all about hauling stuff, and here the Frontier gets high marks. Folding the rear seats in both body styles creates a good amount of space for items you'd rather not leave unsecured in the truck bed. Speaking of which, we'd strongly recommend crew cab buyers spring for the optional 6-foot cargo bed if they plan on transporting anything bigger than assorted beach or tailgating paraphernalia. The movable Utili-Trak tie-downs also make securing items of all sizes a good bit easier.


Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2012 Nissan Frontier.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

I'd Buy it Again
bansko,03/23/2012
I've put 8,000 miles on this truck so far, including hundreds on gravel and dirt through a Wyoming winter, and I have no regrets. No warranty issues of any kind. The V6 has plenty of power and the steering and handling are excellent on and off pavement. I considered the Tacoma since I like the looks slightly better, but Toyota has had some serious quality/recall issues with the Tacoma over the last 10 years. That, and the fact that toyata wants a few thousand more for an equally equipped truck leaned me toward Nissan. The Frontier is indeed a rugged, no-nonsense truck. I expect to drive it for many years. BTW, JD Powers just ranked it the top midsize pickup for 2012.
Back to nissan :)
bgarthe,12/27/2012
Years ago I had pathfinder and 720 pickup and went Jeep for a bit. Our Nissans were great and I am very glad I returned. I recently bought new Frontier crew cab Pro 4x and it is a dream. The styling, power, performance, and features set it apart from the many other brands considered and researched. It helps that the local dealership has such great service dept. It is quiet, has a nice music package, moonroof (my first), and handles really well. I think the safety features are a sure plus. Mileage is ok, but is sure to get better as she ages. I had my Jeep for twelve years and look forward to at least that with this truck. Now it's 2016 and I have abt 57,000 miles on it and I'm totally impressed. It has not let me down once, still performs great, and I could not be happier. Gas mpg averages around 19 now which is ok for what this truck offers. Sure, I'd like better mpg, but one cannot have everything. Driving visibility is very good and I like the automatic locking systems w doors when I get moving. As soon as I stop, the same system unlocks the doors. AC works nicely and I don't really see any drop in mpg when I have AC on. Honestly, I have yet to find anything I'd say is a minus.......way to go Nissan. At the end of 2017, the truck is going along great with no problems. The only negative is the poor mileage. Pouring in a can of injector cleaner did help a bit, but mpg is still rather low. The performance and reliability is awesome. I still love this truck and drive it all over the place. The avg. mpg is 17 to 18 with Hwy near 20. Oh.....the odometer reading is at 68,200. Today the mileage is 71,000 and the truck is going along great. No issues or mechanical problems. Performance is great with both HWY and OffRoad. I am still very pleased with this vehicle.
Really impressed with this truck!
rbagnate,01/06/2013
I just wanted to say this truck saved me and my family from a semi-truck that had no control(icy roads). We braced for impact and after the semi hit the rear end, I though we were goners! After being pushed into the other vehicle and everything was said and done. My daughter in the back seat with the booster chair and restraints and my wife in the passenger side. We all came out of this truck unscathed. The airbags deployed and till this day I am still in Awe! The truck was a 2011 SL. I would definitely RECOMMEND this truck to anyone. Now we have a 2012 Pro-4X...
Almost perfect! Almost
g100,09/10/2012
This truck has everything! I am coming from a 2003 Tacoma wich I love better than the new Frontier and the New Tacoma. The frontier has things that Toyota should be ashamed that they don't. Power seats, heated seats, heated mirrors. Rear Defroster! Who do they think is out in the weather, the little sedan or the 4X4 guys. This ommitance does not make sence. The ONLY problem with this truck is is wanders on the highway and even on back roads. You have to drive this truck and not take your eyes off the road. This truck is top SL version with 18'' tires. I have tryed removing some air from tires but still not perfect.
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Features & Specs

MPG
14 city / 19 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
261 hp @ 5600 rpm
MPG
15 city / 20 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
261 hp @ 5600 rpm
MPG
14 city / 19 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
261 hp @ 5600 rpm
MPG
15 city / 20 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
261 hp @ 5600 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover3 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover21.2%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Acceptable
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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Used 2012 Nissan Frontier Overview

The Used 2012 Nissan Frontier is offered in the following submodels: Frontier Crew Cab, Frontier King Cab. Available styles include SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SL 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), S 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), S 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 5M), S 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 5A), SV 4dr Crew Cab 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 5A), SL 4dr Crew Cab 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), PRO-4X 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), SV 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), PRO-4X 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), S 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), SV 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), and SV 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 5M).

What's a good price on a Used 2012 Nissan Frontier?

Save up to $300 on one of 23 Used 2012 Nissan Frontier for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $8,465 as of11/12/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2012 Nissan Frontier trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 Nissan Frontier SV is priced between $12,450 and$20,599 with odometer readings between 81 and126683 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Nissan Frontier S is priced between $8,465 and$13,995 with odometer readings between 78065 and117000 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X is priced between $15,999 and$20,391 with odometer readings between 40567 and127519 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Nissan Frontier SL is priced between $19,625 and$19,625 with odometer readings between 57994 and57994 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2012 Nissan Frontier?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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