Used 2016 Nissan Frontier

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2016 Nissan Frontier
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$13,996 - $29,495

Pros

  • Fun-to-drive nature whether you're off-road or just commuting
  • strong V6
  • easy-to-use interior controls
  • stout bed lining and tie-down points.

Cons

  • Doesn't handle that well on paved roads
  • subpar fuel economy
  • uncomfortable rear seats with tight legroom in crew cabs
  • subpar interior materials.

Used 2016 Nissan Frontier for Sale

Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
34 miles
Cpo 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$22,995
Est.Loan: $419/mo
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1 OWNER, CREW CAB, CLEAN CARFAX, BLUETOOTH, GREAT COLOR, LIKE NEW, LOW MILES, BEST VALUE IN TOWN, COMES WITH PRIORITIES FOR LIFE AT NO CHARGE--FREE OIL CHANGES, VA INSPECTION, CAR WASHES, FREE TOWING, POWERTRAIN WARRANTY FOR LIFE. CALL NOW 703-889-3700
Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
22,682 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$23,790
Est.Loan: $433/mo
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2016 FRONTIER SV 4WD ** ONE OWNER ** CLEAN CARFAX ** BLUETOOTH ** BACKUP CAMERA ** VALUE TRUCK PACKAGE ** HEATED FRONT SEATS ** REAR SONAR SYSTEM ** DUAL ZONE CLIMATE CONTROL ** AUTO DIMMING INSIDE MIRROR ** FOG LIGHTS ** SPRAY ON BEDLINER ** BED EXTENDER ** KEYLESS ENTRY ** MUCH MORE ** OUR VEHICLES RECEIVE QUALITY INSPECTIONS AND ARE SERVICED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS VEHICLE CONTACT US TODAY. BROWN'S FAIRFAX NISSAN PROUDLY OFFERS HAGGLE FREE, COMPETITIVE PRICING!
Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
36,017 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$19,991
Est.Loan: $364/mo
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16 Alloy Wheels, ABS brakes, Electronic Stability Control, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Remote keyless entry, Traction control. CARFAX One-Owner. Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price! Clean CARFAX. Blue 2016 Nissan Frontier SV 4WD 5-Speed Automatic with Overdrive Awards: * JD Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) Reviews: * Fun-to-drive nature whether you're off-road or just commuting; strong V6; easy-to-use interior controls; stout bed lining and tie-down points. Source: Edmunds
Nissan Frontier 2016 PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
9,383 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X
List$29,000
Est.Loan: $528/mo
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CARFAX 1-Owner, Maryland State Inspected, No Accidents, Bluetooth, Back-Up Camera, Cruise Control, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Heated Seats, Bed Liner, Alloy Wheels, 4.0L V6 DOHC, 4WD, ABS brakes, Electronic Stability Control, Radio: Rockford Fosgate Premium Audio System, Speed-sensing steering, Traction control. Odometer is 15779 miles below market average!
Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
94,760 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
(2)
SMH Auto Sales
27.1 mi away
List$16,500
Est.Loan: $301/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2016 PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
32,658 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X
CarMax
28.5 mi away
List$28,998
Est.Loan: $528/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, 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 2016 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
21,303 miles
Cpo 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$23,500
Est.Loan: $428/mo
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4WD, Bed Liner, Bed Liner/Trailer Hitch Package, Trailer Hitch (PIO). Certified. Nissan Certified Pre-Owned Details: * Includes Car Rental and Trip Interruption Reimbursement * Transferable Warranty (between private parties) * Limited Warranty: 84 Month/100,000 Mile (whichever comes first) from original in-service date * 167 Point Inspection * Warranty Deductible: $50 * Vehicle History * Roadside Assistance Magnetic Black 15/21mpg 4.0L V6 DOHC 5-Speed Automatic with Overdrive 4WD Clean CARFAX. Odometer is 8579 miles below market average! CARFAX One-Owner. *Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer.
Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
42,781 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$19,625
Est.Loan: $358/mo
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Gassss saverrrr!!! 22 MPG Hwy*** New Inventory! Lower price! Was $20,350 NOW $19,625** Move quickly!!! It does everything so well, except be lazy!!! Safety equipment includes: ABS, Traction control, Curtain airbags, Passenger Airbag, Stability control...Other features include: Bluetooth, Power locks, Power windows, Auto, Air conditioning... We will be glad to transport any car, free of charge, to our Easterns Automotive Group locations in Manassas, Temple Hills, Hyattsville, Laurel, or Baitimore.
Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
13,629 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$22,995
Est.Loan: $419/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
25,824 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
JBA Chevrolet
47.4 mi away
List$22,525
Est.Loan: $410/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
65,822 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$19,931
Est.Loan: $363/mo
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$300 Below Market
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CARFAX One-Owner. One Owner, Clean Carfax, Heated Seats, Display screen, Blue Tooth, Back up camera, XM radio, Steering wheel controls. Magnetic Black 2016 Nissan Frontier SV Bayside For Life Oil Changes and Tire Rotations, Car Washes, Earn Points, and more Call for Details. 7 Day Exchange Policy - If you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, you may exchange it for full credit towards the next vehicle you buy from us - it is that easy! Recall Notice: We make every effort to ensure all manufacture safety recalls are addressed prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov.
Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
15,881 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$29,495
Est.Loan: $537/mo
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CERTIFIED BY CARFAX - NO ACCIDENTS, CERTIFIED BY CARFAX - ONE OWNER, Frontier SV, King Cab, 4.0L V6 DOHC, 4WD, arctic blue metallic. Recent Arrival!Odometer is 24180 miles below market average!THIS VEHICLE IS EASY CARE CERTIFIED WITH A 3 YEAR 75,000 MILE POWERTRAIN WARRANTY.For more than 45 years, Purvis Ford Lincoln has been serving the Fredericksburg community and the surrounding areas. Purvis is a family owned and operated store with Eli serving as President and his daughter Emily Patrick serving as Vice President. Eli and Emily have two core principles; take care of the employees by creating an unique culture that promotes satisfaction and longevity in the work place, and to always ensure that Purvis customers are provided a great sales and service experience. The team's personal dedication continues past the sale experience with longstanding relationships developed by their highly trained and professional service, parts and collision staff. Last year, Purvis Ford Lincoln completed a renovation of all customer touch point areas. Their goal is to provide a comfortable and inviting atmosphere for the clients when visiting the store for sales and service. Purvis continues the legacy of a home town business as it serves their multi-generations of clients who have been part of the Purvis family for decades.
Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
38,158 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$23,577
Est.Loan: $429/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
41,881 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$20,996
Est.Loan: $382/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2016 S 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
3,914 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
S
(1)
Reynolds Subaru
63.8 mi away
List$21,777
Est.Loan: $397/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Clean CARFAX. Magnetic Black 2016 Nissan Frontier S RWD 5-Speed Automatic with Overdrive 4.0L V6 DOHC ** ACCIDENT FREE CARFAX REPORT **, **STILL UNDER FACTORY WARRANTY**, Completely Detailed, Recent Oil Change, Multi Point Inspection, Frontier S, 4D Crew Cab, 4.0L V6 DOHC, 5-Speed Automatic with Overdrive, RWD, Magnetic Black, Steel w/Cloth Seat Trim, AM/FM/CD w/6 Speakers. Odometer is 22267 miles below market average! Awards: * JD Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) Reviews: * Fun-to-drive nature whether you're off-road or just commuting; strong V6; easy-to-use interior controls; stout bed lining and tie-down points. Source: Edmunds
Nissan Frontier 2016 PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
38,591 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X
List$29,989
Est.Loan: $546/mo
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This 2016 Nissan Frontier is Carfax certified with no damage history and one owner. Its in perfect condition and just passed a Maryland State Inspection and a Nissan Certification where we completed an oil and filter change, added new brakes, and a new battery. Its well equipped with a backup camera, navigation, power sunroof, heated leather seats, power windows, power locks, power seats plus so much more! Nissan Certified Pre-Owned Details: * Powertrain Limited Warranty: 84 Month/100,000 Mile (whichever comes first) from original in-service date * 167 Point Inspection * Roadside Assistance * Includes Car Rental and Trip Interruption Reimbursement * Vehicle History * Warranty Deductible: $50 * Transferable Warranty (between private parties) Jones Junction is proud to announce that 2018 marks their 101st consecutive year as a family-run automotive business serving the Harford County and surrounding Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware communities. The Jones family believes their success lies in focU dedication to hard work and integrity. Their goal is not simply to sell a car; it is to create a lifelong partnership with their customers. All prices plus Taxes, Tags, and $300 Dealer Processing fee, not required by law, Feel free to visit us at WWW.JONESJUNCTION.COM, or come by today at 1713 Harford Rd Fallston, MD. 21047.
Nissan Frontier 2016 PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
71,382 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
PRO-4X
List$23,400
Est.Loan: $426/mo
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Nissan Frontier 2016 SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
37,306 miles
Used 2016
Nissan Frontier
SV
List$21,988
Est.Loan: $401/mo
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Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price! *CLEAN HISTORY...NO ACCIDENTS*, ABS brakes, Alloy wheels, Electronic Stability Control, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Remote keyless entry, Traction control. Internet Value Pricing... Our Internet Value Pricing Mission at Colonial Auto Center is to present Value Pricing to all of our customers. Preowned Internet Pricing is achieved by polling over 70,000 pre-owned websites hourly. This ensures that every one of our customers receives real-time Value Pricing on every pre-owned vehicle we sell. We do not artificially inflate our preowned prices in the hopes of winning a negotiating contest with our customers! We do not play pricing games. After being in business for 96 years, we realized that Internet Value Pricing is by far the best approach for our customers. Colonial Auto Center of Charlottesville. On a mission to be Central Virginia's #1 Volume Pre Owned Dealer!

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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2016 Nissan Frontier offers a brawny V6 engine, surprisingly good ride quality and, in Pro-4X trim, solid off-road capability. However, it trails behind the recently redesigned GM and Toyota trucks in most respects.

vehicle overview

The compact pickup segment was effectively in stasis for about a decade, with its handful of trucks coasting along year after year with only minimal updates. As such, even a particular truck was staler than week-old doughnuts; so, too, were its competitors. That changed last year. GM completely redesigned its trucks and now Toyota has followed suit for 2016, leaving Nissan at a distinct disadvantage with its unaltered 2016 Frontier.

Despite its advanced age, the 2016 Nissan Frontier still has some appealing qualities.

This is especially evident inside the Frontier, where antiquated controls, lackluster materials quality and booming noise levels give the Frontier a bare-bones look and feel that those competing models have risen above. The front seats also lack adjustability and the backseat feels cramped even in four-door crew cab models.

The Frontier also shows its age with its unrefined V6 engine, cumbersome handling, slow steering and spongy brake pedal. On the plus side, the ride is surprisingly good and the off-road-oriented Pro-4X model performs well when you decide to leave the pavement behind. A number of functional details like adjustable cargo tie-downs, a spray-in bedliner and a sliding bed extender add to the practicality that most buyers expect in a pickup.

But overall we think buyers would be well advised to check out the Frontier's rivals, including the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon twins, both of which offer a new diesel powertrain this year. The freshly redesigned 2016 Toyota Tacoma keeps all the outgoing model's strengths and adds a more powerful V6 engine, improved road manners and a greatly improved cabin.

trim levels & features

The 2016 Nissan Frontier is a midsize pickup that's offered in extended cab (known as the King Cab) and crew cab body styles. King cab models come with fold-down rear jump seats and a 6.1-foot cargo bed, while crew cab versions get a 60/40-split folding rear bench seat and a choice of a standard 5-foot or optional 6.1-foot bed. There are also five trim levels available: S, SV, Desert Runner, Pro-4X and SL.

On two-wheel-drive extended cab models with a manual transmission, the base S trim level includes 15-inch steel wheels, rear privacy glass, front bucket seats (with a flat-folding front passenger seat) and cloth upholstery. Select the automatic transmission and you'll also get standard air-conditioning, cruise control, steering wheel audio controls, Bluetooth phone connectivity and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player and an auxiliary audio jack. These items can be added to the manual version via the S Preferred package. Meanwhile, crew cabs with the S trim add the V6 engine, 16-inch steel wheels, a sliding rear window and a six-speaker audio system as standard.

Stepping up to the SV trim level gets you all of the above (though the V6 engine is optional for SV extended cab models), along with 16-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, power windows/locks/mirrors, a tilt-only steering wheel, upgraded cloth upholstery, a sliding rear window, a 5-inch NissanConnect touchscreen interface with Bluetooth audio connectivity and smartphone-integrated apps, a USB port, a media player interface, satellite radio and an additional 12-volt power outlet.

Options include a sunroof on the crew cab and, for the V6-powered SV, a Value Truck package that adds foglights, rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, a sliding bed extender, a spray-on bedliner, adjustable cargo tie-downs, a Class IV trailer hitch, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and two extra speakers on extended cabs.

The Desert Runner (two-wheel-drive V6 only in either cab configuration) builds on the base SV equipment list, adding special exterior and interior styling details, foglamps, high-performance shock absorbers, off-road tires and an eight-way manual driver seat. The SV Value package equipment isn't available here.

The Pro-4X trim level comes with off-road-ready hardware, including special tires, shocks and skid plates.

For serious off-roaders, there's the four-wheel-drive-only Pro-4X, which features the off-road tires, specially tuned shocks, a locking rear differential, skid plates, automatic headlights, a 5.8-inch NissanConnect touchscreen with navigation, satellite radio and voice controls, the eight-way driver seat, heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a first aid kit and everything in the SV Value Truck package (except the trailer hitch and bed extender, which are optional). Pro-4X crew cabs also get a 10-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio system.

The Pro-4X Luxury package (automatic-equipped crew cabs only) adds a sunroof, roof rack with crossbars, heated mirrors, leather upholstery, power-adjustable front seats (eight-way driver, four-way passenger) and a rear-seat center armrest.

The top SL trim (automatic crew cabs only) loses the Pro-4X's off-road-oriented equipment, but retains most of the items in the Pro-4X Luxury package, including a sunroof for long-bed SLs (the sunroof is a stand-alone option for short-bed SLs). Additional standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels and side steps that ease access to the cab. The trailer hitch and bed extender remain optional on the Frontier SL.

performance & mpg

The 2016 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 rated at 152 horsepower and 171 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed manual and rear-wheel drive are standard, and a five-speed automatic is optional. EPA-estimated fuel economy with the manual transmission earns 21 mpg combined (19 city/23 highway), and 19 mpg combined (17/23) with the automatic. Four-wheel drive is not available with the four-cylinder engine.

Optional for the SV and standard for the rest of the extended cab lineup (as well as every Frontier crew cab) is a 4.0-liter V6 that produces 261 hp and 281 lb-ft of torque. The S, SV and Pro-4X can be had with either a standard six-speed manual or optional five-speed automatic, while the Desert Runner and SL are automatic only. In Edmunds performance testing, an automatic-equipped Pro-4X crew cab went from zero to 60 mph in 8.2 seconds.

Except for the specialized Desert Runner and Pro-4X models, the V6 Frontier gives you a choice of rear- or four-wheel drive. The Frontier uses a part-time four-wheel-drive system with a low-range transfer case. Automatic transmission-equipped four-wheel-drive models also have hill start assist and hill descent control, while the Pro-4X has a locking rear differential.

EPA-estimated fuel economy is 19 mpg combined (17/22) for manual-transmission rear-wheel-drive V6 models, while the ratings drop to 18 mpg combined (16/21) with four-wheel drive. Automatic-equipped V6 Frontiers rate 18 combined (16/22) with rear-wheel drive and 17 combined (15/21) with four-wheel drive. All of these estimates are lower than the respective versions of the Tacoma and Colorado/Canyon.

Properly equipped, four-cylinder models can tow up to 3,500 pounds, while V6 versions can tow as much as 6,500 pounds.

safety

Every 2016 Nissan Frontier comes standard with antilock disc brakes, stability control, front seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. Rear parking sensors and a rearview camera are available on all Frontiers except the S, SV four-cylinder and Desert Runner models. The available NissanConnect interface can be upgraded with a suite of emergency communications services that includes automatic collision notification, an emergency call button, stolen vehicle locator and remote alarm notification.

In Edmunds brake testing, a Frontier Pro-4X came to a stop from 60 mph in 134 feet, a fairly common stopping distance for an off-road-oriented truck with all-terrain tires.

The Frontier crew cab received the top rating of "Good" in moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact and roof-strength tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Its seat/head restraint design was given the second-highest rating of "Acceptable" for whiplash protection in rear impacts.

driving

As for driving the 2016 Nissan Frontier, the experience has much to do with what's under the hood. While the 2.5-liter four-cylinder will eke out a couple of extra miles per gallon, its lackluster performance makes it hard to recommend. We think most buyers will be happier with the gutsier 4.0-liter V6's noticeably better acceleration — not to mention its enhanced payload and towing capabilities — which comes with very little in the way of fuel economy penalty. Well, at least compared to the four-cylinder. It's ultimately less efficient than competitor V6s.

The 2016 Nissan Frontier delivers capable acceleration with the optional V6 engine, but rivals offer better overall performance.

When it comes to handling, the Frontier's slow, heavy steering makes it seem anything but nimble. The soft brake pedal feel can also be a bit disconcerting, though actual stopping power is adequate. The ride quality on the other hand is surprisingly good. There's a fair bit of wind noise at higher speeds, however, along with tire noise from the aggressive tread on models like the Desert Runner and Pro-4X.

Leave the pavement behind and you'll find both these models excel off-road, thanks in part to nearly 9 inches of ground clearance and a well-tuned suspension.

interior

The 2016 Nissan Frontier offers comfortable and supportive front seats, but adjustability is limited and the steering wheel does not telescope (it doesn't adjust at all in the base model). The rear seats are even less appealing, as extended cab models feature rear-hinged half doors that allow access to old-school fold-down jump seats with bolt upright seatbacks and minimal legroom. Crew cab models offer four full doors and more practical rear seats, though the seatbacks are still awkwardly vertical and legroom is in shorter supply than in competing models.

The 2016 Frontier's interior design and trim are from an earlier era at Nissan, but most of the controls are user-friendly.

As far as the rest of the interior goes, it's a no-nonsense affair with subpar quality materials throughout. On a positive note, the design and layout of gauges and controls is intuitive, though some of the switchgear lacks the solid heft you'd expect from such a rough-and-ready truck. The latest technology, including Bluetooth audio connectivity, hands-free text messaging and smartphone app integration is available on most models, but the same can be said of its competitors.

The Frontier is particularly adept at hauling cargo, especially with the 6.1-foot bed that's standard on extended cab models and optional on crew cabs. We're especially fond of the flip-out tailgate extension and slick adjustable tie-down cleats that make hauling motorcycles or other bulky items easier. A storage area under the rear seats makes a handy place to stash valuable items, while features like adjustable tie-downs and a bed extender/divider give the cargo hold added flexibility.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2016 Nissan Frontier.

Very Satisfied with My Truck!
Charles Craig, 4/5/2016
Recently I purchased a new Nissan Frontier SV King Cab with the 4.0 V6 automatic, and I really like it. For about two years prior to my purchase, I considered the Frontier as well as the Toyota Tacoma and to a lesser extent the Chevy Colorado. There are several reasons why I chose the Frontier over the Tacoma or Colorado. Among those reasons is way it drives; the Frontier handles very well and feels very solid on the road. The interior and seating position felt more "right" to me than its competitors. In my opinion, the Frontier's exterior looks much better than the Tacoma and even the Colorado. Finally, for the money, I believe I got a much better deal with the Frontier, paying thousands of dollars less for what I would have paid for similar features in its competitors. I have owned other pickups in the past, including a Mazda pickup, an older Toyota pickup, and a Ford Ranger, and in my opinion the Nissan Frontier is clearly the best of them all, even though it is really not fair to compare this Frontier to the older trucks. While this particular version of the Frontier has been around for more than a decade, it is still very up-to-date. My truck has Bluetooth, XM Radio, a USB jack, and apps available in the entertainment system. So far, I have hauled several loads and towed a small utility trailer with no problems at all. I am very satisfied with the Frontier and would without hesitation recommend it to others.
2016 Frontier 4 wd, SV.
msrngtp2002, 3/6/2017
This is a solid, mid size pickup truck. It easily hauls anything a larger truck could. Towing capacity is excellent! I have towed fully loaded 6 x 12 foot U-haul trailers from my main home to my second home (about 650 miles one way) with my current 2016 and my previous 2012 - both the same model. Had no issue going up long grades or keeping up with traffic. The vehicle handles well too - especially in town. Parking is a breeze and it actually fit in my garage! Interior trim is what can be expected with a utility type vehicle. I installed a bed cover and liner and the Weathertech floor mats to protect things. The controls work as expected and are arranged logically. The Bluetooth interface with my phone needs some serious work (it always sends "Im driving" and I can't use the supposedly built in voice to text feature. The cruise control is a little laggy when in hilly terrain, letting the vehicle slow too much at a transition from downhill to uphill. Handling is excellent. I had a 2016 F150 for 4000 miles - could not drive it on the curvy roads in Tennessee and it bounced around quite a bit on the highway. Went back to the Frontier for the handling and utility of the vehicle. I will purchase another when this one wears out.
Former Ranger owner
Tommy, 3/25/2016
Having owned many Rangers, (which were very strong tough trucks) the Nissan Frontier is by far the better truck. Very strong frame, very solid riding. The engine, V-6 strong, plenty of torque. The price advantage is excellent. A similar equipped Toyota Tacoma will list for apron $4.000 more.
A Year Gone By
T. Roy, 12/5/2016
After driving this truck for a year I have few complaints. It has been solid, reliable and has done everything I've asked it to do. I had the windows tinted to help a bit with the HVAC and added a trailer connector from etrailers, that was truly just "plug and play." I've only towed a trailer with it once, about 2,000 lbs. However, the truck pulled with a little more effort than usual, but without gasping for air. The truck/trailer combo tracked straight and true. My only real complaints are still the bluetooth on this model is not capable of playing music, only phone. Though a bluetooth adapter that plugs into the AUX port solved that one. The other issue is a minor tendency for the steering to have a vague on-center feel to it. It tends to want to drift ever so slightly off center when cruising at highway speeds. A check of the alignment both at the dealer and a competent tire shop say it is spot on, and so I have lived with it. It is a minor nuisance only and I still love this basic truck for what it is--unapologetically a truck. My truck returns a consistent 22-24mpg, with average after 26K miles of 23.1 mpg overall. I tend to do a LOT of highway driving and I usually set the cruise about 5 over the limit and I am normally around 70-75mph. Gas mileage drops about 1mpg if I cruise around 80 for most of the tank. Would I buy this truck again? Probably, though I'd opt for the V6 next time. If only for the added towing capacity. But, this truck does what it advertises. It is a basic truck with few frills and it hauls stuff when needed and can do some light towing when needed and returns reasonable gas mileage in the bargain. For that and more, I can't complain.
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Features & Specs

MPG
15 city / 21 hwy
Seats 4
5-speed automatic
Gas
261 hp @ 5600 rpm
MPG
16 city / 22 hwy
Seats 4
5-speed automatic
Gas
261 hp @ 5600 rpm
MPG
17 city / 23 hwy
Seats 4
5-speed automatic
Gas
152 hp @ 5200 rpm
MPG
19 city / 23 hwy
Seats 4
5-speed manual
Gas
152 hp @ 5200 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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The Used 2016 Nissan Frontier is offered in the following submodels: , . Available styles include SV 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), Desert Runner 4dr Crew Cab 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 (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr Crew 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 5A), SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 5M), SL 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB w/Prod End 9/15 (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB w/Prod End 9/15 (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SL w/Prod End 9/15 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), 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), S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB w/Prod End 9/15 (4.0L 6cyl 6M), Desert Runner 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), SV 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 5A), SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), S 4dr King Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 5M), PRO-4X 4dr King Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), and SL 4dr Crew Cab 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A).

What's a good price on a Used 2016 Nissan Frontier?

Save up to $300 on one of 30 Used 2016 Nissan Frontier for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $13,996 as of08/19/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2016 Nissan Frontier trim styles:

  • The Used 2016 Nissan Frontier SV is priced between $16,500 and$29,495 with odometer readings between 0 and94760 miles.
  • The Used 2016 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X is priced between $23,400 and$30,995 with odometer readings between 9383 and71382 miles.
  • The Used 2016 Nissan Frontier S is priced between $13,996 and$21,777 with odometer readings between 3914 and34209 miles.
  • The Used 2016 Nissan Frontier Desert Runner is priced between $23,998 and$23,998 with odometer readings between 15970 and15970 miles.
  • The Used 2016 Nissan Frontier SL is priced between $24,000 and$24,000 with odometer readings between 47671 and47671 miles.

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