2020 Nissan Titan XD

MSRP range: $44,580 - $61,690
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MSRP$47,550
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2020 Nissan Titan XD Review

  • Smooth ride quality
  • Interior is functional and attractive
  • Less towing potential than most standard pickups
  • Expensive relative to its capabilities
  • Large turning circle requires a lot of real estate
  • Small fuel tank limits overall range
  • Refreshed exterior design
  • More power for the gasoline V8, but no more diesel option
  • Only available in crew cab with 6.5-foot bed configuration
  • Improved technology and driver aids
  • Part of the first Titan XD generation released for 2016

For 2020, Nissan has refreshed its tweener truck, the Titan XD. On the outside you'll find revised front and rear styling, new lighting, a redesigned grille and a new tailgate. Tech is also upgraded, with the newly standard Nissan Safety Shield 360 suite — a bevy of features that make driving easier and safer. There are also larger touchscreens with a new user interface that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

The Titan XD lineup has been simplified for 2020 too. Going forward, there is only one configuration: a crew cab with a 6.5-foot bed, four-wheel drive and a 5.6-liter gasoline V8. (The Cummins diesel has been dropped.) Output from the V8 is up slightly to 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. Nissan has also swapped in a new nine-speed automatic transmission to replace the previous seven-speed auto. These changes, plus revised axle gearing, should enhance both acceleration and fuel efficiency.

While we're glad for these additions, they don't solve the Titan XD's fundamental issue: its lack of performance relative to other trucks. Conceptually, the XD occupies a niche between light-duty and heavy-duty trucks. But while it is priced like a heavy-duty, it tows and hauls far less than the 2500- and 3500-series trucks from Chevy, Ford and Ram. The light-duty trucks have gotten better too, and every one can tow more than the Titan XD except the Toyota Tundra and the regular Titan.

The 2020 Titan XD is a nice enough pickup when evaluated in isolation. But comparison-shop it against other trucks and you'll find it outclassed in nearly every metric.

What's it like to live with?

Edmunds' editors tested a Titan XD nearly 25,000 miles over the course of a year. The good news is that the Titan is definitely tough, but we came away less enthused about the truck's finer points. Is it the right truck for you? Read our Titan XD yearlong test for a full evaluation. Note that while we tested a 2016 Titan XD with the then-available diesel engine, the 2020 truck is of the same generation and many of our observations still apply

Edmunds' Expert Rating

Due to significant updates for 2020, we're revising our rating for the Titan XD. In the meantime, check out our full rating of last year's XD for a comprehensive evaluation. Certain scores may change for 2020, but our vehicle testing team's overall assessment from last year still applies.

Which Titan XD does Edmunds recommend?

We're partial to the midgrade Pro-4X. Though not every buyer will need its off-road upgrades, the Pro-4X also has some features that cost extra on lower models. It also presents a wider selection of luxury options, so you can upgrade your Titan as you see fit.

Nissan Titan XD models

The 2020 Nissan Titan XD is a full-size pickup with five available trim levels: S, SV, Pro-4X, SL and Platinum Reserve. It comes in a single configuration, with a crew cab and a 6.5-foot bed. A 5.6-liter V8 gasoline engine (400 horsepower, 413 lb-ft of torque) is paired to a nine-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel drive

S
The S kicks things off with:

  • Spray-in bedliner
  • Receiver hitch with a combo four-pin/seven-pin wiring harness connector
  • Lockable tailgate
  • Sliding rear window
  • Power windows and locks
  • Push-button ignition
  • 8-inch touchscreen
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration

Every Titan XD also comes with a suite of standard safety features that includes:

  • Forward collision mitigation with pedestrian detection (warns you of an impending collision and applies the brakes in certain scenarios)
  • Blind-spot monitor (alerts you if a vehicle in the next lane over is in your blind spot)
  • Rear automatic braking (brakes if sensors detect an imminent collision with an object behind the vehicle)
  • Rear cross-traffic alert (warns you if a vehicle behind you is about to cross your vehicle's path while in reverse)
  • Lane departure warning (alerts you if the vehicle begins to drift out of its lane)
  • Trailer sway control (helps stabilize a towed trailer while driving)

SV
The SV looks less like a work truck, adding:

  • Front tow hooks
  • Gooseneck hitch
  • Heated, power-adjustable towing mirrors
  • Trailer brake controller
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Adaptive cruise control (maintains a driver-set distance between the Titan XD and the car in front)

There are two primary packages for the SV:

  • SV Convenience package
    • Remote engine start
    • Side steps
    • Power-sliding rear window
    • Keyless entry
    • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Dual-zone automatic climate control
    • Rear air vents
    • Heated front bucket seats with power driver's seat
    • Navigation system
    • 9-inch touchscreen
    • 110-volt household-style power outlet
  • SV Utility package
    • Automatic wipers
    • Bed steps
    • Cargo-management rail system
    • LED bed lighting
    • 110-volt outlet in bed

Pro-4X
The Pro-4X is the off-road-themed model. It adds the following unique features on top of the SV content:

  • 18-inch wheels with all-terrain tires
  • LED headlights and foglights
  • Bilstein shocks
  • Skid plates
  • Electronic locking rear differential
  • Hill descent control

The Pro-4X comes with all of the features from the above packages, except for remote engine start, side steps and heating for the front seats.

There are two option packages for the Pro-4X:

  • Pro-4X Convenience package
    • Remote engine start
    • Auto-dimming outside mirrors
    • Heated, power-adjustable steering wheel
    • Driver-seat memory settings
    • Heated front and rear seats
    • Power-adjustable front passenger seat
    • Leather upholstery
    • Visual trailer check function
  • Premium package
    • Ventilated front seats
    • Panoramic sunroof
    • In-bed Titan Box storage system
    • Surround-view camera system (gives you a top-down view of the Titan XD and its surroundings for tight parking situations)

SL
The Pro-4X's mechanical upgrades are missing on the luxurious SL, but it does come with many of the Pro-4X's other features. The SL also includes:

  • 20-inch wheels
  • Remote engine start
  • Heated, power-adjustable steering wheel
  • Driver-seat memory settings
  • Heated front seats
  • Power-adjustable front passenger seat
  • Surround-view camera

The panoramic sunroof is the only optional extra for the SL.

Platinum Reserve
The range-topping Platinum Reserve is the most luxe Titan XD. Features include:

  • Dark chrome exterior styling
  • Illuminated side steps
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Upgraded leather upholstery
  • Wood trim

Two packages are available for the Platinum Reserve:

  • Platinum Utility package
    • In-bed Titan Box storage system
    • Remote-locking tailgate
    • Bed steps
  • Moonroof package

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2020 Nissan Titan XD.

Average user rating: 5.0 stars
2 total reviews
5 star reviews: 100%
4 star reviews: 0%
3 star reviews: 0%
2 star reviews: 0%
1 star reviews: 0%

Trending topics in reviews

  • interior
  • dashboard
  • transmission
  • seats
  • comfort
  • towing

Most helpful consumer reviews

5/5 stars, Great truck overall with improvement
Saad Zafar,
PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A)
Great truck I used to own 2017 titan xd pr trim and now I have 2020 pro4x a lot improvement over diesel , I had a lot of trouble with 2017 due to diesel but with 2020 I got it when it came out few months ago almost and have no issues at all given gas engine. Interior is completely updated with new dash and love it
5/5 stars, High Tech Safety Features Standard
Fastlane ,
SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A)
Titan XD offers all the standard modern safety feature that you would have to pay extra or buy the top of line model in order to get it on a Ram or Silverado. The 9 speed transmission is really nice in getting the power to the tires, Driver seat is very comfortable. I ordered mine with the huge sunroof that the whole family could enjoy on a nice day out. Towing a car-hauler with my race car is effortless.

2020 Nissan Titan XD video

MARK TAKAHASHI: I'm Edmunds editor Mark Takahashi, and here's an expert rundown of the 2017 Nissan Titan XD. Regular duty pickup trucks are incredibly capable when it comes to hauling and towing. For those who need a bit more, but would rather not step up to the heavy duty class, the 2017 Nissan Titan XD fills that gap perfectly. Like other trucks, it's offered in a basic work version, all the way up to the luxurious platinum reserve trim. You'll also get to choose between a gasoline powered V8 or our preference, the turbo diesel option that can tow more than 12,000 pounds. Sadly, either choice will have you stopping for fuel quite often, courtesy of the thirsty engines combined with a small gas tank. The Titan XD's bed gets high marks for its available tie down system, spray in bed liner, integrated power outlet, and lockable and removable storage boxes. Depending on whether you go for the regular, king, or crew cab, you can choose between a 6 and 1/2 foot bed or an 8 footer. The crew cab is the obvious choice if you need to haul passengers, and those rear seats are certainly suitable for adults, though other trucks are roomier. The rest of the cabin is pretty nice as far as pickups go, too. The Titan gets good grades for ride comfort, even when it's not loaded with cargo. The 2017 Nissan Titan XD's bottom line extends well past its impressive capabilities. It's easy to drive for such a big truck, and it's comfortable for long highway stretches. We'd certainly recommend it alongside the well-established Ram 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, and Ford F250 Super Duty. If you'd like to see more Edmunds Expert Rundowns, hit Subscribe.

2017 Nissan Titan XD Expert Rundown Review

NOTE: This video is about the 2017 Nissan Titan XD, but since the 2020 Nissan Titan XD is part of the same generation, our earlier analysis still applies.

Looking for a full-size truck with a powerful V8, an aggressive look and generous bumper-to-bumper warranty? The 2017 Nissan Titan XD might be a good match. Here's a quick rundown of what we like, what we don't and the bottom line from the Edmunds editors.

Features & Specs

Base MSRP
$44,580
MPG & Fuel
15 City / 21 Hwy / 18 Combined
Fuel Tank Capacity: 26.0 gal. capacity
Seating
6 seats
Drivetrain
Type: four wheel drive
Transmission: 9-speed shiftable automatic
Engine
V8 cylinder
Horsepower: 400 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque: 413 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Basic Warranty
5 yr./ 100000 mi.
Dimensions
Length: 243.4 in. / Height: 78.0 in. / Width: 79.5 in.
Curb Weight: 6407 lbs.
Cargo Capacity, All Seats In Place: N/A
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Safety

Our experts’ favorite Titan XD safety features:

Blind-Spot Warning
Alerts you when a vehicle is in the Titan XD's blind spot or when cross-traffic is approaching while the XD is backing up.
Intelligent Around-View Monitor
Provides a bird's-eye view of the area surrounding the truck, making it infinitely easier to park in tighter spaces.
Parking Sensors (Front and Rear)
Warnings intensify as the Titan XD approaches an object behind or in front of the truck.

Nissan Titan XD vs. the competition

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2020 Nissan Titan

2020 Nissan Titan

Nissan Titan XD vs. Nissan Titan

The Titan XD shares a name, engine and common design language with the Nissan Titan, a pickup truck that competes in the light-duty class. The trim structure is also similar, though the standard Titan is available in a double-cab configuration and with rear-wheel drive. If you don't need the Titan XD's increased towing capacity, you can save some money by going with the Titan instead.

Compare Nissan Titan XD & Nissan Titan features 

Nissan Titan XD vs. Ford F-150

The Titan XD attempts to split the light-duty and heavy-duty truck categories, but the light-duty Ford F-150 is even more capable than the Titan. Its towing and hauling capacities are both greater than the Titan's. Ford also offers a greater range of configurations and engines.

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Nissan Titan XD vs. Ford F-250 Super Duty

The Ford F-250 Super Duty is a true heavy-duty truck, with enviable payload capacity and a tow rating nearly twice that of the Titan XD's. The F-250 also comes in several cab and bed length combinations, and it offers two gasoline engines and a diesel. There's a beautiful simplicity in the Titan XD's trim lineup, but the F-250 is more versatile overall.

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FAQ

Is the Nissan Titan XD a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2020 Titan XD both on the road and at the track. You probably care about Nissan Titan XD fuel economy, so it's important to know that the Titan XD gets an EPA-estimated 17 mpg to 18 mpg, depending on the configuration. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Nissan Titan XD. Learn more

What's new in the 2020 Nissan Titan XD?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2020 Nissan Titan XD:

  • Refreshed exterior design
  • More power for the gasoline V8, but no more diesel option
  • Only available in crew cab with 6.5-foot bed configuration
  • Improved technology and driver aids
  • Part of the first Titan XD generation released for 2016
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Is the Nissan Titan XD reliable?

To determine whether the Nissan Titan XD is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the Titan XD. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the Titan XD's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2020 Nissan Titan XD a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2020 Nissan Titan XD is a good car. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2020 Titan XD is a good car for you. Check back soon for the official Edmunds Rating from our expert testing team Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2020 Nissan Titan XD?

The least-expensive 2020 Nissan Titan XD is the 2020 Nissan Titan XD S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $44,580.

Other versions include:

  • SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) which starts at $48,290
  • S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) which starts at $44,580
  • SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) which starts at $58,490
  • Platinum Reserve 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) which starts at $61,690
  • PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) which starts at $53,980
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What are the different models of Nissan Titan XD?

If you're interested in the Nissan Titan XD, the next question is, which Titan XD model is right for you? Titan XD variants include SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A), S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A), SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A), and Platinum Reserve 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A). For a full list of Titan XD models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

More about the 2020 Nissan Titan XD

2020 Nissan Titan XD Overview

The 2020 Nissan Titan XD is offered in the following submodels: Titan XD Crew Cab. Available styles include SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A), S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A), SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A), Platinum Reserve 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A), and PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A).

What do people think of the 2020 Nissan Titan XD?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2020 Nissan Titan XD and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2020 Titan XD 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2020 Titan XD.

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2020 Nissan Titan XD and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2020 Titan XD featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2020 Nissan Titan XD?

2020 Nissan Titan XD S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A)

The 2020 Nissan Titan XD S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $47,550. The average price paid for a new 2020 Nissan Titan XD S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) is trending $5,385 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $5,385 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $42,165.

The average savings for the 2020 Nissan Titan XD S 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) is 11.3% below the MSRP.

2020 Nissan Titan XD SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A)

The 2020 Nissan Titan XD SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $55,855. The average price paid for a new 2020 Nissan Titan XD SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) is trending $6,358 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,358 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $49,497.

The average savings for the 2020 Nissan Titan XD SV 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) is 11.4% below the MSRP.

2020 Nissan Titan XD PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A)

The 2020 Nissan Titan XD PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $61,240. The average price paid for a new 2020 Nissan Titan XD PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) is trending $6,987 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,987 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $54,253.

The average savings for the 2020 Nissan Titan XD PRO-4X 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) is 11.4% below the MSRP.

2020 Nissan Titan XD SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A)

The 2020 Nissan Titan XD SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $62,430. The average price paid for a new 2020 Nissan Titan XD SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) is trending $7,128 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,128 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $55,302.

The average savings for the 2020 Nissan Titan XD SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) is 11.4% below the MSRP.

2020 Nissan Titan XD Platinum Reserve 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A)

The 2020 Nissan Titan XD Platinum Reserve 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $67,040. The average price paid for a new 2020 Nissan Titan XD Platinum Reserve 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) is trending $7,668 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,668 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $59,372.

The average savings for the 2020 Nissan Titan XD Platinum Reserve 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.6L 8cyl 9A) is 11.4% below the MSRP.

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Should I lease or buy a 2020 Nissan Titan XD?

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