- The first new Nissan Frontier in 16 years still rides on the outgoing model’s frame but gains all-new bodywork and a vastly improved interior.
- Powering the 2022 Nissan Frontier is a 310-hp 3.8-liter V-6 mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission.
- The 2022 Nissan Frontier will go on sale this summer and will likely start in the low $30,000s.
After languishing in the marketplace for the better part of two decades, the Nissan Frontier compact pickup finally receives an overhaul for the 2022 model year. Although the third-generation truck is not entirely fresh—it still rides on a frame that dates back to the outgoing model’s 2005 debut—the new Frontier enters the modern age with all-new bodywork, a significantly updated interior, and a greater helping of technology.
Nissan is still fuzzy on a number of details, including pricing, option packaging, and some final measurements. But we do know that the new Frontier