Nissan announces U.S. pricing for 2011 Pathfinder, Xterra and Frontier

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Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced U.S. pricing for the 2011 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, Xterra SUV and Frontier mid-size pickup. All three vehicles are on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide.

Among the numerous significant enhancements for 2011, Pathfinder adds a new Silver Edition model in celebration of its 25th anniversary. The Silver Edition includes leather-appointed seating, 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, 10-speaker Bose® audio system, heated front seat, Nissan Intelligent Key™ and more. Xterra adds a new PRO-4X model – joining the popular Titan PRO-4X and Frontier PRO-4X with unique off-road performance equipment and distinctive exterior and interior treatments. Frontier, the “Highest Ranked Midsize Pickup in Initial Quality” in J.D. Power and Associates’ 2010 Initial Quality Study, features new model nomenclature (S, SV, PRO-4X and SL) and a new Frontier S Crew Cab model. In addition, much of the previous Value Truck Package content is now standard on Frontier SV models.

“We’re looking forward to a successful year with Pathfinder, Xterra and Frontier,” said John Brancheau, vice president, Marketing, Nissan Division, NNA. “Every customer need is met in the functionality of the Pathfinder, the iconic appeal of the Xterra, and the great value proposition of the Frontier.”

2011 Nissan Pathfinder Pricing
The 2011 Pathfinder is offered in five well-equipped models, Pathfinder S, SV, Silver Edition, LE and LE V8. Each is available in a choice of 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive except Pathfinder LE V8, which is offered in 4-wheel drive only.

All 2011 Pathfinder models (except LE V8) feature a standard 266-horsepower 4.0-liter V6 engine and 5-speed automatic transmission. The Pathfinder LE V8 features a 310-horsepower 5.6-liter V8 and 5-speed automatic.

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2011 Nissan Pathfinder include:

Model/Engine/Transmission
Pathfinder S 4×2 V6 5AT $27,840 USD
Pathfinder SV 4×2 V6 5AT $31,190 USD
Pathfinder Silver Edition 4×2 V6 5AT $35,490 USD
Pathfinder LE 4×2 V6 5AT $37,470 USD
Pathfinder S 4×4 V6 5AT $29,840 USD
Pathfinder SV 4×4 V6 5AT $33,190 USD
Pathfinder Silver Edition 4×4 V6 5AT $37,490 USD
Pathfinder LE 4×4 V6 5AT $39,670 USD
Pathfinder LE 4×4 V8 5AT $42,600 USD

2011 Nissan Xterra Pricing
Xterra is offered in three models, including the new PRO-4X. Each is equipped with a standard 261-horsepower 4.0-liter V6 and choice of 5-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmissions (X model not available with 5MT). The Xterra PRO-4X is offered in 4X4 only, while Xterra X and S models are available in 4×2 and 4×4 configurations.

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2011 Nissan Xterra include:

Model/Engine/Transmission
Xterra X 4×2 V6 5AT $23,850 USD
Xterra S 4×2 V6 5AT $25,840 USD
Xterra X 4×4 V6 5AT $25,900 USD
Xterra S 4×4 V6 6MT $26,840 USD
Xterra S 4×4 V6 5AT $27,890 USD
Xterra PRO-4X 4×4 V6 6MT $29,050 USD
Xterra PRO-4X 4×4 V6 5AT $30,100 USD

2011 Nissan Frontier Pricing
The 2011 Nissan Frontier is offered in King Cab and Crew Cab 4×2 and 4×4 configurations and in S, SV, PRO-4X and SL models (SL available on Crew Cab only). Frontier King Cab is offered with two engines – a 152-horsepower inline 4-cylinder or 261-horsepower 4.0-liter V6. Frontier Crew Cab models come with the 4.0-liter V6 as standard.

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2011 Nissan Frontier King Cab include:

Model/Engine/Transmission
Frontier S King Cab 4×2 I4 5MT $17,750 USD
Frontier S King Cab 4×2 I4 5AT $18,800 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×2 I4 5MT $20,930 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×2 I4 5AT $21,980 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×2 V6 6MT $21,520 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×2 V6 5AT $22,570 USD
Frontier PRO-4X King Cab 4×2 V6 5AT $26,170 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×4 V6 6MT $24,220 USD
Frontier SV King Cab 4×4 V6 5AT $25,270 USD
Frontier PRO-4X King Cab 4×4 V6 6MT $27,670 USD
Frontier PRO-4X King Cab 4×4 V6 5AT $28,870 USD

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2011 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab include:

Model/Engine/Transmission
Frontier S Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 6MT $21,760 USD
Frontier S Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 5AT $22,810 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 6MT $22,770 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 5AT $23,820 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×2 LWB V6 5AT $24,240 USD
Frontier PRO-4X Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 5AT $26,910 USD
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4×2 SWB V6 5AT $28,430 USD
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4×2 LWB V6 5AT $28,930 USD
Frontier S Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 6MT $24,460 USD
Frontier S Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 5AT $25,510 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 6MT $25,470 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 5AT $26,520 USD
Frontier SV Crew Cab 4×4 LWB V6 5AT $26,940 USD
Frontier PRO-4X Crew Cab 4x4SWB V6 6MT $28,560 USD
Frontier PRO-4X Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 5AT $29,610 USD
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4×4 SWB V6 5AT $31,080 USD
Frontier SL Crew Cab 4×4 LWB V6 5AT $31,630 USD

About the 2011 Nissan Pathfinder
Twenty-five years after the introduction of the original Nissan Pathfinder, it remains in a class of its own – still authentic, still offering first-class style and surroundings and still a great value. Nissan is celebrating the milestone with the introduction of a new 2011 Pathfinder Silver Edition model, which comes complete with special features and equipment including 17-inch machine-finished aluminum-alloy wheels, Bose® audio system with 10 speakers, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately), Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, Nissan Intelligent Key™, heated front seats and leather-appointed interior. The Silver Edition is offered with V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission and a choice of 4×2 or 4×4.

In addition to the new Silver Edition, the 2011 Nissan Pathfinder is available in four other models: Pathfinder S V6 (4×2 and 4×4), Pathfinder SV V6 (4×2 and 4×4), Pathfinder LE V6 (4×2 and 4×4) and Pathfinder LE V8 (4×4 only). Pathfinder’s 5.6-liter DOHC V8 engine is rated at 310 horsepower and 388 lb-ft of torque, which helps it to achieve 7,000 lbs of maximum towing capacity (when properly equipped). Pathfinder’s proven 4.0-liter V6 offers 266 horsepower and 288 lb-ft of torque. The 2011 Pathfinder is built on a high-strength, fully boxed, all-steel frame based on the full-size Nissan Armada SUV.

Unlike the original 1986 model, the 2011 Pathfinder offers standard three-row seating for seven. The refined interior offers a range of amenities, including available leather-appointed seating, heated steering wheel, Nissan Intelligent Key™ with twist start, Nissan Navigation System with 9.3GB Music Box® Hard Drive, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately) and RearView Monitor. Other revisions for 2011 include the addition of one new exterior color, Espresso Black, and the Pathfinder SV model replaces the previous SE model.

About the 2011 Nissan Xterra
Often copied, never equaled, the tough, essential Nissan Xterra continues in 2011 as a vehicle designed to inspire and facilitate outdoor enthusiasts’ activities wherever they go. Xterra remains a “class of one,” combining power, utility, value and authenticity.

For 2011, Xterra is available in three well-equipped models – X, S, and PRO-4X –making it easy for buyers to determine the exact Xterra model for their particular needs and lifestyles. All Xterra models feature an advanced 4.0-liter DOHC V6 engine, rated at 261 horsepower and 281 lb-ft of torque, along with a rugged “F-Alpha” truck platform for adventure-ready performance. The “F-Alpha” platform is shared with the full-size Nissan Titan pickup and Armada SUV. Xterra is available with a choice of 6-speed manual (S 4×4 and PRO-4X 4×4 only) or 5-speed automatic transmissions, and in a choice of part-time 4-wheel drive or 2-wheel drive.

Xterra’s distinct “multi-flex” interior provides an abundance of useable space, storage and convenience features – including an available Easy Clean cargo area, a tie-down channel system, 10 cargo hooks and an available built-in first-aid kit. While maintaining its tough gear positioning, the 2011 Xterra also offers a range of advanced technologies, including Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately) and an 8-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio system with subwoofer.

Enhancements for the 2011 model year include the addition of body side moldings to Xterra S, the addition of a rear tire deflector on Xterra S 4×2, the addition of a white-faced meter cluster on Xterra PRO-4X, and two new exterior colors: Lava Red and Metallic Green.

About the 2011 Nissan Frontier
The Nissan Frontier, a no-compromise pickup forged with premium hardware, extraordinary power and off-road athleticism, continues to be a leader in the mid-size truck segment. Updated in 2009 with a new front fascia, grille and headlight design and available wheel designs, the changes for 2011 focus on revised model and option availability. The previous Frontier XE model is now the Frontier S, the previous SE is now designated Frontier SV and the previous Frontier LE is now the Frontier SL model. The 2011 Frontier model lineup now consists of Frontier S, Frontier SV, Frontier PRO-4X and Frontier SL (Crew Cab only). It is offered in both King Cab and Crew Cab body styles, in 4×2 and 4×4 driveline configurations.

Frontier continues to offer an exceptional level of on- and off-road performance with the use of a 4.0-liter DOHC V6 engine providing ample horsepower, torque, towing and payload capacities. At 261 horsepower, the 4.0-liter V6 is the most powerful in class. A 152-horsepower 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine is also available (King Cab only).

Other revisions for 2011 include the addition of Frontier S Crew Cab SWB and PRO-4X Crew Cab SWB 6MT models, the addition of new SV Premium Utility and PRO-4X Luxury Packages, Vehicle Immobilizer and bed rail caps standard are now on Frontier SV, PRO-4X and SL models and the Navy Blue exterior color is now available on Frontier SV models.