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« on: December 23, 2014, 05:18:06 PM »
wife wants to get a Pick up to tow our future boat (which I hope we will never buy)    How is the Frontier for off road and even hauling a small boat?  I figure short bed to (haul spare tire and extra fuel cans and supplies.  Crew cab is a must and the 4 XPro package seams the one to get.

Any thoughts?
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Re: Frontier
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2014, 08:42:56 PM »
Longer wheel base allows for more stability, but worse turning radius.

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Re: Frontier
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2014, 08:48:33 PM »
X tows small boats with no issues
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Re: Frontier
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2014, 07:29:25 AM »
I looked a new one and it had better leg room. The Salesman sales Nissan put a different Tranny from my 07.   

Firmly I think a boat is a huge money pit, however,  It will make a great tow vehicle moving back home to Phx. They guy tied to make a pitch on the Titan. Way too big!

On the side note the Dealer did say Xterra and Frontier is live and well with Nissan. That's Good News. 8)
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Re: Frontier
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2014, 08:34:16 AM »
X tows small boats with no issues


Now this is a sticky point for all you guys who pull stuff.   We all know the book spec which is 4500lbs. but with a reasonably size boat of 18-20 ft. open configure boat, still no problems?

What about grades.?
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Re: Frontier
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2014, 10:44:34 AM »
Tows just fine! I have a small 15ft boat that I haul.. I can barely tell its back there on the freeway. I also hauled my grandparents 20ft (might have been bigger) pontoon. That was a little different but did just fine minus the mpg..

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Re: Frontier
« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2014, 11:37:01 AM »
Other than being able to haul stuff in the bed, there is not a lot of difference between the Fronty and the X.  Titan would be a different story - especially when then finally release the 5.0L Cummins.
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Re: Frontier
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2014, 12:47:45 PM »
Other than being able to haul stuff in the bed, there is not a lot of difference between the Fronty and the X.  Titan would be a different story - especially when then finally release the 5.0L Cummins.

Like moving  back to Arizona  this next year 2015.


What this new Tranny  Nissan is speaking of that creates more leg room?
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