2006 Nissan Frontier is built more in the lines carrying the model of 2003 in mind rather than the commonly used practice of improving on the previous model, i.e. 2005 Nissan Frontier. As that model had, this one too has a five-speed manual transmission with overdrive, 210 horse power engine which can achieve 22 mpg and 25 mpg in city and highways respectively.
The 2006 Nissan Frontier is very compact - and is this feature similar to the 2005 Nissan Frontier, which is also sleek and compact. In fact the sleekness and great road presence is one of the most common features of all the Nissan group of vehicles, and the most attractive feature too. Another common factor is the excellent performance it gives both in short-term and long-term driving.
The 2006 Nisan Frontier comes in seven trims, i.e. Base King Cab, SC V6 Crew Cab Long Bed being the best among these. The Toyota Tacoma, the Ford Ranger Super Cab and the Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab 2WD are the only competition that stands comparison to the 2006 Nissan Frontier in performance and looks.
The pickup is compact and among the sever trims its engine varies from 2.4 liter to 3.3 liter engine with a horsepower ranging between 143 and 210 which can achieve from 22 -25 mpg to 15-19 mpg in city and highways respectively.
The 2006 Nissan Frontier of course, comes with the quality seal of Nissan which speaks a great by itself. However, as a value addition it also has excellent service backup and customer support. The spare parts are readily available in the market and the repairing cost, if the driving is done as per the book, are very nominal.
This vehicle is a tough one which can easily run weeks together on the highway without giving a hint of trouble. At the same time it can be used completely comfortably in the city as well. Since it is a great looking vehicle, it can also double as a family car and is excellent during camps and long drives it is a hot favorite for ranch owners and country side residents as well.
In the city it makes a good pickup vehicle and it is extensively used this way - though the most used form is as long distance vehicle.
2006 Nissan Frontier is a good vehicle to possess and drive. Its versatility and good looks has made it a very popular choice among the rural and urban population. You can be sure that you will find one of these cars lurking around on someone's front lawn. Try not to be envious of that person just run down to your local Nissan dealer and then get your self a test drive in the 2006 Nissan Frontier.