If you’re an active off-roader, and you’re not going to
raise the vehicle’s ground clearance with an aftermarket suspension,
then you’ll want to stick with the PRO-4X short bed configuration,
because even though you can get a long bed PRO-4X Titan, the bigger wheelbase
has a 2.1-degree shallower breakover angle than the tighter wheelbase.
trailer, payload, and off-road improvements, Nissan has also spruced
up the Titan’s interior with better materials and improved
seating. Work ready XE trim Titans get vinyl floors for easy cleaning.
This actually costs more than carpet but the Titan’s American engineers
pushed hard with the home office in Japan to charge less for the option
so the truck would appeal more to increasingly important commercial buyers.
The old HVAC system is also retained on XE, SE, and PRO-4X models to
save dollars for reallocation to improve the truck’s suspension
and other functional areas. The upscale LE model gets dual zone climate
there’s a feeling of better quality inside the
truck but we still see room for improvement in fit
and finish – especially in the interior panel gaps.
some other changes on the outside, but they’re cosmetic – revised
headlights, new paint schemes, and new wheel choices.
2008 Titan, Nissan is showing pickup truck buyers that it’s
learned much since entering the full size market three and a half years
ago. It still doesn’t have the same wide range of configurations
as GM, Dodge, Ford, and Toyota, but Nissan has fixed the biggest pain
points Titan’s original buyers may have experienced and broadened
the line just enough with new long wheelbase and off-road models to offer
commercial customers another competitive and proven half-ton pickup to