Nissan USA has priced the 2017 Nissan Titan King Cab from $33,745; or $36,775 with four-wheel drive.
In King Cab format — aka prolonged cab — solely the three entry-level trims make it out of the Titan’s Canton, Mississippi meeting plant: S, SV, Professional-4X. The SL and Platinum Reserve are, ahem, reserved for Crew Cabs.
Whereas Normal Motors’ full-size truck twins, the Ram 1500, and the Toyota Tundra have all switched to standard front-hinged door configurations for his or her mid-level cab format, Nissan is sticking with the bodystyle utilized by the best-selling truck in America: Ford’s F-150.
However the configuration could not matter. With financial savings of simply $2,180-$2,680 in contrast with the larger Nissan four-door, it gained’t be simple to persuade consumers to surrender their crew cab wishes.
Such is the state of the prolonged cab full-size pickup truck in 2017 that the elongated cab, as soon as so frequent, is now uncommon sufficient to get observed. “Whoa, wait a second, that F-150 purchaser opted for the prolonged cab? I can scarcely consider my eyes.”
Of the roughly 108,000 F-150s in inventory at America’s Ford sellers, fewer than one in 5 are prolonged cab fashions. Like for like, the financial savings Ford gives on a primary F-150 works out to simply $2,455. An additional $2,455 to maneuver up from the SuperCab to SuperCrew — with standard doorways and limo-like rear seat house and a mattress shrunk by one foot — is greater than price it for the overwhelming majority of pickup truck consumers.However at Nissan, the place the corporate’s second-generation Titan technique entails lofty objectives however a methodical market-by-market strategy, the automaker doesn’t need to be ignored of too many pickup truck sub-categories. The Titan King Cab gained’t grow to be a typical sight, however Nissan clearly believes sufficient Common Cabs and King Cabs might be bought to make the funding worthwhile, significantly for the reason that funding solely requires a cab reconfiguration of an present Crew Cab truck.
The 2017 Nissan Titan King Cab S four×2 is priced at $33,745 together with charges, or $2,680 lower than the Crew Cab S four×2.
The 2017 Nissan Titan King Cab SV four×2 is a $37,125 truck, or $2,440 lower than the Crew Cab SV four×2. 4-wheel drive is a $three,030 possibility on every Titan.
In four×four guise solely, the 2017 Nissan Titan King Cab Professional-4X prices $44,485, or $2,180 lower than the equal Crew Cab. All Titan King Cabs come customary with the 5.6-liter V8.
The Titan XD, in the meantime, sees King Cab pricing vary from $34,755 for the S four×2 to $51,685 for the Titan XD Professional-4X King Cab four×four with the Cummins 5.Zero-liter V8 diesel.
Timothy Cain is a contributing analyst at The Reality About Automobiles and Autofocus.ca and the founder and former editor of GoodCarBadCar.internet. Comply with on Twitter @timcaincars.