2008 Nissan Frontier Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$8,299 - $12,335
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 23 HWY
Horsepower
154-261
Seats
4-5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$8,299 - $12,335
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 23 HWY
Horsepower
154-261
Seats
4-5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2008 Nissan Frontier If...

If you need a truck that hauls, tows and loves to get dirty, but don't want to deal with the mass of a full-size pickup, the 2008 Nissan Frontier will impress you with its capability, utility and refined ride.

Nissan Frontier Models & Trims

XE $8,299 - $9,950*
Horsepower: 154 hp
Engine Type: Gas 4-cyl
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 x 7 in. - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SE $9,833 - $11,676*
Horsepower: 154 hp - 261 hp
Engine Type: Gas 4-cyl, Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7 in. - Alloy, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Nismo $10,049 - $12,110*
Horsepower: 261 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7 in. - Alloy
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
LE $10,324 - $12,335*
Horsepower: 261 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5 in. - Alloy
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.27

15 Reviews

53% 20% 27% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Terrific beach, sport & heavy duty truck!

Reliable, economic & versatile. Perfect for who wants the freedom to go places. Designed for day to day activities, leisure and heavy duty! Great for self-employee and hard working people because requires no much maintenance. Perfect for the soccer moms!

- Lieve P

There is nothing special about the vehicle-good dependable transportation.

The vehicle has provided good reliable service. The tire pressure sensors are pain in the rear and I have experience several instance of rattling from the bottom of the vehicle-loose connections.

- jim m

It is a good investment that will last you many years.

I love everything about this truck.. Great for hauling and loading up items and hauling things off, great on gas, high off the ground. There is nothing I do not like about this truck..

- Mary E

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Compare Models & Key Features

Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Front angle view.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$8,299 - $9,950
$9,833 - $11,676

Horsepower

Horsepower
154 hp
154 - 261 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L DOHC 16
2.5L DOHC 16
4.0L DOHC 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Not Available
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Not Available
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Not Available
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.4 in.
42.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 in.
39.7 - 40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
25.4 in.
25.4 - 33.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.3 in.
38.3 - 38.7 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
33.5 cu. ft.
27.1 - 33.5 cu. ft.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
4
4 - 5
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Aluminum, Steel

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/75R15
P265/70R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
125.9 in.
125.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
21.75 ft.
21.67 - 21.75 ft.

Width

Width
72.8 in.
72.8 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
154 hp
154 hp

Torque

Torque
173 ft. lbs.
173 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
- TBD - .lbs
500 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder, 4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.1 gal.
21.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 mpg
18 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
15 mpg

Highway

Highway
23 mpg
20 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Not Available
Standard

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Not Available
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Not Available
Optional

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Optional
Optional

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Optional
Optional

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings