Kelley Blue Book Value®
$8,111 - $11,872
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 23 HWY
Horsepower
152-261
Seats
4-5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$8,111 - $11,872
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
19 City / 23 HWY
Horsepower
152-261
Seats
4-5

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By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2009 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 2009 Nissan Frontier will impress you with its capability, utility...

Nissan Frontier Models & Trims

2009 Nissan Frontier Owner Reviews

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The breaks are very responsive, which might catch a few people of guard. Also, turning can be an absolute nightmare in certain situations: making a U, squeezing into a tight parking spot, etc. The car cools down more quickly than any car I've known, however.

2009 Nissan Frontier

The Nissan Frontier has been a very reliable truck and we've owned it for nearly nine years now. The truck has a nicely designed interior with porous fabric seating, which prevents it from getting hot during the Arizona summer. Despite being a black car, the paint has maintained a consistent and shiny look throughout the years, and the interior cools down much faster than you'd expect for a car of its color. The only major issue I have with the car is its atrocious turning radius, which has caused some frustration at very select moments. However, other than that, it's been a reliable truck with perfectly responsive breaks and an unrivaled air conditioning system.

- David S

Nissan frontier se review.

2009 Nissan Frontier SE

I have made the same truck for almost 6 years now. It is been needing some maintenance as expected of course only one thing that was a major issue was that I had a broken sensor in the truck that cause my engine to turn off at random times whilst driving. Super dangerous so obviously I took it to the shop right away too figure out what was happening which later the mechanic found out what was wrong and fixed it. Besides that the truck has been working fine, that sensor issue is my only real complaint as it could've lead to a very fatal accident.

- Johnson D

The story of a small truck that works like a bigger more expensive truck.

2009 Nissan Frontier

Perky little truck with plenty of room to carry lumber and tools. Tie downs convenient. Lots of room in front seat, rear seat a little tight but will seat four. Drive is comfortable with good sound system. Compartments are everywhere and visually appealing. Gas mileage is good and hasn't burned thru any oil. Air conditioning runs very cold. Dashboard is easy to read as well as easy to control . Their appear to be no blind spots and holds the road.

- Fred C

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$17,460 - $18,510
$24,930 - $28,980

Horsepower

Horsepower
152 hp
261 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L DOHC 16
[C02] FLEXIBLE FUEL EMISSION VEHICLE
4.0L DOHC 24
[C02] FLEXIBLE FUEL EMISSION VEHICLE

Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Power Steering

Power Steering

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
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Passengers

Passengers
4
4 - 5

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Aluminum

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/75R15
P265/75R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
125.9 in.
125.9 in.

Width

Width
72.8 in.
72.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
152 hp
261 hp

Torque

Torque
171 ft. lbs.
281 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
150 lbs.
500 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.1 gal.
21.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 mpg
17 - 18 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
14 - 15 mpg

Highway

Highway
23 mpg
19 - 20 mpg

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

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

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*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