2021 Nissan Frontier Towing Capacity
When it comes to picking out your next pickup truck to get around New Castle, Wilmington, and Newark, DE, towing capacity likely sits high on your list of priorities. The Nissan Frontier offers an impressive towing capacity and payload, along with plenty of available features to help you transition smoothly from the jobsite to the campsite.
At Sheridan Nissan, we want to introduce you to what kind of towing capacity and capability you can expect from the Nissan Frontier. As you learn more below, don’t hesitate to contact an associate with any questions!
How Much Can the Nissan Frontier Tow?
Depending on its configuration, the 2021 Frontier offers different levels of towing capacity. The Nissan Frontier King Cab offers a maximum towing of capacity of 6,720 pounds and a maximum payload of 1,460 pounds when properly equipped.1,2
In the Nissan Frontier Crew Cab, you can tow up to 6,640 pounds, and in the Nissan Frontier Crew Cab Long Bed, you can tow up to 6,500 pounds when properly equipped.1
With this level of capability, you can expect to tow things like a water ski boat to the lake, a lightweight camping trailer to the woods, and equipment across the worksite.
2021 Nissan Frontier Towing & Payload Features
The Nissan Frontier also offers a variety of tow-support features, so you can take off at a moment’s notice. The available Class IV tow hitch receiver with a 7-pin connector gets mounted onto the frame of the 2021 Nissan Frontier. When accompanied by the optional hitch ball and mount, you can get moving with a heavy load in tow.
If you’re not towing, you can use the available Hitch Cap over the tow receiver hitch opening to create a low-profile appearance that keeps out debris on the Nissan Frontier.
The available Utili-track® Channel System in the Nissan Frontier features five channels and four cleats that streamline the process of securing your belongings in the truck bed. Four of the channels run along the length of the truck bed, while one runs across its width.
These, along with the heavy-duty cleats, provide you with a wide variety of options for stabilizing your cargo.
With the optional spray-on bedliner, your truck bed can resist fading and wear from weather and other conditions. Its non-skid surface further helps secure whatever you have on board.
Nissan Frontier Engine & Performance
Under the hood of this reliable truck, you will find a 310-horsepower 3.8L V6 engine with 281 lb-ft of torque that’s paired with a smooth 9-speed automatic transmission. This roaring engine delivers quick responsiveness and helps the 2021 Nissan Frontier reach its maximum level of towing capacity too.
Eager to head off the beaten path? The Nissan Frontier offers Selectable Drive Modes that enable you to tailor every ride. They include:
- 4H for casual off-roading
- 4LO for more serious exploring in sand, snow, or mud
- 2WD (2-wheel drive) for maximum efficiency
With the simple turn of a knob, you can alter the performance of the Nissan Frontier to rule the road ahead.
Slide into the Driver’s Seat of the 2021 Nissan Frontier
Ready to see the Nissan Frontier in action? Contact us at Sheridan Nissan to get behind the wheel of the 2021 Nissan Frontier near New Castle, Wilmington, and Newark, Delaware, today!
1. Maximum towing capacity when properly equipped. Towing capability varies by trim level and configuration. See Nissan Towing Guide and Owner’s Manual for additional information.
2. Maximum payload capacity when properly equipped. Payload capability varies by trim level and configuration. See Nissan Towing Guide and Owner’s Manual for additional information.