What's the possibility for Titan to have VQ40DE 8spd?

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What's the possibility for Titan to have VQ40DE 8spd?

Postby TAMU_QR25DE » Tue May 12, 2015 8:01 pm

Hello yall! This is my first time posting on body-on-frame NICO forum. Please bear with my poor grammar. I have a 2008 Altima 2.5L with 140,000 miles :dblthumb:

I always believed that body-on-frame is safer than uni-body, and I live in a city where rush hour traffic people change lanes like maniacs. :mad:

Being a Nissan fan, I have looked upon all possibilities.....
1. Has to be capable to carry 4 people comfortably (4 door double cab)
2. Can run 87 octane, and still remain decent mpg. I don't need to tow anything for the rest of my life.


I have looked into Frontier, Frontier doesn't have full 4 doors.
Xterra mpg 16/22 still consumes too much gas imo (but was the closest car), that also rules out Pathfinder 2004-2015


There are some recent changes in the full size truck market, Ford planned 10-speed(2017), Dodge teams with their contractor ZF for an 8-speed, both compromised acceptible fuel economy. Chevrolet AFM is a fiasco yet they planned an 8-speed for Silverado.

Also, Titan is the only full size truck that doesn't have a V6. Toyota had their 4.0 Titan, Ford had 2.7 & 3.5 F-series, Dodge had Pentastar Ram.

What is the possibility for VQ40 8-speed happen on Titan in the next 5 years?


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Re: What's the possibility for Titan to have VQ40DE 8spd?

Postby PapaSmurf2k3 » Wed May 13, 2015 7:57 pm

Frontier doesn't come in 4 door?
http://blog.nwautos.com/assets_c/2010/0 ... 04x372.jpg

The Titan is supposed to come with a V6 in this new iteration, but it probably won't best 22 mpg highway...

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Re: What's the possibility for Titan to have VQ40DE 8spd?

Postby JB'sTitanXD » Mon May 18, 2015 4:49 am

I had a Frontier Crew cab and it had plenty of room in the back. Not as roomy as a full size but enough for two adults comfortably

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Re: What's the possibility for Titan to have VQ40DE 8spd?

Postby jbracy7 » Mon May 18, 2015 4:50 pm

Get a diesiel you would be happier


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