2009 Nissan Frontier Values

Select a 2009 Nissan Frontier trim level

2009 model year changes

For 2009, the Frontier gets some basic exterior styling upgrades including a bolder grille, a new headlight design, and two new exterior colors: Red Brick and Navy Blue. Several new Value Truck Packages provide solid value, and the SE and LE models both get redesigned wheels. All models get a slightly redesigned audio and climate control layout. A new PRO-4X off-road package is available, which includes Bilstein off-road high-pressure shock absorbers, additional skid plates, an electronic locking rear differential, 2- or 4-wheel anti-lock brake-controlled limited slip, and 16-inch aluminum wheels. King Cab models get power heated front seats and heated side mirrors. Fog lamps as well as body-colored bumpers, grille, mirrors, and door handles are included, as well as unique interior appointments and a host of power options.

Competitive comparison

Utility and cargo versatility; PRO-4X off-road model; power (V6); towing ability.

Special features for 2009

The 2009 Nissan Frontier is a good, manageably sized alternative to full-size trucks, and its V6 engine is one of the most powerful in its class. The truck also stands out for its unique Utili-track system and plentiful interior storage bins. Towing ability is a strong point for the Frontier, too; properly equipped, it is rated to tow up to 6,500 pounds.

Frontier King Cab-4 Cyl.

King Cab SE 2WD
King Cab XE 2WD
Boasting minor styling updates for 2009, the Nissan Frontier compact pickup gets a new front fascia, headlights and instrument panel, as well as optional leather seating and the PRO-4X trim for off-road travel with Bilstein shocks, additional skid plates, electronic rear differential, limited-slip differential and exclusive wheels. The Nissan Frontier features two engines: a 2.5L four-cylinder engine generating 152 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque and a 4.0L V6 engine commanding 261 hp and 281 lb-ft. The four-cylinder engines are paired to a standard five-speed manual transmission, or a five-speed automatic on the SE. Depending on other option choices, the V6 engine can be teamed with either a six-speed manual or a five-speed automatic transmission. The King Cab V6 4x2 tops the truck's towing capacity at 6,500 pounds. EPA-estimated fuel economy for the four-cylinder engines with automatic is 17 mpg city/22 mpg hwy and 19 mpg combined. The V6 engines with automatic and the 4WDs get 14 mpg city/19 mpg hwy and 16 mpg combined. Among the standard safety features are antilock disc brakes, with side and side-curtain airbags as options, and optional stability control for the LE and PRO-4X.