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I am on my way back from Tampa Florida to EL paso Texas pulling a 6000 pound travel trailer behind my 2022 Nissan frontier. The fastest I go is 55 miles an hour so I stay off the interstates. I like the back roads better because I get to go through small towns and don't have to battle as much traffic. Im retired so I have the time. On the way to Florida I followed the Gulf coast. Heading back to Texas I'm taking route 84 most of the way. So far I've been averaging 12 miles per gallon. This truck pulls the trailer with no problem. The only issue is the wind and the push and pull from passing tractor trailers. Ideally I wouldn't tow more than 4000 pounds and a trailer with a lower profile. I thought about trading this trailer in for a casita RV. That would net me better gas mileage and better handling for this small truck. Otherwise with no wind, this truck handles the trailer very well. I rarely use 4 wheel drive so I bought this truck in a 2 wherl drive and it rides much better than the 4 wheel drive that I tried out at the dealer. I don't need a lot of Bells and whistles but this was the only truck at my local dealer that I liked. It's fully loaded and I'm getting used to all of the neat gadgets and guides. If you're looking for a small truck with a lot of capabilities this is it. Over the years the frontiers have proved to be bulletproof and the reason I decided to buy one.
 

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I am on my way back from Tampa Florida to EL paso Texas pulling a 6000 pound travel trailer behind my 2022 Nissan frontier. The fastest I go is 55 miles an hour so I stay off the interstates. I like the back roads better because I get to go through small towns and don't have to battle as much traffic. Im retired so I have the time. On the way to Florida I followed the Gulf coast. Heading back to Texas I'm taking route 84 most of the way. So far I've been averaging 12 miles per gallon. This truck pulls the trailer with no problem. The only issue is the wind and the push and pull from passing tractor trailers. Ideally I wouldn't tow more than 4000 pounds and a trailer with a lower profile. I thought about trading this trailer in for a casita RV. That would net me better gas mileage and better handling for this small truck. Otherwise with no wind, this truck handles the trailer very well. I rarely use 4 wheel drive so I bought this truck in a 2 wherl drive and it rides much better than the 4 wheel drive that I tried out at the dealer. I don't need a lot of Bells and whistles but this was the only truck at my local dealer that I liked. It's fully loaded and I'm getting used to all of the neat gadgets and guides. If you're looking for a small truck with a lot of capabilities this is it. Over the years the frontiers have proved to be bulletproof and the reason I decided to buy one.
I think having a 2WD is better for towing that much. You have more capacity then a heavier one with 4X4 underpinnings. Your a smart man staying off the interstates. With yourself and gear your probably over gross vehicle weigh (GVWR). You might feel that is safe but it isn't considered safe by the manufacturer. If you do have a mishap they could fine you for being over the limit. Regardless of what you think is safe, there are legal ramifications to consider here.
 

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I think having a 2WD is better for towing that much. You have more capacity then a heavier one with 4X4 underpinnings. Your a smart man staying off the interstates. With yourself and gear your probably over gross vehicle weigh (GVWR). You might feel that is safe but it isn't considered safe by the manufacturer. If you do have a mishap they could fine you for being over the limit. Regardless of what you think is safe, there are legal ramifications to consider here.
The new frontier Can carry 1400 pounds in the bed And pull 6700. The trailer hitchweight is 500 pounds. We travel l ight and the wife is skinny.
 

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The new frontier Can carry 1400 pounds in the bed And pull 6700. The trailer hitchweight is 500 pounds. We travel l ight and the wife is skinny.
Generally speaking, Most experts recommend to never exceed 90 percent of the GVWR. Preferably closer to 85 percent. Just adding a few pots/pans, clothing, water with grey and black water, hoses etc.. I've owned a class C and know what traveling light means. I mean you cut out everything but the absolute bare min and you still will have at least 300 lbs back there. And that is VERY conservative. Which would put you at 95 percent the GVWR. Sorry but I've not heard anyone on this forum load a frontier like that. Now some will say the long wheel base is a bit safer adding more stability. I agree with this. But your picture shows a Pro X which is the short box. Your trailer is much longer then your truck and is a double axle. The frontier is also the narrowest of mid size trucks which lessons the stability and the possibility that the trailer will start driving the truck verses the other way around. At the very least you need tow mirrors since I know you can't see around that. Looking at your avatar pic that is pretty sizable travel trailer. Not wanting to be negative but I am concerned for your safety pulling that size of travel trailer.
 

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Instead of adding a gimick, try just fixing the cause, 95% of trailer sway can be permenetly fixed just by moving trailer cargo forward to increase your tongue weight.
Sorry, my post must have been confusing. I have plenty of tongue weight and no problem with sway. The friction anti-sway device is for the unexpected and is standard for most RVers who don't need a WDH.(y)
 

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I don't have trailer sway just buffeting From the wind and passing trucks nothing that I can't handle. How heavy is your trailer and what length.
You definitely want to stay off the interstates because those semi trucks will be passing you at a high rate of speed. But your already doing that. Like another said, don't load the back of the trailer. If the trailer starts to move around use the trailer brake only. After watching allot of crashed camper trailer videos I can say that once the camper tips over the truck generally rolls over as well. A member here was towing a smaller air stream and that is exactly what happend. Both rolled. Its pretty rare that the tow vehicle will stay upright. Also will mention again you need to put some tow mirrors on that truck. Personally, I would not want to tow more then around 4500 lbs. A smaller trailer is generally narrower and easier to manage on a smaller mid size that is the narrowest mid size on the market. You trailer has a much wider beam then the truck. But this generally limits your choices to single axle. My neighbor has something your size but he pulls it with a tundra.
 

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3 things I use.

1. Reese 499012 WDH with integrated anti-sway.
2. Redarc Tow Pro Liberty brake controller.
3. Black Sumo Springs.


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A couple years back my buddies tundra broke down while towing his travel trailer in Santa Cruz California. It was Sunday late morning and he couldn't get anyone with a full size truck to help get his trailer home as his truck needed to get to the dealership for repair. He was stuck in a bad situation and called me as a last resort for help. So I took my '18 pro4x on a 3.5 hour drive from Nevada County to go on a rescue mission knowing this could be a risky one. Anyone who knows me knows that I will never refuse help to a friend who's broke down or stuck. I've been there many times myself and having that one friend who will never say no is priceless at times!!! As bad as it looks in the picture I was completely surprised at how it handled on the various highways and freeways I had to venture with it. It wasn't too bad. I know many of you will say WTF are you crazy when looking at the picture!!! I took it very mellow and made it home safe. I would never do this normally but I'm a man who enjoys a good challenge!! 25 ft, 5500 pounds of trailer and I'm guessing a few tons of tongue weight...hahahaha
 

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A couple years back my buddies tundra broke down while towing his travel trailer in Santa Cruz California. It was Sunday late morning and he couldn't get anyone with a full size truck to help get his trailer home as his truck needed to get to the dealership for repair. He was stuck in a bad situation and called me as a last resort for help. So I took my '18 pro4x on a 3.5 hour drive from Nevada County to go on a rescue mission knowing this could be a risky one. Anyone who knows me knows that I will never refuse help to a friend who's broke down or stuck. I've been there many times myself and having that one friend who will never say no is priceless at times!!! As bad as it looks in the picture I was completely surprised at how it handled on the various highways and freeways I had to venture with it. It wasn't too bad. I know many of you will say WTF are you crazy when looking at the picture!!! I took it very mellow and made it home safe. I would never do this normally but I'm a man who enjoys a good challenge!! 25 ft, 5500 pounds of trailer and I'm guessing a few tons of tongue weight...hahahaha
Your truck bed looks like it has 24 bags of pellets (about 1K pounds). I know since I haul about three loads of pellets/year and my 19 P4X looks like that. Yeah, your a bit out of spec there.
 

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WDH is key when hauling a TT. Any good one will have integrated sway control through friction, no reason to get a separate sway unit. Tongue weight isn't the issue. The issue is you're hauling a huge, not aerodynamic box that catches the wind.
At which point what is driving what lol. I can see maybe hauling something like that in an emergency short distances only. But traveling interstate no thanks. I know in New Mexico we got high winds. ALLOT. I'm talking 50-70 mph stuff.
 

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I would never do this normally but I'm a man who enjoys a good challenge!! 25 ft, 5500 pounds of trailer and I'm guessing a few tons of tongue weight...hahahaha
Well that trailer looks mighty similar to what my father used to take us on trips across the country in with his 04 Nissan Titan (in that wonderful canteen green), you might be maxing out the rear suspension and axle ( maybe, maybe not) but you sure aren't maxing out the frame. That being said, the death of the Titan was when it overheated going up by donner pass on 80 because it was in overdrive.... Dad popped the radiator before it even had 30,000 miles on it. Probably for the best as it would of had an early death of SMOD. God those shops around there were full of ambulance chasers.
 

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Seems relevant to topic... for Gen 3. Closest you can get for official numbers since the sticker doesn't. Do extra math for cargo/config.

2022 Nissan Frontier Towing Capacity – King Cab
6,720 pounds for Frontier King Cab S 2WD
6,510 pounds for Frontier King Cab S 4WD
6,670 pounds for Frontier King Cab SV 2WD
6,470 pounds for Frontier King Cab SV 4WD

2022 Nissan Frontier Towing Capacity – Crew Cab
6,570 pounds for Frontier Crew Cab S 2WD
6,370 pounds for Frontier Crew Cab S 4WD
6,530 pounds for Frontier Crew Cab SV 2WD
6,370 pounds for Frontier Crew Cab SV 4WD
6,460 pounds for Frontier Crew Cab Long Bed SV 2WD
6,260 pounds for Frontier Crew Cab Long Bed SV 4WD
6,470 pounds for Frontier Crew Cab PRO-X® 2WD
6,270 pounds for Frontier Crew Cab PRO-4X® 4WD

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Sounds like a nice setup. Still, your Jay feather is likely 1400 lbs lighter then what the OP is pulling at 6000 lbs dry weight.
That's my point.
 
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