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I need your experience towing trailers here. I am looking to buy a new truck (have a '99 Toyota Tacoma now). I want to pull a 22-24 ft trailer (about 4K lbs) PLUS have my 500lbs Yamaha FZ1000 sportbike in the back. Can the Fronty do it without committing suicide or do I just have to suck up the pain and buy the big boy Titan???

Your experiences/thoughts would be very welcomed!

Thanks guys/gals!

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The Frontier will have no problems with that (V6, that is :wink: ). Obviously, the Titan will have NO problems towing it! Haha Actually, with the incentives Nissan is offering now, you can get a king cab Titan for less than a crew cab Frontier. I Considered it, but I have no need for a full size truck.
 

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I love them both but I am a big boy so had to get the bigger ride. I love my Titan but the Frontier is a very capable truck and stronger than many full size trucks on the market.
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Either will serve you well.

I had a2004 Titan KC SE with big tow package.. Absoulutely loved it. It would tow about anything. I toook a new position and due to commute and the Titan would not fit in my new garage I reluctantly traded it for a 2005 NISMO. While the Frontier does not have the UMPPPH the Titan had, horsepower per weight is actually better than the Titan. About a hundred less in torque though. Actually, i like my Fronty better than my Titan. It handles better and since my sailboat only weights 4700 I had no real need for the Titan. My Fronty tows my boat with no problem.
 

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I was pretty much in the same situation. I seriously considered the Kingcab Titan SE, but it just didn't make sense to me. I live in an apartment, in the city, and commute 30 miles to work.

The 05 Frontier was just too capable to turn down. I love the truck and even though I occasionally lust over a Titan I'll see on road, I am glad I made the decision I did, especially at the gas pump.

This truck can do just about anything a full size can, and it does it well. You should have no problem towing with your bike in the back.
 

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I had a similiar situation to a lot of you guys. I had a '04 Titan LE CC w/ off-road and big tow pkgs. I loved that truck and when I first saw it, I knew I had to have it. It was comfortable and tons of power, but the price of gas started going up and my commute to work at the time was 50 miles round-trip. I found going thru fast-food and bank drive-thrus quite difficult. So, I decided to trade in for an '05 Frontier LE CC. I love it just as much, if not more, than the Titan. I'm very pleased with my decision.
 

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i want to trade my 02 frontier for a titan. love how big that truck is... but then all i do is offroad the fronty anyways. my truck fits perfect on atv trails.... i cant do that in a titan.
unless i want arizona pinstrips that is :lol:
 

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Frontier V6 auto - 6,300lbs
Frontier V6 6spd - 6,500lbs

the edmunds test showed that the Frontier can pull a 5000lb trailer up a 20 mile mtn pass with power to spare and little to no movement on the temp gauge

and you can still fit it in the garage :lol:
 

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Well it depends which year. Mine can do around 5,000 because its an 2002. The newer ones can tow more.
 

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Arocketgal said:
I need your experience towing trailers here.

I drive an 05 fronty, my hubby drives 04 Titan, the fronty has no tranny cooler, no tranny temp gauge, and no big tow mirrors. Fronty 6k capacity vs 9k Titan. 4k towing might push fronty to near limit. The Titan Big Tow package has gearing for towing, it has a tow mode that keeps it from seaching for gears. We tow a 4k boat and trailer behind the beast(Titan), you can't even tell you are towing anything! We haven't towed it behind fronty yet.
 
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