2009 Nissan Frontier and Xterra receive design and feature enhancements [http://www.nissannews.com/newsrelease.do?id=527&mid=1]
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Nissan today announced pricing on a number of select 2009 models, including the Nissan Altima Sedan, Altima Coupe, Altima Hybrid, Frontier pickup, Xterra SUV, Pathfinder SUV, Rogue crossover and interim price increases on the Titan and Armada. Complete Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP)* and options are available on the attached sheets.
2009 Frontier, Pathfinder and Xterra
The Nissan Frontier receives numerous improvements for the 2009 model year, with a new front fascia, headlights and instrument panel. Another enhancement to the 2009 Frontier line-up is the addition of the PRO-4X model trim. The PRO-4X incorporates off-road amenities of the former NISMO model trim, and adds extra features, including white-faced gauges, unique off-road grade seats with red accent stitching and new 16-inch machined finished wheels. PRO-4X models also feature distinctive color-coated front and rear bumpers, outside mirrors, door handles and front grille.
Following the success of the SE Value Truck Package in previous model years, both LE and PRO-4X Crew Cab models receive their own Value Truck Package for 2009. The LE and PRO-4X VTP combines the Technology Packages and Leather Packages into one package, with Value Package savings of $1,000. The Technology Package contains Rockford Fosgate audio system, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately) and Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System. The 2009 Nissan Frontier is offered in the following model variations:
Manual Automatic Manual Automatic
- King Cab XE $17,460
- King Cab SE I4 $19,560 $20,610
- King Cab SE $20,360 $21,410 $23,060 $24,110
- King Cab LE $24,840 $27,540
- King Cab PRO-4X $24,930 $26,580 $27,630
- Crew Cab SE $22,210 $23,260 $24,910 $25,960
- Crew Cab LE $26,540 $29,190
Manual Automatic Manual Automatic
- Crew Cab PRO-4X $26,280 $28,980
- Crew Cab SE LWB $23,010 $24,060 $25,710 $26,760
- Crew Cab LE LWB $27,040 $29,740
The Nissan Xterra receives a host of improvements for the 2009 model year, including a redesigned front-end appearance, new Roof-Mounted Off-Road Lights (Off-Road model only), new wheel designs, and new seat materials and colors. Leather-appointed seats are now standard on SE models in response to customer demand. The 2009 Xterra also offers new trim level content and standard roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags for front and rear seat occupant head protection.
The changes to the second generation Xterra enhance the differentiation between the four available Xterra models – X, S, Off-Road and SE – making it easier for buyers to determine the exact Xterra model for their particular needs and lifestyle. Optional equipment packages have also been simplified.
For a limited time, the contents of the Technology Package – including an advanced Rockford Fosgate® audio system, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately, automatic transmission models only), Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System and more – will be provided at no charge on every 2009 Xterra S, Off-Road or SE.
All 2009 Xterra models feature an advanced 4.0-liter DOHC V6 engine, rated at 261 horsepower and 281 lb-ft of torque, along with a rugged “F-Alpha” truck platform for adventure-ready performance. Xterra is available with a choice of 6-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmissions and in a choice of part-time 4-wheel drive or 2-wheel drive.
The 2009 Xterra is available in the following models:
- Xterra 4x2 X 6MT $22,310; 4x2 X A/T $23,110
- Xterra 4x2 S 6MT $24,060; 4x2 S A/T $24,860
- Xterra 4x2 SE A/T $27,340
- Xterra 4x4 X 6MT $24,360; 4x4 X A/T $25,160
- Xterra 4x4 S 6MT $26,060; 4x4 S A/T $26,860
- Xterra 4x4 Off-Road 6MT $28,340; 4x4 Off-Road A/T $29,340
- 4x4 SE A/T $29,340
The 2009 Nissan Pathfinder is designed to offer the best balance in its segment of off-road capabilities and on-road utility. Pathfinder is available in 4x2 and 4x4 drive configurations and with a 3.5-liter V6 or 5.6-liter V8. Pathfinder receives a number of enhancements for the 2009 model year, including standard front seat-mounted side impact supplemental air bags on all models, new automatic power door locks and standard Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System on LE models. In addition, SE Premium Package contents are split into SE Journey and SE Premium Packages; the Power Moonroof Package is now a stand-alone option on SE and LE models; 17-inch machined aluminum-alloy wheels are now available with SE Journey Package; and 18-inch machined aluminum-alloy wheels are now standard on LE V6 (previously standard on LE V8 models only).
The 2009 Nissan Pathfinder is available in the following models:
- Pathfinder 4x2 S V6 $27,210; 4X4 S V6 $29,210
- Pathfinder 4x2 SE V6 $30,510; 4X4 SE V6 $32,510
- Pathfinder 4X4 SE OR V6 $35,410
- Pathfinder 4x2 LE V6 $36,310; 4x4 LE V6 $38,510
- Pathfinder 4X4 LE-V8 $40,210
2009 Altima Sedan, Coupe and Hybrid
For 2009, the popular Nissan Altima is again offered in three configurations – Altima Sedan, Altima Coupe and Altima Hybrid.
The 2009 Altima Sedan is available with a choice of two engines: the award-winning VQ-series 3.5-liter V6 or the powerful 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder and with Xtronic CVT™ (Continuously Variable Transmission) or 6-speed manual transmissions. Refinements for the new model year include revised standard features for the base grade, revised option package content and three new exterior colors. The 2009 Nissan Altima Sedan is available in four models, with Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) as follows:
· Altima 2.5 CVT $19,900
· Altima 2.5 S 6MT $21,040; 2.5 S CVT $21,540
· Altima 3.5 SE 6MT $25,180; 3.5 SE CVT $25,680
· Altima 3.5 SL CVT $29,380
The Altima Coupe receives improvements for 2009 model year, including a refined 6-speed manual transmission, new 16” wheel cover, new 18” wheel design, automatic speed-sensing door locks and other refinements. It is offered in two models:
· Altima Coupe 2.5 S 6MT $21,750; 2.5 S CVT $22,250
· Altima Coupe 3.5 SE 6MT $26,390; 3.5 SE CVT $26,890
The 2009 Altima Hybrid combines Nissan’s powerful QR25 2.5-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine with an advanced electric drive motor/generator to achieve EPA estimated fuel economy of 35 mpg City and 33 mpg Highway. The Altima Hybrid was recently named one of the “Top 10 Green Cars” by the editors of Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com. The Altima Hybrid is rated as an Advanced Technology-Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (AT-PZEV). The 2009 Altima Hybrid is available in one trim:
· Altima Hybrid $26,650
The 2009 Nissan Rogue, which went on sale on July 25, 2008, is again offered in both front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive and standard 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine with Xtronic CVTÔ transmission.
Rogue offers a number of enhancements for the new model year, including automatic locking doors; fold-down passenger seat, driver seatback pocket, dual-level center console tray and mood lighting for SL models; drive computer and outside temperature display added to SL models; two luggage side cargo hooks and dual visor vanity mirror illumination for SL models; Leather Package option now available for Rogue FWD SL models; and Bluetoothâ Hands-free Phone System and Nissan Intelligent Key™ added to Rogue FWD Premium Package.
The 2009 Nissan Rogue is available in the following models:
· Rogue S FWD $20,220
· Rogue S AWD $21,420
· Rogue SL FWD $21,810
· Rogue SL AWD $23,010
Interim Pricing Actions
Effective July 29, 2008, price adjustments were made on select models due to increased raw materials costs. Models receiving increases include: 2009 Titan ($190) and 2009 Armada ($1,080).
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* MSRP excludes applicable tax, title and license fees. Dealer sets actual price. Prices and specs are subject to change without notice.