We've criticized the Nissan Titan for badly lagging behind its rivals in the full-size truck segment, with a body style and chassis that has remained fundamentally unchanged for the better part of a decade. The 2013 model year updates for the truck don't drastically alter its freshness or character, but at least give it a few worthwhile updates before the new model gets here.
Retail prices increase by a few hundred dollars over the 2012 models, which currently have generous incentives available, including more than $5000 cash back and zero-percent financing. Mechanically, there are no major changes to the 2013 Titan, which continues to be powered exclusively by Nissan's 5.6-liter Endurance V-8 producing 317 hp and 385 lb-ft of torque mated to a five-speed automatic transmission.
The biggest news on the 2013 Titan is a new tailgate design with a spoiler integrated into the top molding. Step bars are now standard on the SV and SL models, and a handy 120-volt AC outlet is included in the bed of SL models, and is optional on SV and the Pro-4X Premium Utility package. To charge your laptops and tablets in comfort, Pro-4X and SL models feature s standard 120-volt outlet on the center console, which is an option on the SV Value Truck package. All 2013 Titan models receive a new four-spoke steering wheel similar in design to that in the NV full-size vans.
The Pro-4X receives the most changes for 2013, with revised exterior graphics, a satin chrome grille, and a dark wheel finish with a dark-finish lower radiator skidplate. On the inside, the Pro-4X model gets new seat accent embroidery and a standard display audio/USB sound system with satellite radio, with optional navigation. The top-trim SL model gets navigation standard.
|2013 Nissan Titan Prices*|
|Titan S King Cab 4x2 Short Wheelbase|| $29,815|
|Titan SV King Cab 4x2 Short Wheelbase|| $32,245|
|Titan S Crew Cab 4x2 Short Wheelbase|| $32,365|
|Titan S King Cab 4x4 Short Wheelbase|| $32,665|
|Titan SV Crew Cab 4x2 Short Wheelbase|| $34,445|
|Titan SV Crew Cab 4x2 Long Wheelbase|| $34,895|
|Titan SV King Cab 4x4 Short Wheelbase|| $35,095|
|Titan S Crew Cab 4x4 Short Wheelbase|| $35,215|
|Titan SV Crew Cab 4x2 Short Wheelbase|| $37,295|
|Titan SV Crew Cab 4x4 Long Wheelbase|| $37,775|
|Titan Pro-4X King Cab 4x4 Short Wheelbase|| $38,035|
|Titan Pro-4X Crew Cab 4x4 Short Wheelbase|| $40,235|
|Titan SL Crew Cab 4x2 Short Wheelbase|| $41,035|
|Titan SL Crew Cab 4x4 Short Wheelbase|| $43,735|
|*All prices include $995 destination charge|