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The all-new 2022 Nissan Titan XD is about to get more drastic upgrades. This pickup truck manages solid sales at the moment. However, Titan XD is popular less than expected, which means the latest changes are far from success. Now, Nissan is opting for additional upgrades and that includes the return of the diesel powertrain.
The Titan XD is available in a crew cab version only and a diesel engine will be a great addition. Interestingly, Titan XD is a segment for itself so this model has no real competitor at the moment. The newest changes will include unique styling upgrades and various interior refreshments. Titan XD will dimensionally remain, so this truck slots somewhere between the half-ton and heavy-duty models.
Titan XD Nismo
We like Nissan’s Nismo treatment. It is a special package that delivers so many upgrades. The upcoming 2022 Nissan Titan XD Nismo could happen, which is great to hear. Latest reports are strongly suggesting this model. If that truly happens, the Nismo edition will provide various updates. For a start, the truck’s appearance will be more attractive and sportier.
Moreover, some parts are more aggressive, especially the side profile and the hood. Larger and more stylish wheels are also in offer, along with unique exterior paints. Nissan is yet to officially confirm this variant.
Another likely outcome for this pickup truck is an edition based on the Warrior Concept. The 2022 Nissan Titan XD is a perfect candidate for a special edition that is sportier or more aggressive. A perfect example is Ram’s TRX variant. Nissan could do a similar thing with the Titan pickup truck and transform it into something that is closer to the Warrior Concept. It is another very aggressive model that offers additional off-road equipment, stronger performances, and plenty of unique stuff.
Diesel Engine Returns
The upcoming 2022 Nissan Titan XD offers a 5.6-liter V8 gasoline engine. This unit is available in some other models such as Nissan Armada and Infiniti QX80 SUVs. A few weeks ago, some rumors predicted a new twin-turbo V6 engine for the XD model. However, this is another speculation that is yet to be confirmed.
On the other hand, Titan XD will surely arrive with a 5.0-liter V8 diesel engine. This turbodiesel unit is capable of producing 330 hp and up to 555 lb-ft of torque. Diesel will provide better fuel economy and towing capacity will be improved as well. Of course, the truck’s off-roading ability will also improve.
2022 Nissan Titan XD Launch Date and Price
Once it arrives, the 2022 Nissan Titan XD will cost around $35,000. The price could be even higher and this is just our prediction. As for the release date, Titan XD will reach the markets at some point next year. Most likely, this truck will go on sale in the second half of 2021. While we are waiting for more details, the diesel engine is surely happening and it is the most important update for 2022.