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Nissan Frontier Fuel Economy (MPG)

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Nissan Frontier Nissan Frontier 2010 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 5 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 15 75 5 5 60 17.000
2010 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 15 75 5 5 60 17.0  
  Averages flat med light 15 75 5 5 60 17.0
With the 261-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, 2010 Nissan Frontier fuel economy has been averaging 17.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Nissan Frontiers in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (15 percent), in the suburbs (5 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (5 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Nissan Frontier in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Nissan Frontier Nissan Frontier 2010 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 56 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
hills light none 11 11 22 56 75 18.000
2010 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
hills light none 11 11 22 56 75 18.0  
  Averages hills light none 11 11 22 56 75 18.0
With the 261-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, the 2010 Nissan Frontier has been averaging 18.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Nissan Frontiers in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 56 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (22 percent), in heavy traffic (11 percent), and in the city (11 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Nissan Frontier in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Nissan Frontier Nissan Frontier 2010 14.9 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 0 80 20 0 N/A 15.100
  flat med none 0 80 20 0 N/A 14.700
2010 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 0 80 20 0 N/A 14.9  
  Averages flat med none 0 80 20 0 N/A 14.9
With the 261-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, 2010 Nissan Frontier gas mileage has been averaging 14.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Nissan Frontiers in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of N/A miles per hour (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Nissan Frontier in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Nissan Frontier Nissan Frontier 2010 20.0 MPG Highway Percentage 100 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 70 20.000
2010 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 70 20.0  
  Averages flat light none 0 0 0 100 70 20.0
With the 261-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, 2010 Nissan Frontier fuel economy has been averaging 20.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Nissan Frontiers in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 100 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (0 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Nissan Frontier in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Nissan Frontier Nissan Frontier 2010 16.4 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light light 0 70 0 30 75 16.380
2010 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light light 0 70 0 30 75 16.4  
  Averages flat light light 0 70 0 30 75 16.4
With the 261-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, the 2010 Nissan Frontier has been averaging 16.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Nissan Frontiers in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (30 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Nissan Frontier in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2010 Nissan Frontier

2010 Nissan Frontier Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
Well it has a 4.0L V6, so I guess I should have expected it. It does have nice power though.
2011 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
Well, the EPA ratings are 15 city 20 Highway. The salesman I dealt with says it is easy to get 20 Highway, and I am not an aggressive driver. The V6 is geared low enough that it does 1800 rpm at 60MPH, so my light foot will help here. We will see !
2011 4dr Crew Cab 4.5ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
This 2011 Frontier Crew Cab at 4,000 miles is averaging 19-21 hwy, 16-19 city depending on weather and traffic conditions.
2009 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
Even though it is a powerful V6, economy was on par with much more powerful V8 engines.
 

2010 Nissan Frontier Gas Mileage (MPG)

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