There are far fewer combinations available than before, as the single-cab and Cummins diesel models have been dropped.

CarAdvice, By Derek Fung

© Image Credit by CarAdvice | 2020 Nissan Titan Prices Rise by up to $5000

Prices for the Nissan Titan pickup are up by thousands across the board for 2020.

The 2020 model receives updates including refreshed styling, a new transmission, and more powerful engines.

It remains available in standard half-ton Titan and quasi-heavy-duty Titan XD forms.

After-sales of the Titan fell 38 percent in 2019, we can understand why Nissan is simplifying the lineup for the truck's 2020 update. But we're a bit perplexed as to why prices for the updated model are up by $860 to $5250, depending on trim level. Both Titan and Titan XD models continue to include S, SV, SL, Pro-4X, and Platinum Reserve trim levels, while there are fewer cab configurations and powertrain options than before. The single-cab model is gone, as is the Cummins turbodiesel 5.0-liter V-8 that was optional on the Titan XD.

Comparing equivalent 2020 Titan half-ton models to their 2019 counterparts, prices are up by as little as $860 for the Platinum Reserve crew cab but as much as $5250 for the SL crew-cab model. Due to the discontinuation of the single cab model, the cheapest 2020 Titan an S extended-cab model now costs $37,785, a $5500 increase from a 2019 single-cab model.

XD prices are up by between $1890 and $4690, and this version of the truck intended to fit between traditional half-ton and heavy-duty pickups can now only be had in crew-cab form and with four-wheel drive. It was previously available with rear-wheel drive and in single-cab and extended-cab configurations.

All Titans now come only with a naturally aspirated 5.6-liter V-8 gasoline engine and a nine-speed automatic transmission. It makes 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. The turbodiesel 5.0-liter V-8 from Cummins is no longer on the option sheet and we won't miss it, considering the poor experience we had with our diesel-powered long-term Titan XD.

2020 Titan models are arriving at Nissan dealerships starting now.

This article was originally published by CarAdvice.
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