What Engines are Available in the 2018 Nissan TITAN and Nissan TITAN XD?

By Product Expert | Posted in Engines, Nissan TITAN, Nissan TITAN XD on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 at 1:52 pm
Nissan pickup trucks TITAN and TITAN XD on worksite

2018 Nissan TITAN and TITAN XD Engine Options

Pickup trucks are built for one reason – versatility. These vehicles allow drivers to tow massive amounts of weight, haul a full bed worth of material or go off-roading with ease. The Nissan TITAN is among the best in the industry, with lots of capability, an expansive range of configurations and interior comfort and convenience technology that may make you forget you’re driving a truck.

Both the TITAN and TITAN XD are engineered to give you massive capabilities and strength in your truck. The robust towing, hauling and off-roading capabilities on the 2018 Nissan TITAN and TITAN XD are powered by equally robust powertrains.

What Engine is Standard on the Nissan TITAN and TITAN XD?

Standard on both the 2018 Nissan TITAN and 2018 Nissan TITAN XD is a 5.6L Endurance® V8 engine. This vehicle provides more-than-adequate strength and power, putting up 390 horsepower and 394 lb-ft. of torque to help keep your workday moving.

Efficiency and refinement are at a premium in this engine which benefits from Direct Injection, 32-valve engineering and Nissan’s Variable Valve Event and Lift (VVEL®). Its test and proven to take on whatever you need.

Crew cab models of the 2018 Nissan TITAN with this engine see up to 1,610 lb. of maximum payload and up to 9,400 lbs. of maximum towing (up to 9,740 lbs. of maximum towing in the Single Cab configuration).

What Diesel Engine is Available in the 2018 Nissan TITAN XD?

Exclusive to the heavier-duty Nissan TITAN XD, an available 5.0L Cummins® V8 turbo-diesel engine lets you do even more. This powerful engine, built by legendary diesel manufacturer Cummins® gets a whopping 555 lb-ft. of torque and 310 horsepower.

With the 5.0L Cummins® V8 turbo-diesel on hand, you’ll be able to tow up to 12,280 lbs. in Crew Cab models and carry a maximum payload of 2,080 lbs.

In addition to its available, monstrous turbo-diesel heart, the 2018 Nissan TITAN XD is built with a fully-boxed full-length ladder frame and features commercial-grade components making heavy loads even easier with available gooseneck towing.

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2018 nissan titan off-roading with lift kit package

2018 Nissan TITAN

2018 nissan titan xd being loaded with hay bails

2018 Nissan TITAN XD

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