Exclusive: Driving the Nissan Frontier Diesel Prototype

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The Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner truck takes a step closer to reality.  TFLtruck gets an opportunity to drive the second prototype. It’s powered by a 2.8-liter four cylinder capable of “nearly 200 horsepower, more than 350 lb-ft of torque” according to Nissan.   The company also predicts this powerful diesel will provide a 35% improvement in fuel economy over the current 4.0L gasoline V6.  It calculates to approximately 29 MPG on the highway in the 2WD model.

Check out this video exclusive first drive review.