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With the all-new Titan lineup, Nissan is pushing into unfamiliar territory. Previous Titan half-ton truck buyers were limited to crew cab models with a V8 under the hood, while the new Titan will offer multiple cab configurations, bed sizes and engines.

The brand is hoping the range of choices will help bring new buyers into the fold who never considered a Titan before. There is also the new XD version of the truck that uses larger axles, bigger brakes and a thicker frame to provide more pulling power and, more importantly, to bring more confidence to the table while trailering. While Nissan considers the Titan XD a truck that slots between a half-ton and a three-quarter ton, its technical classification makes it a three-quarter ton truck.

While the XD has been on the market for nearly a full year, the brand’s half-ton truck just launched, but there is already an issue with it. You don’t need to see a new Titan to realize that the truck already has an image problem. The numbers tell the story.
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I'm a fan... Was on the fence with the xd.. but I like this. Was kind of hoping for a more competitive price. 5.0 f150 supercrew can be picked up for about 2k less. Will have to wait and see what dealer incentives will be.

I would much rather have a vk56 with a 100k mile warranty. I think the 100k mile warranty is Nissan's best move with this new Titan. New Silverados are hideous, headlights look like they are from a cheap RC truck.. rams and their radio knob shifters.. tundras with their soft frames and enormous priced 5.7 price tags.. toss up between this and a 5.0 XLT sport package.
 

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Personally was expecting much better towing numbers. Just got my 2015 recently so Im not going to be in the market for a new one for awhile, but I was expecting more competition from Nissan than that.
 

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The Tow numbers take this truck ot of the market for me. Why would I go from a 2005 with tow rating of 9400lb to a tow rating of 9200 with a 2017.

Nissan will loose their butts trying to push the over priced XD
 

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Got my 2017 Titan Platinum Reserve last weekend (10/29). Magnetic Black w the monotone delete color package. I'm in Massachusetts but bought it from Marc Motors Nissan in Sanford Maine. www.marcmotors.com. By far they had the best prices. Ask for Aimee Harris and she will take care of you!

Not many aftermarket performance or otherwise accessories are available for the 2017 gas version. However, Jason Burtman from www.burtmanindustries.com came thru with my Truxedo Lo-Pro tonner cover for an unbelievable deal. Here are some pics.

I own a 2011 Titan and just bought the 2017. I'll post later my thoughts on the differences.
 

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Got my 2017 Titan Platinum Reserve last weekend (10/29). Jason Burtman from Burtman Industries came thru with my Truxedo Lo-Pro tonner cover for an unbelievable deal. Here are some pics. I own a 2011 Titan and just bought the 2017. I'll post later my thoughts on the differences.
Glad to help ya out. Put your truck on the website too! I can get just about ANY Tonneau out there (or just about any part), so if you guys want something else, let me know. I'll try to help out.

I've sold a ton of this one for 2006-2015, and the 2016 is another great quality cover and good price. On sale now, and in stock!

Truxedo LoPro at Burtman Industries, write-up/Order Link



Truxedo LoPro at Burtman Industries, write-up/Order Link
 

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Got my 2017 Titan Platinum Reserve last weekend (10/29). Magnetic Black w the monotone delete color package. I'm in Massachusetts but bought it from Marc Motors Nissan in Sanford Maine. Sanford, ME Marc Motors Nissan | New & Used Nissan Cars Serving Portland, Biddeford, Saco, Maine & Somersworth, NH. By far they had the best prices. Ask for Aimee Harris and she will take care of you!

Not many aftermarket performance or otherwise accessories are available for the 2017 gas version. However, Jason Burtman from Burtman Industries came thru with my Truxedo Lo-Pro tonner cover for an unbelievable deal. Here are some pics.

I own a 2011 Titan and just bought the 2017. I'll post later my thoughts on the differences.
Sharp T!
 

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My 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve has a noticeable vibration in the steering wheel from 55 to 65. The vibration increases quite a lot at 75 and spreads to the seat. My complaint to Nissan Customer Service was answered with - this is comparable to all vehicles and they would contact me if anything changed in the future. I understand this incoherent answer to mean they accept easily noticeable to moderately severe steering wheel vibration in their trucks at legal highway speeds and have no intention of correcting it in my vehicle.

I told the Customer Care person that I now understand why Nissan does not sell more trucks. With only 5,000 miles on my one month old 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve, I want my money and my old truck back.
 

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Did you get the tires balanced? I test drove a 2wd and a 4wd 2017 Titan and I didn't notice any vibration. Now the 2015 and 2016 Silverado's I test drove are a a different story. 5 of 5 had steering wheel vibrations and the tranny clunked in every one of them.
 

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My 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve has a noticeable vibration in the steering wheel from 55 to 65. The vibration increases quite a lot at 75 and spreads to the seat. My complaint to Nissan Customer Service was answered with - this is comparable to all vehicles and they would contact me if anything changed in the future. I understand this incoherent answer to mean they accept easily noticeable to moderately severe steering wheel vibration in their trucks at legal highway speeds and have no intention of correcting it in my vehicle.

I told the Customer Care person that I now understand why Nissan does not sell more trucks. With only 5,000 miles on my one month old 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve, I want my money and my old truck back.
Totally unacceptable. Stay on Nissan like a hemorrhoid. Good luck and keep us posted.
 

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My 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve has a noticeable vibration in the steering wheel from 55 to 65. The vibration increases quite a lot at 75 and spreads to the seat. My complaint to Nissan Customer Service was answered with - this is comparable to all vehicles and they would contact me if anything changed in the future. I understand this incoherent answer to mean they accept easily noticeable to moderately severe steering wheel vibration in their trucks at legal highway speeds and have no intention of correcting it in my vehicle.

I told the Customer Care person that I now understand why Nissan does not sell more trucks. With only 5,000 miles on my one month old 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve, I want my money and my old truck back.
Test drove a Titan PR in the past few months and drove at highway speeds (55-80 MPH) without any significant vibrations noted. The ride on the XD definitely is smoother towing a trailer. but the V8 Endurance model felt very similar to my Mark I Titan KC. Have you had your Titan back to the dealer to have it checked? I wonder if this vibration is limited to an issue with your truck.
 

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My 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve has a noticeable vibration in the steering wheel from 55 to 65. The vibration increases quite a lot at 75 and spreads to the seat. My complaint to Nissan Customer Service was answered with - this is comparable to all vehicles and they would contact me if anything changed in the future. I understand this incoherent answer to mean they accept easily noticeable to moderately severe steering wheel vibration in their trucks at legal highway speeds and have no intention of correcting it in my vehicle.

I told the Customer Care person that I now understand why Nissan does not sell more trucks. With only 5,000 miles on my one month old 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve, I want my money and my old truck back.
Has the dealer driven it. What's the service department say. Did they balance the tires.?
 

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Looking for others with some input. My 2017 2wd gas Titan SL has a vibration in the seat backs at various speeds but primarily at 72 MPH with no real steering wheel vibration. This was initially noticed at 500 miles on the odometer. The dealer has road force balanced all four wheels, replaced two tires, and then replaced the other two tires and two wheels. Dealer continues to ignore my concern that the source of the vibration is coming from the rear end and states that everything meets manufacturer's spec's. My response is and will continue to be, that any vibration no mater how slight it may be is unacceptable. The dealer deferred me to Consumer Affairs and they're posturing and putting me off telling me it'll be over a month until they can have a rep from Nissan come and trouble shoot the issue.

Just wanted to throw it out there to get my case compiled to Lemon Law the truck and to help steer the service department in the right direction.

Thanks'n advance.
 

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Update to my Steering Wheel Vibration -

I met with a Regional Rep for Nissan and we drove my 2017 Titan PR 4x4 and four other 2017 Titans off of the dealer's lot. Three were XD's, one non XD, and one XD 2x2. One drove smoother, one shook the same as mine and two shook much worse than mine. While the Nissan Rep was polite, he did not feel my steering wheel vibration was much of a problem, but he promised to make sure Nissan engineers were made aware of my complaint.

I filed two complaints with Nissan One. After the second one was going nowhere, I asked Nissan One to either repair my truck or buy it back. That is when the Nissan Rep made an appointment.

My dealer has Forced Balanced my tires four times and rotated them twice. I do not think it is the tires, there has to be some rotating components that just don't rotate the same.

I have a pulsating, rhythmic vibration beginning at 55 mph and continuing at higher speeds. 60 mph seems to be the worst and especially if the truck is under a small load like going up an incline. This is a harmonic vibration, probably caused by the combination of different materials that are incompatible.

Never in my life have I driven a vehicle that has any vibration in the steering wheel unless the tires are out of balance. I drive a lot and have driven a lot of different vehicles over my lifetime. This steering wheel vibration is ridiculous, especially on a vehicle pushing $60,000.

I told the Nissan rep not to count on selling too many of these trucks until this steering wheel vibration is fixed. Nissan certainly is not going to promote repeat buyers with this type of problem and ignoring their responsibility to repair the problem. Truck buyers buy multiple trucks and normally are brand loyal.

Just what good is a 100,000 mile warranty when Nissan just refuses to make the repair?
 

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Update to my Steering Wheel Vibration -

I met with a Regional Rep for Nissan and we drove my 2017 Titan PR 4x4 and four other 2017 Titans off of the dealer's lot. Three were XD's, one non XD, and one XD 2x2. One drove smoother, one shook the same as mine and two shook much worse than mine. While the Nissan Rep was polite, he did not feel my steering wheel vibration was much of a problem, but he promised to make sure Nissan engineers were made aware of my complaint.

I filed two complaints with Nissan One. After the second one was going nowhere, I asked Nissan One to either repair my truck or buy it back. That is when the Nissan Rep made an appointment.

My dealer has Forced Balanced my tires four times and rotated them twice. I do not think it is the tires, there has to be some rotating components that just don't rotate the same.

I have a pulsating, rhythmic vibration beginning at 55 mph and continuing at higher speeds. 60 mph seems to be the worst and especially if the truck is under a small load like going up an incline. This is a harmonic vibration, probably caused by the combination of different materials that are incompatible.

Never in my life have I driven a vehicle that has any vibration in the steering wheel unless the tires are out of balance. I drive a lot and have driven a lot of different vehicles over my lifetime. This steering wheel vibration is ridiculous, especially on a vehicle pushing $60,000.

I told the Nissan rep not to count on selling too many of these trucks until this steering wheel vibration is fixed. Nissan certainly is not going to promote repeat buyers with this type of problem and ignoring their responsibility to repair the problem. Truck buyers buy multiple trucks and normally are brand loyal.

Just what good is a 100,000 mile warranty when Nissan just refuses to make the repair?
Sorry to hear that.

I wonder why you all test drove an XD, though. Shouldn't you have e only driven like vehicles?

My 17 Titan PR has some minor pulsation in the seats at 68-72. You can see the passenger seat shaking a bit at that range. My steering wheel never shakes.

I'm just assuming it's the balancing on the rear tires since seat shakes are attributed to the rear end and steering wheel shakes are attributed to the front.

I dropped the truck off for a balancing today and the adding of some accessories. I'll let you know what they find.
 
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