Nissan Officially Enters Full-Size Market With Sale of First Titan...

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    SAN DIEGO, Calif (Dec. 12, 2003) – As the very first consumer drove his 2004 Nissan Titan off a dealer’s lot last week, Nissan officially entered the jungle of the highly competitive full-size truck market. This first transaction demonstrates that the Titan’s full-size credentials are grabbing the attention of full-size truck owners.

    The first Titan, sold by Mossy Nissan Kearny Mesa in San Diego, was purchased by Juan Perez, a full-size truck owner for many years. Perez traded-in a 2003 Ford F-150 for his new Nissan Titan.

    “Years ago, I owned Nissan compact trucks but my last several vehicles were domestic full-size trucks,” said Perez. “I missed Nissan’s reliability. After doing six-months of research, I’m confident that the Titan is the right truck for me.”

    “This first sale is a great indication that the Titan will appeal to full-size truck owners with a desire for size, power and innovation as well as reliability,” said Fred Suckow, director of marketing, Nissan North America. “Domestic manufacturers have a lot of history in this segment, so the interest of their buyers reemphasizes Titan’s credibility in a very competitive environment.”

    Even before the Titan reached dealers’ lots, it earned widespread recognition through numerous industry awards. Four Wheeler magazine presented the Titan its “Truck of the Year” award; Sport Truck appointed Titan as its “Sport Truck of the Year; Smart Money magazine selected Titan over its competitors for its “Smart Money Award”; Edmunds.com, a premiere Internet resource for consumer automotive information, named the Titan the “Most Significant Vehicle of the Year for 2004” as well as “Editors Most Wanted Large Truck for 2004”; Maxim also voted Titan its “Monster Truck of the Year” award.

    The Titan is built on an all-new full-length boxed ladder frame, featuring a newly designed Nissan Endurance 5.6-liter DOHC V8 with 305 horsepower and 379 lb-ft of torque, controlled by a standard 5-speed automatic transmission.

    Conceived, developed, styled and engineered primarily in North America, Titan is being assembled at Nissan's new $1.43 billion manufacturing facility in Canton, Mississippi. It went on sale early this month.

    Congrats, Juan. You have purchased a fine vehicle that will give you years of flawless service.
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    Traded in a 2003?:ugh:
     
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    It's a butch truck, not for pansies.
     
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    nissan has a serious leg up with the ignorance of americans who think *.japanese > *. american for reliability. i give them huge props for exploiting that fully.
     
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    :rofl: My Chebby dun broked, but it ain't GM's fault!
     
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    I've seen some with the body coloured front...does that come with the off-road package?

    makes the truck look infinitely better :big grin:
     
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    People think that way for a reason. No one woke up and said, "God, I hate American cars!"

    The domestic companies made their bed in the late 70s, 80s, and early 90's. Now they have to lay in it.
     
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    I don't like the look of the Titan. But the V8 would be a perfect fit into a 240Z.
     
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    Nemesis_152 I'm a delicate desert flower from Arizona.

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    i agree. however, anyone who researches realizes that nissan does not enjoy lexus-like reliability. nissan has never been far above domestics in reliability. while it is indeed domestic manufacturers' own fault, ignorance of today is what will sell titans.
     
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    Its probably in the options somewhere.
     
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    The more I look at them, the more I like them. The big three will still own this market segment for many years to come.
     
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    Sounds like an idea to me.

    Ignorance is what has kept GM in business all these years. :o
     
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