Auto Review: 2010 Nissan Titan King Cab XE

The 2010 Nissan Titan King Cab XE is a powerhouse of a pickup. Its 5.6-liter 32-valve V8 engine kicks out 317 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 385 pound feet of torque at 3,400 rpm. The rear wheel drive drivetrain also comes with a switch-operated 2-speed transfer case four wheel drive option. The transmission is 5-speed automatic with tow/haul mode.

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The 4X4 trim features all wheel active brake limited slip (ABLS) while the 4X2 features the 2-wheel ABLS. It also comes with brake assist and Electronic Brake force Distribution.

The front suspension is independent double-wishbone with stabilizer bar and the 4X4 pickup also features Dana® axles. The rear suspension is multi-leaf with Dana® axle. The steering column is engine speed sensive and made up of rack and pinion with power assist.

For fuel consumption, the 4X2 is estimated to deliver 13 mpg in the city and 18 on the highway. The 4X4 trim is estimated at 1 mpg lower.

If your interest in the 2010 Nissan Titan King Cab XE is for cargo carrying purposes then you’ll pleased to find that the tailgate locks, it also includes a cargo bed light and it comes with 4 fixed cargo bed tie downs.

Inside, the front seat is a 40/20/40-split bench with a center fold-down arm rest. In the rear cab there’s a 60/40 split fold-up bench seat. The seats are cloth on the XE trim.

Looking for audio? The Titan King Cab XE features AM/FM/CD audio with six speakers.

Safety features include front air bags, roof-mounted curtain supplemental airbags, seat-mounted side-impact supplemental airbags for the front passengers and rollover head protection for all passengers. It also includes the LATCH system for child safety. And there’s the standard tire pressure monitoring system. But there are man other safety features beside these. For the full list check out Nissan’s website.

For a small pickup, the 2010 Nissan Titan King Cab XE is full of room. Over 65 inches of shoulder room in the front cab and 64.9 inches of shoulder room in the rear cab. The cargo bed length is 79.1 inches. Its depth is 19.9 inches and the width at the widest point is 63.8 inches. Between wheel wells there are 50 full inches of cargo space.

Nissan pickup lovers will enjoy this vehicle. Devoted Titan drivers will live and breathe by it.