Overall, the bold styling, drive, power, and roomier interior make the all-new '05 Frontier a force to be reckoned with on- or off-road. We can't wait to see some of these bad boys slammed to the ground on big wheels. Could this be the sequel to the Desert Dragger? You'll just have to keep reading to see what the '05 Frontier has to offer to the mini-truckin' community.


* 4.0L DOHC V-6
* 265 hp @ 5,600 rpm
* 284 lb-ft of torque @ 4,000 rpm
* available 2.5L DOHC inline-four-cylinder (King Cab 4x2 model only)

* five-speed electronically controlled automatic
* six-speed manual
* five-speed manual (King Cab 4x2 with I-4)

* fully boxed all-steel F-Alpha frame based off the Titan

Drive Configuration:
* front engine/2WD or 4WD
* available part-time four-wheel-drive system, with electronically controlled two-speed transfer case with 4-Lo mode
* available Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
* available advanced off-road traction system, including 2- or 4-wheel limited-slip
* available Hill Decent Control (HDC), Hill Start Assist (HSA), and locking rear differential

* double-wishbone front suspension with coilover shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
* rigid leaf rear suspension
* available off-road-tuned Bilstein high-pressure performance gas shocks

* four-wheel vented disc brakes with ABS and Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)

* as large as 17-inch rims with 265/65R17 BFGoodrich rubber

* wheelbase - 125.9 inches
* length - 205.5 inches
* width - 72.8 inches
* height - 69.7 (King Cab); 70.1 inches (Crew Cab)