PRODUCTION SEPTEMBER 21, 2003 – PRESENT
MODEL YEARS 2004 – PRESENT
ASSEMBLY CANTON, MISSISSIPPI, UNITED STATES
BODY AND CHASSIS
CLASS FULL-SIZE PICKUP TRUCK
BODY STYLE 2-DOOR TRUCK
THE NISSAN TITAN IS A FULL-SIZE PICKUP TRUCK
MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES FOR THE NORTH
AMERICAN MARKET BY NISSAN. IT WAS NAMED FOR THE TITANS
OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY.
FIRST GENERATION (2003–2015)
DEVELOPMENT OF THE TITAN BEGAN IN SEPTEMBER 1999, WITH DESIGN
WORK UNDER DIANE ALLEN. GIOVANNY ARROBA'S TA60 EXTERIOR WAS
CHOSEN IN LATE 2000, WITH A FINAL PRODUCTION FREEZE IN JULY 2001.
THE DESIGN LANGUAGE OF THE FUTURE TRUCK WAS PREVIEWED BY THE
2001 ALPHA T CONCEPT SHOWN AT THE 2001 DETROIT AUTO SHOW, WHICH
HAD PREVIOUSLY DEVELOPED THROUGH NOVEMBER 2000.
PRODUCTION BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 21, 2003 AND SALES ON DECEMBER 1,
2003. THE TITAN USED NISSAN'S NEW FULL-SIZE F-ALPHA PLATFORM.
THIS NEW PLATFORM WAS SHARED WITH THE NISSAN ARMADA AND
INFINITI QX56 SUVS, WITH ALL THREE MANUFACTURED IN CANTON,
MISSISSIPPI, UNITED STATES. THE FIRST GENERATION TITAN CONTINUED
WITHOUT A MAJOR REDESIGN THROUGH 2015.
models came standard with a 32-valve, 5.6-liter
VK56DE, which generates 317 hp (236 kW) (305
or 227 kW on 2004–2006 models) and 385 lb⋅ft (522
of torque. The first generation Titan came
with a fully boxed ladder frame and was
in either rear-wheel drive or a shift-on-the-fly
system coupled with a five-speed
automatic transmission. An automatic brake-
slip (ABLS) system was available on all Titans.
first generation was available as a King Cab
cab) or a crew cab with a full-sized back
with no regular cab being offered. The King Cab
a 6-foot-7-inch (2.01 m) bed, while the crew
had a 5-foot-7-inch (1.70 m) bed. In 2008, a longer
model was offered with either an 8-foot-3-
(2.51 m) bed on the King Cab or a 7-foot-3-inch
m) bed on the crew cab. There were originally
trim levels available: the S, SV, Pro-4x, SE and LE.
SE and LE trim were eventually replaced by the
SL trim. The S was the base model, the SV a
model with more features, the PRO-4X was
off-road-oriented version, and the top level SL was
with features like 20-inch alloy wheels as
models and equipment