Nissan Frontier and Pathfinder Are Top Choices for Drivers in Dixon

2022 Nissan Pathfinder | Dixon, IL

MotorWeek has recognized the 2022 Nissan Frontier and 2022 Pathfinder with notable honors. In the annual Drivers’ Choice awards, MotorWeek named the 2022 Pathfinder as the “Best Midsize Utility” and the 2022 Frontier as the “Best Midsize Truck.”

To choose these winners, MotorWeek judges evaluated models on the value they bring to consumers and how reliable they can expect a model to be. In other words, you can trust that the Nissan Frontier and Pathfinder are top choices for drivers in Dixon, Illinois.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder

The 2022 Pathfinder took home the title of MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Best Midsize Utility for 2022 due to its practicality, impressive utility, and durable design and function. Highlights on this year’s Pathfinder include a max towing capacity of 6,000 pounds and an intelligent 4×4 system — useful characteristics for drivers who live and work in rural Illinois.

2022 Nissan Frontier

The 2022 Frontier earned its accolade thanks to its exceptional towing strength and V6 engine that boasts a best-in-class rating of 310 horsepower. When properly equipped, the 2022 Frontier can tow a maximum weight of 6,720 pounds.

“Nissan has done a great job of modernizing and toughening up the Frontier without changing its overall character or doing anything to alienate current fans,” explained the judges.

If you live near Dixon, a Nissan SUV or truck could be a good choice for you according to these MotorWeek awards. Learn more about the functionality and highlights of these award-winning vehicles at Ken Nelson Nissan. Contact us to schedule a test drive.

Nissan Pathfinder and Frontier Recognized for Rugged Performance

Nissan Pathfinder and Frontier Rugged Performance | Dixon, IL

The judges at the 2021 Miami International Auto Show confirmed what we at Ken Nelson Nissan in Dixon, Illinois, already know. The Nissan Pathfinder and Frontier are two of the most capable, rugged, and fun-to-drive models available today.

These robust Nissan models took home two top awards: the Sobre Ruedas Best SUV for the 2022 Pathfinder and the Sobre Ruedas Best Medium Pick-up Truck for the 2022 Frontier.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder

The 2022 Pathfinder delivers the space, power, and capability that any large family on the go needs. Highlights include room for eight people, a 3.5-liter V6 engine rated at 284 horsepower, and a maximum towing capacity of 6,000 pounds when properly equipped.

The SUV offers seven drive/terrain modes and the all-new Intelligent 4×4 system for an expert performance under any circumstance. Trailering with your 2022 Pathfinder is straightforward thanks to innovative tech such as Trailer Sway Control and the available Intelligent Around View® Monitor, which gives you a clear picture of potential obstacles during the hitching process.

2022 Nissan Frontier

Whether you are hauling items in the truck bed or towing a trailer for an epic adventure, the midsize 2022 Frontier delivers outstanding capability to suit your work and play needs. When properly equipped, the 2022 Frontier has a maximum towing capacity of 6,720 pounds and a maximum payload capacity of 1,610 pounds. The midsize truck offers three available channels and four available cleats to help secure your cargo in the bed.

Get a closer look at the capable Nissan Pathfinder and Frontier at Ken Nelson Nissan in Dixon, Illinois.

Nissan Reveals New Off-Road Parts for 2022 Frontier


The 2022 Frontier is a capable, versatile pickup truck that — thanks to a newly released line of new off-road parts from NISMO — is even more customizable to suit your driving needs in Dixon, Illinois. The automaker presented the current catalog of truck parts designed for off-road adventures at the 2021 Overland Expo West. Here’s a look at the highlights that you can order through Ken Nelson Nissan.

Off-Road Parts for 2022 Frontier |  Dixon, IL

Off-road lighting

With an output of 3,060 lumens, the NISMO Off Road 4-Inch Lights offer exceptional brightness to light your drives at night.

Off-road storage

The NISMO Off Road Overland Bed Rack features a powder-coated-steel construction, modular design, and two configurations: high and low.

Off-road shelter

To elevate your camping adventures in Illinois, you’ll want the NISMO Off Road Rooftop Tent. It’s easy to set up, and the spacious tent features a thick wall-to-wall mattress. The weather-resistant ripstop polyester canvas helps protect you from the elements, and you’ll feel a fresh breeze through the tent’s mesh panels.

Off-road performance

We think you will love the look and sound of the NISMO Off Road Performance Exhaust that boots the robust sound of the 2022 Frontier.

Learn about the new off-road parts for the 2022 Nissan Frontier and order them here at Ken Nelson Nissan.

Check Out the 2022 Frontier at Ken Nelson Nissan

2022 Nissan Frontier | Dixon, IL

The all-new 2022 Nissan Frontier is available now at Ken Nelson Nissan in Dixon. The 2022 Frontier is a versatile truck that easily takes on the demands of hard work and country living. Plus, its family-friendly amenities make it a comfortable daily driver for you and your passengers.

“It’s an authentic midsize truck with a range of body, drivetrain, and equipment configurations carefully selected to fit customer needs,” said Mike Colleran, senior vice president of Nissan U.S. Marketing and Sales.

Here are a few reasons why we at Ken Nelson Nissan are so excited about the 2022 Frontier.

Refreshed, Rugged Design

The latest Frontier features a refreshed, rugged design that coordinates well with its impressive power. You’ll relish the best-in-class horsepower rating of 310 that makes every journey a thrill. In the back, it offers a six-foot bed and 4×2 or 4×4 configurations.

Frontier’s Driving System

The driving system of the Frontier also offers a nimble performance whether you’re cruising through the countryside or navigating congested city streets in Chicago.

Modern Tech Inside

Inside, the Nissan truck features modern tech such as standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ syncing aimed to keep you connected with easy access to your smartphone. Upgrade with NissanConnect® to earn wireless device charging and a Wi-Fi® Hotspot so your connectivity is never compromised.

Standard Intelligent Forward Collision Warning and available Nissan Safety Shield® 360 offers comprehensive protection to help you drive more safely in Dixon, Illinois.

Learn more about the 2022 Nissan Frontier at Ken Nelson Nissan when you visit our dealership for a test drive.

Work Accessories for Your Nissan Truck in Dixon, IL

2021 Nissan Titan | Dixon, IL

Ken Nelson Nissan offers a full selection of strong, capable Nissan trucks for shoppers in Dixon, Illinois. You can also come to Ken Nelson to customize your Nissan Frontier or Titan useful accessories meant to make your workdays more productive. Here are some of the ones we suggest most.

Sliding bed extender

An easy-to-use lightweight aluminum sliding bed extender lets you safely carry longer items or longer items. It’s a great way to get more value out of your Nissan Frontier truck’s hauling capabilities. You can also opt for a fixed bed extender.

Reinforced bedliner

Protecting your Nissan TITAN bed with a high-density polyethylene bedliner will help prolong its lifespan by allowing it to withstand more wear and tear. The non-slip surface increases loading traction, and its high-rib design helps prevent rust.

Rear bumper step assist

If you need to repeatedly step in and out of your Nissan truck bed every day, a rear bumper step assist will make that process safer and easier. This tool stays out of sight under the rear bumper until you need it. Then, just fold it out and step up!

Sliding tool box

Slide it to the front of your bed when you don’t need it and slide it to the back when you do. The sliding tool box can hold 200 pounds of tools and is made from water- and corrosion-resistant aluminum topped with a diamond-plate lid.

If you’re interested in equipping your TITAN or Frontier with any of these Nissan truck work accessories, contact Ken Nelson Nissan. Our parts department can order the equipment for you, and our service center can quickly install them for you.