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2019 Nissan Frontier | Trim Level Comparison

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What are the Differences Between Each Trim Level?

The 2019 Frontier is a dependable truck, and a leader in the mid-size pickup market. It is the best in its class, with five trim level options. The trim levels of the 2019 Nissan Frontier are the: S, SV, SL, Desert Runner, and the PRO-4X. Each trim has its own specific features, so which trims offer what features? World Car Nissan breaks down each trim level below to help you decide which trim is the best fit for you.

There are 5 trim levels but there are a ton of different configuration options. This is because of the various performance and body options, which are available on just about every trim level.


3 different cab configurations: king, crew, or crew with long bed

Two engine specifications: 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder or 4.0L DOHC V6 engine

171 lb or 281 lb of torque

4X2 or 4X4 drive train

59.5” or 73.3” bed length




The S Trim

The S trim is the base model for the 2019 Nissan Frontier. The S trim’s starting MSRP is $19,290 for the King Cab, and ranges up to $25,250 for the Crew Cab. The base is available with either a manual or automatic transmission. Other standard features of the S trim include:


Overslung multi-leaf rear suspension with solid axle

Full-length, fully boxed ladder frame

7” touch-screen display

RearView Monitor

Bluetooth hands-free system

Second row under seat storage



The SV Trim

The SV trim level is available with both engine options; either the SV 4-Cylinder or the SV V6. You may choose between a manual or automatic transmission, and 4X2 or 4X4 drivetrains. With all three configuration options available for this trim, it is easy to customize for your specific needs. The SV is the only trim level that has the option to extend the truck bed with the Crew Cab Long Bed configuration. Although, all combinations may not always be available, feel free to check out our SV inventory (link). The MSRP price starts at $24,160. The SV includes all of the features of the S trim plus:


Available midnight edition

Remote keyless entry

Power door locks and windows

Nissan vehicle immobilizer system

Optional fog lights

Sliding rear window

The Desert Runner Trim

The Desert Runner comes equipped exclusively with 4X2 wheel drive and with a V6 engine. The starting MSRP is $26,600 for the King Cab and is $28,030 for the Crew Cab. The Desert Runner has all of the same features as the SV package with these additional features:


Fog lights

8-way manual driver’s seat

Frontier embroidered cloth seat trim

White contrast interior stitching

Bilstein® off-road performance shock absorbers

Multi-functional trip computer

The PRO-4X Trim

The PRO-4X has premium interior comfort and convenience features with advanced capabilities. These features are included in both cabin types, the Crew Cab and the King Cab. It has a V6 engine with 4X4 drive, with either a manual or automatic transmission. It includes all of the Desert Runner features plus:


Hill descent control and hill start assist

Automatic on/off headlights

Front tow hook & splash guards

Nissan Navigation system

NISSANCONNECT® mobile apps

Nissan voice recognition for navigation and audio

Sirius XM®

Dual zone automatic temperature control

Rear sonar system

The SL Trim

The SL trim has a starting MSRP of $34,310. You can select either 4X2 or 4X4 drive on this trim. The SL is offered only in the Crew Cab configuration with an automatic transmission and a V6 engine. This trim has a handful of features that add extra comfort and protection on your commute. It has all of the features of the SV with these additional features:


Leather-appointed seats

Heated front seats

Leather-wrapped shift knob

Chrome exterior trim accessories

Power sliding glass moonroof with tilt features

Dual power and heated outside mirrors

Nissan Navigation system

NISSANCONNECT® mobile apps

Nissan voice recognition for navigation and audio

Sirius XM

Rear fold-down center armrest



The Frontier has many trim levels and package options, and hopefully this overview helped you narrow down your search. The 2019 Frontier has top-notch performance specifications, and an interior packed with upgraded technology and quality amenities. Whatever trim level you prefer, World Car Nissan will find the perfect 2019 Nissan Frontier for you! Schedule a test drive today and get behind the wheel of the Frontier.



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