SCORE Journal Issue 2-2015

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the truck is intended as a working vehicle, Nissan engineers added Wide-Open rear doors as well as a bedside storage compartment. The bed will come with a factory spray-on bedliner and a Utili- track Bed Channel System. The 2016 Titan XD meets J2807 certification towing standards. Aside from this, Nissan engineers also added an Integrated Trailer Brake Controller, Trailer Sway Control (TSC), Tow/Haul Mode with Downhill Speed Control and a Trailer Light Check system that allows one-person hook-up operation. This unique feature allows the driver to check turn signals, brake lights and running/ clearance lights from inside the cab. The XD will also be available with a rear view monitor, trailer guides and Around View® Monitor. This gives the driver a complete view around the vehicle for easy parking, backing up and pulling out of tight spaces. Available systems also include Moving Object Detection (MOD), which helps the driver to detect moving objects such as vehicles, shopping carts or other large objects when backing out via an on-screen notification and warning chime. LED headlamps and available running lamps give the truck modern elements, and a luxurious interior are all part of Nissan's new attention to being a player in the light-duty pickup market. According to Nissan, the 2016 XD will be available late 2015, and truck accessory manufacturers will be quick to start designing aftermarket accessories that will allow customers to personalize and outfit these vehicles to fit their lifestyles and/or work environment. SJ THE XD'S CUMMINS 5.0 LITER ENGINE MAKES 310 HORSEPOWER AND 555 FOOT-POUNDS OF TORQUE. ENOUGH TO HELP GIVE THE TRUCK A TOWING CAPACITY OF UP TO 12,000 POUNDS AND A PAYLOAD CAPACITY OF 2,000 POUNDS. SCORE FANS AND TRUCK ENTHUSIASTS WHO VISITED THE 4WHEEL PARTS COMPTON, CALIFORNIA STORE, WERE ABLE TO GET A FIRST-HAND LOOK AT THE 2016 TITAN XD, COMPLETE WITH THE 5.0L CUMMINS DIESEL ENGINE. 045 SCORE JOURNAL

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