Nissan Titan Diesel V8 Originally Meant For Ram

The 5.0 liter Cummins going into the Nissan Titan was originally going to be used in Ram truck too, back when Chrysler and Nissan planned to co-develop pickups together.

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Nissan Goes With V8 Turbodiesel, Dashes Our Dreams

Booooo Nissan. BOOO! Despite working with Cummins to develop a small-displacement, four-cylinder diesel engine for the 2014 Nissan Titan, the Japanese automaker has instead decided to offer a 5.0 liter, V8 turbodiesel that will do nothing to improve sales. I’m calling it here and now; you just can’t compete with American trucks at their own game.

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Nissan Titan Could Get Cummins Diesel Engine With Thursday Announcement

It’s taken awhile, but Americans are warming up to diesel engines once again, compelling automakers to put these efficient oil-burners in a wider variety of vehicles. The Nissan Titan, one of just two full-size Japanese pickups sold in the U.S., is rumored to be getting a diesel engine option with an announcement scheduled for Thursday morning.

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