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Old 05-22-2018, 10:22 AM   #4401
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Payload on that truck makes it just another half ton being there are others with much more. Instead of 12K, it's more like 7.5K towing capacity with a TT.
What ever dude. You should do your homework before acting like you know what you are talking.

In 2016 the Titan XD surpassed both the F150 and Silverado in towing capacity. The 5.0 diesel is rated for 12,300 and 2080 payload. For 2018 Ford put a 3.0 power stroke in the F150 and it's a uncompetitive failure.

I've attached a link to The Fast lane truck talk video comparison of the F150 w/5.0 ecoboost vs. The Titan XD gas. On the Ike Gauntlet. 8 miles up and down a 7% grade. Titan won in handling, braking and ride. The Ford was 1 second faster up the hill same mpg. They both pulled the same 10,800 lb. trailer.

Tongue weight was 11% (1088lbs) Titan squatted 3" while the Ford squatted a massive 4".

You Ford lovers crack me up.

BTW the Titan is 100% built in the USA. The big 3 Detroit auto makers are built in Mexico, Canada, USA.

There are guys pulling 10,000 campers with the XD everywhere.
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Old 05-22-2018, 10:25 AM   #4402
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What ever dude. You should do your homework before acting like you know what you are talking.

In 2016 the Titan XD surpassed both the F150 and Silverado in towing capacity. The 5.0 diesel is rated for 12,300 and 2080 payload. For 2018 Ford put a 3.0 power stroke in the F150 and it's a uncompetitive failure.

I've attached a link to The Fast lane truck talk video comparison of the F150 w/5.0 ecoboost vs. The Titan XD gas. On the Ike Gauntlet. 8 miles up and down a 7% grade. Titan won in handling, braking and ride. The Ford was 1 second faster up the hill same mpg. They both pulled the same 10,800 lb. trailer.

Tongue weight was 11% (1088lbs) Titan squatted 3" while the Ford squatted a massive 4".

You Ford lovers crack me up.

BTW the Titan is 100% built in the USA. The big 3 Detroit auto makers are built in Mexico, Canada, USA.

There are guys pulling 10,000 campers with the XD everywhere.
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Old 05-22-2018, 05:51 PM   #4403
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Havenít posted much but I do a lot of learning. Hereís my new rig together.
2018 f150 3.5L 4x4 3.55 EL Max Tow with my Rockwood 2304DS. Trailer loaded right at 7000 lbs. First decent trip out was only a bit over 200 miles. Overall the ride was good but not liking the P rated tires too much. I see some LTs in the future. Fuel mileage towing at speeds between 60-70 saw 9.8 mpg avg. about what I expected. Living in the Northwest lots of hills which cause the engine to downshift a bit more. Pretty sure if I were running closer to 60 mpg Iíd see another mile possibly more. Itís still better than my 2011 f150 with 5.0L.
As I spend more time not towing I can live with this. Without the trailer we frequently see 22+ mpg highway.
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Old 05-22-2018, 06:12 PM   #4404
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What ever dude. You should do your homework before acting like you know what you are talking.

In 2016 the Titan XD surpassed both the F150 and Silverado in towing capacity. The 5.0 diesel is rated for 12,300 and 2080 payload. For 2018 Ford put a 3.0 power stroke in the F150 and it's a uncompetitive failure.

I've attached a link to The Fast lane truck talk video comparison of the F150 w/5.0 ecoboost vs. The Titan XD gas. On the Ike Gauntlet. 8 miles up and down a 7% grade. Titan won in handling, braking and ride. The Ford was 1 second faster up the hill same mpg. They both pulled the same 10,800 lb. trailer.

Tongue weight was 11% (1088lbs) Titan squatted 3" while the Ford squatted a massive 4".

You Ford lovers crack me up.

BTW the Titan is 100% built in the USA. The big 3 Detroit auto makers are built in Mexico, Canada, USA.

There are guys pulling 10,000 campers with the XD everywhere.

Better think again on where trucks are built. Dodge 3/4 and 1ton are trucks built in Mexico however the 1/2 ton Chevy built in Mexico also. Later RJD
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Old 05-22-2018, 06:54 PM   #4405
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Not to burst your bubble but the Titan wasnít a second sloweróó IT WAS A MINUTE SLOWER.... and got the same fuel mileage. I would not want to run my truck with a 26 gallon tank any distance. Than goodness for the bigger 36 gallon fuel cell.
Ya, the f150 squatted and probably was bloated at 11,000 pound. To tell the truth I donít think I want to haul much more than even 8k pounds with mine. At least not without some airbags/helper springs to assist. The truck with the short wheelbase probably added a bit to the issue.
Anyway, good luck with your Nissan. I think Iíll be much happier every day with my f150.
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Old 05-23-2018, 09:05 AM   #4407
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Havenít posted much but I do a lot of learning. Hereís my new rig together.
2018 f150 3.5L 4x4 3.55 EL Max Tow with my Rockwood 2304DS. Trailer loaded right at 7000 lbs. First decent trip out was only a bit over 200 miles. Overall the ride was good but not liking the P rated tires too much. I see some LTs in the future. Fuel mileage towing at speeds between 60-70 saw 9.8 mpg avg. about what I expected. Living in the Northwest lots of hills which cause the engine to downshift a bit more. Pretty sure if I were running closer to 60 mpg Iíd see another mile possibly more. Itís still better than my 2011 f150 with 5.0L.
As I spend more time not towing I can live with this. Without the trailer we frequently see 22+ mpg highway.
I had an 04 Silverado 4x4 with the 4.8 V8. Longest trip was 362 miles one way to Niagara Falls, Canada. TT probably 5,000 lbs. I averaged 8.5 mpg running 65mph. The truck did the job but I didn't enjoy seeing the tachometer at 4000 RPMs +.

My new 5.0 Cummins will rarely pull over 2000 RPMs. This summer I have been averaging 10.5.Our big test will be Washington DC and the Cumberland Gap. A fellow pulled a 10,000 camper with the 5.0 Cummins through the Cumberland gap and claimed 9 mpg. Running 65 - 70mpg. We'll see if we can do as well.
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Old 05-23-2018, 09:18 AM   #4408
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What ever dude. You should do your homework before acting like you know what you are talking.

In 2016 the Titan XD surpassed both the F150 and Silverado in towing capacity. The 5.0 diesel is rated for 12,300 and 2080 payload. For 2018 Ford put a 3.0 power stroke in the F150 and it's a uncompetitive failure.

I've attached a link to The Fast lane truck talk video comparison of the F150 w/5.0 ecoboost vs. The Titan XD gas. On the Ike Gauntlet. 8 miles up and down a 7% grade. Titan won in handling, braking and ride. The Ford was 1 second faster up the hill same mpg. They both pulled the same 10,800 lb. trailer.

Tongue weight was 11% (1088lbs) Titan squatted 3" while the Ford squatted a massive 4".

You Ford lovers crack me up.

BTW the Titan is 100% built in the USA. The big 3 Detroit auto makers are built in Mexico, Canada, USA.

There are guys pulling 10,000 campers with the XD everywhere.

Just curious if that 2080lb payload is a stripper model 4x2 to get 2080lbs payload out of them ? Honestly I don't know much about the Titan with the 5.0 Cummins but from what I have heard the big complaints about them are the lack of payload, no exhaust brake and MPG.
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Old 05-23-2018, 09:41 AM   #4410
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didn't enjoy seeing the tachometer at 4000 RPMs +.
But it's made to do that. Let er rip.

I too, have a diesel, but golly they're spendy.
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Old 05-23-2018, 10:32 AM   #4411
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You should do your homework before acting like you know what you are talking.
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In 2016 the Titan XD surpassed both the F150 and Silverado in towing capacity. The 5.0 diesel is rated for 12,300 and 2080 payload. For 2018 Ford put a 3.0 power stroke in the F150 and it's a uncompetitive failure.
The 3.0 PSD wasn't meant to be the king of the 1/2-ton tow wars, just like the 3.0 EcoDiesel wasn't. They are about fuel economy first and towing second. The gas versions of both trucks have higher tow ratings. You call the 3.0 PSD an "uncompetitive failure" because you didn't do your homework first to understand what Ford's goal was.

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What's a 5.0 EcoBoost?

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The Ford was 1 second faster up the hill same mpg.
Are you sure about that? I think you need to re-watch the video.

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Tongue weight was 11% (1088lbs) Titan squatted 3" while the Ford squatted a massive 4".
And? I like how one inch more than the Titan is somehow "massive" or meaningful. Were either of them sagging? If not then who cares how much it squats.

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I'm not a Ford lover, just a fact lover.

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BTW the Titan is 100% built in the USA. The big 3 Detroit auto makers are built in Mexico, Canada, USA.
The truck is assembled in the US, that is correct. It is not "100% built" in the USA as there are quite a number of foreign-sourced parts used in the Titan. If you're thinking all of the Titan's parts are made in the USA then that is false.

F-150 - MI
Super Duty - KY
Chevy/GMC - MI, IN
Ram 1500 (non-regular cab) - MI
Ram 1500 reg-cab, Ram 2500/3500 - MX

So it mainly comes down to foreign parts content.

2016 GM full-size trucks have 55% TDC (Total Domestic Content)
2017 Titan - 59% TDC
2016 Ram 1500/2500 - 74.5% TDC
2016 Ford F-150 - 85% TDC

So at least you beat the GM full-size trucks in domestic parts content by 4%. Unfortunately, you lost to Ram and Ford by quite a large margin.

I'm glad you're proud of your Titan XD, but maybe make sure of your information before you start jumping on other people's "facts" and acting all high and mighty.
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Old 05-23-2018, 04:04 PM   #4412
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Old 05-23-2018, 05:04 PM   #4413
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Better think again on where trucks are built. Dodge 3/4 and 1ton are trucks built in Mexico however the 1/2 ton Chevy built in Mexico also. Later RJD
Isn't that pretty much what he said????

As for any "Made in USA" vehicle, it only has to have a majority of it's components made in the USA to carry that label. Those assembled here have high foreign made content and those assembled out of the country have a large USA built components.

It's not where it's built that makes it a good or bad truck, it's how it was designed and it's components manufactured.

Pretty soon we'll have "Made in Space" products and then the labels will start saying "Made on Earth".
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Old 05-24-2018, 10:10 AM   #4414
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Havenít posted much but I do a lot of learning. Hereís my new rig together.

2018 f150 3.5L 4x4 3.55 EL Max Tow with my Rockwood 2304DS. Trailer loaded right at 7000 lbs. First decent trip out was only a bit over 200 miles. Overall the ride was good but not liking the P rated tires too much. I see some LTs in the future. Fuel mileage towing at speeds between 60-70 saw 9.8 mpg avg. about what I expected. Living in the Northwest lots of hills which cause the engine to downshift a bit more. Pretty sure if I were running closer to 60 mpg Iíd see another mile possibly more. Itís still better than my 2011 f150 with 5.0L.

As I spend more time not towing I can live with this. Without the trailer we frequently see 22+ mpg highway.


My 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L averages 18.8 then pulling about 7,500 lbs goes down to 9.5 average. That is pulling a pretty steep grade of 8% for a few miles. I did not notice much difference coming home since there were a few grades but not as steep
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Old 05-24-2018, 10:13 AM   #4415
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But it's made to do that. Let er rip.

I too, have a diesel, but golly they're spendy.


Yep my sweet spot for torque is 4,100 RPM and it pulls just fine
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Old 05-25-2018, 09:39 AM   #4416
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What's a 5.0 EcoBoost?

exactly... i've owned 3 Ecoboost trucks (11, 13 and now a 16) and unless Ford lied to me they were all 3.5 twin turbo equipped

the original Ford Ecoboost left behind the Dodge and Chev hauling as you referred to the comment of watch the video again.
Some Dodge owners said the took a wrong turn off the road and had to turn around thus their trucks poor performance


I'm not a Ford lover, just a fact lover.

Love it!
The comment.
We all drive what suits us and owners tend to brag up their vehciles as getting better towing capacity, mileage etc.

I just cleared off my trip 2 record from last fall, and in almost 8 thousand KMS or 5 thousand miles I averaged 15.4 litres per 100 Km (Canadian gallons)

4.54 litres to 1 Canadian gallon

100 km = 60 miles


3.4 Canadian sized gallons for 60 miles = 17.6 mpg overall. (unless my math sucks)

the truck wears winter tires with studs between Nov and April
Hauls the 5th wheel toy hauler around to PEI or Maine in fall and spring as well as city driving highway.

I'm happy with the performance.


The truck is assembled in the US, that is correct. It is not "100% built" in the USA as there are quite a number of foreign-sourced parts used in the Titan. If you're thinking all of the Titan's parts are made in the USA then that is false.



from the internet... so it must be true...

Are Nissan Titans made in USA?

The Titan was designed in California, engineered in Michigan and is assembled in Canton, Mississippi. Although the transmission is sourced from Japan, all of the engines are made in America. The standard gasoline engine is made in Tennessee, and the diesel engine is made in Columbus, Indiana.Apr 14, 2016


I'm glad you're proud of your Titan XD, but maybe make sure of your information before you start jumping on other people's "facts" and acting all high and mighty.


Amen to that!
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“Just curious if that 2080lb payload is a stripper model 4x2 to get 2080lbs payload out of them ? Honestly I don't know much about the Titan with the 5.0 Cummins but from what I have heard the big complaints about them are the lack of payload, no exhaust brake and MPG.”

2080lbs of payload is probably a regular cab RWD diesel model. My SV CC RWD has 1820lbs payload. I will say that just like the f250 psd the XD easily handles higher payloads despite its GVWR and will tow its max TWR in total confidence. Gas versions of the XD will have 400-500lbs more payload available as does the f250. Mpg’s towing 8k has been 9-12 depending on terrain, empty 18-22 depending on road type.
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