The Nissan Titan starts at $27,400 and gets 13/18 mpg. In November, Titan sales rose 20%, to 2,146. For the full year, sales are down 7.6% to 19,608. Healey saysthe V8 engine is noisy, Consumer Reports has found the reliability below average for the past five years and the design is aging. On the plus side, he said, "the life cycle on trucks is a little longer than on passenger cars."