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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LS 25 34 $11,718 $12,400
4-Door Sedan LS 25 34 $12,190 $12,900
2-Door Coupe LT 25 34 $13,891 $14,700
4-Door Sedan LT 25 34 $14,364 $15,200
2-Door Coupe SS 25 34 $15,970 $16,900
4-Door Sedan SS 25 34 $16,443 $17,400
4-Door Sedan LTZ 24 32 $16,726 $17,700
2-Door Coupe SS Supercharged 23 29 $18,805 $19,900
XE King Cab I4 Manual 2WD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
King Cab I4 Manual 2WD XE 22 25 $15,038 $15,900
King Cab I4 Automatic 2WD XE 19 24 $16,030 $16,950
King Cab V6 Manual 2WD SE 17 21 $18,064 $19,100
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD SE 16 20 $19,057 $20,150
Crew Cab V6 Manual 2WD SE 17 21 $19,813 $20,950
King Cab V6 Manual 4WD SE 17 21 $20,389 $21,800
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD SE 16 20 $20,806 $22,000
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD Nismo 16 20 $20,997 $22,450
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD LE 16 20 $21,184 $22,650
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD SE 15 20 $21,372 $22,850
Crew Cab V6 Manual 4WD SE 17 21 $22,120 $23,650
King Cab V6 Manual 4WD Nismo 17 21 $22,289 $24,100
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD LE 16 20 $22,774 $24,350
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD Nismo 16 20 $22,915 $24,500
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD SE 15 20 $23,102 $24,700
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD Nismo 15 20 $23,260 $25,150
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD LE 15 20 $23,445 $25,350
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD LE 15 20 $24,970 $27,000
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD Nismo 15 20 $25,155 $27,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,718
$15,038
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,400
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$207 / month
$265 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 35.7 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.0 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 49.5 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 32.2 25.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 -
Length, Overall (in) 180.5 -
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 69.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.1 -
Wheelbase (in) 103.3 125.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 58.7 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.7
Cab to Axle (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) - 205.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 10.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) - 73.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) - 61.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - x 0.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 X 0.94 - TBD -
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.0 21.1
Fuel Tank Location - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 20.4
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 3.55
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QTU NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code QTU NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P235/75R15
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2991 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1985
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1690
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - - TBD -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System SFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 173 @ 4400
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5600 154 @ 5200
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.08
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/OD
Transfer Case Model - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe King Cab
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cobalt Nissan Frontier
Body Code - 125.9" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Premium Ride Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Premium Ride Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear - NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - - TBD -
Axle Type - Front - NA
Frame
Frame Type - NA
 
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