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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
2-Door Coupe LT 25 34 $13,891 $14,700
2-Door Coupe SS 25 34 $15,970 $16,900
2-Door Coupe SS Supercharged 23 29 $18,805 $19,900
4-Door Sedan LS 25 34 $12,190 $12,900
4-Door Sedan LT 25 34 $14,364 $15,200
4-Door Sedan LTZ 24 32 $16,726 $17,700
4-Door Sedan SS 25 34 $16,443 $17,400
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
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD Nismo 16 20 $20,997 $22,450
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD LE 16 20 $21,184 $22,650
Crew Cab V6 Manual 2WD SE 17 21 $19,813 $20,950
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD SE 16 20 $20,806 $22,000
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD Nismo 16 20 $22,915 $24,500
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD LE 16 20 $22,774 $24,350
King Cab V6 Manual 4WD SE 17 21 $20,389 $21,800
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD SE 15 20 $21,372 $22,850
King Cab V6 Manual 4WD Nismo 17 21 $22,289 $24,100
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 Manual 4WD SE 17 21 $22,120 $23,650
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD SE 15 20 $23,102 $24,700
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD Nismo 15 20 $25,155 $27,200
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD LE 15 20 $24,970 $27,000
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
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.7 -
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
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - - TBD -
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 -
Cargo Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - - TBD -
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
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 X 0.94 - TBD -
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
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
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 -
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 Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue 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 Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5600 154 @ 5200
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
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/OD
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
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
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cobalt Nissan Frontier
Body Style 2 Door Coupe King Cab
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 Ratio (:1) - Rear - - TBD -
Axle Type - Front - 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 -
Frame
Frame Type - NA
 
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