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Selected Style Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck 20 27 $13,919 $14,730
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LS 20 27 $14,108 $14,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 20 27 $14,894 $15,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 17 23 $14,894 $15,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $14,894 $15,930
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD Work Truck 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LS 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 20 27 $17,325 $18,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 17 23 $17,325 $18,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $17,325 $18,530
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 17 23 $19,943 $21,330
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 19 24 $19,943 $21,330
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $19,943 $21,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 18 23 $18,073 $19,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 16 22 $18,073 $19,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $18,073 $19,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 18 23 $20,130 $21,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 16 22 $20,130 $21,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $20,130 $21,530
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 16 22 $22,281 $23,830
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 18 22 $22,281 $23,830
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $22,281 $23,830
Reg Chassis Cab 2WD Work Truck 19 25 $15,809 $16,730
XE King Cab I4 Manual 2WD
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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
$13,919
$15,038
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,730
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$265 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 55.8
Passenger Capacity 3 4
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) - 58.0
Second Head Room (in) - 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) - 25.4
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 69.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 111.3 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 8.7
Cab to Axle (in) 34.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 72.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.9 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 192.4 205.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) -TBD - 10.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 44.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.6 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.8 73.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2 61.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6 18.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 x 1.1 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.8 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 21.1
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.31 3.55
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.1 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QCE NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code QCE NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code ZAA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P235/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 270 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1800 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2896 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1375 1690
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1823 1985
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850 - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5600 154 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System MFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2800 173 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LK5 NA
Displacement 2.8L/169 2.5L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.08
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Order Code MA5 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.58
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Body Style Regular Cab King Cab
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado Nissan Frontier
Body Code E63 125.9" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating NA
Suspension Type - Front Coil Springs Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front - TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2533 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder NA
 
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