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Selected Style 2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB Base 16 22 $15,813 $17,200
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 16 22 $16,565 $18,045
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB SLT 16 22 $16,565 $18,045
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Base 16 22 $18,219 $19,870
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Sport 16 22 $18,233 $19,885
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $18,233 $19,885
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB Sport 16 22 $20,207 $22,070
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $20,207 $22,070
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 16 20 $18,611 $20,310
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $19,523 $21,335
2-Door Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $19,523 $21,335
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 16 20 $21,164 $23,145
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $21,186 $23,170
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $21,186 $23,170
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $22,688 $24,835
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,688 $24,835
King Cab I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
King Cab I4 Manual 22 27 $13,039 $13,490
King Cab I4 Manual XE 22 27 $13,751 $14,540
King Cab I4 Automatic XE 20 24 $14,838 $15,690
King Cab V6 Manual XE Desert Runner 17 20 $15,832 $16,740
King Cab V6 Automatic XE Desert Runner 17 21 $16,919 $17,890
Crew Cab V6 Manual Std Bed XE 17 20 $18,035 $19,070
Crew Cab V6 Automatic Std Bed XE 17 21 $19,122 $20,220
Crew Cab V6 Automatic SB LE 17 21 $21,770 $23,020
Crew Cab V6 SuperCharger Automatic SB SC 15 19 $22,932 $24,520
Crew Cab V6 Manual Long Bed XE 17 20 $18,555 $19,620
Crew Cab V6 Automatic Long Bed XE 17 21 $19,642 $20,770
Crew Cab V6 Automatic LB LE 17 21 $22,291 $23,570
Crew Cab V6 Automatic SuperCharger LB SC 15 19 $23,448 $25,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,813
$13,039
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,200
$13,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$225 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 55.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.3
Passenger Capacity 3 2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 55.3
Second Head Room (in) - 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 30.7
Second Hip Room (in) - 49.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 49.6 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 112.0 116.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.4 6.7
Cab to Axle (in) 39.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 67.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.4 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 34.4 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 107.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 196.0 202.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 9.3 6.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.0 63.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.1 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) 53.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78 74.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA 14.4
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 59.3 59.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.5 17.1
Cargo Volume (ft³) 46.0 44.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 57.8 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel Rear-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.0 x 2.25 10.2 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 1.0 10.2 x 1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 15.9
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA 18.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.8 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.9 38.3
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 715 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R16 P225/70R15
Front Tire Order Code TS8 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code TS8 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 715 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 715 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1903 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code TS8 NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4900 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4900 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 490 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 490 350
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1565 1393
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3100 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8800 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2215 1847
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5000 4700
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3850 - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.3 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1904 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000 154 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EKG NA
Displacement 3.7L/226 2.4L/146
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200 142 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 27
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.38
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.17 1.90
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Order Code DDC 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 w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.32
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.9 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Dakota Nissan Frontier 2WD
Body Code 112.0" WB 116.1" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6'6" Bed King Cab
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.21 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Hypoid NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder NA
 
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