Compare 2006 Dodge Dakota vs 2006 Nissan Frontier

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2-Door Club Cab 131 ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131 ST 16 22 $18,638 $20,340
4-Door Quad Cab 131 ST 16 22 $19,914 $21,740
2-Door Club Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $20,266 $22,170
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $21,204 $23,190
4-Door Quad Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $21,431 $23,445
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $22,470 $24,590
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,833 $25,020
2-Door Club Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $23,297 $25,575
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,988 $26,295
4-Door Quad Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $24,542 $26,940
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,863 $28,425
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $27,098 $29,790
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King Cab I4 Manual 2WD XE
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
$18,638
$15,038
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,340
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$265 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 54.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
32.1 25.4
Passenger Capacity
3 4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
56.9 58.0
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in)
74.3 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
130.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
218.8 205.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.2 10.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
88.1 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.7 69.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
48.8 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
131.3 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.9 8.7
Cab to Axle (in)
39.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.3 72.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.1 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
38.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
30.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
59.6 61.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
17.6 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
46.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
59.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
45.2 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in)
53.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
78.8 73.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 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
Rear Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x 2.28 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)
22.0 21.1
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard LH NA
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA 3.55
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
14.8 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.0 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1903 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
TVF NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/70R16 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
713 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
TVF NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1903 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
713 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R16 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3,300 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3600 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1800 1690
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3100 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7,700 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2461 1985
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6010 - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 154 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System
MPI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 3600 173 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
EKG NA
Displacement
3.7L/226 2.5L/152
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 25
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 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)
3.84 3.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 2.08
Trans Order Code
DEJ NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.58
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.9 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.36
Trans Type
6 5
Summary
Body Style
Club Cab 6'5" Bed King Cab
Vehicle Name
Dodge Dakota Nissan Frontier
Body Code
131.3" WB 125.9" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Hypoid NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3600 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3100 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3100 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3600 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder NA

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