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Selected Style 2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST 16 21 $17,655 $19,855
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $17,900 $20,140
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB SLT 14 19 $20,407 $23,055
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $20,652 $23,340
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $21,283 $24,015
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST 14 19 $22,199 $25,080
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SLT 14 19 $23,691 $26,815
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT 14 19 $23,932 $27,095
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $21,236 $23,960
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $21,528 $24,300
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $23,399 $26,475
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $23,691 $26,815
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $24,735 $28,000
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $25,019 $28,330
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $26,356 $29,885
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD SLT 13 17 $26,640 $30,215
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
$17,655
$13,039
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,855
$13,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$331 / 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 21 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 64.9 55.2
Passenger Capacity 3 2
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) - 49.1
Second Head Room (in) - 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 30.7
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in) 4.9 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.4 63.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) 47.3 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.9 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 120.5 116.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.3 6.7
Cab to Axle (in) 36.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 67.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 34.0 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 39.4 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) 36.3 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 123.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 207.7 202.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.1 6.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 57.7 44.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 63.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 51.0 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) 63.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 75.9 74.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) N/A - 14.4
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 66.4 59.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.1 17.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x 1.1 10.2 x 1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x .87 NA
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel Rear-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 10.2 x - TBD -
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) 26 15.9
Fuel Tank Location Inboard Frame Rails NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA 18.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center NA 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.3 38.3
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 686 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R17 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 686 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R17 P225/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2004 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 686 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R17 P225/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 350
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3900 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2032 1393
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3650 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8,000 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2484 1847
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6350 4700
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1904 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5200 142 @ 5200
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 22
Transmission
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 1.90
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) 4.03 3.32
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.9 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 6.3' Bed King Cab
Vehicle Name Dodge Ram 1500 Nissan Frontier 2WD
Body Code 120.5" WB 116.1" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3900 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3650 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf spring Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder NA
 
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