Compare 2004 Dodge Ram vs 2004 Nissan Frontier 2WD

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2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB ST
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
2-Door Reg Cab 120.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $21,236 $23,960
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB ST 16 21 $21,283 $24,015
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST 13 17 $21,528 $24,300
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST 14 19 $22,199 $25,080
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 SLT 14 19 $23,691 $26,815
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT 14 19 $23,932 $27,095
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
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King Cab I4 Manual
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 Manual Long Bed XE 17 20 $18,555 $19,620
Crew Cab V6 Automatic Std Bed XE 17 21 $19,122 $20,220
Crew Cab V6 Automatic Long Bed XE 17 21 $19,642 $20,770
Crew Cab V6 Automatic SB LE 17 21 $21,770 $23,020
Crew Cab V6 Automatic LB LE 17 21 $22,291 $23,570
Crew Cab V6 SuperCharger Automatic SB SC 15 19 $22,932 $24,520
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
3 2
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 39.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
64.9 55.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 30.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- 49.1
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
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
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 59.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.1 17.1
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
Brakes
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel Rear-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10.2 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
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 Ratio (:1), On Center
NA 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.3 38.3
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA 18.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
686 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P225/70R15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
330 350
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
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6350 4700
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
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 - TBD -
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
17 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
1904 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
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
215 @ 5200 142 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 22
Transmission
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
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
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
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 -
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
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder NA

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