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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 126" XL 15 20 $17,473 $18,930
Reg Cab 126" STX 15 20 $19,095 $21,230
Reg Cab 126" XLT 15 20 $21,044 $23,470
Reg Cab 145" XL 15 20 $17,736 $19,225
Reg Cab 145" XLT 15 20 $21,301 $23,765
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,003 $24,020
Reg Cab 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,628 $26,440
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,572 $28,675
Reg Cab 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $27,721 $31,145
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,265 $24,315
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,833 $28,975
Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 15 20 $20,752 $23,135
Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 16 20 $22,701 $25,375
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,376 $27,300
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,325 $29,540
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,469 $32,005
Supercab 133" STX 15 19 $22,745 $25,425
Supercab 133" XLT 15 19 $24,863 $27,860
Supercab 133" Lariat 14 19 $27,138 $30,475
Supercab 145" XL 15 19 $22,083 $24,110
Supercab 145" STX 15 19 $23,006 $25,725
Supercab 145" XLT 15 19 $25,129 $28,165
Supercab 145" Lariat 14 19 $27,399 $30,775
Supercab 145" Harley-Davidson 14 19 $30,875 $34,770
Supercab 163" XL 14 19 $22,345 $24,405
Supercab 163" XLT 14 19 $25,385 $28,460
Supercab 133" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,438 $28,520
Supercab 133" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,482 $30,870
Supercab 133" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,631 $33,340
Supercab 133" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $30,005 $33,770
Supercab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,775 $27,135
Supercab 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,699 $28,820
Supercab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,747 $31,175
Supercab 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,896 $33,645
Supercab 145" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $30,266 $34,070
Supercab 145" 4WD Harley-Davidson 14 18 $33,933 $38,285
Supercab 163" 4WD XL 14 18 $25,038 $27,430
Supercab 163" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,008 $31,475
Supercab Flareside 145" STX 15 19 $23,754 $26,585
Supercab Flareside 145" XLT 15 19 $25,881 $29,030
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $26,446 $29,680
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,500 $32,040
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $30,644 $34,505
SuperCrew 139" XLT 15 19 $26,864 $30,160
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 14 19 $29,457 $33,140
SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 14 19 $32,210 $36,305
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $29,618 $33,325
SuperCrew 139" 4WD FX4 14 18 $31,627 $35,635
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $32,459 $36,590
SuperCrew 139" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $35,212 $39,755
SuperCrew 150" XLT 15 19 $27,125 $30,460
SuperCrew 150" Lariat 14 19 $29,718 $33,440
SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 14 19 $32,471 $36,605
SuperCrew 150" 4WD XLT 15 18 $29,879 $33,625
SuperCrew 150" 4WD FX4 14 18 $31,888 $35,935
SuperCrew 150" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $32,720 $36,890
SuperCrew 150" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $35,473 $40,055
SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 15 19 $27,848 $31,290
SuperCrew Flareside 150" 4WD XLT 15 18 $30,601 $34,455
SuperCrew Flareside 150" 4WD FX4 14 18 $32,611 $36,765
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
$17,473
$15,038
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,930
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$316 / month
$265 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 65.4 55.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 39.7
Passenger Capacity 3 4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.5 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 25.4
Second Hip Room (in) - 58.0
Second Head Room (in) - 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.1 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 36.9 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 211.2 205.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - 10.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.7 69.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.4 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 126.0 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 8.7
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.9 72.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 65.2 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.8 73.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.3 61.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 22.3 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 65.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 62.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.7 x 0.47 - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.55 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 21.1
Fuel Tank Location Midship NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.0 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.8 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA 3.55
Tires
Front Tire Order Code T72 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1953 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code T72 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R17 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1953 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code T72 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1953 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/70R17 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R17 P235/75R15
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 240 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7200 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2549 1985
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6500 - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3400 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1976 1690
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3400 - TBD -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 19.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1650 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 3750 173 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 992 NA
Displacement 4.2L/256 2.5L/152
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 202 @ 4350 154 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 22
Transmission
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) 3.90 3.58
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.4 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39 3.64
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25 2.08
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Order Code 44M NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford F-150 Nissan Frontier
Body Code 126" WB 125.9" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside King Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.31 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4150 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3850 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating NA
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder NA
 
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