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Selected Style Reg Cab 112" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB XL 24 29 $13,854 $14,450
Reg Cab 118" WB XL 24 29 $14,882 $15,555
Reg Cab 112" WB STX 18 23 $14,865 $16,055
Reg Cab 112" WB XLT 24 29 $14,951 $16,150
Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 24 29 $15,985 $17,300
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 18 23 $15,571 $16,840
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $17,285 $18,140
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $18,318 $19,250
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $18,388 $19,970
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $19,423 $21,120
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 17 21 $18,829 $20,460
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 24 29 $15,444 $16,160
2-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $16,481 $17,850
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 24 29 $16,565 $17,945
2-Door Supercab 126" WB Sport 18 23 $17,182 $18,630
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XL 16 19 $19,057 $20,045
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $20,184 $21,965
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Sport 16 19 $20,621 $22,450
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $22,038 $24,025
4-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $17,708 $19,215
4-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $17,969 $19,505
4-Door Supercab 126" WB Sport 18 23 $18,411 $19,995
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $21,408 $23,325
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Sport 16 19 $21,848 $23,815
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $23,262 $25,385
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Lvl II 16 19 $24,418 $26,670
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
$13,854
$15,038
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,450
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$241 / month
$265 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 3 4
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 55.8
Second Hip Room (in) - 58.0
Second Head Room (in) - 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) - 25.4
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.7 10.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) 72.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.2 69.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 43.9 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 111.5 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 8.7
Cab to Axle (in) 37.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 72.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 34.0 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) 32.8 - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 107.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 189.4 205.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 16.5 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 37.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.5 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) 52.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.7 73.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 54.4 61.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.00 x 1.75 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.28 x 0.39 - 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 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 21.1
Fuel Tank Location Midship NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA 3.55
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 22.0 20.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1594 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 765 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1594 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 765 - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1580 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 158 - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2550 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1263 1690
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 4800 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1765 1985
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4380 - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1650 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.3L/140 2.5L/152
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5250 154 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System SMPI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 3750 173 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99D NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 9.0 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 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) 3.40 3.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.08
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Order Code 44R 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 Manual
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.58
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Body Style Reg Cab 6' Styleside King Cab
Vehicle Name Ford Ranger Nissan Frontier
Body Code 111.5" WB 125.9" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2550 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 NA
Axle Type - Rear Ford Semi-Floating NA
Suspension Type - Front SLA w/Coil Springs Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2750 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type Ladder NA
 
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