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Selected Style Crew Cab 123" WB 4WD SLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crew Cab 123" WB 4WD SLS 15 19 $22,588 $24,960
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
$22,588
$13,039
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,960
$13,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$416 / month
$225 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 30.7
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 55.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 54.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 6.7
Cab to Axle (in) 19.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.8 67.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 27.2 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 35.2 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 138.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.3 202.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.5 6.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 63.4 63.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 47.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 122.9 116.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 54.9 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 55.2 74.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - 14.4
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 54.9 59.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 16.8 17.1
Cargo Volume (ft³) 30.2 44.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 56.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.3 - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-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) 10.8 x 1.1 10.2 x 1
Brake Type Power 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) 11.6 x 0.79 NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 15.9
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - TBD - 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.3 38.3
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - 18.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3526 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QEB NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 P225/70R15
Front Tire Order Code QEB NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3526 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 520 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5200 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5150 4700
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2700 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1607 1393
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2800 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2383 1847
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1200 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800 154 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LU3 NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 2.4L/146
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4400 142 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System MFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.72 NA
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.31
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.90
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model New Venture 233, Electronic NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.32
Summary
Body Style Crew Cab 4.7' Fleetside SLS King Cab
Vehicle Name GMC Sonoma Nissan Frontier 2WD
Body Code E63 116.1" WB
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.10 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.42 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2700 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating NA
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front Independent GM NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder NA
 
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