Compare 2008 Isuzu i-290 vs 2008 Nissan Frontier

2008 Isuzu i-290
2008 Nissan Frontier
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2WD Ext Cab Manual w/PEP S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Ext Cab Automatic S 18 24 $16,820 $17,799
2WD Ext Cab Automatic w/PEP S 18 24 $16,820 $17,799
2WD Ext Cab Manual S 18 24 $16,820 $17,799
2WD Ext Cab Manual w/PEP S 18 24 $16,820 $17,799
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2WD King Cab I4 Manual XE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD King Cab I4 Manual XE 19 23 $15,683 $16,530
2WD King Cab I4 Manual SE 19 23 $17,669 $18,630
2WD King Cab V6 Manual SE 16 20 $18,426 $19,430
2WD King Cab I4 Automatic SE 17 22 $18,661 $19,680
2WD King Cab V6 Automatic SE 15 20 $19,418 $20,480
2WD Crew Cab SWB Manual SE 16 20 $20,175 $21,280
2WD Crew Cab LWB Manual SE 16 20 $20,931 $22,080
4WD King Cab Manual SE 15 19 $20,747 $22,130
2WD Crew Cab SWB Automatic SE 15 20 $21,168 $22,330
2WD Crew Cab LWB Automatic SE 15 20 $21,925 $23,130
4WD King Cab Automatic SE 14 19 $21,729 $23,180
2WD King Cab V6 Automatic LE 15 20 $22,244 $23,730
2WD King Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 15 20 $22,290 $23,780
4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual SE 15 19 $22,478 $23,980
4WD Crew Cab LWB Manual SE 15 19 $23,226 $24,780
4WD Crew Cab SWB Automatic SE 14 19 $23,460 $25,030
2WD Crew Cab SWB Automatic Nismo 15 20 $23,553 $25,130
2WD Crew Cab SWB Automatic LE 15 20 $23,834 $25,430
4WD King Cab Manual Nismo 15 19 $23,569 $25,430
4WD Crew Cab LWB Automatic SE 14 19 $24,209 $25,830
2WD Crew Cab LWB Automatic LE 15 20 $24,301 $25,930
4WD King Cab Automatic LE 14 19 $24,494 $26,430
4WD King Cab Automatic Nismo 14 19 $24,540 $26,480
4WD Crew Cab SWB Automatic Nismo 14 19 $25,788 $27,830
4WD Crew Cab SWB Automatic LE 14 19 $26,020 $28,080
4WD Crew Cab LWB Automatic LE 14 19 $26,250 $28,330
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,820
$15,683
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,799
$16,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$297 / month
$276 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
For those of us who don't live on a ranch, the 2008 Nissan Frontier is large enough to haul real people and cargo, but sized for the urban-congestion reality.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.6 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 54.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
23.1 25.4
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
NA - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
NA 31.3
Frame Width, Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
125.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
207.1 205.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
NA 10.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
64.9 69.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
NA 48.2
Wheelbase (in)
126 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
NA 8.7
Cab to Axle (in)
34.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 72.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.8 73.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA 30.9
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.2 61.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.6 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
44 33.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.6 44.4
Tailgate Width (in)
52.4 58.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 1.1 11.14 x 0.71
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 11.26 x 0.71
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x 1.8 NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.6 21.1
Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.3 21.75
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA 3.55
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
18.1 20.4
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P225/75R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Compact P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P225/75R15 P235/75R15
Trailering
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)
2200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
220 - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2900 2531
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1570 1687
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2533 2531
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6000 7936
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1918 1981
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5000 4676
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.4 9.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.9L 2.5L/152
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 154 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System
SFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 173 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LLV NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 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)
3.67 3.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.08
Trans Order Code
- TBD - 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
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.58
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.36
Summary
Body Style
Ext Cab King Cab
Vehicle Name
Isuzu i-290 Nissan Frontier
Body Code
NA 125.9" WB
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA NA
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating NA
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2535 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 4.08
Axle Type - Front
Semi-floating NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2533 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
NA NA

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