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Selected Style 2WD Ext Cab Manual S w/PEP
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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
2WD King Cab I4 Manual XE
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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
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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
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
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
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
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4 58.8
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
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.8 NA
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
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
Rear Tire Size P225/75R15 P235/75R15
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 -
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
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.36
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
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.64
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.58
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Body Style Ext Cab King Cab
Vehicle Name Isuzu i-290 Nissan Frontier
Body Code NA 125.9" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Frame
Frame Type NA NA
 
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