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Selected Style XE King Cab I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
King Cab I4 Manual XE 22 25 $14,754 $15,600
King Cab I4 Automatic XE 19 24 $15,746 $16,650
King Cab V6 Manual SE 17 21 $17,496 $18,500
King Cab V6 Automatic SE 17 21 $18,489 $19,550
Crew Cab V6 Manual SE 17 21 $19,529 $20,650
Crew Cab V6 Automatic SE 17 21 $20,523 $21,700
King Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 17 21 $20,670 $22,100
King Cab V6 Automatic LE 17 21 $20,857 $22,300
Crew Cab V6 Automatic LE 17 21 $22,446 $24,000
Crew Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 17 21 $22,586 $24,150
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,461 $18,190
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,552 $18,290
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 22 $19,557 $21,610
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 22 $19,828 $21,910
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,172 $23,395
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $21,262 $23,495
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 16 21 $21,822 $24,940
Reg Cab 119.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,715 $25,960
Reg Cab 133.0" WB SLE 16 21 $22,977 $26,260
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 20 $23,310 $26,640
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,267 $26,815
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 16 19 $24,539 $27,115
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 16 21 $23,979 $27,405
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 20 $24,854 $28,405
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 16 19 $24,946 $28,510
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 21 $25,090 $28,675
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $25,790 $29,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $25,996 $29,710
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $26,053 $29,775
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLE 16 20 $26,140 $29,875
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 16 19 $26,490 $30,275
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLE 16 20 $27,120 $30,995
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $27,540 $31,475
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 16 19 $28,035 $32,040
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $29,085 $33,240
Ext Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,290 $33,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB SLT 16 20 $29,548 $33,770
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE 15 19 $30,051 $34,345
Crew Cab 143.5" WB SLT 16 20 $30,677 $35,060
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,230 $36,835
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $32,493 $37,135
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $33,608 $38,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,754
$16,461
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,600
$18,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
$303 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 61.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 63.9
Second Leg Room (in) 25.4 -
Passenger Capacity 4 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 41.0
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 -
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 114.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.5 205.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.1 13.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 71.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.2 47.3
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.7 10.6
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 31.3 36.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 61.4 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.0 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 33.5 59.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.4 64.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 44.4 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 58.8 64.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 73.3 78.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.7 12.0 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.7 12.8 x 0.78
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 26
Fuel Tank Location NA LH
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 20.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.4 40.1
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPR
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3900
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 35000 3900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 585
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 585
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1654 1794
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7936 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2021 2431
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4676 6100
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.3 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 154 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas V6
Fuel System NVIS MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 173 @ 4400 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA LU3
Displacement 2.5L/152 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 22
Transmission
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.64 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.08 2.32
Trans Order Code NA MG5
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 w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Body Style King Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier 2WD GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code 125.9" WB E63
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA 35
Axle Type - Rear NA Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3476
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - TBD - 3.23
Axle Type - Front NA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3150
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - TBD - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3686
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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