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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
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 Manual SE 17 21 $19,529 $20,650
Crew Cab V6 Automatic SE 17 21 $20,523 $21,700
Crew Cab V6 Automatic LE 17 21 $22,446 $24,000
Crew Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 17 21 $22,586 $24,150
Reg 109" Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg 109" Manual 20 27 $12,432 $13,415
Reg 109" Automatic 21 26 $13,267 $14,315
Reg 110" Manual PreRunner 20 27 $13,237 $14,285
Access 127" Manual 20 27 $15,463 $16,855
Access 127" Automatic 21 26 $16,289 $17,755
Access 128" Manual PreRunner 20 27 $16,161 $17,615
Access 128" V6 Manual PreRunner 16 21 $17,495 $19,070
Access 128" V6 Automatic Natl PreRunner 18 22 $18,303 $19,950
Double 128" Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $19,644 $21,675
Double 141" Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $20,097 $22,175
Access 127" V6 Manual X-Runner 16 21 $21,203 $23,110
Reg 110" Manual 4WD 19 23 $16,088 $17,360
Access 128" Manual 4WD 19 23 $18,980 $20,690
Access 128" V6 Manual 4WD 16 20 $20,408 $22,245
Access 128" V6 Automatic 4WD 17 21 $21,216 $23,125
Double 128" Manual 4WD 16 20 $21,634 $23,870
Double 128" Automatic 4WD 17 21 $22,432 $24,750
Double 141" Automatic 4WD 17 21 $22,886 $25,250
Access 128" V6 Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $18,303 $19,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,754
$12,432
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,600
$13,415
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
$224 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 53.6
Second Leg Room (in) 25.4 -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 31.3 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.5 190.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.1 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 65.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 109.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.7 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 72.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 58.8 52.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 73.3 73.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 61.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.0 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 33.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 44.4 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 10 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.7 10.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
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) 11.3 x 0.7 NA
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) 21.1 21
Fuel Tank Location NA Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.4 36.8
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 20.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 17.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 Full-size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 35000 N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1654 1413
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7936 7500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2021 1727
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4676 4550
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.3 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.7L/164
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 154 @ 5200 164 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System NVIS EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 173 @ 4400 183 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.44
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.81
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 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.08 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA - TBD -
Trans Power Take Off NA - TBD -
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 3.95
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Body Style King Cab Regular Cab
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier 2WD Toyota Tacoma
Body Code 125.9" WB - TBD -
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - TBD - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.18
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - TBD - 3.31
Axle Type - Front NA - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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