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Selected Style XE Reg Cab I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab I4 Manual XE 18 21 $14,871 $15,990
King Cab I4 Manual XE 18 21 $15,899 $17,290
King Cab V6 Manual XE 16 19 $16,819 $18,290
King Cab V6 Automatic XE 15 19 $17,785 $19,340
King Cab V6 Manual SE 16 19 $18,355 $20,190
King Cab V6 Automatic SE 15 19 $19,310 $21,240
Reg Cab 119.0" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 17 23 $13,896 $15,355
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 17 23 $14,167 $15,655
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 17 23 $17,237 $19,700
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 17 23 $18,020 $20,595
Reg Cab 119.0" WB LS 17 23 $17,123 $19,570
Reg Cab 133.0" WB LS 17 23 $17,386 $19,870
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 16 20 $16,715 $18,470
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 16 20 $16,986 $18,770
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $20,470 $23,395
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $20,733 $23,695
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS 17 23 $19,530 $22,320
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 20 $24,350 $27,829
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS 17 23 $20,313 $23,215
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT 16 20 $24,612 $28,129
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 16 20 $19,836 $22,670
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LT 16 20 $20,098 $22,970
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $22,763 $26,015
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 18 $27,159 $31,039
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $23,025 $26,315
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT 15 18 $27,421 $31,339
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,871
$13,896
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,990
$15,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$256 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 40.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.2 61.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 41.0
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 65.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.0 47.0
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 8.1
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 31.3
Overhang, Front (in) 34.7 37.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 42.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 114.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 184.3 203.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0 8.4
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 78.7
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 71.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 73.8 56.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - 61.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.7 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 77.4 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 52.3 60.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.1 19.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02 12.0 x 1.14
Brake Type Power 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 12.6 x 0.79
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 26
Fuel Tank Location RH Rear LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.6 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 40.1
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1903
Front Tire Size P235/70R15 P235/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 747 697
Spare Tire Size P235/70R15 P235/75R16
Front Tire Order Code NA QNF
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1903
Spare Tire Order Code NA QNF
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 747 697
Rear Tire Size P235/70R15 P235/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 747 697
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1903
Rear Tire Order Code NA QNF
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1466 1739
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2741 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7500 8000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2033 2184
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5190 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2851 3750
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 490 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5200 200 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4000 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA L35
Displacement 2.4L/146 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 2.02 NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.66 3.55
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25 2.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
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 w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model Fuji Univance TX10A NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 1.00 NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 11
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier 4WD Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Body Code 104.3" WB E63
Body Style Reg Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 32
Axle Type - Rear Straight Tube Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.63 3.08
Axle Type - Front Solid Bar Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3150
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid Leaf Spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.63 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3750
Frame
Frame Type Body-on-Frame w/Box Section Ladder
 
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