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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 112" WB Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB SLT 16 22 $12,167 $13,360
Reg Cab 124" WB SLT 16 22 $12,572 $13,820
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $15,254 $16,840
Club Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $15,003 $16,555
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 15 19 $17,863 $19,765
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 20 24 $12,167 $13,360
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $15,254 $16,840
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $15,254 $16,840
Club Cab 131" WB Sport 20 24 $15,003 $16,555
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Sport 15 19 $17,863 $19,765
Reg Cab 112" WB Base 20 24 $12,167 $13,360
Reg Cab 124" WB Base 20 24 $12,572 $13,820
Reg Cab 124" WB Sport 20 24 $12,572 $13,820
Club Cab 131" WB Base 20 24 $15,003 $16,555
Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Base 15 19 $17,863 $19,765
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,871
$12,167
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,990
$13,360
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$223 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.2 56.7
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 40.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 58.1
Front Leg Room (in) 40.9 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in) 34.7 37.8
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 107.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 184.3 196
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0 7.8
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 65.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.0 49.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 112
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 8.5
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 38.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9 71.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 30.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 52.3 59.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.1 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 73.8 47.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - 57.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.7 44.7
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 57.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 77.4 77.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 9 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02 11.3 x 0.9
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location RH Rear Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.6 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 36.0
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1583
Spare Tire Order Code NA TME
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 747 755
Rear Tire Size P235/70R15 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 747 755
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1583
Rear Tire Order Code NA TME
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1583
Front Tire Size P235/70R15 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 747 755
Spare Tire Size P235/70R15 P215/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA TME
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7500 5400
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2033 1852
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5190 4620
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2851 3850
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1466 1421
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2741 3100
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 9.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1404
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 490 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 117
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4000 145 @ 3250
Engine Order Code NA EPE
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.5L/153
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5200 120 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Model Fuji Univance TX10A NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 1.00 NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 2.02 NA
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.66 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code NA DDK
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Code 104.3" WB 112" WB
Body Style Reg Cab Reg Cab 6.5'
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier 4WD Dodge Dakota
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 30.2
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3100
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid Leaf Spring Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.63 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3250
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 30.2
Axle Type - Rear Straight Tube Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.59
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3000
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.63 3.55
Axle Type - Front Solid Bar NA
Frame
Frame Type Body-on-Frame w/Box Section Ladder
 
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