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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
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD N/A N/A $17,341 $19,825
2-Door Club Cab 139" WB HD N/A N/A $18,299 $20,910
2-Door Club Cab 155" WB HD N/A N/A $18,460 $21,100
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB HD N/A N/A $19,069 $21,805
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB HD N/A N/A $19,231 $21,995
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $19,953 $22,845
2-Door Club Cab 139" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $21,097 $24,155
2-Door Club Cab 155" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $21,258 $24,345
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $21,858 $25,050
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $22,019 $25,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,871
$17,341
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,990
$19,825
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$330 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 40.9 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 52.2 63.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 40.2
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 66.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 11.2
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 55.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9 79.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 31.9
Overhang, Front (in) 34.7 38.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 116.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 184.3 220.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0 8.2
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 99.7
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 72.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.0 47.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 134.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.7 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 64.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 77.4 97.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 52.3 64.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.1 19.4
Cargo Volume (ft³) 73.8 71.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - 60.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
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 - 13.0 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02 12.5 x 1.26
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 35.0
Fuel Tank Location RH Rear Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Power
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 747 683
Spare Tire Size P235/70R15 LT245/75R16E
Front Tire Order Code NA TYD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3040
Spare Tire Order Code NA TYD
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 747 683
Rear Tire Size P235/70R15 LT245/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 747 683
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3040
Rear Tire Order Code NA TYD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3040
Front Tire Size P235/70R15 LT245/75R16E
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2741 4500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7500 14,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2033 2775
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5190 8800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2851 6200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1466 2050
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 20.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 490 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 117
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4000 345 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA EML
Displacement 2.4L/146 5.9L/360
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5200 245 @ 4400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 NA
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25 3.04
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code NA DDP
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 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 1.00 NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 12.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.67
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 2.02 NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.66 5.06
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier 4WD Dodge Ram 2500
Body Code 104.3" WB 135" WB
Body Style Reg Cab Reg Cab 8'
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 4500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.63 3.54
Axle Type - Front Solid Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 35.1
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 4500
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 - 6200
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 35.1
Axle Type - Rear Straight Tube Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Coil
Frame
Frame Type Body-on-Frame w/Box Section Ladder
 
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