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Selected Style SE King Cab V6 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
King Cab V6 Manual SE 17 21 $19,828 $21,200
King Cab V6 Automatic SE 15 20 $20,810 $22,250
King Cab V6 Manual Nismo 17 21 $21,965 $23,750
King Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 15 20 $22,935 $24,800
King Cab V6 Automatic LE 15 20 $23,121 $25,000
Crew Cab V6 Manual SE 17 21 $21,838 $23,350
Crew Cab V6 Automatic SE 15 20 $22,821 $24,400
Crew Cab V6 Automatic LE 15 20 $24,647 $26,650
Crew Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 15 20 $24,831 $26,850
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z85 21 27 $14,264 $15,095
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z85 21 27 $15,308 $16,915
Reg Cab 111.2" WB Z71 21 27 $16,584 $17,550
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS Z71 21 27 $17,032 $18,820
Reg Cab 111.2" WB ZQ8 21 27 $16,310 $17,260
Reg Cab 111.2" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $17,004 $18,790
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z85 21 27 $15,783 $17,440
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z85 21 27 $18,131 $20,035
Ext Cab 125.9" WB Z71 21 27 $18,004 $19,895
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS Z71 21 27 $19,430 $21,470
Ext Cab 125.9" WB ZQ8 21 27 $17,742 $19,605
Ext Cab 125.9" WB LS ZQ8 21 27 $19,403 $21,440
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SB LS Z85 21 26 $19,371 $21,405
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SC LS Z85 21 26 $20,100 $22,210
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SE LS Z71 18 23 $22,258 $24,595
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SF LS Z71 18 23 $23,434 $25,895
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SH LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,231 $24,565
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 1SJ LS ZQ8 18 23 $22,959 $25,370
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $17,572 $18,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $17,733 $19,595
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $19,093 $20,205
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $19,434 $21,475
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z85 19 23 $18,950 $20,940
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z85 19 23 $20,557 $22,715
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Z71 19 23 $20,407 $22,550
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS Z71 19 23 $21,833 $24,125
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SB LS Z85 19 23 $21,796 $24,085
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SC LS Z85 19 23 $22,502 $24,865
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SE LS Z71 17 22 $24,661 $27,250
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD 1SF LS Z71 17 22 $25,837 $28,550
Reg Chassis Cab 1SK Z71 21 27 $14,978 $15,850
Reg Chassis Cab 1SL Z71 21 27 $15,658 $16,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,828
$14,264
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,200
$15,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$353 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 25.4 -
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.6
Passenger Capacity 4 3
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.7 7.3
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 34.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 67.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 26.9
Overhang, Front (in) 31.3 33.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 110.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.5 192.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.1 7.3
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 64.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 111.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) 58.8 52.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 73.3 72.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 61.4 57.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.0 18.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 33.5 44
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.4 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 44.4 42.6
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.6 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 11 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 19.6
Fuel Tank Location NA - TBD -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.3 39.4
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 20.4 3.31
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2904
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCE
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QCE
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2904
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 630 360
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6300 2400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5655 4850
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1938 1352
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2533
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11133 5500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2369 1761
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 690
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 284 @ 4000 185 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA LK5
Displacement 4.0L/241 2.8L/169
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5600 175 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System NVIS MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 21
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.63 NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.74 1.37
Trans Type 6 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97 3.67
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.26
Trans Order Code NA MA5
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.37 3.75
Summary
Body Style King Cab Regular Cab
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier 4WD Chevrolet Colorado
Body Code 125.9" WB E63
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2533
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - TBD - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2900
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30
Axle Type - Rear Dana 44 Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.10
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2535
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - TBD - 3.42
Axle Type - Front - TBD - Independent Coil
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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