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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 119.0" WB Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 119.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,461 $18,190
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 16 22 $18,928 $20,915
Reg Cab 119.0" WB LS 16 21 $22,255 $25,435
Reg Cab 133.0" WB Work Truck 16 22 $16,552 $18,290
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 16 22 $19,199 $21,215
Reg Cab 133.0" WB LS 16 21 $22,518 $25,735
Ext Cab 143.5" WB Work Truck 16 21 $20,995 $23,995
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 16 21 $22,461 $25,670
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LS 16 21 $24,495 $27,995
Ext Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 20 $28,993 $33,135
Ext Cab 157.5" WB Work Truck 16 20 $23,310 $26,640
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 16 20 $24,163 $27,615
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LS 16 20 $25,545 $29,195
Ext Cab 157.5" WB LT 16 20 $29,255 $33,435
Crew Cab 143.5" WB LS 16 20 $26,420 $30,195
Crew Cab 143.5" WB LT 16 20 $30,366 $34,705
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $19,326 $21,355
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD 15 20 $21,792 $24,080
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD LS 16 19 $24,981 $28,550
Reg Cab 119.0" WB 4WD Z71 16 19 $26,005 $29,720
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 20 $19,416 $21,455
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD 15 20 $22,063 $24,380
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD LS 16 19 $25,243 $28,850
Reg Cab 133.0" WB 4WD Z71 16 19 $26,267 $30,020
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 16 19 $24,946 $28,510
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD 16 19 $25,799 $29,485
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 16 19 $27,090 $30,960
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Z71 16 19 $27,680 $31,635
Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 19 $31,915 $36,475
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Work Truck 15 19 $25,996 $29,710
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD 15 19 $26,849 $30,685
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $28,140 $32,160
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD Z71 15 19 $28,730 $32,835
Ext Cab 157.5" WB 4WD LT 15 19 $32,178 $36,775
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LS 15 19 $29,610 $33,840
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD Z71 15 19 $30,218 $34,535
Crew Cab 143.5" WB 4WD LT 15 19 $33,446 $38,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,828
$16,461
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,200
$18,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$353 / month
$303 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 61.4
Second Leg Room (in) 25.4 -
Passenger Capacity 4 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 41.0
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 65.2
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 42.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 114.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.5 205.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.1 8.5
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 71.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.2 47.3
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.7 8.0
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 78.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 31.6
Overhang, Front (in) 31.3 36.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 61.4 64.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.0 19.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 33.5 59.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.4 63.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 44.4 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 58.8 63.8
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 73.3 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 12.0 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Hydraulic
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 Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.6 x 2.4
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 26
Fuel Tank Location NA LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 20.4 14.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.3 40.1
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPR
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6300 3900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 630 585
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1938 1696
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11133 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2369 2401
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5655 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3686
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 16.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5600 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System NVIS MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 284 @ 4000 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA LU3
Displacement 4.0L/241 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 22
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97 3.55
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.32
Trans Order Code NA MG5
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 4.02
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.63 NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.74 1.40
Trans Type 6 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier 4WD Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Body Code 125.9" WB E63
Body Style King Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Axle Type - Rear Dana 44 Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3476
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - TBD - 3.23
Axle Type - Front - TBD - Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3150
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - TBD - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3686
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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