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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
Crew Cab V6 Manual SE 17 21 $21,838 $23,350
King Cab V6 Manual Nismo 17 21 $21,965 $23,750
Crew Cab V6 Automatic SE 15 20 $22,821 $24,400
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 Automatic LE 15 20 $24,647 $26,650
Crew Cab V6 Automatic Nismo 15 20 $24,831 $26,850
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $18,233 $19,885
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB ST 16 22 $19,509 $21,285
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $19,795 $21,640
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $20,799 $22,735
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB SLT 16 22 $21,071 $23,040
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD ST 16 20 $22,065 $24,135
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,361 $24,490
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $22,652 $24,850
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,627 $25,890
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB Laramie 16 22 $24,008 $26,340
2-Door Club Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,218 $27,700
4-Door Quad Cab 131" WB 4WD Laramie 15 19 $26,564 $29,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,828
$18,233
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,200
$19,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$353 / month
$331 / 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 Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 25.4 32.1
Passenger Capacity 4 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 36.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.1 8.1
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 88.1
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 68.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.2 48.8
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 131.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.7 7.9
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 74.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 32.1
Overhang, Front (in) 31.3 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 74.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 130.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.5 218.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.0 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³) 33.5 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.4 59.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 44.4 45.2
Tailgate Width (in) 58.8 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 73.3 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - 30.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 61.4 59.6
Brakes
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 Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.6 x 2.28
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 22.0
Fuel Tank Location NA Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 20.4 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.3 44.0
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P245/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6300 3250
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 325
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 630 325
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3250
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11133 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2369 2479
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5655 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3806
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1938 1807
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System NVIS SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 284 @ 4000 235 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA EKG
Displacement 4.0L/241 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5600 210 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.53
Trans Order Code NA DEJ
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model - TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.37 4.23
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.63 NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.74 1.67
Trans Type 6 6
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97 3.84
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier 4WD Dodge Dakota
Body Code 125.9" WB 131.3" WB
Body Style King Cab Club Cab 6'6" Bed
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - TBD - 3.21
Axle Type - Front - TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3100
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - TBD - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Dana 44 Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Coil
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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