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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 112" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB XL 24 29 $13,816 $14,610
Reg Cab 112" WB XLT 24 29 $14,922 $16,530
Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 24 29 $15,955 $17,705
Reg Cab 112" WB Edge 18 23 $15,357 $17,025
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $17,211 $18,300
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $18,323 $20,395
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $19,357 $21,570
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Edge 17 21 $18,636 $20,750
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 18 23 $15,775 $17,500
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $16,862 $18,735
2-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $17,179 $19,095
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XL 16 19 $19,044 $21,215
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $20,136 $22,455
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Edge 16 19 $20,448 $22,810
4-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $17,900 $19,915
4-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $18,217 $20,275
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $21,174 $23,635
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Edge 16 19 $21,487 $23,990
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $22,815 $25,500
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Lvl II 16 19 $23,955 $26,795
Reg Cab 118" WB XL 24 29 $14,847 $15,730
Reg Cab 112" WB STX 18 23 $14,785 $16,375
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $18,246 $19,425
2-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $16,471 $18,290
4-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $17,636 $19,615
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,828
$13,816
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,200
$14,610
Monthly Payment Estimate
$353 / month
$244 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 52.7
Second Leg Room (in) 25.4 -
Passenger Capacity 4 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.1 7.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 66.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.2 43.9
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 111.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.7 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 29.7
Overhang, Front (in) 31.3 33.1
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 32.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 107.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.5 188.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.0 16.5
Cargo Volume (ft³) 33.5 37.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 44.4 40.4
Tailgate Width (in) 58.8 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 73.3 72.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 61.4 54.4
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 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.00 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 11.28 x 1.02
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 17
Fuel Tank Location NA Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 20.4 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.73
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 22.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.3 37.74
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 765
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1594
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 765
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1594
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6300 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 160
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 630 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 1600
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1938 1245
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11133 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2369 1765
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5655 4380
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2550
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 95
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System NVIS MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 284 @ 4000 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA 99D
Displacement 4.0L/241 2.3L/138
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5600 143 @ 5250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 29
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.20
Trans Order Code NA 44M
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
Transfer Case Model - TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.37 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.63 NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.74 1.50
Trans Type 6 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier 4WD Ford Ranger
Body Code 125.9" WB 111.5" WB
Body Style King Cab Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - TBD - 3.73
Axle Type - Front - TBD - Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2400
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 - 2550
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30
Axle Type - Rear Dana 44 Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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