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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 109" Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg 109" Manual 20 27 $12,432 $13,415
Reg 109" Automatic 21 26 $13,267 $14,315
Reg 110" Manual PreRunner 20 27 $13,237 $14,285
Access 127" Manual 20 27 $15,463 $16,855
Access 127" Automatic 21 26 $16,289 $17,755
Access 128" Manual PreRunner 20 27 $16,161 $17,615
Access 128" V6 Manual PreRunner 16 21 $17,495 $19,070
Access 128" V6 Automatic Natl PreRunner 18 22 $18,303 $19,950
Double 128" Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $19,644 $21,675
Double 141" Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $20,097 $22,175
Access 127" V6 Manual X-Runner 16 21 $21,203 $23,110
Reg 110" Manual 4WD 19 23 $16,088 $17,360
Access 128" Manual 4WD 19 23 $18,980 $20,690
Access 128" V6 Manual 4WD 16 20 $20,408 $22,245
Access 128" V6 Automatic 4WD 17 21 $21,216 $23,125
Double 128" Manual 4WD 16 20 $21,634 $23,870
Double 128" Automatic 4WD 17 21 $22,432 $24,750
Double 141" Automatic 4WD 17 21 $22,886 $25,250
Access 128" V6 Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $18,303 $19,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,828
$12,432
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,200
$13,415
Monthly Payment Estimate
$353 / month
$224 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 53.6
Second Leg Room (in) 25.4 -
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.0
Passenger Capacity 4 3
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.1
Exterior Dimensions
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.5 190.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.1 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 65.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 109.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.7 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 72.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 31.3 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.0 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 33.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 61.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 44.4 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) 58.8 52.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 73.3 73.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 61.4 - TBD -
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 10 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 10.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 21
Fuel Tank Location NA Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 20.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.3 36.8
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 Full-size
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 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6300 N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 630 N/A
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1938 1413
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11133 7500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2369 1727
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5655 4550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 9.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System NVIS EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 284 @ 4000 183 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/241 2.7L/164
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5600 164 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 27
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97 3.31
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA - TBD -
Trans Power Take Off NA - TBD -
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 3.95
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.63 NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.74 1.44
Trans Type 6 5
Trans PTO Access NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier 4WD Toyota Tacoma
Body Code 125.9" WB - TBD -
Body Style King Cab Regular Cab
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.18
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - TBD - 3.31
Axle Type - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - TBD - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Dana 44 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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