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Selected Style XE King Cab I4 Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
King Cab I4 Manual 2WD XE 22 25 $15,038 $15,900
King Cab I4 Automatic 2WD XE 19 24 $16,030 $16,950
King Cab V6 Manual 2WD SE 17 21 $18,064 $19,100
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD SE 16 20 $19,057 $20,150
Crew Cab V6 Manual 2WD SE 17 21 $19,813 $20,950
King Cab V6 Manual 4WD SE 17 21 $20,389 $21,800
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD SE 16 20 $20,806 $22,000
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD Nismo 16 20 $20,997 $22,450
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD LE 16 20 $21,184 $22,650
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD SE 15 20 $21,372 $22,850
Crew Cab V6 Manual 4WD SE 17 21 $22,120 $23,650
King Cab V6 Manual 4WD Nismo 17 21 $22,289 $24,100
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD LE 16 20 $22,774 $24,350
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD Nismo 16 20 $22,915 $24,500
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD SE 15 20 $23,102 $24,700
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD Nismo 15 20 $23,260 $25,150
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD LE 15 20 $23,445 $25,350
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD LE 15 20 $24,970 $27,000
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD Nismo 15 20 $25,155 $27,200
Reg Cab 112" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 112" WB XL 24 29 $13,854 $14,450
Reg Cab 118" WB XL 24 29 $14,882 $15,555
Reg Cab 112" WB STX 18 23 $14,865 $16,055
Reg Cab 112" WB XLT 24 29 $14,951 $16,150
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 24 29 $15,444 $16,160
Reg Cab 112" WB Sport 18 23 $15,571 $16,840
Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 24 29 $15,985 $17,300
2-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $16,481 $17,850
2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 24 29 $16,565 $17,945
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $17,285 $18,140
2-Door Supercab 126" WB Sport 18 23 $17,182 $18,630
4-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $17,708 $19,215
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XL 17 21 $18,318 $19,250
4-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $17,969 $19,505
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $18,388 $19,970
4-Door Supercab 126" WB Sport 18 23 $18,411 $19,995
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XL 16 19 $19,057 $20,045
Reg Cab 112" WB 4WD Sport 17 21 $18,829 $20,460
Reg Cab 118" WB 4WD XLT 17 21 $19,423 $21,120
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $20,184 $21,965
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Sport 16 19 $20,621 $22,450
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD XLT 16 19 $21,408 $23,325
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD Sport 16 19 $21,848 $23,815
2-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $22,038 $24,025
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Off-Rd 16 19 $23,262 $25,385
4-Door Supercab 126" WB 4WD FX4 Lvl II 16 19 $24,418 $26,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,038
$13,854
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$14,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$241 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
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 -
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.3
Passenger Capacity 4 3
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 43.9
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 111.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.7 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 37.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 69.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 29.7
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - 34.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 32.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 107.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.5 189.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.1 7.7
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 66.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 40.5
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 73.3 72.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 61.4 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.0 16.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 11.28 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 17
Fuel Tank Location NA Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 22.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.55 NA
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 765
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 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 P235/75R15 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1594
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P225/70R15
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 158
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1580
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - TBD - 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1985 1765
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - TBD - 4380
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1690 1263
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
Fuel System - TBD - SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 173 @ 4400 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA 99D
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.3L/140
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 154 @ 5200 143 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.64 3.40
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.08 2.05
Trans Order Code NA 44R
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier Ford Ranger
Body Code 125.9" WB 111.5" WB
Body Style King Cab Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - TBD - 3.73
Axle Type - Front NA Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2400
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - TBD - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2550
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA 30
Axle Type - Rear NA Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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