Compare 2006 Nissan Frontier vs 2006 Ford Ranger

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King Cab I4 Manual 2WD XE
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
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Reg Cab 112" WB XL
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
25 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 -
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
61.4 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.0 16.5
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 -
Brakes
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
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
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 Type
Pwr Rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.55 NA
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
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P225/70R15
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
Trailering
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
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
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1690 1263
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
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
154 @ 5200 143 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 29
Transmission
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
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
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
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
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
Frame
Frame Type
NA Ladder

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