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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
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD Nismo 16 20 $20,997 $22,450
King Cab V6 Automatic 2WD LE 16 20 $21,184 $22,650
Crew Cab V6 Manual 2WD SE 17 21 $19,813 $20,950
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD SE 16 20 $20,806 $22,000
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD Nismo 16 20 $22,915 $24,500
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 2WD LE 16 20 $22,774 $24,350
King Cab V6 Manual 4WD SE 17 21 $20,389 $21,800
King Cab V6 Automatic 4WD SE 15 20 $21,372 $22,850
King Cab V6 Manual 4WD Nismo 17 21 $22,289 $24,100
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 Manual 4WD SE 17 21 $22,120 $23,650
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD SE 15 20 $23,102 $24,700
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD Nismo 15 20 $25,155 $27,200
Crew Cab V6 Automatic 4WD LE 15 20 $24,970 $27,000
Reg 109" Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg 109" Manual 20 27 $12,954 $13,980
Reg 109" Automatic 21 26 $13,789 $14,880
Reg 110" Manual PreRunner 20 27 $13,762 $14,850
Access 127" Manual 20 27 $15,982 $17,420
Access 127" Automatic 21 26 $16,808 $18,320
Access 128" Manual PreRunner 20 27 $16,678 $18,180
Access 128" V6 Manual PreRunner 16 21 $18,014 $19,635
Access 128" V6 Automatic Natl PreRunner 18 22 $18,822 $20,515
Access 127" V6 Manual X-Runner 16 21 $21,784 $23,745
Double 128" Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $20,157 $22,240
Double 141" Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $20,610 $22,740
Reg 110" Manual 4WD 19 23 $16,612 $17,925
Access 128" Manual 4WD 19 23 $19,500 $21,255
Access 128" V6 Manual 4WD 16 20 $20,928 $22,810
Access 128" V6 Automatic 4WD 17 21 $21,733 $23,690
Double 128" Manual 4WD 16 20 $22,146 $24,435
Double 128" Automatic 4WD 17 21 $22,945 $25,315
Double 141" Automatic 4WD 17 21 $23,398 $25,815
Access 128" V6 Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $18,822 $20,515
Double 141" Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $20,610 $22,740
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,038
$12,954
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$13,980
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$233 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 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 -
Passenger Capacity 4 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.1
Exterior Dimensions
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) - TBD - - 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) - TBD - - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.5 190.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.0 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 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 Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.55 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 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 P235/75R15 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1690 - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - TBD - 7500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1985 - TBD -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - TBD - 4550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System - TBD - EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 173 @ 4400 180 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.7L/164
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 154 @ 5200 159 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.64 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.08 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA - TBD -
Trans Power Take Off NA - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.95
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.44
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Frontier Toyota Tacoma
Body Code 125.9" WB - TBD -
Body Style King Cab Regular Cab
Suspension
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 - - TBD -
Axle Type - Front NA - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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