Compare 2009 Nissan Titan vs 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2009 Nissan Titan
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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2WD King Cab SWB FFV XE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD King Cab SWB FFV XE 13 18 $23,688 $26,150
2WD King Cab SWB XE 13 17 $23,688 $26,150
2WD King Cab LWB FFV XE 13 18 $24,230 $26,750
2WD King Cab LWB XE 13 17 $24,230 $26,750
2WD King Cab SWB FFV SE 13 18 $25,496 $28,150
2WD King Cab SWB SE 13 17 $25,496 $28,150
2WD Crew Cab SWB FFV XE 13 18 $25,993 $28,700
2WD Crew Cab SWB XE 13 17 $25,993 $28,700
2WD King Cab LWB FFV SE 13 18 $26,038 $28,750
2WD King Cab LWB SE 13 17 $26,038 $28,750
4WD King Cab SWB FFV XE 12 17 $26,264 $29,000
4WD King Cab SWB XE 12 17 $26,264 $29,000
2WD Crew Cab LWB FFV XE 13 18 $26,535 $29,300
2WD Crew Cab LWB XE 13 17 $26,535 $29,300
4WD King Cab LWB FFV XE 12 17 $26,806 $29,600
4WD King Cab LWB XE 12 17 $26,806 $29,600
2WD Crew Cab SWB FFV SE 13 18 $27,485 $30,350
2WD Crew Cab SWB SE 13 17 $27,485 $30,350
2WD Crew Cab LWB FFV SE 13 18 $28,027 $30,950
2WD Crew Cab LWB SE 13 17 $28,027 $30,950
4WD King Cab SWB FFV SE 12 17 $28,071 $31,000
4WD King Cab SWB SE 12 17 $28,071 $31,000
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV XE 12 17 $28,569 $31,550
4WD Crew Cab SWB XE 12 17 $28,569 $31,550
4WD King Cab LWB FFV SE 12 17 $28,614 $31,600
4WD King Cab LWB SE 12 17 $28,614 $31,600
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV XE 12 17 $29,111 $32,150
4WD Crew Cab LWB XE 12 17 $29,111 $32,150
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV SE 12 17 $30,061 $33,200
4WD Crew Cab SWB SE 12 17 $30,061 $33,200
4WD King Cab SWB FFV PRO-4X 12 17 $30,494 $33,680
4WD King Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $30,494 $33,680
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV SE 12 17 $30,603 $33,800
4WD Crew Cab LWB SE 12 17 $30,603 $33,800
2WD King Cab SWB FFV LE 13 18 $30,647 $33,850
2WD King Cab SWB LE 13 17 $30,647 $33,850
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV PRO-4X 12 17 $32,483 $35,880
4WD Crew Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $32,483 $35,880
2WD Crew Cab SWB FFV LE 13 18 $32,636 $36,050
2WD Crew Cab SWB LE 13 17 $32,636 $36,050
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV PRO-4X 12 17 $33,025 $36,480
4WD Crew Cab LWB PRO-4X 12 17 $33,025 $36,480
4WD King Cab SWB FFV LE 12 17 $33,088 $36,550
4WD King Cab SWB LE 12 17 $33,088 $36,550
2WD Crew Cab LWB FFV LE 13 18 $33,179 $36,650
2WD Crew Cab LWB LE 13 17 $33,179 $36,650
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV LE 12 17 $35,078 $38,750
4WD Crew Cab SWB LE 12 17 $35,078 $38,750
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV LE 12 17 $35,620 $39,350
4WD Crew Cab LWB LE 12 17 $35,620 $39,350
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2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 20 $18,600 $19,375
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $18,974 $19,765
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $21,710 $22,615
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $21,998 $22,915
2WD Ext Cab 134.0" Work Truck 15 20 $23,265 $24,490
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 20 $23,550 $24,790
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 14 19 $24,635 $26,490
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 14 19 $24,751 $26,615
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 14 20 $25,569 $26,915
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $25,872 $27,820
2WD Ext Cab 134.0" LT 14 19 $26,509 $28,505
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $26,788 $28,805
4WD Ext Cab 134.0" Work Truck 14 18 $27,412 $28,855
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $27,602 $29,055
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 18 $27,697 $29,155
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT 14 18 $27,402 $29,465
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 14 20 $27,634 $29,715
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT 14 18 $27,681 $29,765
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $27,937 $30,040
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 14 19 $28,561 $30,065
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 18 $28,802 $30,970
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 14 19 $28,964 $31,145
4WD Ext Cab 134.0" LT 14 18 $29,439 $31,655
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT 14 18 $29,718 $31,955
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 18 $30,594 $32,205
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT 14 19 $30,559 $32,860
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 21 $30,601 $32,905
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 18 $30,866 $33,190
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT 14 18 $31,894 $34,295
2WD Ext Cab 134.0" LTZ 14 20 $31,954 $34,360
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 14 20 $32,233 $34,660
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 14 20 $32,512 $34,960
4WD Ext Cab 134.0" LTZ 14 19 $34,884 $37,510
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 14 19 $35,163 $37,810
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 14 19 $35,442 $38,110
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 14 20 $35,530 $38,205
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 14 20 $38,460 $41,355
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,688
$18,600
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,150
$19,375
Monthly Payment Estimate
$436 / month
$323 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Nissan Titan won't meet all specialized work needs, but it's a good, powerful hauler with a comfortable interior. With work truck roots and upmarket style, the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado is very big and very versatile.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
60.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 65.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.9 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
61.3 62.5
Passenger Capacity
6 3
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 -
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 34.7
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - 116.5
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
224.6 205.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
10.2 13.4
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
74.6 73.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 47.2
Wheelbase (in)
139.8 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10.2 7.7
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.5 79.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
79.1 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
63.8 62.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 21.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 60.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 61.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 50.6
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 61.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x 1.2 12.99 x 1.18
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)
12.6 x 0.6 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.61 x 2.36
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
28 26
Fuel Tank Location
NA Driver Side
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.6 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.6 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
19.5 16.73
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA 2004
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QPR
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R18 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA QPR
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA 2004
Spare Tire Order Code
NA QPR
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R18 P245/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
950 720
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 4800
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9500 4800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 480
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 8200
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2195 1961
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7000 6400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3699 3200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2792 2597
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
15099 9500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4200 3750
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.8 12.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
710 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Engine
Displacement
5.6L/- TBD - 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
317 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
- TBD - MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
385 @ 3400 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
VK56DE LU3
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 17
Transmission
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Titan Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Body Code
Short WB E63
Body Style
King Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 1.38
Axle Type - Rear
Solid - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
2.94 3.23
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 1.38
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3200
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-leaf 2-stage multi-leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Frame
Frame Type
Fully-boxed Hydroformed
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 3

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