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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD King Cab SWB XE 13 17 $23,688 $26,150
2WD King Cab SWB FFV XE 13 18 $23,688 $26,150
2WD King Cab SWB SE 13 17 $25,496 $28,150
2WD King Cab SWB FFV SE 13 18 $25,496 $28,150
2WD King Cab SWB LE 13 17 $30,647 $33,850
2WD King Cab SWB FFV LE 13 18 $30,647 $33,850
2WD King Cab LWB XE 13 17 $24,230 $26,750
2WD King Cab LWB FFV XE 13 18 $24,230 $26,750
2WD King Cab LWB SE 13 17 $26,038 $28,750
2WD King Cab LWB FFV SE 13 18 $26,038 $28,750
2WD Crew Cab SWB XE 13 17 $25,993 $28,700
2WD Crew Cab SWB FFV XE 13 18 $25,993 $28,700
2WD Crew Cab SWB SE 13 17 $27,485 $30,350
2WD Crew Cab SWB FFV SE 13 18 $27,485 $30,350
2WD Crew Cab SWB LE 13 17 $32,636 $36,050
2WD Crew Cab SWB FFV LE 13 18 $32,636 $36,050
2WD Crew Cab LWB XE 13 17 $26,535 $29,300
2WD Crew Cab LWB FFV XE 13 18 $26,535 $29,300
2WD Crew Cab LWB SE 13 17 $28,027 $30,950
2WD Crew Cab LWB FFV SE 13 18 $28,027 $30,950
2WD Crew Cab LWB LE 13 17 $33,179 $36,650
2WD Crew Cab LWB FFV LE 13 18 $33,179 $36,650
4WD King Cab SWB XE 12 17 $26,264 $29,000
4WD King Cab SWB FFV XE 12 17 $26,264 $29,000
4WD King Cab SWB SE 12 17 $28,071 $31,000
4WD King Cab SWB FFV SE 12 17 $28,071 $31,000
4WD King Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $30,494 $33,680
4WD King Cab SWB FFV PRO-4X 12 17 $30,494 $33,680
4WD King Cab SWB LE 12 17 $33,088 $36,550
4WD King Cab SWB FFV LE 12 17 $33,088 $36,550
4WD King Cab LWB XE 12 17 $26,806 $29,600
4WD King Cab LWB FFV XE 12 17 $26,806 $29,600
4WD King Cab LWB SE 12 17 $28,614 $31,600
4WD King Cab LWB FFV SE 12 17 $28,614 $31,600
4WD Crew Cab SWB XE 12 17 $28,569 $31,550
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV XE 12 17 $28,569 $31,550
4WD Crew Cab SWB SE 12 17 $30,061 $33,200
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV SE 12 17 $30,061 $33,200
4WD Crew Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $32,483 $35,880
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV PRO-4X 12 17 $32,483 $35,880
4WD Crew Cab SWB LE 12 17 $35,078 $38,750
4WD Crew Cab SWB FFV LE 12 17 $35,078 $38,750
4WD Crew Cab LWB XE 12 17 $29,111 $32,150
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV XE 12 17 $29,111 $32,150
4WD Crew Cab LWB SE 12 17 $30,603 $33,800
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV SE 12 17 $30,603 $33,800
4WD Crew Cab LWB PRO-4X 12 17 $33,025 $36,480
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV PRO-4X 12 17 $33,025 $36,480
4WD Crew Cab LWB LE 12 17 $35,620 $39,350
4WD Crew Cab LWB FFV LE 12 17 $35,620 $39,350
2WD Reg Cab 126" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 126" XL 14 20 $16,818 $17,900
2WD Reg Cab 126" STX 14 20 $19,641 $21,490
2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 14 20 $21,782 $23,910
2WD Reg Cab 126" FX2 14 19 $22,450 $24,665
2WD Reg Cab 145" XL 14 20 $17,090 $18,200
2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 14 20 $22,047 $24,210
2WD Reg Cab 145" FX2 14 19 $22,715 $24,965
2WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 14 19 $21,273 $23,335
2WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 14 19 $23,415 $25,755
2WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" FX2 14 19 $24,082 $26,510
2WD SuperCab 133" STX 14 19 $23,132 $25,435
2WD SuperCab 133" XLT 14 19 $25,274 $27,855
2WD SuperCab 133" FX2 14 19 $26,517 $29,260
2WD SuperCab 133" Lariat 13 17 $27,574 $30,455
2WD SuperCab 145" XL 14 19 $22,335 $23,995
2WD SuperCab 145" STX 14 19 $23,397 $25,735
2WD SuperCab 145" XLT 14 19 $25,539 $28,155
2WD SuperCab 145" FX2 14 19 $26,782 $29,560
2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 13 17 $27,840 $30,755
2WD SuperCab 163" XL 13 17 $22,606 $24,295
2WD SuperCab 163" XLT 13 17 $25,805 $28,455
2WD SuperCab Flareside 145" STX 14 19 $24,061 $26,485
2WD SuperCab Flareside 145" XLT 14 19 $26,203 $28,905
2WD SuperCab Flareside 145" FX2 14 19 $27,446 $30,310
2WD SuperCrew 139" XL 14 19 $25,357 $27,335
2WD SuperCrew 139" XLT 14 19 $27,398 $30,255
2WD SuperCrew 139" FX2 14 19 $28,641 $31,660
2WD SuperCrew 139" Lariat 13 17 $29,698 $32,855
2WD SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 13 17 $32,662 $36,205
2WD SuperCrew 139" Limited 13 17 $31,747 $35,160
2WD SuperCrew 139" Harley-Davidson 13 17 $33,420 $37,060
2WD SuperCrew 150" XL 14 19 $25,629 $27,635
2WD SuperCrew 150" XLT 14 19 $27,663 $30,555
2WD SuperCrew 150" FX2 14 19 $28,906 $31,960
2WD SuperCrew 150" Lariat 13 17 $29,964 $33,155
2WD SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 13 17 $32,928 $36,505
2WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 14 19 $28,327 $31,305
2WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" FX2 14 19 $29,570 $32,710
4WD Reg Cab 126" XL 13 17 $22,239 $23,890
4WD Reg Cab 126" STX 13 17 $24,056 $26,480
4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 13 17 $26,198 $28,900
4WD Reg Cab 126" FX4 13 17 $27,703 $30,600
4WD Reg Cab 145" XL 13 17 $22,511 $24,190
4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 13 17 $26,464 $29,200
4WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 13 17 $24,720 $27,230
4WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 13 17 $26,862 $29,650
4WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" FX4 13 17 $28,367 $31,350
4WD SuperCab 133" STX 13 17 $25,915 $28,580
4WD SuperCab 133" XLT 13 17 $28,057 $31,000
4WD SuperCab 133" FX4 13 17 $29,561 $32,700
4WD SuperCab 133" Lariat 13 17 $30,357 $33,600
4WD SuperCab 145" XL 13 17 $25,180 $27,140
4WD SuperCab 145" STX 13 17 $26,180 $28,880
4WD SuperCab 145" XLT 13 17 $28,322 $31,300
4WD SuperCab 145" FX4 13 17 $29,827 $33,000
4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 13 17 $30,623 $33,900
4WD SuperCab 163" XL 13 17 $25,452 $27,440
4WD SuperCab 163" XLT 13 17 $28,588 $31,600
4WD SuperCab Flareside 145" STX 13 17 $26,844 $29,630
4WD SuperCab Flareside 145" XLT 13 17 $28,986 $32,050
4WD SuperCab Flareside 145" FX4 13 17 $30,491 $33,750
4WD SuperCrew 139" XL 13 17 $28,203 $30,480
4WD SuperCrew 139" XLT 13 17 $30,180 $33,400
4WD SuperCrew 139" FX4 13 17 $31,685 $35,100
4WD SuperCrew 139" Lariat 13 17 $32,481 $36,000
4WD SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 13 17 $35,446 $39,350
AWD SuperCrew 139" Limited 13 17 $34,402 $38,160
AWD SuperCrew 139" Harley-Davidson 13 17 $36,203 $40,205
4WD SuperCrew 150" XL 13 17 $28,474 $30,780
4WD SuperCrew 150" XLT 13 17 $30,446 $33,700
4WD SuperCrew 150" FX4 13 17 $31,951 $35,400
4WD SuperCrew 150" Lariat 13 17 $32,747 $36,300
4WD SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 13 17 $35,712 $39,650
4WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 13 17 $31,110 $34,450
4WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" FX4 13 17 $32,615 $36,150
2WD SuperCab 145" 60th Anniversary 14 19 $27,658 $30,550
2WD SuperCrew 139" 60th Anniversary 14 19 $29,517 $32,650
2WD SuperCrew 150" 60th Anniversary 14 19 $29,782 $32,950
4WD SuperCab 145" 60th Anniversary 13 17 $30,441 $33,695
4WD SuperCrew 139" 60th Anniversary 13 17 $32,300 $35,795
4WD SuperCrew 150" 60th Anniversary 13 17 $32,565 $36,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,688
$16,818
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,150
$17,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$436 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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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. The Ford F-150 is a solid truck that is due for its 2009 model makeover, but it’s good enough that it may be all the truck you need or want.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0 -
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 40.9
Second Hip Room (in) 60.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 66.5
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 65.4
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.5 78.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 33.2
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 224.6 211.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.2 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.6 73.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 48.4
Wheelbase (in) 139.8 126.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.2 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 65.2
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 79.1 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 63.8 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 22.3
Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - 62.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x 1.2 13.0 x 0.55
Brake Type Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 0.6 13.7 x 0.47
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
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 Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 45.6 41.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.6 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 19.5 20.0
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R18 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 1986
Rear Tire Order Code NA T72
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 1986
Front Tire Size P265/70R18 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Full-Size P235/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA T72
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 1986
Spare Tire Order Code NA T72
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 360
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 950 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 9500 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4200 3400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2195 1987
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000 6500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3699 3400
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2792 2537
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 15099 7200
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.8 19.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
Displacement 5.6L/- TBD - 4.2L/256
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 317 @ 5200 202 @ 4350
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System - TBD - EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 385 @ 3400 260 @ 3750
Engine Order Code VK56DE 992
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 14 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 14
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.80
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 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 2.25
Trans Order Code NA 44M
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83 3.90
Summary
Body Style King Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Vehicle Name Nissan Titan Ford F-150
Body Code Short WB 126" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36
Axle Type - Rear Solid Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 2.94 3.31
Axle Type - Front - TBD - Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 4150
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-leaf Leaf Spring
Frame
Frame Type Fully-boxed Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 -
 
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