Compare 2011 Nissan Titan vs 2011 Ram 1500

2011 Nissan Titan
2011 Ram 1500
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2WD King Cab SWB S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD King Cab SWB S 13 18 $24,827 $27,410
2WD King Cab SWB SV 13 18 $26,635 $29,410
2WD Crew Cab SWB S 13 18 $27,131 $29,960
4WD King Cab SWB S 12 17 $27,403 $30,260
2WD Crew Cab SWB SV 13 18 $28,623 $31,610
2WD Crew Cab LWB SV 13 18 $29,030 $32,060
4WD King Cab SWB SV 12 17 $29,211 $32,260
4WD Crew Cab SWB S 12 17 $29,708 $32,810
4WD Crew Cab SWB SV 12 17 $31,199 $34,460
4WD Crew Cab LWB SV 12 17 $31,633 $34,940
4WD King Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $31,814 $35,140
4WD Crew Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $33,802 $37,340
2WD Crew Cab SWB SL 13 18 $33,956 $37,510
4WD Crew Cab SWB SL 12 17 $36,397 $40,210
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2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Adventurer 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 14 20 $19,822 $21,110
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 14 20 $19,822 $21,110
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 14 20 $23,617 $25,240
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Adventurer 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $23,745 $25,430
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 14 19 $23,745 $25,430
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $23,875 $25,565
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 13 18 $23,875 $25,565
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $24,011 $25,730
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $24,011 $25,730
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $27,015 $29,000
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 13 18 $27,015 $29,000
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $27,281 $29,300
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $27,281 $29,300
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" ST 14 19 $27,543 $29,585
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $27,601 $29,650
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" R/T 14 20 $28,777 $31,115
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $30,482 $32,805
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport 13 19 $31,471 $34,035
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 14 20 $31,891 $34,475
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 14 20 $33,877 $36,630
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 14 20 $34,351 $37,255
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 13 19 $34,820 $37,695
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 14 20 $35,988 $39,015
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 13 19 $36,818 $39,850
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 19 $36,864 $40,005
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 19 $38,862 $42,160
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn Edition 14 20 $39,219 $42,665
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn Edition 13 19 $42,092 $45,810
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,827
$19,557
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,410
$20,810
Monthly Payment Estimate
$457 / month
$347 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Nissan Titan performs well and has a comfortable interior, but its appeal is more limited than the full-line full-size trucks from the Big Three and Toyota. The 2011 Ram 1500 vies with the latest Ford F-150 as the most desirable full-size pickup truck you can buy.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
60.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 66.0
Passenger Capacity
6 3
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.9 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
61.3 62.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 -
Front Head Room (in)
41.0 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
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 - 123.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
224.6 209.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
10.2 9.0
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
74.6 74.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
139.8 120.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10.2 9.7
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.5 79.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 60.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
79.1 76.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
63.8 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
19.9 20.1
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 57.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.0 51.0
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 13.2 x 1.10
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
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 13.8 x 0.87
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)
28.0 26
Fuel Tank Location
NA Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.6 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
19.5 Variable
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TTJ
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R18 P275/60R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA TTJ
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBS
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R18 P275/60R20
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
950 1358
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7400 9050
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
15099 14000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4200 3900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2181 - TBD -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7000 6025
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3699 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2666 - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 20 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 20 x 9.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.8 10.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 700
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection SMPI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
385 @ 3400 330 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
NA EVE
Displacement
5.6L/- TBD - 4.7L/287
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
317 @ 5200 310 @ 5650
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 14
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.75
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.67
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 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 1.67
Trans Order Code
NA DGQ
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Summary
Body Code
139.8" WB 120.5" WB
Body Style
King Cab Reg Cab 6.3' Bed
Vehicle Name
Nissan Titan Ram 1500
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Dana Solid
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
2.93 3.55
Axle Type - Front
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3700
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Multi-link coil
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder type
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.4 11.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-- --
Rollover Rating

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