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Selected Style 2WD King Cab SWB S
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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
2WD Crew Cab SWB SV 13 18 $28,623 $31,610
2WD Crew Cab SWB SL 13 18 $33,956 $37,510
2WD Crew Cab LWB SV 13 18 $29,030 $32,060
4WD King Cab SWB S 12 17 $27,403 $30,260
4WD King Cab SWB SV 12 17 $29,211 $32,260
4WD King Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $31,814 $35,140
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 SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $33,802 $37,340
4WD Crew Cab SWB SL 12 17 $36,397 $40,210
4WD Crew Cab LWB SV 12 17 $31,633 $34,940
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 14 19 $23,745 $25,430
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" R/T 14 20 $28,777 $31,115
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 14 20 $19,822 $21,110
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $24,011 $25,730
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 14 20 $23,617 $25,240
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 14 20 $34,351 $37,255
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 14 20 $31,891 $34,475
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" ST 14 19 $27,543 $29,585
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 14 20 $35,988 $39,015
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 14 20 $33,877 $36,630
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 13 18 $27,015 $29,000
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport 13 19 $31,471 $34,035
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $23,875 $25,565
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $27,281 $29,300
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $27,601 $29,650
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 19 $36,864 $40,005
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 13 19 $34,820 $37,695
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" ST 13 18 $30,482 $32,805
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 13 19 $38,862 $42,160
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 13 19 $36,818 $39,850
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $23,745 $25,430
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $24,011 $25,730
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $27,496 $29,510
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 14 19 $29,926 $32,165
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $27,015 $29,000
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $27,281 $29,300
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $30,426 $32,730
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 13 18 $32,866 $35,385
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
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Adventurer 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 14 20 $19,822 $21,110
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Adventurer 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 13 18 $23,875 $25,565
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 14 20 $19,557 $20,810
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 13 18 $23,610 $25,265
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,827
$19,557
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,410
$20,810
Monthly Payment Estimate
$457 / month
$347 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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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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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Hip Room (in) 60.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 66.0
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 -
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28.0 26
Fuel Tank Location NA Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 19.5 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 45.6 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
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
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 -
Trailering
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
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Weight Information
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 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 15099 14000
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 20 x 9.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.8 10.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 700
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 160
Engine
Displacement 5.6L/- TBD - 4.7L/287
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 317 @ 5200 310 @ 5650
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection SMPI
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 385 @ 3400 330 @ 3950
Engine Order Code NA EVE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 -
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.00
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.67
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
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
Summary
Body Style King Cab Reg Cab 6.3' Bed
Vehicle Name Nissan Titan Ram 1500
Body Code 139.8" WB 120.5" WB
Suspension
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
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
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder type
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.4 11.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
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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