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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 $26,509 $29,270
2WD King Cab SWB SV 13 18 $28,705 $31,700
2WD Crew Cab SWB S 13 18 $28,813 $31,820
2WD Crew Cab SWB SV 13 18 $30,694 $33,900
2WD Crew Cab SWB SL 13 18 $36,650 $40,490
2WD Crew Cab LWB SV 13 18 $31,100 $34,350
4WD King Cab SWB S 12 17 $29,085 $32,120
4WD King Cab SWB SV 12 17 $31,281 $34,550
4WD King Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $33,938 $37,490
4WD Crew Cab SWB S 12 17 $31,390 $34,670
4WD Crew Cab SWB SV 12 17 $33,270 $36,750
4WD Crew Cab SWB PRO-4X 12 17 $35,927 $39,690
4WD Crew Cab SWB SL 12 17 $39,090 $43,190
4WD Crew Cab LWB SV 12 17 $33,703 $37,230
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 20 $22,646 $23,590
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 14 19 $27,537 $29,610
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 14 19 $27,648 $29,730
2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $23,020 $23,980
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 20 $26,234 $27,615
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 14 19 $29,778 $32,020
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 14 19 $30,057 $32,320
2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $34,712 $37,325
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $28,172 $29,655
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 15 21 $31,034 $33,370
2WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 15 21 $34,991 $37,625
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $30,153 $31,740
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 14 19 $31,429 $33,795
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 14 19 $32,257 $34,685
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Xtra Fuel Economy 15 22 $33,889 $36,440
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $37,999 $40,860
2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 13 18 $43,179 $46,430
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $26,428 $27,530
4WD Reg Cab 119.0" SLE 13 18 $30,796 $33,115
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $26,716 $27,830
4WD Reg Cab 133.0" SLE 13 18 $31,075 $33,415
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $30,015 $31,595
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SL 13 18 $32,894 $35,370
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE 13 18 $33,228 $35,730
4WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $37,734 $40,575
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 21 $31,069 $32,705
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLE 15 21 $34,261 $36,840
4WD Ext Cab 157.5" SLT 15 21 $38,013 $40,875
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 13 18 $33,145 $34,890
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SL 13 18 $34,661 $37,270
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLE 13 18 $35,642 $38,325
4WD Crew Cab 143.5" SLT 15 21 $40,952 $44,035
AWD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali 12 18 $46,109 $49,580
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,509
$22,646
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,270
$23,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$488 / month
$393 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Nissan Titan provides strong performance, with a brash style, but it's simply fallen to the back of the pack in many respects. Among increasingly bold full-size trucks, the 2013 GMC Sierra is simple in looks and strong in performance—with the Sierra Hybrid remaining a fuel-efficient standout.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 6 3
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.9 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.30
Front Hip Room (in) 61.3 62.50
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0 -
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 41.50
Second Hip Room (in) 60.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 65.20
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 116.50
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 224.6 205.60
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 10.2 13.40
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.6 73.60
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 47.20
Wheelbase (in) 139.8 119.00
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.2 7.70
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 41.90
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.5 80.00
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 34.70
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - 39.40
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 63.8 62.40
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.9 21.00
Cargo Volume (ft³) - TBD - 60.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - 61.50
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 50.60
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 61.50
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 79.1 78.70
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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 Driver Side
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 19.5 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 19.5 19.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 45.6 39.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QU1
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2304
Front Tire Size P265/70R18 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear N/A - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Full-Size P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA QU1
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2304
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front N/A - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R18 P245/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare N/A - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 2004
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 460
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 4600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7400 4800
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 8900
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4200 3750
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2181 1824
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000 6400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3699 3200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2666 2612
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 15099 9500
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.8 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 600
Maximum Alternator Watts N/A NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 385 @ 3400 260 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA LU3
Displacement 5.6L/- TBD - 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 317 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 15
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.00
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) 2.36 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 Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Summary
Body Style King Cab Reg Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name Nissan Titan GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code 139.8" WB E63
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 1.80
Axle Type - Rear - TBD - Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.40
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 2.93 3.23
Axle Type - Front NA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 1.40
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 3200
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf 2-stage multi-leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 3750
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.2 10.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 2
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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