Compare 1997 Nissan Trucks 2WD vs 1997 Ford Ranger

1997 Nissan Trucks 2WD
1997 Ford Ranger
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Std Reg Cab Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Std Reg Cab Manual 21 25 $10,587 $10,999
Reg Cab Manual XE 21 25 $12,377 $12,999
Reg Cab Automatic XE 19 23 $13,330 $13,999
King Cab Manual XE 21 25 $13,495 $14,649
King Cab Automatic XE 19 23 $14,416 $15,649
King Cab Manual SE 21 25 $15,528 $17,049
King Cab Automatic SE 19 23 $16,439 $18,049
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Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL XLT 23 27 $10,519 $11,070
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL XLT 23 27 $10,874 $11,455
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT XLT 23 27 $11,634 $12,840
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT XLT 23 27 $12,101 $13,370
Supercab 125.4" WB XL XL 23 27 $13,020 $14,415
Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH SPLASH 23 27 $13,486 $14,945
Supercab 125.4" WB XLT XLT 23 27 $13,548 $15,015
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL 4WD XLT 17 22 $15,391 $16,365
Supercab 125.4" WB SPLASH SPLASH 23 27 $14,921 $16,575
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL 4WD XLT 17 22 $15,823 $16,835
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT 4WD XLT 17 22 $16,091 $17,905
Supercab 125.4" WB XL 4WD XL 17 22 $16,157 $17,980
Reg Cab 107.9" WB STX 4WD STX 17 22 $16,308 $18,150
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT 4WD XLT 17 22 $16,611 $18,495
Reg Cab 113.9" WB STX 4WD STX 17 22 $16,826 $18,740
Supercab 125.4" WB STX 4WD STX 17 22 $17,323 $19,305
Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH 4WD SPLASH 17 22 $17,385 $19,375
Supercab 125.4" WB XLT 4WD XLT 17 22 $17,399 $19,390
Supercab 125.4" WB SPLASH 4WD SPLASH 17 22 $18,221 $20,325
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,587
$10,519
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,999
$11,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$183 / month
$185 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 52.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.1
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.3 NA
Cab to Axle (in)
35.4 36.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
65.0 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 26.7
Overhang, Front (in)
28.5 32.9
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 32.9
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
97.5 104.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
174.6 184.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.1 6.2
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 72.2
Height, Overall (in)
62.0 63.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
41.7 43.0
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 107.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.7 40.4
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 54.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
73.8 71.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
59.8 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
17.1 16.4
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 51.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Rear-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x - TBD - 9.0 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.02 10.28 x 1.33
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 17.0
Fuel Tank Location
RH Rear Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.80
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
25.6 27.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 36.50
Steering Type
Manual Recirculating Ball Manual
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
616 834
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/80D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA T83
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1192
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
616 834
Rear Tire Size
P195/75R14 P195/70R14SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1192
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T83
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P195/75R14 P195/70R14SL
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2200 2050
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1600 1772
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4400 4220
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2544 2384
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1270 1191
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 14.0 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 14.0 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.6 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
720 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
60 95
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
154 @ 3600 135 @ 2400
Engine Order Code
NA 99A
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.3L/140
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
134 @ 5200 112 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 27
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.20
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
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.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
9.45 9
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.50
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.40
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Trucks 2WD Ford Ranger
Body Code
104.3" WB 107.9" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab Reg Cab 6'
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2050
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.55 3.45
Axle Type - Front
NA Twin-I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 25.4
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2400
Suspension Type - Rear
Rigid Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2550
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25 25.4
Axle Type - Rear
Solid Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Indep Dbl Wishbone Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type
Body-on-Frame w/Box Section Ladder

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